The Archaeological Society of Alberta Annual Conference 2019

The Archaeological Society of Alberta – Lethbridge Centre is excited to be hosting the 44th ASA Annual General Meeting and Conference from April 12-14, 2019.

You are invited to join archaeologists, students, and enthusiasts of the past for a weekend filled with presentations, posters, site tours, food, and fun! It is a great opportunity to learn about archaeology, meet the researchers, and visit archaeological sites in southwestern Alberta.

Friday, April 12 (Downtown Lethbridge)
Evening - Registration, a walking tour of historic downtown Lethbridge, and a welcome reception at one of our local pubs (top secret for now).

Saturday, April 13 (University of Lethbridge)
Presentations and posters, and the ASA Annual Meeting.
Evening banquet and lecture.

Sunday, April 14
Morning trip to a few archaeological sites in southwestern Alberta (also top secret for now).


Call For Papers and Posters

Conference organizers are now looking for papers and posters on all topics relating to archaeology, history, and the heritage of Alberta, The Great Plains, and Canada. They particularly wish to encourage students to present about their research, and consultants to talk about interesting finds discovered through their CRM projects.

If you are interested in presenting a paper or poster please contact Elsa Perry at:

Paper and poster abstracts should be between 150 and 250 words, and must include the title, the author(s), their affiliation(s), and email address(es). Those accepted will be printed in the conference package. Submit abstracts by March 1st, 2019.




Student Participation Please!

Students are encouraged to present at the conference! There are 1st and 2nd place prizes for the best student papers.

There is also a $200 Best Poster award from the Association of Consulting Archaeologists!