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FAME Forum 2019 Dates

Thursday 20th June, 5.30pm FAME AGM, Barley Hall York Friday 21st June, FAME Forum, Merchant Taylors Hall, York The theme of this year’s Forum will be ‘Building a culture of well-being’ –and we will be asking the question ‘are archaeological employers doing enough to create a safe environment for their employees?’ The day will bring […]

Call for Papers for the CIfA Conference

The Chartered Institute for Archaeologists, the professional body for UK archaeologists, has put out a call for their annual conference: Hosted at the Royal Armouries Museum, our 2019 annual conference event will be packed with sessions, training and networking opportunities. Our usual three-day conference programme includes papers, seminars and activities that aim to provide a […]

FAME Forum 2017

Members and non-member are invited to the annual FAME Forum, to be held in York on Friday 23rd June. This years theme is Innovation and the focus will be on how new ways of working, new techniques and new technology are transforming how we investigate the past.  Faced with the demands of clients for more effective […]

2014 FAME Forum Presentations

The RIBA Plan of Work 2013: an overview John Orrell, find Director of the DLA Design Group and member of the RIBA Core Review Group for the Plan of Work 2013 What are the key benefits? Fit for purpose for the construction industry in the 21st century to help deliver capital and operational efficiencies, carbon reductions […]

FAME Forum 2014: Remodelling the Market

This year’s FAME Forum will focus on design and value in development-led archaeology. Development-led archaeology is a relatively young profession. During its formative years it has competed immaturely, viagra driving prices down and undermining its perceived value to its clients. The current market is largely a product of our own making, in which all parts […]

FAME Forum 2014: Peter Hinton on the IfA Royal Charter

We’re delighted to announce that Peter Hinton has agreed to speak at this year’s FAME Forum on design and value. Peter will of course be well known to our members as Chief Executive of the Institute for Archaeologists, diagnosis and he will speak on the implications of the IfA Royal Charter for both its members and […]

FAME Forum 2014: John Orrell on the RIBA Plan of Work

We’re delighted to announce that John Orrell has agreed to speak at this year’s FAME Forum on design and value. John is Director of the DLA Design Group, medicine a RIBA Design Award Assessor and a member of the review group which published the new RIBA Plan of Work in 2013. Other speakers include John Eynon, […]

FAME Forum 2014: Jay Carver on infrastructure archaeology

We’re delighted to announce that Jay Carver has agreed to speak at this year’s FAME Forum. Jay is Project Archaeologist for Crossrail, bronchi Director of 4AD Consultants and a CEEQUAL Assessor, and will talk on archaeological procurement and project design for infrastructure works like highways and rail projects. This year’s forum, on design and value, […]

FAME Forum 2014: Stephen Trow on Historic England

We’re delighted to announce that Steve Trow has agreed to speak at this year’s FAME Forum. Steve is Heritage Protection Director at English Heritage, click and will provide an update on the English Heritage New Model, and progress towards establishing Historic England. This year’s forum, on design and value, will take place on Friday, 27 […]

Women in Archaeology 2014

Archaeology is steadily becoming a more female profession.  In 2012-13, ampoule 46% of archaeologists in the UK were women; fifteen years before, only 35% were. The majority of archaeologists aged under 40 are now women, most students studying archaeology are female and it is expected that in the next ten years women will make up […]

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