2018 Annual Conference

The Archaeological Society of Alberta 2018 Conference

The ASA Strathcona Centre is excited to be hosting the 43rd ASA Annual Conference and Meeting (AGM). The conference will take place from April 26th - April 29th, with talks on both Friday and Saturday. The venue is is at the Lodge Snow Valley in Edmonton.

The conference will begin with an afternoon tour of the Royal Alberta Museum Accession warehouse followed by an Opening Reception Thursday evening. Friday will be a collection of submitted talks and then an evening public lecture by Todd Kristensen at the Edomonton public library Whitemud. Saturday will be a day of invited talks and posters on the history and archaeology of the Edmonton area. Guest speakers include Chris Jass, Alwynne Beaudoin, Gerry Oetelaar, Nathalie Kermoal, and many more! The Saturday evening banquet will be at the Lodge Snow Valley with keynote speaker Nancy Saxberg. Plan to attend the Sunday field trip on the last day.

If you are interested in presenting a paper or a poster please submit an abstract to Kathy at: asa.agm.2018@gmail.com Paper and poster abstracts should be between 150 and 200 words, must include the title, the author(s), their affiliation(s) and email address(es). Abstracts are due March 20th. Those accepted will be printed in the in the conference package.   
Presentation times are 15 minutes, and there is an award for the best poster!

In keeping with the ASA mandate, we encourage the participation of students, avocational archaeologists, and the public. Students are especially invited to present. There is an award for the best student presentation, and students are eligible for student conference rates! 

Check out the Poster

And visit the conference Website for more information