CAA-UK 2019 Bournemouth: Call for Papers

The Call for Papers for the 2019 meeting of CAA-UK chapter is now online. Click here for details.

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CAA-UK 2019, Bournemouth

The next annual meeting of the UK Chapter of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA-UK) will be held in Bournemouth on the 4th and 5th October 2019 at the Bournemouth International Centre. The conference will be run in conjunction with the BFX Festival which is the UK’s largest visual effects, computer games & animation festival.

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The CAA-UK 2018 AGM will be held on Saturday 27th October 2018, 12:30-13:00.

A copy of the agenda can be downloaded here

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CAAUK Edinburgh- Registration and Schedule

The preliminary schedule for CAAUK is up and  registration is open (see both below). We have full tickets and concession tickets for those that can not afford to pay the full price. There is no criteria for concession tickets except for need. If you can not afford the full price then purchase a concession ticket.

Ticket sales will end when we have reached our fire capacity limit  for the building (160) or October 19th, whichever comes first. Because of catering we can not accept purchases of tickets at the conference as we need to book food a week in advance.

You can attend one day or both days of the conference and each ticket includes CAAUK membership.

Group Travel and Bursaries

We are looking to support the travel of groups – University society, companies, just a bunch of friends interested in great archaeology and computing, etc. If you could get in touch with us right away if there will be several of you traveling and we can see if we can support you. Individuals will be considered too but preference will be given to groups.


Donations help us support bursaries and travel for those who are having financial difficulties.  Please consider donating when purchasing a ticket.

Thank you and we hope to see you in Edinburgh.

This is the preliminary schedule for the conference so it is subject to change.

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Call for Papers CAAUK 2018, Edinburgh

The organisers of CAA-UK 2018 would like to invite papers and posters for the 2018 meeting, to be held in Edinburgh, at Augustine United Church, 41-43 George IV Bridge, EH1 1EL, on the 26th-27th October.

The use of quantitative methods and computer applications in heritage is an ever-changing discipline, with new software becoming available and new processes being created every day.

We would like to invite the submission of papers and posters related to the general topics of quantitative methods and computer applications in heritage. Topics that could be covered include:

  • Archaeogaming
  • Data management
  • Geophysics & Remote sensing
  • GIS & Geospatial Analysis
  • Integration of scientific and theoretical methods in computing
  • Photogrammetry & 3D Recording
  • Public Engagement
  • Semantic web
  • Social media
  • Simulations
  • Statistical methods
  • Visualisation & 3D modelling
  • Visualisation & Mixed Reality in Archaeology
  • Website development in the heritage sector

Please note that this list is not exhaustive and we will consider submissions on any relevant topics.

Speakers will be allocated a maximum of 20 minutes for presentations. Please send your
abstracts to the organisers at:

Abstracts should be a maximum of 350 words with paper proposals geared around 20 minute presentations.

Because of the Strike at UK Universities the deadline for abstract submission has been extended for those affected to March 1st and 2nd. If you could not submit an abstract due to the strike please do so on the 1st or 2nd (non-strike days). However, no abstracts will be accepted after that.

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CAA-UK 2018, Edinburgh

The next annual meeting of the UK Chapter of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA-UK) will be held in Edinburgh on the 26th and 27th October 2018. CAA-UK aims to encourage communication between UK-based archaeologists, mathematicians and computer scientists in order to stimulate research and promote best practice in computational and mathematical approaches to the past.

Details of the conference can be found on our website shortly and we will be be updating this with new information over the next couple of months.

A call for papers was released in January 2018 and is available at 

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The CAA-UK 2017 AGM will be held on Sunday 5th March 2017, 16:00-17:00.

A copy of the agenda can be downloaded here

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Final details

Registration desk

The registration desk will open at 10am on the Saturday and 9am on the Sunday. Staff will be on site to direct you to the correct area

For those who still want to come – please register here.

Conference Venue

For those that have not been to Winchester before. The entrance to the Elizabeth II courts is found on Sussex Street

Room Change

There has been a room change – We are no longer meeting in the Ashburton Hall and will instead meet in the Mitchell Room.

Change of Paper

The presenter of “The contribution of the 3D modelling in the ethno-archaeological studies. The case-study of the village of Qdeir in Syria” is now unable to attend.

Catriona Cooper has kindly offered to present instead and will give a paper titled “Listening to the Commons: Acoustic Modelling of the pre-1834 Houses of Commons”

Getting to Winchester

If you haven’t planned your trip to Winchester yet, please have a look here for parking, bus and train details. Park and ride does not operate on a Sunday


The hashtag for the conference will be #CAAUK2017

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Committee Election

The positions of Secretary and Treasurer on the CAA-UK committee will be up for election at the AGM on Sunday 5th March 2017.

Anyone who is interested in standing for these post should email the Secretary of CAA-UK by 14:00 on Sunday, 5th March 2017.

For more information about these roles please look at our Constitution or email the Secretary for more information.



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CAA-UK 2017: Conference Abstracts

We are pleased to announce that the abstracts and timings for the conference are now available

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Registration for the CAA-UK  conference in Winchester on the 4th and 5th March 2017  is open!

The cost of the conference includes the CAA-UK membership fee for the coming year and the prices are set as:

  • Student and Low Income – £35
  • Full time – £50

Registration will include lunches on both days. In order to provide for various dietary requirements, we ask that attendees register as soon as possible. Registration with lunches included will close on the 22nd February. Any person registering after the 22nd February will not be guaranteed a lunch as our catering team require advanced numbers.

To register please follow the link below

In order to register, you will need to sign into the CAA OCS system; if you do not currently have an account, one can be created here

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