Abstract Submission and Conference Registration

International Colloquium on Digital Archaeology in Bern
4th to 6th February 2019, University of Bern, Switzerland

Submission of abstracts and registration for the conference involves the following steps (see details below):
a) Everybody interested in participating (with or without abstract submission) needs to apply with a basic registration via the 'EKAS' online tool.
b) After the basic registration, abstracts may immediately be submitted via the same 'EKAS' online tool.
c) After review, successful applicants will receive an invitation. Non-student participants will also receive a personal link to the external 'ConfTool' web application for registration and payment by credit card for the conference and the side events. To use the tool, one will be asked to create a personal, password-protected account.
d) Note the opportunity for young scientist presenters to apply for a grant.

Deadlines

Deadline for abstract submission: 25 November 2018
Deadline for conference registration: 18 January 2019

a) Basic registration

Everybody interested in participating (with or without abstract submission) needs to apply with a basic registration via the
EKAS basic registration

b) Abstract submission / Call for papers

Please submit abstracts for presentations immediately after the basic registration. Oral and poster presentations are welcome. Accepted oral presentations should not exceed 20 minutes. Posters should be submitted in A0 size (portrait orientation). The colloquium language is English. Young scholars are particularly encouraged to apply and participate in the discussion, which will be of growing importance in the future of archaeological research.
Abstracts must not exceed 500 words; excess text will be truncated. Please do not use special characters other than provided in the form editor; they will not be corrected manually.
EKAS abstract submission

c) Conference registration and fees

The registration fee includes workshop registration, materials, coffee breaks, and the conference dinner.

  • Conference registration fee for presenting participants: 60 CHF 
  • Conference registration fee for non-presenting participants: 100 CHF
  • BA and MA students are exempt from the conference registration fee.

The colloquium will be restricted to max. 60 participants. 
Non-student participants will receive a personal link to the external 'ConfTool' web application for registration and payment for the conference and the side events. To use the tool, one will be asked to create a personal, password-protected account. Payments can only be made by credit card, and only until 18 January 2019!

d) Grants for travel and accommodation

Thanks to the Intermediate Staff Association of the University of Bern (MVUB) there will be a grant to support travel and accommodation expenses for young scientists presenting a talk or poster at the colloquium.
Who do we think are young scientists?

  • Bachelor and Master students
  • PhD students
  • early Postdocs (max. 4 years after PhD)

How much can you ask for?

  • max. of 400 CHF

If you want to apply for funding we need:

  • an abstract submission
  • a short CV as PDF (max. 3 pages)
  • a budget of your concretely planned travel and accommodation expenses.

Please send the necessary data to dab@iaw.unibe.ch with the subject “Application: financial support [your name]” AND please name the title of your presentation in the mail.

Contact

For further questions or problem reports please contact us dab@iaw.unibe.ch