14C & Archaeology 2019

The Radiocarbon & Archaeology 9th International Symposium will take place in Athens, Georgia, USA, at the Classic Center in downtown Athens from Monday, May 20 through Friday, May 24, 2019.

The symposium will showcase current archaeological research that employs radiocarbon, as well as recent developments in the radiocarbon technique. Special thematic sessions will be held in honor of the 70th Anniversary of Libby’s publication of the application of 14C for age determination.

The Symposium will include a full range of academic sessions, invited lectures, social events, and field trips within and beyond Athens.



Organizing Committee


Alex Cherkinsky - University of Georgia, USA

Carla Hadden - University of Georgia, USA

Jeff Speakman - University of Georgia, USA

Fundraising Committee

Victor Thompson (chair) - University of Georgia, USA

Amanda Thompson - University of Georgia, USA

Hospitality Committee

Jennifer Birch (chair)  - University of Georgia, USA

Kathy Loftis - Environmental Protection Agency, USA

Travis Jones - University of Georgia, USA

Samm Holder - University of Georgia, USA

Conference Coordinator and Webmaster

Justin Cramb - University of Georgia, USA

Volunteer Coordinators

Megan Conger - University of Georgia, USA

Matthew Colvin - University of Georgia, USA

At Large Members

Laurie Reitsema - University of Georgia, USA

Ravi Prasad - University of Georgia, USA

Suzie Birch - University of Georgia, USA

Scientific Committee

Stan Ambrose - University of Illinois, USA

Dave Anderson - University of Tennessee, USA

Elisabetta Boaretto - Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Lucio Calcagnile - University of Salento, Italy

Carley Crann - University of Ottawa, Canada

Brendan Culleton - Penn State University, USA

Michael Dee - University of Groningen, Netherlands

Nora Franco -  Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Irka Hajdas -  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Switzerland

Christine Hatté - Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement, France

Tim Jull - The University of Arizona, USA

Bob Kelly - University of Wyoming, USA

Sturt Manning - Cornell University, USA

César Méndez - Centro de Investigación en Ecosistemas de la Patagonia, Chile

Philip Naysmith - University of Glasgow, UK

Hans Van der Plicht - University of Groningen, Netherlands

Pavel Povinec - Comenius University, Slovakia

Andrzej Rakowski - Silesian University of Technology, Poland

Paula Reimer - Queen's University Belfast,UK

Torben Rick - Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, USA

Dan Sandweiss  - University of Maine, USA

Guaciara Santos - University of California, Irvine , USA

David Hurst Thomas -  American Museum of Natural History, USA

Noreen Tuross - Harvard University, USA

Lukas Wacker -  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Switzerland

Elya Zazovskaya - Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Antoine Zazzo - Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, France