STICK regularly runs events and an annual conference in addition to our AGM.
Snapshot in Time: photography and industrial heritage
Snapshot in Time: photography and industrial heritage STICK held its 2021 conference on Wednesday 17th November 2021 – “Snapshot in Time” – to discuss the importance of photography as a documentation and advocacy tool for industrial and transport heritage.
Burning Issues: The Future of Fossil Fuels in Heritage
STICK’s online Spring 2021 event and AGM fell on 22nd April, also International Earth Day. Focussing on the themes of the future of heritage combustion engines and green initiatives, the event explored justifying, offsetting or sustainably running engines, navigating new climate regulations at local and national levels, funding partnerships, and the future of running heritage engines.
STICK Conference 2020
Our 2020 conference explored art and industry, with keynote Sue Jane Taylor joined by speakers from across the globe.
STICK 2019 Conference Summary
STICK Conference 2019 Summary: 100 Years of Women in Engineering” STICK held its 2019 conference at the Glasgow Women’s Library on November 6th. We welcomed a host of superb speakers and colleagues from heritage, culture, engineering and research backgrounds, as well as interested individuals.
STICK Conference 2019 Call for papers
Call for papers: 100 Years of Women in Engineering The Scottish Transport and Industrial Collections Knowledge Network (STICK) invites proposals for talks (around 30 minutes long) at our annual conference on 6th November 2019 at Glasgow Women’s Library.
STICK AGM 2019 “Watt a Great Idea!”
Watt a Great Idea! 250 years of ethically curating, interpreting and working Watt engines, and the STICK Annual General Meeting
STICK Conference 2018
STICK Conference 2018 The 2018 conference was held at the Scottish Maritime Museum, Irvine on Friday 26th October on the subject of ‘Old Heritage, New Uses’.
STICK Conference 2017
STICK Conference 2017 The 2017 conference will be held Perth Museum and Art Gallery on Friday 29th September 2017. The subject is ‘Realising the Benefits of Our Industrial Collections’.
STICK Conference 2016
STICK Conference 2016 The 2016 conference was on the subject of ‘Unsung Heroes of Our Industrial and Technological Heritage’. It was held in Edinburgh at the National Museum of Scotland on Friday 28th October 2016.
Out of Africa
Out of Africa: The Quest for a Locomotive for the Riverside Museum A free public talk will be given by Jim Mitchell, Principal of Industrial Heritage Consulting Ltd at 7:30pm on Monday 25 April 2016. The venue will be St. Cuthbert's Church, 5 Lothian Road, Edinburgh. This event is organised by the Wensleydale Railway Association, Scottish Branch. You can find more details on a downloadable flyer here.
STICK Conference 2015
STICK Conference 2015 The 2015 conference was on the topic of Collecting Steam. It was held in St John's Episcopal Church Hall, Greenock, on 17th October 2015. The conference programme can be viewed STICK Conference 2015 Programme
STICK Conference 2014
STICK Conference 2014 The Annual Scottish Transport and Industry Collections and Knowledge network Conference took place on 18th October 2014 at the McManus Collections Unit in Dundee. The topic was ‘The Scottish Diaspora: International Mobility of Industry, Technology, Ideas, Products, People’.
STICK Conference 2014
STICK Conference 2014 The theme of the conference was the Scottish Diaspora: International Mobility of Industry, Technology, Ideas, Products, People.
STICK Conference 2013
STICK conference 2013 The Annual Scottish Transport and Industry Collections and Knowledge network Conference took place on Saturday 19th October 2013 at Scottish Historic Buildings Trust, Geddes Room, Riddle’s Court, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh ‘FORM OR FUNCTION: What is more important?’
Doors Open Days
Doors Open Days Since 2011, STICK has worked with the Scottish Civic Trust to help celebrate Scotland’s industrial and transport past by highlighting those organisations and sites participating in the Doors Open Days across Scotland.
STICK Conference 2012
STICK thinktank 2012 The 5th Annual STICK conference took the form of a discussion thinktank and was held on Saturday 20th October at Riverside Museum, Glasgow.
STICK AGM 2012 – Steam Engines in Scotland
Steam Engines in Scotland – knowledge exchange STICK ran a knowledge exchange event in May 2012, entitled ‘Steam Engines in Scotland’.
STICK Conference 2011
STICK 2011 Conference Some of the talks and presentations are available to download below.
ESHSS Conference 2011 – Scotland in Motion Call for papers
Scotland in Motion Conference – Call for papers Economic & Social History Society of Scotland – Spring Conference, Glasgow, 6-7 May 2011 – CALL FOR PAPERS. Call for papers deadline: 31 January 2011
STICK Conference 2010
3rd Annual STICK Conference The third annual STICK conference took place on the 16th October 2010 at Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum. This year’s theme was: Well oiled: the sustainability of industrial heritage provision in Scotland.
STICK Conference 2009
STICK Conference 2009 Our 2nd annual conference was held at The Scottish Coal Mining Museum, Newtongrange on Saturday 17th October.