Past Conferences

DIG 2005:  Held in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, October 21-23 2005.

Programme and abstracts: http://developinginternationalgeoarchaeology.org/doc/2005programme&abstracts.pdf 

Field trip guide: http://developinginternationalgeoarchaeology.org/doc/2005fieldtrip.pdf


DIG 2007:  Held in Cambridge, UK, April 19-21 2007.

Programme, abstracts and field trip guide: http://developinginternationalgeoarchaeology.org/doc/DIG2007programme.pdf


DIG at WAC:   DIG at the World Archaeological Congress in Dublin, Ireland on 29th June to 4th July, 2008.

Further information: www.ucd.ie/wac-6

Pre-WAC Soil Micromorphology workshop:

An informal Archaeological Soil Micromorphology Workshop was held at University College Dublin in the weekend preceding the World Archaeological Congress. Participants got together to look at and discuss each others’ thin sections in a relaxed but intensive forum.



Geoarchaeology sessions at the 33rd International Geological Congress in 2008:

Several sessions, including session IEA-04, The Geoarchaeological Perspective: Human Interactions with the Geosphere, were held.  Consult the IGC's website for more details: www.33igc.org.


DIG 2009:  Held at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, May 27-29 2009, preceded by an Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis workshop, May 25-27 2009.

Programme and abstracts: http://socserv.mcmaster.ca/dig/


DIG 2011:  Held at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, USA, September 20-24 2011, including a two-day fieldtrip, one-day workshop and Climate Change Forum, and two days of presentations at the conference.

Programme and abstracts, and extensive guide to the first day of the field trip:  www.digknoxville.com


DIG 2013:  Held at the University of Basel, Switzerland, September 2nd to 6th 2013, including a two-day International Workshop on Archaeological Soil Micromorphology, a one-day field trip, and two days of oral and poster presentations at the conference.

Programme and abstracts, field trip guide and photos of events: http://geoarch.ipna.unibas.ch/WASM&DIG/home.html/.

DIG 2015:  Held at Alghero University in Sardinia, June 9th to 12th 2015, immediately after the Micromorphology Workshop at Cagliari University, Sardinia, June 5th to 8th.  It included two field trips, and two days of oral and poster presentations.  

Programme and abstracts:  http://developinginternationalgeoarchaeology.org/doc/DIG2015ProgramandAbstracts3.docx .  

DIG 2017Held at Newcastle University, England, September 3rd to 7th 2017.  It included two workshops (pXRF and micromorphology) and one field trip, as well as two and a half days of oral and poster presentations. 

Programme and abstracts:  http://conferences.ncl.ac.uk/dig2017/