2013 Annual Meeting
Hilton Garden Inn, Conway
Check back for more meeting information and an online registration
SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING
Each year, on or near the last weekend of September, the Arkansas Archeological
Society holds its Annual Meeting. Besides the opportunity to visit with friends
and have a great time, the meeting offers a variety of activities, as follows:
Events start on Friday evening with a membership reception.
On Saturday, papers on current archeological topics are presented by professional
and amateur archeologists from throughout Arkansas, in a 20-minute format, usually
with slides. The annual Business Meeting is held Saturday morning and includes
the presentation of certificates for the completion of the Certification Program
and Certificates of Appreciation.
On Saturday evening, a banquet is held, during which Society awards are made
(Nominations Form). After the dinner, a Keynote Speaker—a specially selected
archeologist from outside Arkansas—makes a presentation on his or her
On Sunday morning, trips to local museums or archeological sites are conducted.
A highlight of the meeting is the ARF Silent Auction. Many wonderful items,
including books, artwork, posters, jewelry, etc., are donated to raise money
for the Research Fund. In addition to the Silent Auction, books and reproductions
are usually available for purchase, as well.
For a list of past meetings, click here.
Guidelines for Special