The Call for Papers for the 2012 Annual Conference is closing on Wednesday 25 January 2012. If you are considering submitting a paper for any of the sessions advertised, please send in details of which session and the title of your paper as soon as you can. The conference has a packed programme with sessions in traditional format, as well as training opportunities with a diverse group of bookable CPD workshops and open training seminars. You can find the provisional timetable on the website along with summary abstracts of all the discussions, seminars and training workshops.
The latest edition of the Jobs Information Bulletin (members only) and updated adverts online (open access) are now available
18 Frogmore Road, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP3 9RT
The AGM of IfA’s Geophysics group will take place on Friday 18 November at the RSK STATS offices in Hemel Hempstead. The following committee positions are available
• Honorary Chair
• Honorary Secretary
• Honorary Treasurer
• Ordinary committee members
If you would be interested in standing for election to the group committee please complete and return the [nomination form](/sites/default/files/node-files/nominationform2011_0
The IfA’s Forensic Special Interest Group will be holding it inaugral meeting and seminar on Monday 19 October at The Priory Rooms Meeting and Conference Centre, Quaker Meeting House, 40 Bull Street, Birmingham B4 6AF from 11am to 4pm.
Please download a flyer for full details of the programme for the day.
Attendance is free for IfA members; non-members will be charged £5
Host organisations are seeking applications for eight new placements starting in March 2011, to be based at
For information on how to apply, please visit the HLF bursaries page.
IfA’s organisational structure has been reviewed to ensure that IfA is in the best possible shape to deliver the strategic plan and to address disappointing financial performance. Those proposed reforms relating to governance and constitutional matters will be discussed by Council in November; some may require an AGM. Reforms to the staff structure were implemented rapidly during September.
The management team has been strengthened by the creation of posts for the three core functions of the Institute: setting standards, measuring compliance with standards and promoting standards.
The Past Changing the Future; nine years of ALSF funding in the Historic Environment
A one day conference hosted by English Heritage and the Institute for Archaeologists
Monday 4 October 2010, 11am – 4.30pm
Society of Antiquaries of London, Burlington House
The Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (ALSF) was introduced in 2002. Defra invited English Heritage (EH), to distribute funds to distribute to projects that mitigated the effects of past, current, and future aggregates extraction on the Historic Environment.
The draft Standard and guidance documents for geophysical survey and forensic archaeologists are available to download below and also on the Codes, standards and guidance page of this website.
The guidance is proposed for adoption in draft for one year, with a review during the year to allow Council to propose any necessary changes to the 2011 AGM.
IfA Workplace Learning Bursary: Archaeology Outreach Officer
Hosted by: Archaeological Project Services, Heckington, Sleaford, Lincolnshire
Duration: 1 Year
Start date: 1st November 2010
Applications are invited for an HLF-funded IfA Workplace Learning placement based at Archaeological Project Services (APS).