The 78th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA) is taking place April 3-7, 2013 in Honolulu, Hawai`i. This meeting attracts more than 3,000 archaeologists from around the world. The meeting’s dynamic poster sessions, forums, and symposia cover a vast range of topics and time periods.
SAA is an international organization dedicated to the research, interpretation, and protection of the archaeological heritage of the Americas. With more than 7,000 members, the society represents professional, student, and avocational archaeologists working in a variety of settings including government agencies, colleges and universities, museums, and the private sector.
Since its inception in 1934, SAA has endeavored to stimulate interest and research in American archaeology; advocate and aid in the conservation of archaeological resources; encourage public access to and appreciation of archaeology; oppose all looting of sites and the purchase and sale of looted archaeological materials; and serve as a bond among those interested in the archaeology of the Americas.