Call for Papers

The 2023 Annual Meeting is currently scheduled to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana from January 5-8. At this time the AIA is accepting submissions for all presentation types. The overall format of the meeting has not yet been determined. Over the past two years new ways of holding conferences have emerged and we are surveying past attendees to evaluate which options work best. Updated information will be posted as it becomes available.

New for 2023! For the 2023 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, the Program for the Annual Meeting Committee especially encourages the submission of organized sessions, papers, or posters that bring the archaeology of the Mediterranean world into conversation with that of the Americas and other regions. These sessions will be highlighted in the program with the header, “Archaeologies in Dialogue: Thinking Across Boundaries.” We also welcome sessions restricted to a specific region or time-period and hope that these will continue to be prominently represented in the meeting program.

We strongly encourage submitters to review the Call for Papers and submission forms prior to submitting. Please note that all submissions must be made using the online forms. The submission deadlines are:

  • FIRST DEADLINE – EXTENDED (April 3/April 18 [Monday] with $25 fee): For all colloquia, any joint AIA/SCS sessions, and any open-session submissions needing an early decision to acquire a visa or obtain funding.
  • SECOND DEADLINE (August 7/August 21 with $25 fee): For workshops, open session paper and posters submissions, and any provisionally accepted colloquia and workshops that are resubmitting.
  • Tuesday, November 15, 2022: This deadline is applicable to all Lightning Session and Roundtable submissions.

Changes for the 2023 Annual Meeting

Online Submission Forms

General Info

  • Deadlines for Submission
  • Evaluation and Notification

Session Formats and Procedures

  • Organized Sessions
    • Colloquium
    • Joint AIA/SCS Colloquium
    • Workshops
    • Joint AIA/SCS Workshop
  • Open Sessions
    • Paper Session
    • Field Reports Sessions
    • Poster Sessions
    • Lightning Session
  • Roundtable Session

Abstract Editing and Publication

Audiovisual Equipment


  • Graduate Student Travel Funds
  • Nonresident Presenter Travel Funds
  • Poster Session Subsidies


  • Graduate Student Paper Award
  • Poster Awards

Submission/Presentation Policies

  • Enforcement of Submission Deadline
  • Permissions Requirements
  • Membership Requirement
  • Waiver of Membership Requirement
  • Registration Requirement
  • Presenter Attendance Requirement
  • Ethical Standards Requirement
  • Permission to Present Materials
  • Language of Submissions/Presentations
  • Number of Submissions/Presentations
  • Number of Roles

Contact Information

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