- Dr Della Hook - ' Woodland Usage in Anglo-Saxon England as illustrated in contemporary documents and place names'
- Dr Mark Gardiner, Queens University, Belfast - 'Hunting, farming and fuel: the transitory character of English woodlands'
- Dr Patrick Roper, Ecologist - 'The flora and fauna of archaeological sites in woodlands'
- Dr Nicola Bannister - 'Understanding the history of wooded landscapes: Are we asking the right questions? Towards a new research agenda'
The conference is being funded by the Weald Forest Ridge Landscape Partnership Scheme with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund.