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  • To Scotland for Steam Engines – The pre IEEC Recce

    Checking out the conference trips As you all know, if you travel a long way to see something and hope to just walk in – sometimes it doesn’t turn out well! So, to make sure the trips planned on either side of IEEC3 in March 2024 are properly organised and our hosts expecting us, part of the IEEC3 organising group (Steve Grudgings accompanied by Chris Jones) travelled north to Scotland to meet them, and make sure that what we were planning was viable. This note of our journey should help those planning to join the trips to prepare accordingly, although we’re only providing brief glimpses of the sites as there’s…

  • First look – IEEC3 Conference Programme 2024

    Draft Programme Following the excellent response to the call for papers, the IEEC3 organisers are delighted to provide the first draft programme, prepared in collaboration with the host venue, Summerlee Industrial Museum in Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, Scotland. Running from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th March 2024, the 3 day conference has a full programme of papers and activities. Additional industrial site excursions are being arranged at separate cost on Thursday 21st and Monday 25th March

  • IEEC3 Conference – Booking Details and Call for Papers

    Host venue Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life Conference Details and Call for Papers Building on the success of our previous conferences, we are delighted to confirm our third event, (IEEC3) will be hosted by the Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life from 22-24 March 2024 DATES, TIMES AND VISITS? The event will run from noon Friday 22nd until noon on Sunday 24th March 2024 and it is our intention to arrange group visits to three surviving Newcomen Engine Houses on Thursday 21st and to a number of significant Scottish stationary engine sites on Monday 25th. FORMAT, CULTURE AND WHAT ABOUT PAPERS? We are again determined that the culture of…