Year
Theme
Dates
Location
Hosting Bodies
2016 Interwoven: Indigenous and Western Knowledge in Archaeology and Heritage 6-8 December Terrigal, NSW Darkinjung Local Aboriginal Land Council
2015 On the Edge: The Archaeology of Adaptation and Transition 2-4 December Fremantle, WA University of Western Australia
2014 Culture, Climate, Change: Archaeology in the Tropics 1-3 December Cairns, QLD James Cook University
2013 Complexities of Scale 2-4 December Coffs Harbour, NSW AAA and the University of New England
2012 Science and Archaeology 9-13 December Wollongong, NSW University of Wollongong
2011 The Sociality of Archaeology 1-3 December Toowoomba, QLD University of Southern Queensland
2010 Challenges for archaeology in understanding cultural and natural landscapes: Local, national and global perspectives 9-13 December Coach-house Marina Resort, Batemans Bay, NSW The Australian National University
2009 Old Guard, New Guard 11-14 December Adelaide, SA Archaeology, Flinders University
2008 n/a 3-6 December Noosa, QLD School of Social Science, University of Queensland
2007 New Ground 21-26 September Sydney, NSW Department of Archaeology, University of Sydney
2006 Modern humans in Asia, Australia and Oceania: Timing, impact, signatures and spread 8-10 December Beechworth, VIC La Trobe University
2005 AAA, AIMA Joint Conference The Archaeology of Trade and Exchange 27-30 November Fremantle, WA School of Social & Cultural Studies, University of Western Australia & Western Australian Maritime Museum
2004 Networks and Narratives 13-15 December Armidale, NSW Division of Archaeology and Palaeoanthropology, University of New England
2003 Colder and Drier for Longer?: Implications of the “New” Late Glacial Maximum (30-20,000 BP) for Humans in Australia and the Region 4-7 December Jindabyne, NSW Centre for Archaeological Research, Australian National University
2002 AAA, AIMA, ASHA Joint Conference Land and Sea: Common Ground and Contemporary Issues for Australian Archaeology 17-22 November Townsville, QLD Maritime Museum of Townsville & James Cook University
2001 Barriers, Borders, Boundaries 6-8 December Hervey Bay, QLD University of Queensland
2000 Advancing Archaeology in Australia: Teaching, Research & Heritage 30 November-2 December Beechworth, VIC La Trobe University
1999 Transformation 9-11 December Mandurah, WA University of Western Australia
1998 10-12 December Valla Beach, NSW University of Sydney
1997 4-6 December Boambee Bay, NSW University of New England
1996 Creation 5-7 December Dzintari, SA South Australian Museum, University of South Australia & Flinders University
1995 Included: Repatriation Session 6-9 December Gatton College, QLD University of Queensland
1994 24-26 November Bundoora La Trobe University
1993 Archaeology in Northern Australia 9-11 December Darwin, NT
1992 Valla Beach, NSW
1991 Pleistocene Archaeology in Australia, New Guinea and Island Melanesia Jindabyne, NSW
1990 Townsville, QLD
1989 Included: 20 years of Archaeology in the Willandra
1988 University of New England, NSW
1987 Point Walter, WA
1986 Included: 25 years of New Guinea Highlands Archaeology Lorne, VIC
1985 Included: 20 years of Tasmanian Archaeology Valla Beach, NSW
1984 Theory and Method in Archaeology Tallebudgera, QLD
1983 Archaeology and Ethnography Australian National University, ACT
1982 Colonisation and Adaptive Mechanisms Hobart, TAS
1981 Cultural Resource Management Springwood, NSW
1980 Coastal Archaeology Valla Beach, NSW
1979 Education and Training in Prehistory and Archaeology Falls Creek, VIC
1978 Excavation Techniques, Computers and Specialist Studies Kioloa, NSW