Halley 50 Year Celebration - 2006

Saturday 14th - Sunday 15th October 2006
Park Inn, Northampton


A unique event to mark 50 years of Halley, Antarctica.

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Saturday 14 October 2006
08:30Registration open
10:00 - 11.00Tea/ coffee available
11:00WelcomeBuckingham Room
11:05Talk by George Hemmen, RSIGYE1
Why is it there? - the background to Halley 1
Buckingham Room
11:30Talk by Prof. Chris Rapley, Director BAS2
IGY to IPY: 50 years of science achievement
Buckingham Room
12.30Preview of the commemorative DVDBuckingham Room
12.35Buffet Lunch
14:00Film: The Way SouthBuckingham Room
14:30Cutting the Anniversary cakeBuckingham Room
14:35Panel discussion ("The Big Smoko")
Halley life now and then
Buckingham Room
16:00Tea and cakesBuckingham Room
16:30Free time; please vacate the Buckingham Room
17:30 - 19:15PhotographsKent Room
18:00Bar open
20:00Reunion DinnerBuckingham Room
22:45 (approx)Live link-up with AntarcticaBuckingham Room
Sunday 15 October 2006
02:30Bar closes
09:00Registration desk open
10:00 - 11.00Tea/ coffee available
10.00Film: Halley Bay (RS IGYE)Kent Room
10.20Film: Antarctic Observatory (1959)Kent Room
10.50Film: Halley Project 1982/83Kent Room
11.30Film: A Year in Antarctica 1965Kent Room
12.00Buffet Lunch
14:00Pack up and depart

1. Royal Society International Geophysical Year Expedition
2. British Antarctic Survey

Kent Room (except when otherwise in use): Self-service slides/ videos
Hertford Room 1: Exhibition
Hertford Room 2: Sales Room

22 October 2006
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