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2018 Laidlaw Conference in St Andrews

From the 26th to the 28th of October Laidlaw Scholars from the UK and Ireland will be heading to St Andrews for the 2018 European Laidlaw Scholar's Conference.

Scholars will arrive in Scotland on Friday. The main conference and dinner will take place on Saturday. Sunday will allow Scholars to network while visiting the newly opened V&A in Dundee before returning home. Participating institutions have received a dedicated registration link for each Scholar and attending member of Laidlaw Staff to register for conference attendance. During the conference there will also be an oportunity for Scholars to present and discuss their research posters if they have brought them along.


Preliminary Programme:

Friday, 26th October 2018

Time Event
All day Scholars arrive in Scotland


 Saturday, 27th October 2018

Time Event
08:30 Coach - Dundee to St Andrews
09:30 Registration
9:50 Welcome remarks
10:15 Guest Speaker (Dr Sean Talamas)
11:15 Coffee/tea and Posters 1
11:45 Guest Speaker (Dr Cath Bishop)
12:45 Lunch 
13:30 Leadership Bazaar
14:30 Coffee/tea and Posters 2
15:00 Guest Speaker (Dr David Erdal)
16:00 Closing remarks
16:15 Relaxation time / exploration
18:15 Drinks reception
19:00 Dinner
21:00 Return Coach to Dundee


 Sunday, 28th October 2018

Time Event

Visit to the V&A

ca. 12:30

Scholars depart home


Please contact the St Andrews Laidlaw Team if you have any further questions about the conference.


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