Call for Papers and Posters: 37th Annual Kentucky Heritage Council Archaeology Conference, February 28-March 1, 2020 Western Kentucky University

The Kentucky Heritage Council’s 37th Annual Archaeology Conference is scheduled for Friday, February 28th through Sunday, March 1, 2020 and will be held at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY. This year’s conference is co-sponsored by Western Kentucky University, Kentucky Organization of Professional Archaeologists, Indiana Archaeology Council, and Tennessee Council for Professional Archaeology.

Papers & Posters
For the 2020 conference we are encouraging folks to submit papers that have an interstate flavor by pulling information from all three states: Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Those interested in presenting a paper or poster should send an abstract (100 words maximum) no later than January 30, 2020 to Nicolas Laracuente (

Please be sure to indicate your preferred presentation format with your abstract submission. Participants will be allocated 20 minutes per oral presentation. There will also be a designated time and space for poster presenters to discuss their projects with conference attendees.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hyatt Place, 1347 Center St, Bowling Green, Kentucky. The discounted rate is $89/night.  When calling (270-467-0001) mention “Kentucky Archaeology.” To book a room online, follow the steps below.

1. Go to
2. Choose date February 28- March 01 2020.
3. Click Special rates drop down
4. Enter in Corporate Code/Group Code G-KAFG.
5. Click “Check Availability”
6. From there, you can choose your room type and book a reservation.

If you have ideas or questions regarding a paper or poster that may fit this idea please email Nicolas Laracuente at

Kentucky Heritage Council
Barstow House
410 High Street
Frankfort, Kentucky


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