Annual Meeting AIA Academic Program

The AM Program is now online, please click here to view the PDF.  You can also download the app, which will provide you with real-time updates and information throughout the conference.  The 2015 Annual Meeting will be held in New Orleans, LA from January 8–11.  The Academic Program will begin on Friday, January 9.

Annual Meeting App official app for the 2015 AIA/SCS Joint Annual Meeting is now available for download.  The dedicated meeting app allows attendees to interact with both organizations' programs and easily create custom schedules. It is available for all iOS and Android devices and has a basic web version.

Meeting Registrants

Anyone can download the app and view the program, but only registrants of the meeting can sign in and activate the custom scheduling and in-app messaging. Users can opt-out of messaging at any time through the user profile settings. Usernames and passwords are distributed via email each day, but can also be retrieved from registration and the AIA Kiosk.

The app features include:

  • Full program information for both organizations as well as affiliated groups
  • Scheduling tools to create a customized agenda
  • Exhibitor & exhibit hall information
  • Opt-in registrant listing with in-app messaging functionality
  • Twitter integration
  • Venue and area maps
  • All general information about the conference, as well as other features Download iOS app Download Android app Access Mobile Website

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I login to the app?
Registered attendees can login to the app using the email they registered under as their username and their password.  Passwords are mailed out daily and can be obtained on-site at the AIA Kiosk and registration desk. To access the login screen, please select the "My Profile" option. For mobile phone users this option will appear on the second screen.  Simply swipe to get the the additional app functions.  Once you select the "My Profile" icon, a screen where you can enter your login credentials will appear..

2. How do I create a custom schedule?
To add any event to your custom schedule, open the event within the app to the detail view.  Then click on the "Add to Schedule" link. Items can be removed from your schedule by clicking the "Remove from My Schedule" button once they have been added.  All events you have added are available on the "My Schedule" icon.

3. How does the Web Version work?

The web version has nearly the same functionality as the mobile app.  Once you have logged into the website via the "My Profile" option, it will link to your account.  Any custom scheduling and messaging will be available on both the web and mobile platfroms you have logged in to.

If you have any questions or problems with the app, please check at the AIA Kiosk or email

About the Meeting

The AIA and SCS Joint Annual Meeting (AM) brings together professional and vocational archaeologists and classicists from around the world to share the latest developments from the field. This well-attended conference is the largest and oldest established meeting of archaeologists and classical scholars in North America.

The AM has grown tremendously over the past decade not only in attendance, but also in the scope of papers presented, demographic of attendees, and focus on professional development, cultural heritage management, new technologies and other topics of critical importance to the field. Each January more than 3,000 attendees from over 35 countries and nearly every state in the union attend this Joint Annual Meeting, allowing for the exchange of knowledge and ideas between top professionals in the field, post-doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate students, as well as archaeology enthusiasts, ARCHAEOLOGY magazine subscribers, and AIA local society members.

Programming for the AM is skillfully crafted by the Program for the Annual Meeting Committees of both organizations. Combined with the offerings of the SCS program, the Academic Programs include:

Joint Sessions
Open Sessions
Round-table Discussions
Joint Poster Session
Lightning Session
Dedicated Undergraduate Session
Presidential Plenary Session
Professional Development Sessions

AIA Program & Abstract Book

All AIA Annual Meeting attendees will receive the printed AIA Program in New Orleans at no charge along with their registration materials. The Abstracts book can be purchased through the online registration system or at the Customer Service Desk in the Registration Area on-site.

Members who do not attend the meeting may purchase a copy of the AIA Program for $8 and the Abstracts book for $12 (plus $5 S&H) by sending a request to Kevin Mullen, Director of Circulation and Fulfillment, at or 617-353-8711, or by ordering online below.

Purchase the 2013-2015 Programs and Abstract Books online