The 10th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists took place in Lyon, France, 5-12 September 2004.
The 10th EAA conference 2004 was held between 5-12th September in Lyon. It organized by Jacques Lasfargues of the Museum of Gallo-Roman Civilisation in Lyon and Françoise Audouze (former EAA executive board member) of the University of Paris 10 - Nanterre. 806 participants from all over the world took part in the conference at the Jean Moulin University.
Different two-day excursions preceded the conference and various shorter excursions were offered on the Sunday. The academic part of the conference started with a lecture by Professor Christian Goudineau from Paris on the Wednesday evening, followed by the opening party at Hotel du Département. Altogether 58 academic sessions were held from the Wednesday to the Saturday; they were organized into three main blocks:
1. Theory and Interpretation of Material Culture
2. Cultural Heritage and the Management of the Archaeological Record
3. Archaeology in the Modern World
A poster session was organized on the Saturday. Other social events included the EAA party at St. Romain en Gal on the Thursday, and Gala dinner in the Musée gallo-romain on the Saturday; on the top of it the city of Lyon tempted the delegates with its attractive restaurants and cafés. The anniversary EAA conference belongs among the most enjoyable and memorable ones.