We invite specialists and researchers to submit titles and abstracts (300 words maximum) for a presentation or a poster related to one of the session titles listed below. English will be the official language of the conference and each paper should last no longer than 20 minutes.
There will be no Conference fees, but participants will have to cover their own travel and accommodation expenses.
Grants will be available for early career researchers that are from or who work in the eastern Mediterranean (Syria, Lebanon, Cyprus, Israel, Egypt) and whose paper or poster proposals are accepted by the conference Steering Committee. Details
Please send your title and abstract, by 31 January 2017, to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Session* Themes and Chairpersons
1  In the Footsteps of Honor Frost
 (invitees only)
Martine Francis-Allouche
Elena Flavia Castagnino Berlinghieri
2  Connected by the Sea Bernard Knapp
Timmy Gambin
Lucy Blue
Julian Whitewright 
4 David Blackman
Kalliopi Baika
5  Maritime Cultural Landscape Dorit Sivan
Helen Farr
6  Shipwrecks Carlo Beltrame
Deborah Cvikel
7 Cemal Pulak
Guilia Boetto
8  New Technologies and Maritime Archaeology Jon Henderson
Dimitrios Skarlatos
9  Conservation and Archaeological Science Sturt Manning
Eleni Loizides
10  Maritime Archaeological Management Athena Trakadas
Nadine Panayot Haroun
11  Maritime Cyprus
Justin Leidwanger
Laina Swiny
 * Due to the limited number of the submitted abstracts the Sessions Seafaring, Navigation and Maritime Space and Maritime Transport Containers have been cancelled.