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Yearly Meeting York/Hull

by Monika Tanzer last modified 2007-01-03 19:12 — expired

The EVAN annual meeting will take place at King´s Manor on Monday and Tuesday 8-9th January 2007 in the centre of York. ( in the centre of York. It is directly adjacent to the YORK ART GALLERY

What Meeting
When 2007-01-08 09:30 to
2007-01-09 18:00
Where York
Contact Name Monika Tanzer
Contact Email
Contact Phone 0043 1 4277 547 20
Attendees SICs, Coordinator, Training Administrator, Task Administrator, Gender Board, all fellows, Commission Project Officer Frank Marx
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It is directly adjacent to the YORK ART GALLERY.

Arrival should be on Sunday, 7th of January.
The meeting will start on Monday, 8th January, 9:30 o´clock and will end on Tuesday 18:00 o´clock.
According to the rules of the network, it is necessary, that everyone (SICs, Coordinator, Training Administrator, Task Administrator, Gender Board, all fellows) attend the meeting during this time.
Departure can be on Tuesday evening or Wednesday. 

If you´re coming just for this meeting then we suggest you book a hotel or guest house in or near the town centre. All of the guest houses listed in the accomodation information sheet are within walking distance (<2 km), although the ones marked with an asterix are more central.

There is a welcome reception and buffet dinner at the rooms of the York Medical Society on Sunday evening January 7th 2007 at 7:30 pm.
The address is 23 Stonegate, YO1 2AD (check using the postcode for a high detail map).
It is marked on the map below by a red arrow. Being an old building in an ancient part of town it is not easy to find. Walking along Stonegate towards High Petergate it is to the rigth. Access is via a gap between a row of shops. The gab is closed by a wooden gate and a discreet sign is displayed. Enter the passage way and at its end is a large door which is the entrance to the Medical Societe rooms.

If you get lost try ringing Paul O'Higgins +44 (0)7941197109

For the map see below

The Agenda of the meeting:





Monday, 8th January 2007




  9:30 – 10:00              Coordinator´s Review by Gerhard Weber

10:00 – 10:15              Training Administrator´s Review by José Braga

10:15 – 10:30              Task Administrator´s Review by Fred Bookstein

10:30 – 10:45              Gender Board´s Review by Sarah Elton


10:45 – 11:15              Coffee break               


11:15 – 11:40              Progress Toolbox by Paul O´Higgins

11:40 – 12:05              Progress Archive by Gerhard Weber

12:05 – 12:30              Progress Nespos Database by Gerd-Christian Weniger


12:30 – 14:00              Lunch


14:00 – 16:00              Practice report of fellows:

Philipp Gunz, MPEA, ER

Priscilla Anne Bayle, NEMU, ESR

Stanislav Katina, UNVI, ER

Oualid Ben Ali, YORK, ER

Luca Fiorenza, RISE, ESR

Simon Neubauer, MPEA, ESR

Nandini Singh, MPEA, ESR

Alexandre Bourdeu, BREU, ESR

Markus Bastir, CSIC, ER


16:00 – 16:30              Coffee break


16:30 – 18 :00             Practice report of SICs: 

                                   Jean-Jacques Hublin, MPEA

                                   Gerd Christian Weniger, NEMU

                                   Gerhard Weber, UNVI

                                   Paul O’Higgins, YORK

                                   Ottmar Kullmer, RISE

                                   Bernd Breuckmann, BREU

                                   Antonio Rosas, CSIC





Tuesday, 9th January 2007




  9:30 – 11:00              Main tasks 2007

-         Workshops

o       Medical imaging processing & analysis + Imaging and virtual environments in VA by Paul O´Higgins and Wolfgang Recheis

o       Techniques for quantification of growth and evolution of form by José Braga

o       AURA C++/Cortex II hardware by Jim Austin

o       Communication with broad public and journalists by Martin Meister

o       NESPOS Training by Gerd-Christian Weniger

o       Functional morphology and evolution of mammalian dentition by Ottmar Kullmer

-         Exhibition 3D imaging in Anthropology by Ottmar Kullmer


11:00 – 11:30              Coffee break


11:30 – 12:30              Secondments by José Braga

                                   Publications by Fred Bookstein

                                   Collaborations by all

                                   News by all


12:30 – 14:00              Lunch


14:00 – 14:15              Discussion on Financial Situation led by Gerhard Weber

14:15 – 14:45              Discussion on Reporting Situation led by Monika Tanzer

14:45 – 15:00              Discussion on Recruitment Situation led by Gerhard Weber


15:00 – 15:30              Coffee break


15:30 – 18:00              Open issues & discussion          



Travel information and advice click here


A detailed sheet listing guest houses at a reasonable price and providing more information about the venue can be downloaded here:
Accomodation list

There are also several high quality hotels in York:

you can access a map of york here

Maps provided by the University are

If you struggle to find a hotel or have any questions about where to stay then please contact the Anatomy Unit secretary Jackie Houlton:


Expect the weather to be cold and wet and the daylight to be very short!

York Map