The event was supported by the Alister Hardy Trust and over 60 delegates attended many travelling from other countries to support the conference. The three day event comprised of key note lectures and also a varied and diverse programme of presentations delivered by research students and those following doctoral studies. Notable presentations were given by Prof Leslie Francis (chair of the AHT) Prof Ann Taves (University of California, Santa Barbara), Prof Jeremy Carrette (University of Kent), and Marianne Rankin (Director of Communications) and Wendy Dossett (former Director of the RERC).
The Hardy family had kindly loaned many personal items for a display in the university library and small tours were facilitated by Tom Pitchford. It was a fascinating exhibition with many items not seen before.
The attached photographs provide a flavour of the event.