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70th Annual Meeting of the Florida Anthropological Society

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The Alliance for Weedon Island Archaeological Research and Education (AWIARE), and the University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) Anthropology Program, are honored to host the 70th Annual Meeting of the Florida Anthropological Society. The meeting will take place on the beautiful harbor-side campus of USFSP in the University Student Center.

REGISTRATION AND CALL FOR PAPERS
The Florida Anthropological Society invites the submission of abstracts for paper and poster presentations at the 70th annual meeting in St. Petersburg. We encourage submissions on a broad range of topics pertaining to Florida anthropology, archaeology, history, and other related disciplines. Paper and poster presentations will occur on Saturday, May 12, 2018.

An abstract of no more than 100 words is required from each presenter. Individuals may submit only one paper or poster as first author for consideration. All presenters must register and pay the appropriate registration fee at the time they submit their abstract. A 20-minute time limit for each paper presentation will be strictly enforced.

Registration and abstract submission are available at the link below. The abstract submission deadline is Friday, March 16, 2018. The deadline for proposing symposia, panel discussions, or other special programs associated with the conference is Friday, February 16, 2018.

CONFERENCE HOTEL
This year’s hotel is the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront located in downtown St. Petersburg’s waterfront district 1000 feet north of the USFSP campus. A room block has been secured for the event with a nightly rate of $135. Additionally, the Hilton has offered to make our conference rate available to attendees three days before and after the FAS meeting for those interested in spending more time in this vibrant city. To take advantage of this opportunity and/or book your room for the conference, the Hilton is ready to accept your reservation by calling (727) 894-5000.

WELCOME RECEPTION
On the evening of Friday, May 11, conference attendees will be treated to a WELCOME RECEPTION at 3 Daughters Brewing tasting room, at 222 22nd Street South, between 6:00-8:00pm. The reception will feature food from a local favorite, The Tavern, a variety of games, and the Florida Archaeological Council’s “Stewards of Heritage” awards ceremony. Transportation to and from the venue will be provided.

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