Conferences and Meetings

Southeast Regional Conference supported by the Geologists’ Association, West Sussex Geology Group, Brighton and Hove Geological Society, the Horsham Geological Field Club and the History of Geology Group

Saturday 29 November 2014
Exhibition Hall of Worthing College,

Geology and History in Southeast England

9.00-9.40 Registration

9.40-10.20
Matt Pope ‘Prehistoric Peoples and Wealden Landscapes’

10.20-11.00
Rory Mortimore ‘The Geological Mysteries of Flint, the Implement of the Neolithic Age’

11.00-11.30 Coffee/Biscuits

11.30-12.10
David Bridgland ‘Gravel in the Southeast: Superficial Deposit and Underrated Resource’

12.10-12.50
Roger Cordiner ‘Building in Stone in Medieval Sussex’

12.50-2.00 Buffet Lunch

2.00-2-40
Matthew Pitts ‘The Making of the High Weald’

2.40-3.20
David Brown ‘Mineral Extraction from Ancient Woodlands of the Weald’

3.20-4.00
John Lonergan ‘Transport Innovations and Wealden Geology: Canals and Railways’

4.00-4.25 Tea/Biscuits

4.25-5.05
David Martill ‘Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Pterosaurs and Piltdown’

5.05-5.45
Geoffrey Mead ‘Brighton and Hove Basement: Geological Foundation of a Conurbation’

Closing Remarks by Professor Rory Mortimore, Past President of the Geologists’ Association