ISA2024 Schedule


  Time  Title  PresenterSession
9.00-10.15Conference opening/Welcome and smoking ceremony  
10.15-10.45Morning tea  
10.45-11.00Bridging the Gap: Integrating Non-Invasive Technologies and Traditional Archaeological Methods in the Comprehensive Exploration of Colonia Ulpia Traiana (Xanten)N. Babucic2
11.00-11.15Unearthing the history of the Victorian Volcanic Plain: Mapping stony rise landforms using remotely sensed data and a machine learning approachS. Fraser2
11.15-11.30Mapping Ancient Lilybaeum. Strategies for complex multi-dimensional areas and different time phases in a two-dimensional WebGISA. Güngör2
11.30-11.45Using LiDAR to model and test geomorphology-archaeology relationships: A case study from the Falefā Valley, ‘Upolu, SāmoaM. Laumea2
11.45-12.00Session 2 – Extra discussion  
12.00-13.10Poster session S1+S2+S3+S820 posters (TBC) 
13.10-14.15 Lunch  
14.15-14.30Combined hyperspectral imaging with portable spectroscopic investigations of Paleolithic cave art in the Font-de-Gaume caveI. Reiche1
14.30-14.45Macro to Micro Approach in Rock Art Documentation and Interpretation: A case study of Behavioural interpretation and spatial documentation of rock art at Baghlatwa hill, Hazaribagh, IndiS. Rajak1
14.45-15.00Multi-analytical Characterization of Ochre Pigments in Eswatini Rock ArtS. Mahan1
15.00-15.15Looking Closer: Indigenous Ochre Pigment Materiality and Rock Art Painters at Babine Lake, CanadaB.L. MacDonald1
15.15-15.30A new approach to ochre provenance: Using mineral magnetism to fingerprint cultural ochre sources.M. Crombie1
15.30-15.45Ochre: documenting sources and roasting ‘Bininj way’ in Mirarr Country, The Alligator Rivers Regions, Northern Australia.J. Huntley1
15.45-16.00Session 1 – Extra discussion  
16.00-16.30 Afternoon tea/posters  
16.30-17.15 Keynote “Two ways to see”, A Rock Art Research JourneyI. Waina, A. Gleadow 
18.00-20.00Welcome reception  


TimeTitle                         PresenterSession
9.00-9.15Underwater archaeological sites and climate change: experimental study of the impact of ocean acidification on historical stone materialsL. Germinario8
9.15-9.30The influence of Mg in the cementation processes of ancient binding compositesV. Razzante (behalf of M. Secco)8
9.30-9.45A Geochemical approach for tracing the Provenance of Mortar Binders – a case study from SagalassosM. Quilici8
9.45-10.00Developing an analysis technique of earthen architecture materials through soil micromorphologyS. Piña Guido8
10.00-10.15Extra discussion  
10.15-10.45Morning tea  
10.45-11.00An archaeometric study of two sets of decorated wall plasters from the Agora of Nea Paphos, CyprusP. Pizzo8
11.00-11.15Building cisterns in ancient Cyprus: A diachronic study of plaster application and use.M. Kalofonou8
11.15-11.30Extra discussion session 8  
11.30-12.40Poster session S5+S717 posters (TBC) 
13.45-14.00Quantitative use-wear analysis by optical profilometry of percussive stone tools from Kenya (Nyayanga, Early Stone Age)L. Germinario (behalf of I.Caricola)5
14.00-14.15An experimental approach for a microwear study on Pinctada margaritifera from French PolynesiaJ. McGloin5
14.15-14.30Residues and use wear traces on chipped stone artefacts from the Lake Mungo lunette in the Willandra Lakes Region World Heritage Area in south-eastern Australia.N. Stern5
14.30-14.45Agriculture in the Highlands: perspectives from 3rd millennium BC Sos Höyük and Rabati.C. Longford7
14.45-15.00New phytolith reference collections for reconstructing human-environment interactions in Sahul: standards moving forwardM. Turnbull7
15.00-15.15Trace element geochemistry in tufas suggests a much wetter early Holocene in the Darling Downs, QueenslandJ. Mulder7
15.15-15.30Inter and intra-species variability in herbivore dental tribology patterns as paleoenvironmental indicators: Paleoecological implications for the Pleistocene of the LevantM. Belmaker7
15.30-15.45Sessions 5 and 7 – Extra discussion  
15.45-16.15Afternoon tea/posters  
16.15-16.30Axes of power, axes of toil: the production and use wear of the ancient Egyptian and Nubian copper alloy axe blades within their contexts of useM. Odler5
16.30-16.45Unveiling geoarchaeological origins of stone arhat statuettes in Naju, KoreaB. Chang5
16.45-17.00Quantifying the influence of argilliturbation on lithic artefacts in clay-rich soils: a case study from Middle Gidley Island, Murujuga, northwest Western AustraliaC. Mather5
17.00-17.45Keynote Biomolecular archaeology: challenging the futureE. Oras 


  TimeTitle  Presenter Session 
9.00-9.15Interdisciplinary research to understand the formation and age of rock varnish at Murujuga, Western AustraliaY.L. Wu 3
9.15-9.30To what extent high resolution mCT-scanning of hominin fossil remains may impact ESR and Radiocarbon dating results?M.Duval 3
9.30-9.45A Turkana Tale: Stratigraphic complexities in interpreting ultra-high resolution 40Ar-39Ar ages of closely spaced tuffs in Nadung’a, West TurkanaS. Samim 3
9.45-10.55Morning tea/Poster session S6(1)17 posters (TBC)  
10.55-11.1014C dating of lead carbonate, a new chronological tool for archaeology: example from the Grandmont Abbey cemetery, FranceL. Beck 3
11.10-11.25Chronometric ages for Australian Aboriginal Rock ArtD. Finch 3
11.25-11.40Long and local trade in the Chalcolithic of the southern Iberia: The case of funerary votive assemblages from Perdigões, PortugalM.I. Dias 5
11.40-11.55A new method for quantifying flake scar organisation on cores using orientation statisticsS. Lin 5


  TimeTitle  Presenter  Session
9.30-9.45The power of strontium – Exploring the full potential of strontium concentrations and isotope ratios in bioarchaeologyC. Snoek4
9.45-10.00Evidence for a microbial source of oxalate in rock coatings based on trace organic analysisH. Green4
10.00-10.15Oxalic acid in atmospheric aerosols as a possible source of calcium oxalate rock coatingsJ. Russ4
10.15-10.45Morning tea  
10.45-11.55Poster session S414 posters (TBC) 
12.00-12.15Identifying Elephant Species on Archaeological Ivory (…or not)M. Murillo-Barroso4
12.15-12.30A fresh perspective on infrared spectroscopy as a prescreening method for molecular and stable isotopes analyses on ancient human bonesC. Scaggion4
12.30-12.45Collagen preservation in animal bones from tropical environments. Developing a baseline for palaeoproteomic analysis in Indo-Pacific archaeological sitesS. Samper Carro4
12.45-13.00Session 4 – Extra discussion  
14.00-14.15The Last Supper on a Phoenician Ship: Organic Residue Analysis of Cooking Pots from the Xlendi ShipwreckL. Briggs4
14.15-14.30Waves of change: Exploring socio-economic transformations in Western Eurasia through biomolecular and geochemical approachesL. Pospieszny4
14.30-14.45Ceramic technologies in transition, or continuation? A petrographic and geochemical study of Hellenistic to Roman Imperial tableware from Sagalassos (SW Anatolia)C. Kelepeshi6
14.45-15.00Variability in chaînes opératoires for negative painted pottery from Nariño, ColombiaC. Klesner6
15.00-15.15A multi-analytical approach applied to pottery from Oman as a key to understanding ancient Indian Ocean maritime trade.D. Zampierin (virtual)6
15.15-15.30Sessions 4 and 6 – Extra discussion  
 15.30-17.00Afternoon tea/posters/AGM ISA and SAS  
17.00-17.15The copper provenance in the Shang period ChinaS. Liu6
17.15-17.30Technical and economic history of Western Han dynasty revealed by mirrors from Zonglvcheng cemetery, Linzi, ChinaJ. Gao6
17.30-17.45The Empire of Silver: An insight of the Ming Dynasty silver-based monetary system from stylistic and scientific investigation of Ming silver BullionsT. Liu6


  TimeTitle  Presenter  Session
9.00-9.15A comprehensive archaeometric study of the first half of the 1st millennium BCE glass from South Etruria and LatiumM. Gumini6
9.15-9.30Piecing the shattered past: discovering the stained glass of late medieval DubrovnikA. Franjic6
9.30-9.45Using Sr and Nd isotopes to provenance plant-ash glass from the Silk RoadsQ.-Q. Lu6
9.45-10.00Characterization and new insights of the Warring States period faience beads from Gansu, ChinaL. Liu6
10.00-10.15Microstructure Analysis and Coloring Mechanism of the Jian BowlsW. Li6
10.15-10.30Transformation and Adoption: 8th-13th Century Technical Innovations in Pottery in Raqqa Syri a within a Comparative Study between it and Chinese Turquoise-Glazed WL. Qin6
10.30-10.45Session 6 – Extra discussion  
 10.45-11.15Morning tea  
11.15-11.30Inferring Metallurgical Practices from Metallurgical Ceramic Fragments at Mayapan, MexicoJ. Meanwell6
11.30-11.45Reintegrating the local into the global: intra-regional movements and the symbolic values of imported Muisca gold (Colombia, AD 600-1600)J. Vieri6
11.45-12.00Metals meet culture: Management and hoarding of metals in prehistoric southeastern EuropeV. Orfanou6
12.00-12.15Searching for the origins of early Islamic brass-making in the Middle East and Western AsiaM. Davis6
12.15-13.25Poster Session S6 (2)17 posters (TBC) 
13.30-13.45Active arsenical copper alloying in the ancient Nile ValleyF. Rademakers6
13.45-14.00Production of arsenical bronze using speiss on the Elephantine Island (Aswan, Egypt) during the Middle Kingdom (Middle Bronze Age)J. Kmosek6
14.00-14.15Copper-based metals from el Argar (Antas, Spain). A first detailed case study about Bronze Age metallurgy in IberiaI. Montero-Ruiz6
14.15-14.45Session 6 – Extra discussion  
14.45-15.15Afternoon tea/Poster session  
15.15-16.30Closing ceremony/Awards  
19.00-22.00Conference dinner