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Society for California Archaeology 2013 Meeting: The Past is Our Present: California Archaeology for a Modern World

Conference/Symposium: Other UCB Archaeology | March 7 – 10, 2013 every day | 8 a.m. |  DoubleTree Hotel (Berkeley Marina)


200 Marina Blvd, Berkeley, CA 9470

Society for California Archaeology


The annual Society for California Archaeology conference is occurring in Berkeley in early March 2013. On-site registration begins 1:00 Thursday, March 7th. For those who are not members of the SCA attendance at the entire meeting costs $125 or $65 per day.

A summary program is pasted below. The complete program and registration information can be viewed on the society's website
http://www.scahome.org/meetings_events/index.html">SCA Conference 2013

Banquet/Keynote Speaker
Saturday's awards banquet will take place in the DoubleTree ballroom, featuring Malcolm Margolin as the evening's keynote speaker.
http://www.scahome.org/meetings_events/2013_keynote.html

Reception/Silent Auction
The Reception/Silent Auction will be held at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley, which is located about 6 miles from the hotel. Bus transportation will be provided.
http://www.scahome.org/meetings_events/2013_silentauction.html

A summary program is pasted below. The complete program and registration information can be viewed on the society's website
http://www.scahome.org/meetings_events/index.html

SUMMARY PROGRAM
THURSDAY, MARCH 7, ALL DAY
8:00-7:00 Bookroom and Vendors (setup) (Mariposa/Quarter Deck)
8:00-5:00 SCA Executive Board Meeting: Existing Board (Presidential Suite)

THURSDAY, MARCH 7, MORNING
9:00-12:00 Workshop 1: Comparative Osteology (Berkeley)
10:00-2:00 Workshop 2: Conservation: Flaking, Fragile, and Fragmentary: Safe Lifting and
Storage of Delicate Objects in the Field (Off Site: Presidio Archaeology Lab, Presidio
Trust)
10:00-2:00 Workshop 3: Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and the
California Environmental Quality Act Refresher (El Dorado)

THURSDAY, MARCH 7, AFTERNOON
1:00-6:00 Meeting Registration (Lobby)
1:00-4:00 Workshop 4: Government Relations in the Cultural Resource Sector (Berkeley)

THURSDAY, MARCH 7, EVENING
5:30-7:00 Opening Reception/Cash Bar (Ballroom Foyer)
7:00-9:30 Plenary Session: The Past is Our Present: California Archaeology for a Modern
World (Islands Ballroom)
9:30-12:00 Plenary Reception/Archaeology Trivia Night (Ballroom Foyer/Bay Lounge)
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FRIDAY, MARCH 8, ALL DAY
8:00-5:00 Meeting Registration (Lobby)
8:00-5:00 Bookroom and Vendors (Mariposa/Quarter Deck)

FRIDAY, MARCH 8, MORNING
8:00-11:45 Symposium 1: Cornucopia of Ideas: Contemporary Perspectives on the Role of Food
in the Lives of Coastal Native Californians (Belvedere)
8:00-11:45 Symposium 2, Part 1: Balances y Perspectivas from the Baja California Peninsula:
Where We've Been Lately, Where We're Going (Angel)
8:30-9:45 Symposium 3, Part 1: Papers in Honor of David A. Fredrickson: Obsidian Research
Inspired by Dave Fredrickson (Yerba Buena/Treasure)
8:30-11:30 General Session 1: Current Research in Historical Archaeology (El Dorado)
9:00-12:00 Poster Session 1: Contributed Posters (Ballroom Foyer)
10:00-11:30 Symposium 3, Part 2: Papers in Honor of David A. Fredrickson: Dave’s
Methodological and Theoretical Contributions to California Archaeology (Yerba
Buena/Treasure)
11:00-2:00 Lunch Time Extras! Food Trucks (Hotel Parking Lot)

FRIDAY, MARCH 8, AFTERNOON
12:00-1:00 Open Meeting: California Archaeological Site Stewardship Program Committee
Meeting (California)
1:00-5:00 Symposium 2, Part 2: Balances y Perspectivas from the Baja California Peninsula:
Where We've Been Lately, Where We're Going (Angel)
1:00-4:45 Symposium 4: Bioarchaeology by the Bay: Subsistence, Health, Violence, and
Mobility Patterns in the San Francisco Bay Area (Belvedere)
1:00-4:00 Forum 1: Remembering David A. and Vera-Mae Fredrickson (Yerba Buena/Treasure)
1:15-3:00 Open Meeting: Women in California Archaeology Committee Meeting and Workshop
(California)
2:00-5:00 Poster Session 2: Contributed Posters (Ballroom Foyer)
2:00-4:45 General Session 2: Current Research in the Channel Islands (El Dorado)
3:15-4:15 Open Meeting: Curation Committee Meeting (California)
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4:00-5:00 Social: Remembering David A. and Vera-Mae Fredrickson (Yerba Buena/Treasure)

FRIDAY, MARCH 8, EVENING
6:30-10:00 Annual Reception and Silent Auction (Off Site: The Lawrence Hall of Science,
University of California, Berkeley)

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SATURDAY, MARCH 9, ALL DAY
8:00-5:00 Meeting Registration (Lobby)
8:00-5:00 Bookroom and Vendors (Mariposa/Quarter Deck)
SATURDAY, MARCH 9, MORNING
6:00 Archaeologists Run Fast (Registration)
8:00-12:00 Forum 3: Collaboration on a Level Field: Native Consultation Experiences (Amador)
8:45-12:00 Symposium 5: Market Street Chinatown Archaeology Project: Ten Years of
Community-Based Research on an Overseas Chinese Collection (El Dorado)
9:00-11:45 Symposium 6: Indigenous Landscape Management Practices in Late Holocene
California: A Case Study from the Central Coast (Belvedere)
9:00-12:00 Symposium 7: Reflecting on the "Careers of Savages": A Current Generation of
Perspectives in California Archaeology (Angel)
9:00-12:00 Poster Symposium 1: A Collection Rediscovered: New Collaborations on an Old
Sacramento Privy (Ballroom Foyer)
9:30-11:45 Forum 2: Millingstone Revisited: An Introduction (Yerba Buena/Treasure)

SATURDAY, MARCH 9, AFTERNOON
12:00-1:00 Let's Do Lunch! (Registration)
12:45-5:00 Symposium 8: Pacific Gas & Electric Company: Commitment to Research,
Stewardship and Compliance (Yerba Buena/Treasure)
1:00-3:00 Symposium 9: New Perspectives on Overseas Chinese Archaeology (El Dorado)
1:00-3:45 Forum 4: Recognition, Evaluation, and Registration of Cultural Significance
(Amador)
1:15-2:30 General Session 3: Current Research in Northern and Central California (Angel)
1:30-5:00 Symposium 10: Historic-Era Mining in California (California)
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2:15-5:00 Symposium 11: The Legacy of Berkeley Archaeology through Museum Collections:
Recent Research Using “Old” Archaeological Assemblages (Belvedere)
2:45-5:00 Symposium 12: Progress from the Field: Pimu Catalina Island Archaeology Project
(Angel)
3:15-5:30 Symposium 13: Archaeological Use of 19th Century Surveyor Maps and Field Notes
(El Dorado)
4:00-5:00 Open Meeting: Native American Programs Committee Meeting (Amador)
4:15-5:00 Open Meeting: Student Committee Meeting (Berkeley)
5:00-6:00 Open Meeting: SCA Business Meeting (Berkeley)

SATURDAY, MARCH 9, EVENING
5:00-6:30 Awards Banquet Reception/Cash Bar (Ballroom Foyer)
6:30-10:00 Awards Banquet (Islands Ballroom)
8:00-10:00 Keynote Speaker: Malcolm Margolin (Islands Ballroom)

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SUNDAY, MARCH 10, MORNING (No registration required on Sunday)
8:00-1:00 SCA Executive Board Meeting: New Board (Presidential Suite)
8:00-12:00 Bookroom and Vendors (Mariposa/Quarter Deck)
8:00-10:15 Symposium 14: Emerging Voices in California Archaeology (Belvedere)
9:00-12:00 Symposium 15: Cached and Found: Descriptions of a Redwood Box Cache Feature
from San Nicolas Island, CA (California)
9:00-12:00 General Session 5: Current Research in the Southern Sierra and Great Basin (Angel)
9:00-12:15 General Session 6: Current Research in Southern California (Yerba Buena/Treasure)
9:15-11:45 General Session 4: Advances in Stewardship, Preservation, Methods and Research
(El Dorado)
10:30-12:45 Symposium 16: Recent Studies in the North Coast Ranges; Napa and Yolo Counties
(Belvedere)

SUNDAY, MARCH 10, AFTERNOON (No registration required)
12:00-1:00 Bookroom and Vendors (breakdown) (Mariposa/Quarter Deck)
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1:00-2:00 Public Archaeology Day (setup) (Yerba Buena/Treasure/Quarter Deck)
1:00-5:00 Field Trip: Wine/Spirits Tasting at Alameda Point Naval Base (Off Site)
1:00-5:00 Field Trip: Tour of Mission Dolores, El Presidio de San Francisco and the Presidio
Archaeology Lab (Off Site)
2:00-5:00 Public Archaeology Day (Yerba Buena/Treasure/Quarter Deck)
5:00-6:00 Public Archaeology Day (breakdown) (Yerba Buena/Treasure/Quarter Deck)

The complete program PDF can be viewed on the society's website
http://www.scahome.org/meetings_events/index.htm


 $125 Whole meeting,  $65 Registration for one day

Pre-registration is closed. On-site registration begins Thursday.


530-342-353


Final Program for SCA 2013 (6 Mb)