2017 Annual Conference

The Archaeological Society of Alberta 2017 Conference

The ASA Southeastern Centre is excited to be co-hosting the 42nd ASA Annual Conference and Meeting (AGM) together with the Saskatchewan Archaeological Society. The conference will be held at the Resort at Cypress Hills in the Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park (SK side) April 27th - April 30th.

You are invited to join archaeologists, students, and historians from around Alberta! Papers and posters about ongoing archaeology projects in Alberta will be presented. The conference is open to the public and it is a great opportunity to learn about Alberta’s history, meet the researchers, and visit fantastic archaeological sites in Alberta.

Thursday, April 27
Evening - Wine and Cheese Welcome Reception (featuring Cypress Hills Winery products)

Friday, April 28
Presentations from members of the Archaeological Society of Alberta and the ASA Annual Meeting
Evening in Maple Creek. Public talk on “The Cypress Hills Massacre”, and tour of Jasper Cultural and Historical Centre

Saturday, April 29
Presentations from members of the Saskatchewan Archaeological Society and the SAS Annual Meeting
Evening banquet talk by Drs. Margaret Kennedy and Brian Reeves

Sunday, April 30
Morning tour in the Cypress Hills area

Call for Papers
Conference organizers are looking for papers and posters on all topics relating to archaeology, history, and the
heritage of Alberta and Saskatchewan, the Great Plains, and Canada. In keeping with the ASA mandate,      
they especially encourage the participation from students, avocational archaeologists, and the public.                    

If you are interested in presenting a paper or a poster please submit a brief abstract to general@thesas.ca by MARCH 26. Paper and poster abstracts should be between 150 and 200 words, and must include the title, the author(s),
and their affiliation(s) and email address(es). Those accepted will be printed in the in the conference package.   
Presentation times are 15 minutes.  There is an award for the best poster and a student presentation award! 

Click here for the conference brochure and to fill out the conference registration form. Or call (306) 664-4124 between 9 am and 4 pm (Mon.-Thur.)

Registration Fees include the opening reception, presentations, and lunch on both days.  The banquet and Keynote
Address are an additional cost.

Student Member (ASA or SAS) - $50  Banquet and Keynote Address - $50
Student Non-member - $60 Keynote Address only - $10
Member (ASA or SAS) - $60  
Individual (Non-member) - $80  

Registration closes April 26 so register soon!

Accommodations
Rooms can be booked at the Resort at Cypress Hills (under Saskatchewan Archaeological Society) at 306-662-4477.
Reservation deadline is MARCH 26.
Camping is also available. Click here to book or call 1-855-737-7275.

Click here to visit the Saskatchewan Archaeological Society