AAPA Austin Logo with Hotel revised

The 2018 AAPA meetings will be held in Austin, Texas, which has been named the "Live Music Capital of the World." The main conference hotel, the Hyatt Regency Austin, is located on the shores of the Colorado River and is in a perfect location just across the bridge from downtown. Come and join us for great anthropology, for the eclectic live-music scene centered around country, blues and rock, and for Austin’s many parks and lakes that are popular for hiking, biking, swimming and boating.  We also welcome our sister organizations who will be meeting with us in Austin: the Human Biology Association, the Paleopathology Association, the Palaeoanthropology Society,  the American Association of Anthropological Genetics (AAAG), and the Dental Anthropology Association (DAA) .


Register here for the 2018 meetings in Austin. 

Pre-register for meeting workshops here. Deadline: April 1, 2018.

Applications are now being accepted for student volunteers to help at the meetings (and have their meeting registration fees waived!) Deadline: March 1, 2018


Meeting Information

Important links:


Call for Submissions 2018 

August 15, 2017  (submission process has been completed)    

  •  Symposium Proposals 

October 16, 2017  (submission process has been completed)

November 15, 2017 (submission process has been completed)


Other Important Deadlines

January 1, 2018 (submission process has been completed)         

January 15, 2018  (submission process has been completed)    

February 1, 2018 (submission process has been completed)       

March 1, 2018            

April 1, 2018

Our sister organizations are also meeting in Austin! 

Human Biology Association

Paleopathology Association 

Palaeoanthropology Society

American Association of Anthropological Genetics (AAAG) 

Dental Anthropology Association (DAA) 

Austin, Texas

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