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Cancellation of 2020 NYSAA Conference & NYAC Annual Meeting

The NYSAA conference is canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have already registered you will be refunded. If you have made a reservation at the Crowne Plaza hotel you must call and cancel. Please see the see below for further details.

The Incorporated Orange County Chapter of NYSAA has made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel this year’s annual NYSAA conference. Our local area in the Hudson Valley is experiencing a growing number of COVID-19 cases, and the health and safety of our members and guests is our number 1 priority. While we are very disheartened by these circumstances, we are glad to report that the 104th NYSAA meeting will now take place next year on April 23-25, 2021 at the Crowne Plaza Suffern-Mahwah. Registration information for next year will be available at a later date.

Information regarding this cancellation:

  1. Registrants who have made hotel reservations, please contact the Crowne Plaza Suffern-Mahwah hotel directly to cancel your reservation.
  2. Registrants who have submitted their registrations with checks will be receiving either their undeposited checks back via mail, or a refund check from the IOCCNYSAA for those checks that have been deposited.

  3. For those that have submitted abstracts and poster proposals, we hope you will consider presenting next year. Please let IOCCNYSAA know if you would like to have your abstract kept on file for next year’s Call for Papers.

We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the NYSAA executive board, NYAC, and our NYSAA membership for the guidance, support and understanding you have shown through this process. We wish all the best of health during this time and hope to see EVERYONE in a healthier and safer 2021.

Sincerely, Stephanie Benson

President, Incorporated Orange County Chapter NYSAA

Cancellation of 2020 NYSAA Conference (87.0 KiB)

NYAC Annual Meeting

The Board of the New York Archaeological Council has also decided to cancel the Spring NYAC meeting scheduled for April 24.  The NYAC Board is considering alternatives for dealing with some of the Spring Meeting’s agenda items.  Stay tuned for further announcements.

Tim Lloyd, Ph.D.
Scientist – Archaeology
Division for Historic Preservation

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