79th Annual Meeting in Chattanooga, TN (2023)

Aerial of Chattanooga

Photo by Kruck20. Courtesy of Chattanooga Tourism Co.


Chattanooga, Tennessee

October 25-28, 2023

The 2023 Southeastern Archaeological Conference will be held at the Chattanooga Convention Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee.


Conference Hotels

We are pleased to offer three hotels, all within walking distance of the convention center with reduced room rates ranging from $149–$179. More information and links to hotel registration can be found on the Conference Hotels page.


Symposium, Workshop, or Panel Submissions

Symposium, panel, or workshop organizers/chairs must complete a Symposium Submission Form before the event title can be made available as a presentation option for registrants. Please allow 48 hours for your event title to be available to presenters in the drop-down menu of the “Select Event Title” field of the Member Registration form. The deadline for Symposium/Workshop/Panel submissions is August 15, 2023.

For additional information about organized symposia and presentations, be sure to visit the Presentation Guidelines page prior to submitting your registration.

Symposium Submission Form



The deadline for paper or poster submissions is September 1, 2023. Late submissions will not be accepted. Registration fees, forms, and additional details can be found on the Registration page. Please review the Presentation Guidelines page for information about organized events, role limits, and other presentation requirements.

The deadline for early online registration for individuals who will not be presenting a paper/poster, chairing/co-chairing a symposium, serving as a panelist, or leading a workshop is September 30, 2023. After Sept. 30, registration fees will increase.

The deadline to register as an exhibitor in the book room and/or to pay for advertising in the conference bulletin or an insert in the conference bags is August 15, 2023. Registration fees, forms, and additional details can be found on the Registration page (please scroll to the bottom of the page for vendor and advertising info).


Sponsorship Opportunities

Like most things in recent history, costs have risen and SEAC is no exception. Please consider a sponsorship or donation to help support SEAC!


Organizing Committee

J. Scott Jones (jsjones@midsouthcrc.com)

Brooke Persons (brooke-persons@utc.edu)

Morgan Smith (morgan-f-smith@utc.edu)


Remember to check out SEAC on Facebook and Twitter for information about the conference.