CAS Annual Conference and Member Meeting

CAS Annual Conferences are loaded with presentations, workshops and tours of local archaeological sites.


The Conference schedule typically start on Friday with workshops, tours and a reception.  Saturday is filled with interesting presentations, a silent auction, raffle, networking opportunities, lunch, happy hour, dinner and a banquet speaker.  Sunday is dedicated to tours of local sites arranged by the host Chapter. 

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Photo by Rae Todd, member

2018 Conference, Cortez, Colorado

The 2022 Annual CAS Conference and Member Meeting

The Northern Colorado Chapter (Fort Collins) will be hosting the 2022 Annual CAS Conference and Member Meeting on October 22-23, 2022.  The CAS Board meeting will be held on October 21.  The events will take place at Embassy Suites in Loveland, CO. This year's Conference will be a hybrid meeting (both in person and online attendance).  The registration form for this event is found on this link (downloadable form found halfway down Northern Colorado Chapter's Events page). 

We are currently seeking volunteers who would like to assist in the setup, during and after the Conference. Please reach out to Lori Vanagunas ( if you are interested in assisting in this capacity.

We will also be seeking donations for the Alice Hamilton Silent Auction fundraiser - these may be archaeology books, unique pieces of art, or other items that may be bid on during the silent auction at the Conference.  Please contact Lori Vanagunas ( for further information.

Call for Papers

The 2022 Annual Conference of the

Colorado Archaeological Society

October 22-23, 2022

Loveland, Colorado

The Colorado Archaeological Society is seeking presenters for its 2022 Annual Conference, to be held October 22-23, 2022, in Fort Collins, Colorado. Paper and poster sessions will be held on Saturday, October 22. Paper presentations can range between 15-30 minutes, depending on the amount of information the presenter would like to present.

Contributed papers and posters may cover any topic in Colorado archaeology or the archaeology of our neighboring states. Professional archaeologists, avocational archaeologists, and students are welcome and encouraged to apply – this includes all CAS Members who are encouraged to participate as presenters.

Please notify Susanne Denlinger as soon as possible indicating your interest in presenting and then send your paper/poster title, author(s), abstract (~200 words), a short biography (2-4 sentences about yourself) and audio-visual needs to Susanne via email or snail mail by September 3, 2022.


Snail mail: Susanne Denlinger

1675 Little Bear Creek Pt #203

Colorado Springs, CO 80904