COTMA Conference 2008 Launceston

 

Conference Group Photograph- John Binns

 

List of Papers

 

Extending the Christchurch Tramway;                                              Dave Hinman

Making the Most of an Opportunity!  

        Discussion

 

Deaccessioning and interchange of equipment                                  Howard Clark

between Museums;  everyone can be a winner

 

Setting up a Museum Youth Group                                                     David Critchley

        Discussion

 

Feedback and update on rail safety issues in Australia and NZ.  

Presentation by        Warren Doubleday (ATRHA)

Presentation by        Craig Hoey (Tas. Rail Regulator)

 

Discussion

 

Retaining past design / technical information for the future               Craig Tooke

        Discussion

 

Some Environmental Objectives for Australasian Tramway               Trevor Burling

Museums Contributing to a Sustainable Environment

Discussion

 

Discussion with introduction Maintaining tramway                          Peter Kahn

traditions on Museum tramways

 

Significance Assessment of Collections                                                Warren Doubleday

   

Trams versus Trains and Buses:                                                           Geoff Graham

The Case of Sydney in the 1920s

 

MOTAT 2 - Extending the tramway   planning,                                   Colin Zeff

building and results of the extension 

 

        Discussion

 

Melbourne Tramway Update (47MB file) Rod Atkins