Conference Schedule

Select the link below to view the complete 2017 Conference Program

AAA 2017 Final Program

DID YOU KNOW? We don’t have an APP but you can save the conference schedule on your smartphone. On an iphone, go to this page in your web browser. When you click on the file, you can choose to “Save File to your Home Screen”. On an android, do the same thing and the file will be saved in your “Documents” folder. Printed schedules will also be available at the registration desk.

Preliminary Schedule of Events 2017

Museums Alaska Board Meeting
Westmark Hotel
Sunday, February 26 (Yukon Room)
9:00am – 5:00pm
Monday, February 27 (Minto Room)
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
(Only selected agenda sections open to the public. Contact President for more information)
Contact: Molly Conley, Museums Alaska President,, 907-269-8755

AHRS Advisory Committee Meeting
Monday February 27th, 2 to 5 pm
Yukon Room, Westmark Hotel
Contact: Morgan Blanchard,

Alaska Consortium of Zooarchaeologists Workshop
Guest researcher: Michael Etnier and Nathan Harmston, Western Washington University
Monday February 27th, 8 am to 5pm,
Gold East Room, Westmark Hotel
Contact: Diane Hanson,                                       
Learn how to make tooth casts and cut teeth. Identify growth structures of a variety of taxa. Determine age-at-death and season-of-death.          

$20 Students, $45 Regular Members

Opening Reception
Monday February 27th, 6 to 9 pm
University of Alaska Museum of the North
Contact: Sam Coffman,

Student Mixer
Tuesday, February 28th, 7:30 to 9:30 pm
Yukon Room, Westmark Hotel

Reception in recognition of the research of Jules Jetté
Tuesday, February 28th, 6 tp 7 pm
Northern Latitudes Room, Westmark Hotel

ASHRAB (Alaska State Historical Records Advisory Board) Meeting
UA Museum of the North Conference Room
Wednesday, March 1
Contact: Zachary R. Jones, 907-465-2241

Dinner and Awards Banquet
Speaker: Anna Prentiss, University of Montana
(Bio and talk information to be posted soon)
Wednesday March 1st, 6 to 9 pm
Westmark Hotel
Contact: Josh Reuther,

Luncheon Banquet
Alan Boraas, Kenai Peninsula College, University of Alaska Anchorage
(Bio and talk information to be posted soon)
Thursday March 2nd, 12:20 to 3 pm
Westmark Hotel
Contact: Josh Reuther,

Alaska Anthropological Association Business Meeting
March 2nd, 3 to 4 pm
Westmark Hotel
Contact: Julie Esdale,

Belzoni Society Meeting
The Pub (on UAF campus)
March 2nd, 7 to 10 pm