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Thursday 3rd January 2008

Presentation of papers and posters

08:30 onwards Registration – Tregenna Castle Hotel (registration forms available here)

09:15 – 09:20 Chairman’s Introduction
Bob Symes

09:20 – 09:45 The Cornish Building Stone and Slate Guide and associated planning considerations
Denise Pascoe

09:45 – 10:10 Public domain geological data for Cornwall in the age of Google Earth
Charles Moon

10:10 – 10:35 The tectonics of mineralization associated with the Land’s End Granite
Nick LeBoutillier and Robin Shail

10:35 – 11:10 Morning Coffee/Tea

11:10 – 12:20 SCOTT SIMPSON LECTURE
From Dines to the 21st Century: Past activity, research and prospects for metal mining in SW England
Richard Scrivener

12:20 – 12:45 Late 18th and Early 19th Century forays into economic geology – little-known Franco-German papers describing Carclaze Old Pit, St Austell
Colin Bristow

12:45 – 13:00 Proceedings of The Ussher Society: members pdf archive
Chris Cornford

13:00 – 14:15 Lunch

14:15 – 14:40 Redcliff Point, Weymouth, Dorset, SW England and Savournon, Serres, Haute Provence, SE France: candidate Global Stratotype Section and Points (GSSP) for the base of the Oxfordian Stage (Upper Jurassic)
Kevin Page, Guillermo Meléndez and Francois Atrops

14:40 – 15:05 The stratigraphy of the Charmouth Mudstone Formation (Lower Jurassic); Vale of Ilchester and adjacent areas (Somerset, SW England)
Hugh Prudden and Kevin Page

15:05 – 15:30 Lower Jurassic mud volcanoes and methane, Kilve, west Somerset
Gregory Price, N. Vowles-Sheridan and M.W. Anderson

15:30 – 16:00 Afternoon Coffee/Tea

16:00 – 16:25 Geodiversity and conservation in Devon: integrated approaches to heritage management.
Kevin Page

16:25 – 16:50 The English Riviera European Geopark: geodiversity and community in Torbay
Kevin Page and Mel Border

17:15 – 18:30 Annual General Meeting of the Ussher Society

18:45 – 20:00 Reception (kindly sponsored by IGI Ltd)

20:00 Ussher Society Conference Dinner


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