Welcome to Tübingen

Welcome to the official website of the 2018 Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) international conference.  The conference will be held between March 19th and 23th, 2018 at the University of Tübingen, Germany.

The Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) Annual Conference is one of the major events in the calendar for scholars, specialists and experts in the field of computing technologies applied to archaeology.

The 46th Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology Conference (CAA 2018) has been given the theme “Human history and digital future”. The conference will address a multitude of topics. Through diverse case studies from all over the world, the conference will show new technical approaches and best practice from various archaeological and computer-science disciplines. The conference will bring together hundreds of participants from around the world in parallel sessions, workshops, tutorials and roundtables.

We warmly welcome participants and contributors to the beautiful medieval town of Tübingen.

 

For general information about the conference: caa2018@caaconference.org

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Special contingent of hotel rooms for CAA delegates

The Tübingen Tourist Information offers a special contingent of hotel rooms for CAA delegates. These rooms can only be booked by completing the special booking form, which can be found here . Below is a list of further hotels with live availability – rooms in these hotels can be booked by clicking the “proceed” button next to the hotel image.

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Welcome to Tübingen!

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Call for workshops

If you are interested in running a workshop on the Monday (March 19th) before the conference starts, please email caa2018@caaconference.org.  In your email, please provide a title of the workshop, a short (250 word or less) abstract about the workshop and what attendees will learn by attending.  Please also include a list of any equipment you might need (i.e., LCD projector, desktop computers for everyone, etc…) to successfully run your workshop.  Please submit your abstract by the 14th of October.

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Call for sessions open!

The call for sessions opens today, the 13th of July, and will remain open until the 3rd of September.  Please go to the OCS website to log-in and submit your session abstract. The link above should take you directly to the submission page.  You can also click on the Submissions/Registration tab above.  You will need to log-in, go to User Home, click on CAA 2018 and then look for the Submission link at the bottom of the page under the Conference Information header.

There are three different session formats that you can choose from – 1) “Other” – this is an open format that is at the discretion of the session organizer(s).  The CAA International Scientific Committee is encouraging creative new session formats to create a dynamic environment for sharing projects and ideas.  We ask that the session organizer(s) include a short description of what the session format would look like.  This could include sessions that have short presentations accompanied by posters or digital posters followed by an open discussion or the session could be focused on actively solving a digital archaeology problem.  It is important to stress, that individuals participating in these alternative formats will still have a chance to submit a paper for inclusion in the published proceedings. 2) “Roundtable/Panel” – this is a session format where the session organizer(s) present a position paper in advance of the conference and invite participants to discuss the topic in an open format.  3) “Standard Session” – this is your typical session that is composed of 15 or 25 minute papers presented by the participants.

Each session organizer(s) has 500 words including session title, author names, affiliations, and email addresses and 3 – 5 keywords.  Organizers of “Other” sessions are given 600 words so that they can describe the session format.  Please indicate the corresponding author if there is more than one organizer.  Remember, the official language of the conference is English and all submissions should be in English.  If English is not your first language, it is strongly suggested that you have a fluent English speaker review your abstract before submission.

Submit your session proposal

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