CAA 2014-Paris

You are warmly invited to take part in the CAA2014 Paris Conference, which will be held at the “Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne” Paris, France, from 22th to 25th April 2014.

The CAA (Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology) is an international congress which has taken place every year for 41 years. The last conference took place in Australia. This conference usually brings together hundreds of participants and takes place according to the principle of parallel sessions and workshops or roundtables.

The Conference will be helped by the following partner institutions: Art history and Archaeology Departments university Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Maison Archéologie Ethnologie Nanterre, UMR Archéologies et Sciences de l'Antiquité-Nanterre, UMR Trajectoires-Nanterre, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), LAMOP, Doctoral School of archaeology ED112 university Paris 1, INRAP, INSHS CNRS, Ministry of Culture, Ville de Paris, Région Île-de-France.

Acts will be published in the form of a volume containing the best papers.


The official language of the CAA is English, the papers and posters will thus 
have to be presented in this language


Practical informations

If you need assistance, please send an e-mail to

Some practical announcements about the organization :

-The map of the places of the Conference is on the web site,

-There will be a WIFI login for delegates during the Conference,

-The book of abstract is downloadable on the web-site and will be available only in PDF version,



The registration will begin at 8H at the “Institut d’art et d’archéologie” -3 rue Michelet- and will be closed at 19H.

Workshop participants which take place in EHESS building in the morning can get there directly at 8H30 (W01 Hands-on structured light scanning workshop with discussion & W08 Exploring network structural properties with the GeoGraphLab GIS solution).

Other Workshop participants will have to come to the “Institut d’art et d’archéologie” before 9H.

People registered for the W10 are asked to be there at 8H45.

The lunch will be taken where the workshops are held.


The opening of the Conference and the Keynote Conferences will take place at the Sorbonne Richelieu Amphitheater at 8H30 (17 rue de la Sorbonne).

Please be there 15 mn before for the entrance security control.

The registration process & Conference bag distribution will be made after the opening Conference in the main building 12 place du Panthéon where the sessions will take place after 10H.

The cocktail will take place in the same building at 19H30.


The departure for the dinner Cruise on the Seine River is located at the “Ile des cygnes”, close to the Eiffel Tower (Go down the stairs in the middle of the Bir Hakeim bridge).

Please be there before 20H00, departure time.


The lunch will be served to participants in the main hall (bags with sandwiches, drink and dessert), there will be vegetarian lunch in sufficient number.


The conference venue is the main building of Panthéon-Sorbonne university - 12 place du Panthéon PARIS (5e) for the Sessions.

CAA Bursary Scheme



CAA 2014 programm is now available

The themes of the conference are likely to include the following :

  1. Field and laboratory data recording
  2. Historiography
  3. Ontologies and standards
  4. Internet and archaeology
  5. 3D Archaeology
  6. AIS (Archaeological Information Systems)
  7. GIS & spatial analysis
  8. Mathematics and Statistics in Archaeology
  9. Open source
  10. Computing in Epigraphy and History
  11. Multi-agent systems and complex system modelling
  12. Virtual Archaeology

27 sessions, 15 roundtables and 12 workshops have been accepted



Informations :

Previsional programm is now available


Key dates

  • 3 September 2013 : Paper call
  • 31 October 2013 : Paper call closed/Reviewing process
  • 1st March : Registration (higher rate) is open
  • 3 April : Session detailled program


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