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AAPA Program and Events

VISIT THE AAPA MOBILE CONFERENCE SITE: aapa2013.org!

The call for conference papers may be downloaded from the AAPA web site. Information about writing abstracts may be found here.

Scientific Program
DOWNLOAD THE PDF OF THE 2013 AAPA ANNUAL MEETING SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM BY CLICKING HERE. Additional information about the program, including updates and changes, may be found at the AAPA web site.

The AAPA 2013 Scientific Program Chair is Susan Antón. Please direct any questions about the scientific program to her via email: AAPA.VP.2013 (at) gmail (dot) com.

Conference Information (click links to jump to topic)
Luncheon
Upcoming Deadlines
Registration
Auction
How to create effective presentations


Luncheon
We are pleased to announce that Dr. William Bass (Professor Emeritus, The University of Tennessee) will be the 2013 AAPA Luncheon Speaker. Dr. Bass, founder of The University of Tennessee's Forensic Anthropology Research Facility (a.k.a., "The Body Farm"), is well-known for his contributions to forensic anthropology and osteology.

Dr. Bass's luncheon talk, The Autopsy of the "Big Bopper." My Role in Investigating the Death of an Early Rock & Roll Icon, will take place on Friday, the 12th of April, from 11:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.

Tickets for the luncheon are sold out.





Upcoming Deadlines
ALL DEADLINES HAVE NOW PASSED. See you in Knoxville!

The deadline for AAPA 2013 abstract submission (15 September) has passed.
You may still register to attend the meetings (pre-register until 9 March). See information below.


The deadline for symposium proposals (15 July) has passed.

CLOSED: Student Prize Presentation Summaries (1 March 2013)
CLOSED: Undergraduate Research Forum abstract submission (1 February 2013)
CLOSED: William S Pollitzer Student Travel Award essay (15 January 2013)
CLOSED: Applications for Professional Development Grants (15 January 2013)
CLOSED: Application for Student Liaison to AAPA Executive Committee (15 September)
CLOSED: Application for Early Career Executive Committee Mentoring (15 September)
CLOSED: Nominations for the Executive Committee (15 September)
CLOSED: Nominations for the Darwin Award and Lasker Award (15 September)


Registration
If you plan to attend the meetings, but either did not submit an abstract or did not register when you submitted it, you will need to register. We encourage you to pre-register online so that your name tag and conference materials are ready for pickup upon your arrival in Knoxville. Moreover, the pre-registration online fees are slightly cheaper than those for onsite registration.

Click HERE to register online via the AAPA web site.

Fees for Registering on Site (ONLY AVAILABLE OPTION)
AAPA Regular Member or Special Member: $160
Non-member: $310
Student member or retired member: $65
Student non-member: $130

Pre-registration Fees (NOW CLOSED)
AAPA Regular Member or Special Member: $150
Non-member Symposium Participant: $150
Non-member: $300
Student member or retired member: $60
Student non-member: $125

If you are registering from certain countries, you are eligible for a reduced pre-registration rate. These are $25 for members, $40 for non-members, and $15 for students. Registrants from countries with "emerging" or "developing" economies, as listed by the International Monetary Fund, are eligible. Please click here to see a complete list.

Payment of registration fees is made through PayPal, our credit card transaction service. You will need to register with PayPal to pay your registration. Registration with PayPal requires your exact credit card billing address; do not use your professional mailing address (e.g., your university adrress) unless this is your credit card billing address. IMPORTANT: Non-U.S. members who have not previously used PayPal but are able to use a credit card to pay for meeting fees should register with PayPal immediately (the verification procedure usually takes a month for non-U.S. residents).

We encourage all registrants to pay fees using the PayPal system. If you choose to pay for your fees by check or money order (made out to AAPA), send these to:

AAPA
Dr. Lyle W. Konigsberg
Department of Anthropology
109 Davenport Hall, MC-148
607 South Matthews Ave.
University of Illinois
Urbana, IL 61801

Lyle Konigsberg may also be contact via e-mail at lylek (at) illinois (dot) edu. Please contact him if you are bringing a child to the conference and would like a complimentary name tag for her or him.



Auction
The AAPA Auction will be held on the evening of Thursday, 11 April.

Auction proceeds are used to fund student travel awards to the conference, and your auction donations are appreciated to help this cause. We always need auction items, and we welcome any ideas. Please contact Mark Teaford with ideas or questions about the auction at mteaford (at) highpoint (dot) edu.

If you have auctions items to ship before the auction, please send them to either Mark Teaford or to Andrew Kramer at the addresses below. Let them know that you will be sending auction items to them before shipping them.

Mark F. Teaford
Department of Physical Therapy, SHS
High Point University
833 Montlieu Avenue
High Point, NC 27262-3598
Phone: 336-841-9340
Fax: 336-888-6394

Andrew Kramer
AAPA Local Arrangements Committee
Department of Anthropology
The University of Tennessee
250 South Stadium Hall
Knoxville, Tennessee 37917-0720
Phone: 865-974-4408
Fax: 865-974-2650