Information about the 2016 AAA Conference can be found here through the Facebook AAA 2016 Conference event page. Join the event and share with colleagues – this event page will be used to share regular updates about this year’s conference. By ‘joining’ the event, you will be notified of all new information.

Current announcements include:

Poster abstracts have now closed! However, the deadline for the Photo Comp is November 13, go here to submit your entry…

Welcome Reception

The Welcome Reception will be held on Monday 5 December from 5.30 – 7.30pm at Poolside, Crowne Plaza Terrigal. Canapés and beverages will be served.

This is a great opportunity to catch up with old and new acquaintances.

The Welcome Reception is included your full conference registration fee. Please confirm your attendance during the online registration process.

Single Day registrations and Guests are welcome to attend at $65.00 per person.

Meet the Graduates

The annual Meet the Graduates event (MTG) will be held on Tuesday 6 December from 7.30 – 9.30pm in the Lord Ashley Bar, Crowne Plaza Terrigal.

MTG is jointly hosted by the Australian Archaeological Association (AAA) and the Australian Association of Consulting Archaeologists Inc. (AACAI).

This is a wonderful opportunity for recent graduates to network in a relaxed environment with potential employers from the consulting, industry, heritage, government and education sectors.

Representatives from industry sponsors will be on hand to talk to and answer questions from graduates and graduates should have copies of their CV to hand out to interested potential employers.

Canapés and beverages will be served.

Note: This event is free of charge for students and recent graduates and pre-registration is essential via the online registration form. If you are not registering as a student but would like to attend this event, please contact Julie Jerbic at aaa@conferenceonline.com.au.

Conference Dinner

The Conference Dinner will be held on Thursday 8 December from 7.00 – 11.00pm in the Grand Ballroom at the Crowne Plaza Terrigal. The dinner consists of a 3-course meal and all beverages (beer, wine, soft drinks and juice). There will be an awards ceremony, a live band and dancing.

Conference Dinner tickets must be pre-purchased during the online registration process at a cost of $110 per person. Guests welcome.

After-Dinner Party

For those wishing to kick on after dinner, the party continues from 11.00pm – 2.00am with a DJ and dancing. Entry is free to dinner attendees and a cash bar will be operating.

Poster and Photo Session

The Poster and Photo Display Session will be held on Thursday 8 December at the Crowne Plaza Terrigal. Poster presenters will be in attendance to discuss their posters.

Poster and Photo Competition winners will be announced at the Conference Dinner.