Archaeoastronomy Workshop

Spatial Modeling Technology for Cultural Astronomy Workshop

November 10th - 12th, 2017

Arizona State University, Tempe Campus


The School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University, will host the 2017 workshop.

Conference Announcement - Download Here

Conference Schedule - Download Here



Friday November 10th  Photogrammetry Day

     Pre-Workshop field trip -- 8:30 am to 12:00 pm   

We are planning a field trip to a petroglyph site in the South Mountains where we will learn practical imaging and fieldwork techniques.    We collect images and data that will be used throughout the workshop.  Our goal is to make this a practical, real world exercise to give you the tools to do this work on your own.

     Workshop Session I  -- 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Practical photogrammetry for Archaeoastronomy:  practical hands on workshop and speakers

     Social Time at Mill Ave (Informal) -- 6:00 pm

Saturday November 11th  GIS Day

     Workshop Session II -- 8:45 pm to 5:00 pm

Practical GIS for Archaeoastronomy:  practical hands on workshop and speakers
    

Organized dinner -- 6:00 pm

Sunday November 12th  Astronomical Modeling Day

     Workshop Session III -- 8:45 pm to 2:45 pm


     Practical GIS for Archaeoastronomy:  practical hands on workshop and speakers


Questions can be directed to conference@scaas.org


SCAAS Membership

Members receive a discount for the workshop. Click HERE to join SCAAS before registering for the workshop.


Conference Registration - Limited to 36 Participants

   Member and banquet registration opens September 1, 2017

   Nonmember registration opens September 21, 2017


   Mail-in Workshop Registration Form            Download Here


Note:  Members need to be logged in to register.





Workshop Accommodations

The official hotel for this workshop is the Moxy (1333 South Rural Road, Tempe AZ 85281). Their discounted rate is $129.00 + Tax with full hot breakfast. Register with this link or call 888-236-2427 or 480-968-3451 to make reservations. If you call, be sure to mention the ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration Event. The discounted rate is good through October 19, 2017. The workshop venue is in walking distance from the hotel, but parking for the workshop will be available in the covered garage next to the School for $9 per day.

 

Additional accommodations within driving distance are:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites                 1031 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ                (480) 966-7202

University Inn & Suites                        902 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ                        (480) 966-7221

Quality Inn                                        1375 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ                (480) 774-2500

Motel 6            Phoenix/Tempe             513 W Broadway Rd, Tempe, AZ                (480) 967-8696

Motel 6           ASU/Tempe                  1915 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ                 (480) 736-1700

Super 8                                            1020 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ                 (480) 887-4703

Rodeway Inn                                     2101 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ                 (480) 393-3090

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