Paleoanthropology Society 2020 Meeting Los Angeles CA - Final Announcement

The annual Paleoanthropology Society meeting will be held in Los Angeles on Tuesday and Wednesday April 14 and 15 in conjunction with the American Association of Physical Anthropologists.. The conference hotel is the JW Marriott Los Angeles LA Live (900 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90015). Additional useful hotel information can be obtained from the AAPA web site

On Tuesday the oral presentations will be held in Diamond 6-7 and the poster session will be held in the Platinum Ballroom. On Wednesday the oral presentations will be in Diamond 6-7. Registration will be held on Tuesday AM in the Diamond Foyer. The Program is on the Meetings page or at".

Presentation Information
Oral presentations will be strictly limited to 15 minutes, and a power point projector and computer will be provided. Participants should arrive before the start of their session to load their presentations.
The poster session will begin at approximately 3:30 in the Platinum Ballroom on Tuesday, and presenters should set up their material on Tuesday before that time. Spaces may be selected by the participants and will not be assigned.  Mounting supplies are not provided and presenters should bring their own pushpins or double-sided tape. Electricity will not be available. In conformance with AAPA arrangements the maximum poster size is 3 feet 10 inches wide by 4 feet tall.  Once again, the Society wishes to have pdf copies of all posters after the meeting to place on our website (they will be cross-linked to the NESPOS website).

Both the program and poster and oral presentation abstracts will be available on the Society web site:

Conference Registration and Membership

The registration fee is $40 and annual membership in the Society is $20. Both are payable in three ways (We would be grateful if individuals would use options 1 and 2 to the maximum extent possible):

  1. Electronically via Paypal. It allows the establishment of new accounts. Please follow this link. We very strongly request you to use this option.
  2. By check, payable in US dollars to "Paleoanthropology Society." Send to: John Yellen 810 E Street SE Washington DC 20003
  3. By check or US dollars at registration.

Recall that access to our electronic journal PaleoAnthropology is free to all, paid member or not, but your membership fees defray the cost of publishing the journal, as well as travel by students and international colleagues and other expenses, and they are much appreciated. Please check the Society web site for new and updated information on many topics.

You may contact the Society directly by email at

The Member Directory of our web site permits you to check and update your name and address (please advise the Secretary on the site if you find duplicate listings for yourself) and also determine if you have already paid your Society dues and meeting registration for a given year; note that our dues year begins on August 1.

Eric Delson, Paleoanthropology Society Secretary