Annual Meeting

85th Annual Meeting

SAA's Annual Meeting brings together the archaeological community to share ideas, best practices, and state of the art knowledge; meet and network in interest groups, panels, symposia, and committees; and to celebrate their field. 

Now Accepting Submissions!

Participate on the program by submitting a poster or abstract or by organizing a session! Connect with possible session participants and organizers through the Collaboration e-Community. Find out how by viewing these instructions. Submissions closes at 3 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, September 5, 2019

Read President Joe Watkins invitation to submit
Learn more about Austin Site Selection


  • May 09, 2019

    Submission System Opens

  • September 05, 2019

    Submission Deadline 3PM EDT

  • October 04, 2019

    Meeting Payment Confirmations Sent

  • November 15, 2019

    Membership Join Deadline for Nonmember Participants

  • December 02, 2019

    Withdrawal Deadline

  • December 05, 2019

    Participation Decision Letters from Program Committee

  • December 15, 2019

    Preliminary Program Posted Online (hardcopy mailed early January 2020)

  • January 30, 2020

    Membership Renewal Deadline for Current Member Participants