• IEEC2 Draft Programme available

    The Organisers of the International Early Engines Conference (now postponed until October 2021) are pleased to announce the draft programme for the conference coming later this year (subject to confirmation and adjustment). Theme “A wider view of early engines and their operating context – beyond valve gear and famous engineers” For Conference ticket pricing options, see below. Full conference, or individual Day delegate tickets are available, please refer to Conference booking information. A PDF Printable version of the programme can also be accessed here: Updates 23rd MARCH 2021 Following feedback from registered delegates, and in agreement with the host venue, the IEEC2 conference is being postponed until October 2021.

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    IEEC2 Booking Now Open!

    Below are the current booking arrangements for the Second International Early Engines Conference (IEEC2), to be held at the Black Country Living Museum running over 3 days in October 2021 (postponed twice due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic). Postponed dates are 8-10th October 2021, please see the Conference information. Conference Updates Further to our Initial Announcement and Call for Papers, we are delighted to announce that booking arrangements for our Second International Early Engines Conference have been prepared and can be viewed online. Conference Details Please see the IEEC2 Conference information page for further details. Booking arrangements Please complete and return the Booking Form for the Full and Day ticket…

  • Response to the Call for Papers

    Following the initial call for papers for IEEC2017, the International Early Engines Conference organising committee acknowledge the excellent range of proposals received, from engineering history, archaeological investigation, to engine conservation and approaches to modern reconstruction. We’re also delighted to see truly international submissions, and quantitative, analytical proposals alongside historical and historiographic pieces. The proposals are now being considered in detail, and the organisers will work with contributors to select and develop a draft Conference programme by the end of the Summer. The programme should include short (300 word) abstracts of the papers. Meanwhile further details of the location and guidance for travel and accommodation are also being prepared and will be announced as…