IALA Heritage Forum Meeting Planned

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Bob McIntosh with the Northern Lighthouse Board in Scotland recently sent out the following communication regarding the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA-AISM):

After a successful IALA Conference in La Coruna, Spain the new working period of the IALA Committees will begin. The 1st session of the IALA Aids to Navigation Engineering and Sustainability (ENG) Committee (ENG1) will be held from 17th – 21st  November 2014 at IALA’s offices, which are at 10 rue des Gaudines, 78100 Saint Germain en Laye, France.

For more information visit the IALA-AISM web site

Vincent Guigueno, one of the organizers, added that the Heritage Forum Discussion would include:

A seminar about LH archives will be held at the French National Archives (with a scottish touch)

Among other subjects, Cordouan (the english version of http://www.cordouan.culture.fr/en) and the LH historical digital library of the Ecole des Ponts (http://bibliothequedesphares.fr/ with links to non french material, for instance Bell Rock http://bibliothequedesphares.fr/bibliothequeC/bib_C025)

I am looking forward to exchanging ideas with you to enhance LH heritage and culture