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29th EAA Annual Meeting

29th EAA Annual Meeting

Welcome to the registration module for the 29th EAA Annual Meeting which takes place in Belfast, Northern Ireland from 30 August to 2 September 2023. Registration can only be done via this online form.

Please note that only current EAA members can register for the Annual Meeting (those with paid membership for 2023). If your membership is outdated, your will be asked to add your membership to the cart before you will be allowed to add programme items to your AM registration. If you are new to the EAA, please choose your membership type first (the conference fee is then counted accordingly). You can pay for your membership subscription separately, or you can continue with your registration and pay for both at the same time. Check registration policy for detailed prices.

After you "Register yourself", you need to answer a few questions regarding invitation letter, your affiliation etc. This information is important for our administration. Please note that professional and personal titles will not be used for any purpose during the Annual Meeting. 

You may wish to add a guest (accompanying person) to your Annual Meeting registration. Please note that guests are allowed to attend just social events, not the scientific part of the Annual Meeting. You can also add programme items such as free and paid social events, excursions etc. for yourself and / or for your accompanying person. It is also possible to pay for Programme book if you wish to receive a printed copy at the Annual Meeting. It will not be possible to buy the Programme book at the venue. The Programme and Abstract book will, however, be available in pdf via the website for all delegates to download prior to the Annual Meeting as well as mobile app. You can also order packed lunch for all three days of the Annual Meeting. You can choose to register now and decide about your programme items at a later date, but note that there is a limited capacity.

For details about prices, deadlines and more information, please check tabs Deadlines and Registration policy. Please note that all prices are in Euro and include local VAT as relevant.

Should you have any queries or should you wish to remove an item from your programme itinerary, please contact the EAA Secretariat at

In case there is an error price 1111 EUR please do not proceed with the registration and check FAQ or contact EAA Secretariat at

We are looking forward to meeting you in Belfast!

8/30/2023 9:00 AM - 9/2/2023 11:59 AM
Queen's University Belfast Belfast, North. Ireland BT7 1NN UNITED KINGDOM


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Excursion "Ireland’s Ancient East – Passage tombs, Rock Art and the Heart of Neolithic Ireland" lead by Will Megarry, Queen’s University Belfast.
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8/29/2023 8:00 AM

Excursion "Monks and Warlords: Medieval Sites in the West of Northern Ireland" lead by Colm Donnelly, Queen’s University Belfast.
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
8/29/2023 9:00 AM

Excursion Belfast Pub Crawl
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
8/29/2023 8:00 PM

If you wish to receive a printed copy of the Programme Book at the Annual Meeting, you need to order it in advance. It will not be possible to buy the Programme Book at the Annual Meeting venue. The Programme and Abstract Books will be available online to all delegates prior to the Annual Meeting in downloadable pdf format and as a mobile app. Why do we not provide the printed books for everyone? 1. We want to reduce environmental impact of EAA Annual Meetings.  2. The last update of printed Programme Book's content is made in mid July. Any further changes will be available only in online version.

Excursion "Castles, Giants and Whiskey: the Causeway Coast" lead by Colin Breen, Ulster University.
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8/30/2023 8:30 AM

Excursion "Murals, Memory, and Belfast’s Past" lead by Paul Mullan, National Lottery Heritage Fund.
9:15 AM - 1:00 PM
8/30/2023 9:15 AM

Excursion "Belfast Through the Ages: A Walking Tour" lead by Ruairí Ó Baoill, Queen’s University Belfast.
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
8/30/2023 1:30 PM

The Opening Ceremony takes place in ICC (International Convention Centre) Belfast.
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
8/30/2023 5:30 PM

The Welcome Reception takes place in ICC (International Convention Centre) Belfast.
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
8/30/2023 7:30 PM

The QUB bagged lunch consists of sandwich, bottled soft drink, packet of crisps, wrapped biscuit and a piece of fruit. We can only offer regular, vegetarian, gluten / lactose free versions - please specify your preferences / needs in the questions below.
8/31/2023 - 9/2/2023

The Annual Party will take place in  Lavery's Belfast.
8/31/2023 8:30 PM - 9/1/2023 1:00 AM
8/31/2023 8:30 PM

MERC Party takes place The Dark Horse Bar and Courtyard. Please note that no refreshment is included in the price.
8:00 PM - 11:59 PM
9/1/2023 8:00 PM

The Ulster Museum is a 5 minute walk from Queen’s University Belfast. Entrance is through the gate into the Botanic Gardens beside the University. Delegates will have the chance to explore the galleries while enjoying a glass of wine in the beautiful surroundings of National Museum Northern Ireland’s iconic Ulster Museum. The museum has galleries covering the north of the island’s earliest times to the recent past of Northern Ireland.
6:45 PM - 8:15 PM
9/2/2023 6:45 PM

The Annual Dinner in a buffet style will take place in Titanic Belfast.  Located beside the Titanic Slipways, the Harland & Wolff Drawing Offices and Hamilton Graving Dock – the very place where Titanic was designed, built and launched – Titanic Belfast tells the story of Titanic from her conception, through her construction and launch, to her maiden voyage and subsequent place in history. will have drinks and dinner in The Titanic Suite, followed by dancing. With stunning views of the Slipways and Belfast Lough, The Titanic Suite offers a breath taking setting, which includes a replica of the liner's Grand Staircase, for an unforgettable event.
9/2/2023 8:30 PM - 9/3/2023 1:00 AM
9/2/2023 8:30 PM

FULLY BOOKED Excursion "Kings, Clerics and Myth: 6,000 years of ritual and power at Ireland's ‘Royal’ Sites" lead by Paddy Gleeson, Queen’s University Belfast.
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9/3/2023 8:00 AM

Excursion "Looking after the Ancestors: a Henge, a Temple and a Cemetery" lead by Barrie Hartwell, Queen’s University Belfast.
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
9/3/2023 9:30 AM

Excursion "Belfast City Cemetery" lead by Tom Hartley, Local Historian.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
9/3/2023 2:00 PM