IM2018   Conference Programme

  We will probably improvise some early registration in the hotel lobby,
so that we can have a smooth start of the conference.

The Stratford Hotel

14:00   registration and display setup
15:00   welcome opening of IM2018
15.15   tea and coffee break
15:30   sales and swap session
16:30   display of "old" English rules and Long Scale Rules
18:00   dinner (at delegates' expense)
20:00   evening programme with interest for partners

  The Stratford Hotel

07:30 breakast Quills Restaurant
09:00 welcome and housekeeping Chairman
  Presentations - From Sonnets to Sums  
09:15 English Patents for scientific instruments in the Georgian Era  Dr. David Bryden
10:15 Weapons of Mass Destruction John Hunt Snr.
10:45 Long-Scale Slide Rules From Words to Scales Jose Fernandez
11:15 Coffee break  
  Presentations - Sonnets  
11:45 Fastest slide rule in the West David Rance
12:15 A different way of looking at collections Wolfgang Irler
13:00 Lunch  
  Presentations - Sums  
14:30 Lafay and Kaufmann: Two Home-based Inventors Nathan Zeldes
15:00 Michael Stifel Menso Folkerts & Klaus Kuehn
15:30 A rebuild of Marian Rejewski's Cyclometer Jerry McCarthy
16:00 Coffee Break  
  Presentations - The Rest  
16:30 The I-J Flying Fish Rule and its cubic equation solving scales Jerry McCarthy
17:10 Kring / RST reports Representative
17:20 Oughtred Society Awards David Riches
17:30 Oughtred Society Report Representative
17:40 IM2019 Announcement/plans Representative
17:50 Thanks / close UKSRC
19:30 Gala Dinner for delegates and partners