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The Archaeology Channel

Conference on Cultural Heritage Media

Eugene, Oregon, USA

15 - 17 May, 2025


To our friends interested in cultural heritage media:

We invite you to submit your abstracts for the 2025 edition of The Archaeology Channel (TAC) Conference on Cultural Heritage Media, which will take place 15 - 17 May 2025, at a venue to be announced in downtown Eugene, Oregon, as part of The Archaeology Channel International Film Festival.  See details on our Conference page at archaeologychannel.org/conference and on our Festival page at archaeologychannel.org/festival.

A central activity at the Conference is the exchange of ideas through formal presentations, symposia and forums.  We encourage participation in this manner from all quarters.  The Conference is an opportunity for you to share your perspectives on the uses of audiovisual media for the study, preservation, and promotion of cultural heritage.  Your contribution will further the development of cultural heritage media as a strong and positive influence for people everywhere.

Please share this announcement with others you know who may have an interest. Many thanks and best wishes to you all.

This call for submissions includes procedures and policies.  If you have questions regarding the submissions process or policies, please contact the ALI office prior to the deadline.

Deadline:  The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2025.  The Conference registration deadline for presenters is also January 31, 2025.

Mode of abstract submission:  Submissions may be made by email correspondence (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) until our planned online submission system becomes available.

Please use the Abstract Submission form here:

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Abstract word limit: The required abstract length is no more than 150 words.

Conference registration requirement:  Conference presenters must register for the Conference.  No extra fees, beyond the registration fee, will be charged for Conference registrants who submit presentation abstracts.

Register for the event here:

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All presenters, chairs, moderators, and discussants are required to pay the registration fee ($100) by the abstract submission deadline, January 31, 2025. Please let us know if this deadline is challenging for you.

Submission review: ALI staff will review abstract submissions as they come in and either accept them, make recommended changes, or decline them.  Review decisions will be communicated to contributors by email as soon as possible.

Language requirement: All submissions and presentations must be in English.

Withdrawals: Registration fees for registrants who withdraw will be refunded by the ALI office, minus a $25 processing fee, upon receipt of a written request postmarked or dated by March 1, 2025.

Important details: An abstract submission may be edited at any time before the submission deadline.  No edits may be made after that time.

Individuals may submit only one abstract for consideration.  No abstract may list more than five authors.

Audiovisual Equipment: Each presentation room is equipped with the following presentation setup:

  • LCD projector and cable
  • Screen
  • Laser pointer
  • Microphone

The Conference venue may or may not have a laptop computer, so you should consider bringing your own or coordinating with others in your session.  It’s always a good idea to bring your presentation digital files with you on your own flash drive.  Individuals who wish to order and pay for additional equipment must contact the ALI staff for audiovisual rental information.

Submission formats and requirements:

Individual contributed paper–30 minutes maximum, including discussion time.

Symposium–no more than eight 30-minute presentations, with a total length of 2-4 hours

Forum (interactive format organized around a tightly focused theme).  Forum sessions may have no fewer than 3 participants designated as discussants, with one moderator or 2 co-moderators and no more than 12 participants in discussant roles.  No papers are listed with the session.  All session participants must have completed their Conference registration by the submission deadline.  Co-authors who do not plan to attend do not need to register for the Conference.


Questions?  If you have questions, please contact the ALI headquarters office at 1-541-345-5538 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..