SEVENTEENTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
HOTEL LE BRETAGNE, SAINT OMER
27-29 SEPTEMBER 2006

Programme

  • Wednesday Afternoon and Evening
    • 13.00 Registration
    • 14.40 Lecture, French Stampers - Nigel Vellam
    • 15.20 Lecture, History of Paperboard Packaging - David Thomas
    • 16.30 Lecture, French Security Papers - Jaques Terliska
    • 17.10 Annual General Meeting and short discussion on study groups
    • 19.30 Cocktail Reception and Dinner
  • Thursday
    • 9.30 Visit to 'Maison a Papier' Museum
    • 11.30 Return to Saint Omer, optional tour of the historical sights of the town centre
    • 15.00 Visit to Cascades Blendeques Mill
    • 18.00 Lecture, The History of Belgian Stamps - Jos de Gelas
    • 19.30 Champagne Reception and Conference Dinner, guest speaker - Hugh Stirk
  • Friday
    • 9.00 Lecture, Papermaking in the 1950's - Ian Hendry
    • 10.00 Discussion session with three different groups: social history, engineering/papermaking history, conservation 
    • 11.15 Groups present five minute reports on their discussions
    • 11.30 Lecture, Hand Papermaking in France - Nigel Vellam
    • 12.10 Lecture, Grain Direction and its Influence on Books - Moira Buick
    • 13.00 Lunch and end of Conference