Lunchtime chat

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Come to our regular gathering of CIfA members, combining the networking of live events with archaeological topics.


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Comments on social media, such as during the Heritage Chat on Twitter, have highlighted how much people are missing the everyday networking opportunities which have been halted due to lockdown procedures. We know nothing can really beat the cross-organisational networking that happens in the break room, but we are trying to fill that gap.

Join us for lunchtime chat, from 12:30 until 13:15. Expand your social network from the comfort of your own home or wherever you are currently located, and perhaps chat with some people on Zoom other than your daily contacts! We will set up a series of break-out rooms for people to join and go from there.

CIfA staff will also be joining in on the conversations, so feel free to say hi! Please bear in mind: this is something new we are trying out. If you can think of ways to improve the process, let us know and we will see what we can do! This will be completely free with up to 100 spaces available.


  • Meet the Enabled Archaeology Foundation (EAF)
    A chance to meet EAF (Enabled Archaeology Foundation) committee members Sarahjayne Clements, Dr Abi Hunt and Emily Stammitti-Campbell and to learn more about the charity and the work they are doing. 

  • What does the CIfA Scottish Group (SGCIfA) mean for you?
    Do you know about us and wonder what it is we do? Or do you have some ideas of how better we could promote CIfA, promote skills and training, support you and provide the service you want and need. Join us for 45 minutes where you get to ask the questions, come up with ideas and explore how we can all make Scottish Group CIfA work better with you and for you. 

    Areas we may wish to explore in the discussion include:

    - Student focussed videos on applying for work / finding training / etc
    - Preparing for Membership?
    - What matters for Scottish Archaeology?
    - How can we reach the widest audience?
    - and of course info on other SGCIfA tea time talks

Additional info

The event start/end times indicated below are for British Summer Time (GMT + 1). This meeting will take place on Zoom; the link for the meeting will be sent out the hour before the meeting starts.


Future tea break or evening discussion topics

If you have any suggestions, thoughts or ideas for topics that you think would make interesting discussions for future tea or lunch breaks, we'd love to hear from you! Please click here to send us your thoughts or suggestions.

August 19th, 2021 12:30 PM (BST/UTC+1)   to   1:15 PM (BST/UTC+1)