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The fourth biennial Oklahoma Archaeology Conference (OAC) is hosted and organized by the Oklahoma Public Archaeology Network (OKPAN) and Algonquin Consultants, Inc.  The conference will take place at the Thurman J. White Forum Building on the University of Oklahoma campus, February 29th - March 2nd, 2024. 

As in the past, OAC will feature 20-minute oral presentations and a dedicated poster session during which authors will staff their posters. Posters will remain publicly accessible for the duration of the conference.   


In addition to papers and posters, the conference will feature:

  • A Thursday evening opening reception
  • A Friday night banquet with keynote address by Dr. Brandi MacDonald (University of Missouri). Dr. MacDonald will speak about her collaborative research with Mirrar Traditional Owners in Australia, which seeks to understand mineral resources and long-term artistic practices as expressed in rock art and cave paintings.
  • Vendor room for Oklahoma Native artists
  • Tribal collaborative forum
  • Much more!


Early bird registration available through January 31, 2024 ($40). Regular registration from February 1 - February 28, 2024 ($50). On-site registration is available from February 29 - March 2, 2024 ($60).  Students and tribal members are entitled to free registration.

Please use this portal to register.


If you have questions, please contact OKPAN at

Oklahoma Archaeology Conference Program is now available!

The OAC 2024 program is now available! To the view program, click here.