Wisconsin Underwater Archaeology and Maritime History Symposium
Saturday, October 16th, 2021
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM
The Wisconsin Underwater Archaeological Association (WUAA) invites the public to learn about recent discoveries beneath the vast waters of Wisconsin during our 17th Annual WUAA Symposium!
Symposium topics will highlight ongoing research by the Wisconsin Historical Society's Maritime Archaeology and Preservation program, WUAA fieldwork, as well as a presentation of NOAA's newly designated Wisconsin Shipwreck Coast.
This annual event brings together underwater archaeologists, maritime historians, divers, and Great Lakes enthusiasts for a stimulating day of presentations about maritime history and underwater archaeology in Wisconsin waters and beyond.
Location: Wisconsin Maritime Museum, 75 Maritime Drive, Manitowoc, WI, 54220
10:00 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. | WUAA BUSINESS MEETING
Elections for open WUAA Board Positions - Public Are Welcome
11:00 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. | TAMARA THOMSEN & CAITLIN ZANT
The Wisconsin Historical Society’s Maritime Preservation and Archaeology Program 2021 Survey Season
Noon -12:30 p.m. | LUNCH BREAK
Bring a sandwich or grab a bite to eat at a nearby restaurant
12:30 p.m. - 12:55 p.m. | MUSEUM EXHIBIT TOUR
Visit the museum’s exhibits
1:00 p.m. - 1:55 p.m. | BRENDON BAILLOD & BOB JAECK
New Side Scan Sonar Survey Discoveries Across Wisconsin
2:00 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.| RUSS GREEN
Forward! Next Steps for the Wisconsin Shipwreck Coast National Marine Sanctuary
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. | KEVIN CULLEN
Excavating a Fur Trade Era Native American Encampment at Point au Sable, Green Bay