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2024
Conference Details

The 2024 Pecos Conference is hosted by
Arizona State University and the USDA Prescott National Forest

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Information about the conference will be updated on this site regularly through August. If you have specific questions or need more information please contact Chris Caseldine at info@pecosconference.org 

Conference Dates

August 1-4, 2024

Conference Location

The conference and camping area will be held on the Prescott National Forest, 17 miles northwest of
Chino Valley, AZ. 

On-Site Camping Info

Tent and RV camping will be available at the conference site at no additional fee. You can select this option when completing your online registration. 

For preservation/conservation reasons, vehicles will not be able to drive far off of the tent camping access road. Campers will need to carry their gear if they wish to camp further in the tent camping area.

BE PREPARED FOR SUN - The tent camping areas is in a clearing with minimal shade bearing trees.

2024 Board Candidate Statements

TBD

2024 Preliminary Schedule

Thursday, August 1

ON-SITE CAMPING OPENS

1:00 pm

Tent and RV Campers may arrive and begin selecting sites. 

THURSDAY NIGHT RECEPTION

5:30 to 7:00 pm

To be announced

Friday, August 2

TENTS OPEN

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Presentations, Posters, Silent Auction, and Vendor Tents Open.

AFFINITY GROUPS​

During Lunch Break

LGBTQ, Indigenous, and other affinity group meetups. 

OPEN MIC NIGHT

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm 

Presentation Tent

Have a stand-up routine about archaeology? Do you have a secret talent for singing? Join us for the Pecos Conference's first-ever Open Mic Night and show us what you've got!

STAR PARTY (Pending)

Around Dusk

Star Party with the Arizona State University Astronomy Club, Sponsored by the Society for Cultural Astronomy in the American Southwest and the ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration.

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Saturday, August 3

TENTS OPEN

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Presentations, Posters, Silent Auction, and Vendor Tents Open.

BUSINESS MEETING

11:00 am

HAPPY HOUR 

5:30 pm

Beer from to be announced

SATURDAY NIGHT DINNER

6:30 pm

El Paraíso

Dinner Buffet Includes:

House Salad

Ziti Al Forno (no meat)

Chicken Carbonara

Penne Alla Pesto (sausage and no meat) 

Garlic Bread

Dessert

Drinks

SATURDAY NIGHT BAND

8:00 pm

To be announced

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Sunday, August 4

FIELD TRIPS

Field trip sign-up will be at the conference Registration table. A list of field trips will be posted prior to the conference.

To be announced.

Silent Auction

One Archaeologists' Junk,

Another Archaeologists' Treasure

 

Support our event and the Cordell Powers Scholarship by donating your new and pre-cherished treasures for an always exciting silent auction, which takes place during the event. The most popular auction items include art, mineral specimens, jewelry, pottery, textiles, gift certificates, books, y mas. 

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Souvenirs 

Hats, Shirts, and Water Bottles

The hats are one-size-fits-most and are available in a blue. The Shirts are available in long-sleeve and short-sleeve in a blue color. The logos will be embroidered on both the hats and shirts. The water bottles are orange and made out of aluminum.  

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