Annual Meeting

Join one of the largest gatherings of Egyptologists and enthusiasts in the world.

image of several students and professionals networking around a table
Students and young professionals network with leaders in various fields during a Friday lunch event at the 2018 Annual Meeting
Photo: Noreen Doyle

ARCE convenes an annual three-day meeting at which scholars are invited to present their research findings. Each of the days is broken into concurrent speaker sessions, during which scholars and expedition leaders present their work and discuss the latest developments in their projects. Typically, speaker sessions begin on Friday morning and end mid-day Sunday. Meetings include over 100 presentations.

This event provides a unique opportunity for scholars, ARCE members and the general public to hear directly from those working in the field and network with each other.



image of Amr Khalaf Shahat at the 2018 Annual Meeting with his first-place graduate student poster
Amr Khalaf Shahat of the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA presenting his first-place graduate student poster at the 2018 Annual Meeting
Photo: Noreen Doyle

The 2019 Annual Meeting will be held April 12 - 14 in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, just outside of Washington D.C., at the Westin Alexandria. Reserve your hotel accommodations today through ARCE's booking link, and see the menu below for more links and important information for prospective attendees, exhibitors, vendors, and sponsors. Dominique Valbelle will present this year's Keynote Event, entitled Who Lived in Panebes, "the Town of the Jujube-Tree?" The Swiss-Franco-Sudanese Mission of Kerma/Dokki Gel, and the National Geographic Museum will be hosting the special exhibition Queens of Egypt.

See the Annual Meeting 2019 Itinerary for more of this year's events.

See the Annual Meeting 2019 Schedule for this year's lineup of speaker sessions.

See the Westin Alexandria Dining Guide for restaurant recommendations.

Important travel and airport information for the Westin Alexandria can be found here.


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2019 Annual Meeting: Further Information

General Registration
Student Registration
Hotel Information
Keynote Event
Career Networking Event
Chapter Council Fundraiser 
Queens of Egypt: Special Exhibition
Sponsorship Opportunities
Exhibitor & Underwriter Opportunities