Conference Guidelines

Guidelines for Big Stuff Conference Organisation Big Stuff is a series of conferences and meetings focused on the preservation of large technology and run on a voluntary basis by interested organisations. Meetings are generally held every three years, but interested organisations are welcome to host interim meetings, for instance in conjuction with related conferences, or … Read more

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Big Stuff 2019

From 11-13 September, 2019 lovers of big industrial machinery gathered at Katowice in Poland for the sixth Big Stuff conference. With the theme “Preserving large industrial objects in a changing environment”, the conference addressed the future of large scale industrial heritage in the face of a rapidly changing environment, where social relations, architectural and urban … Read more

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Big Stuff 2015

The Big Stuff 2015 large technology heritage conference was held at the Centre Historique Minier in Lewarde, France. This is in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France which is full of amazing industrial heritage – coal mines, textile mills, lace works etc. The conference was timed to coincide with the TICCIH 2015 industrial heritage conference in Liile … Read more

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Big Stuff 2013

Big Stuff 2013 was held in Ottowa, Canada at the Canada Science and Technology Museum and the Canada Aviation and Space Museum. See below for the papers presented at Big Stuff 2013. Our ISSN number for the conference series is ISSN  2207-2845. Conference Papers and Presentations V. Argyropoulos & G. Batis – Saving a Marine Iron Paddle Wheel … Read more

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Big Stuff 2010

Big Stuff 2010 was held at the Imperial War Museum campus at Duxford in the United Kingdom and was followed by a visit to the naval warship HMS Belfast floating in the Thames River in London. See below for the papers presented at Big Stuff 2010. Please note that where we do not have access to … Read more

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Big Stuff 2007

Big Stuff 2007 was held at the Deutsches Bergbau-Museum (German Mining Museum) in Bochum in the Ruhr region of Germany, with sessions at the Henrichsh├╝tte ironworks site in Hattingen, and the Zollverein coal mine complex in Essen.  Our ISSN number for the conference series is ISSN  2207-2845. See below for the papers from Big Stuff 2007. Conference … Read more

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Big Stuff 2004

Big Stuff 2004, the inaugural Big Stuff conference, was held at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, Australia. See below for the papers from BigStuff 2004. The papers from this conference are also available at: http://pandora.nla.gov.au/tep/48295 This confernce had its own ISBN: 09751904 3 1 The ISSN number for the continuing conference series is ISSN  2207-2845. Conference … Read more

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Conferences

The first BigStuff conference was held at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, Australia in 2004. Three years later Big Stuff 2007 was held in Bochum, Germany; Big Stuff 2010 was held at Duxford in the UK; Big Stuff 2013 was held in Ottawa, Canada and Big Stuff 2015 in Leward in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region … Read more

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