The East Midlands Industrial Archaeology Conference holds Heritage Days every six months which are open to anyone with an interest in the subject. The first conference was held in 1970 with the intent of enabling industrial archaeologists in the East Midlands to meet in different locations to consider topics of mutual interest.

No formal organisation exists; the sponsoring bodies are:

Derbyshire Archaeological Society (DAS)
Leicestershire Industrial History Society (LIHS)
North East Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology Society (NEDIAS)
Northamptonshire Industrial Archaeology Group (NIAG)
Nottinghamshire Industrial Archaeology Society (NIAS)
Railway and Canal Historical Society (RCHS), East Midlands Group
Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology (SLHA)

A brief history of EMIAC and a summary list of past conferences are available.

The next EMIAC Heritage Day (EMIAC 92) Cromford Threads will be held Cromford on Saturday 6th May 2017
organised by the
North East Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology Society (NEDIAS)
Please note that the above Heritage Day is now fully booked.

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