CAA International (Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology) is the premier international conference on digital applications in archaeology, running continuously and publishing proceedings every year since 1973.
CAA Australia Inc. (registered association in NSW) was established in order to run the 2013 CAA International conference in Perth (see below). However, it has been dormant since then. It is being reinvigorated in 2017 with the help of new committee members, an active advisory group, a program of meetings, an information portal and a social media strategy.
Ian Johnson (Chair), James Flexner (Secretary), Gail Higginbottom (Treasurer), Lorna Cooper (Social Media coordinator), Benjamin Davies (Membership Secretary),
Jillian Barteaux, Emma Beckett, Mitch Cleghorn, Andrew Cooper, Kane Ditchfield, Aaron Fogel, Ru Griffiths, Robert Haubt, Kelsey Lowe, Josh Madden, Madeline McAllister, Glen Mclaren, Nathan Spooner, Hugh Thomas, Arianna Traviglia. Yann Tristant.
Digital Archaeology Knowledgebase
The AGM was held on 12th April 2017 at the University of Sydney. Minutes will be circulated to members. A name change to CAA Australasia was approved and will be pursued with NSW Fair Trading, the name change has also been approved by CAA International.
If you would like to participate in the advisory group, please email Benjamin Davies.
CAA Conference, Perth 2013
The Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) Annual Conference is the major international event in the calendar for scholars, specialists and experts in the field of informatic applications to archaeological, historical and cultural heritage scholarship.
The 41st Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology ACROSS SPACE AND TIME Conference was held for the first time in Australia in 2013, to explore a multitude of topics to showcase ground-breaking technologies and best practice from various archaeological, historical, cultural heritage and informatics disciplines, with a variety of case studies from all over the world. Some of these topics were specific to the Australasian region and included the application of computer science to cultural heritage management, historical archaeology, landscape archaeology, maritime archaeology, and rock art.
The conference was held at the University Club of Western Australia, Perth (Western Australia), from 25th to 28th March 2013.