Nevil Shute Norway Foundation

US Nevil Shute Symposium

 To register for the Symposium please contact
 Laura Schneider


PROVISIONAL SCHEDULE – (as at February 15) Subject to change

Friday, April 13, 2018
1:00 - 5:00pm -
Registration. Check in and pick up conference materials.
Materials can be picked up later or on Saturday morning

6:00 – 8:30pm – Welcome Reception

Saturday, April 14, 2018

9:00 – 10:00 Welcome. Introductions. Overview. Short presentation.
John Anderson, Laura Schneider

10:00- 10:30 Refreshment break (all breaks will include scones, jam and cream)

10:30 – 12:00 Presentation

12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch

1:00 - 2:30pm Presentations

2:30 - 3:00pm – Refreshment break

3:00 - 4:30PM Presentations


6:30 - 7pm Reception

7:00 - 9:30 Banquet and Speaker

SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2018

9:00 – 10:30 Presentations

10:30 -11:00  Refreshment break

11:00 - 12:00 Presentations

12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch

1:00 - 2:30pm Presentations

2:30 -3:00  Refreshment break

3:00– 3:45pm Reading Nevil Shute & Symposium close

Scheduled speakers & topics  (as at February 15)

John Anderson “Nevil Shute and the Royals”

John Douglas – topic to be announced

Beall Fowler – topic to be announced

Shoshana Milgram-Knapp – "Happy Heroes and Human Values; A Theme in the Fiction of Nevil Shute"

Charles Montgomery “A Love Affair With Nevil Shute's novel Pastoral

Richard Thorn – “You want to write a book about who?”

David Horvath – topic to be announced

Alison Jenner – topic to be announced

Robert H. Russell – topic to be announced

Robert Wester – topic to be announced

There will be a fee for the Symposium.

Options: We encourage participants to join us for the entire Symposium.
The options are:-

1- The entire symposium: Includes Welcome Reception, all coffee/tea breaks, two lunches, Banquet dinner

2- Day Options:
1. *Single Day fee including tea breaks and lunch.
2. *Welcome Reception and Banquet only

Conference fees will be listed as soon as they are set. All information will be on this web page.

Hotel:- Six South Street in Hanover, NH
They have set aside a block of rooms for us. To receive our special rate, tell them you are part of the Nevil Shute weekend. YOU MUST MAKE YOUR ROOM RESERVATION BY CALLING. 603-643-0600. They do not take online reservations.