Advance Registration will open in mid-December.

All presenters, chairs, moderators, and discussants are required to pay the established registration fee for the Annual Meeting between May 1, 2019 and September 5, 2019 at 3 pm EST. This fee does not include SAA membership dues. Participants can register through the submissions system.

Submit to the Annual Meeting

Registration Rates

Category Advance

Member (includes Regular, Retired, Joint, & Life)

$179 / $109*

$209 / $119*

Student Member

$119 / $89*         

$139 / $99*

Associate Member

$149 / $109*

$179 / $119*


$229 / $159*

$259 / $169*

Nonmember Student

$169 / $119*       

$189 / $139*

*Discount Rate applies to members living in Latin America or any other country not included on the following list: Australia, Bahrain, Bermuda, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Libya, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sultanate of Oman, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United States, or Western Europe.

Guest Registration

Guest registration is for immediate family members who are non-archaeologists and who are at the Annual Meeting as guests of meeting registrants. Guests ages 13 and older are required to display a guest badge for entry to the meeting venue. Each guest registration costs $30. Guest registration may be completed through advance registration or, if done on-site, registered attendee must accompany guest to registration.


Attendance at the meeting constitutes as an agreement to the Anti-Harassment Policy including the possibility that a violation may cause one’s termination from participation in the meeting without refund.

Registration fees for withdrawn presentations will be refunded by the SAA office—minus a $25 processing fee—upon receipt of e-mailed or written request (no verbal requests, please) postmarked by December 2, 2019.


  • 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