‘Future of the Past’

Please email all enquiries to: nascenquiries@gmail.com

SUBMISSIONS HAVE NOW CLOSED.

We thank those who have submitted their work, and look forward to seeing the successful presenters at NASC!

A reminder that all presenters must be registered for NASC by September 24th.

Tickets NOW ON SALE at https://www.stickytickets.com.au/88933/nasc_2019.aspx
Early bird tickets (limited number) $70 for the conference (including catering and attendance gifts), or $95 including Friday evening social event (dinner cruise along the historic Port River).

A small number of grants will be made available to eligible students to assist with travel to NASC, or covering the cost of registration. See the ‘Registration’ page for details.

Registration and ticketing for NASC 2019 will close on September 24.

Submissions will be taken for the following:

Research presentations: 15-18 minute presentation (with question time).

Fieldwork/lab work presentations: 5-10 minute presentation (with question time) - perfect for those with a new or incomplete project, a fun story about your time in the field, or for undergraduates who would like to dip their toes into conference presenting for the first time!

Posters: Standard A0-A1 size project posters (portrait orientation). Please note that posters are to be printed at the presenter’s own cost and effort. Posters will be presented within one session on Wednesday 2nd October.

Visual art: paintings, drawings, created artefact replicas or sculptures. Must be archaeology related subject matter. Must be easily transported as the presenter/artist will be responsible for display and removal. 

Your submission must contain:

  • The names of all presenters who will be speaking/showing (for the program)

  • ONE suitable contact email address and phone number

  • The name of your University (and Department or College)

  • Degree/current level of study (eg Honours), or if you are a recent graduate your date of completion 

  • The category to which you are submitting (research, fieldwork, poster, art)

  • A 100-word abstract detailing your area of archaeological study and the basic content of your presentation/work.


Submissions will close on SEPTEMBER 10 with absolutely no further time given after this. Successful presenters will be invited by notice to the supplied email address.

Please note that if your submission is successful, you will be required to purchase a ticket to the conference.