The 2021 Conference and Annual General Meeting of the Archaeological Society of Alberta

The Archaeological Society of Alberta invites you to our COVID-safe, online conference on May 1st, 2021. Admission is free of charge, but if you value the work we do and are able to do so, please consider donating to the ASA through the Eventbrite registration page or by contacting Joanne Braaten, our wonderful Treasurer!


Click here to register for the conference via Eventbrite


General Conference Schedule

Saturday Morning - 9:00 am until 12:00 pm (Online)

Saturday - Noon (Online)
ASA Annual Meeting

Saturday - Afternoon (or anytime really)
Self-guided visit to an archaeological site in your area or further away - it's up to you!


The conference will begin at 9:00 am with an opening greeting and presentations from across the province.

Click here for the presentation schedule and abstracts.

Plus, the Association of Consulting Archaeologists will be giving an award for the best student paper! Click here to check out the details of the Bea Loveseth Award on their website.


Our Annual General Meeting will follow the presentations. At that meeting you will hear reports from the President, Treasurer, the Editors of the AAR, and each of the six ASA regional centres. You will get to hear about the impactful activities that took place last year, despite the challenges of COVID-19! Plus, we will elect next year's executive team. Please stay with us for our AGM.

Click here for the AGM agenda and package.


As is tradition for every ASA conference, we also plan a field trip. These field trips are one of the highlights of the conference - it wouldn't be an ASA conference without one! This year, each ASA regional centre put together a self-guided tour. All of these tours are included in the conference package - you can go out an explore sites across the province in a COVID-safe way!

Click here for the complete field trip package.

Click here for Bodo Centre's field trip.

Click here for Calgary Centre's field trip.

Click here for Edmonton Centre's field trip.

Click here for Lethbridge Centre's field trip.

Click here for Red Deer Centre's field trip.

Click here for South Eastern Centre's field trip.


We hope that you join us for the conference and AGM! And thank you for your continued engagement and support!





The Archaeological Society of Alberta Annual Conference 2022

The Archaeological Society of Alberta is excited to be co-hosting the Canadian Archaeological Association Conference in 2022. This conference, originally planned for 2020, was rescheduled. The conference will be held in Edmonton, Alberta. The rescheduled dates will be announced soon.