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									                           15TH BIENNIAL MOGOLLON
                          ARCHAEOLOGY CONFERENCE
                           OCTOBER 2 THROUGH OCTOBER 4, 2008

                                REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Western New Mexico University Museum will host the 14th Mogollon Archaeology Conference October
2 through October 4 in Silver City, New Mexico on the campus of Western New Mexico University.

HOW TO GET TO SILVER CITY: In order to get to Silver City you have to want to come here, and we
hope you do!
Driving: Directions can be obtained by going to http://www.silvercity.org/how_to_get_here.shtml. Who
knows what the gas prices will be come October, but be prepared to pay 20 to 30 cents more per gallon
for gas in Silver City at all of the stations (exceptions—after hours 3 to 4 cents off per gallon at the
Phillips 66 on Pinos Altos Rd/NM 15 just off US 180 or the Mirastar in the Wal-Mart parking lot, 3 cents
off with gas/gift card purchased in the Walmart. If you drive through Lordsburg, Las Cruces, or Deming
plan on filling up! Before leaving you can go to www.gasbuddy.com and search for the best gas
prices/locations along your route.

El Paso International Airport: one shuttle service is available to Silver City. Las Cruces Shuttle Service
can be contacted at 1-800-288-1784 or www.LasCrucesShuttle.com. We recommend that you call the
shuttle service for their schedule prior to making any flight arrangements. Note: they require 24-hour
advance registrations. Transportation to the Besse Merle Forward Global Resource Center (GRC) or the
WNMU Museum from the host hotel (Holiday Inn Express) will not be provided (see
http://www.correcaminostransit.com/ for service and fares, there is no bus stop of HIE but there is
demand service).

Albuquerque International Airport (Albuquerque Sunport): Plane service to Silver City from
Albuquerque is currently provided by Great Lakes Airlines (note: while airport service to/from Silver
City/Grant County is subsidized by the US Government the rising cost of jet fuel may affect air service).
Please call them at 1-800-554-5111 or http://www.greatlakesav.com/ for information and reservations.
Public transportation to and from the Grant County Airport is available with advance reservations (see
http://www.correcaminostransit.com/ or call 866-934-3866for more information).

Tucson International Airport: will have to arrange their own transportation to Silver City (see
http://www.correcaminostransit.com/ more information from Lordsburg to Silver City).

In-town Transportation: Silver City does have limited public transportation in the form of Corre
Caminos Transit http://www.correcaminostransit.com/. Silver City also has the following Automobile
Rental Services available: Enterprise Rent-a-Car 1-800-736-8222 or 1-575-534-0000; and Taylor Car
Rental 1-575-388-1800.

REGISTRATION: The draft conference schedule, registration, fees, and additional information will be
available by mid-summer 2008 at www.wnmu.edu/univ/museum.htm and sent via e-mail. Unfortunately,
registration cannot take place via email.

The registration fee for the conference is $50.00 if you pre-register prior to September 5, 2008. We
encourage you to pre-register and to indicate the various activities in which you wish to participate by
using the enclosed registration form. Your Mogollon Archaeology Conference packets can be picked up
at the Opening Reception/Registration on Thursday, October 2, 2008, between 4 pm and 6 pm. Late
registration (after September 5) or on-site registrations add $10.00.
You may also register during the opening reception on Thursday, October 2, or at the Global Resource
Center (GRC) on Friday, October 3 between 7:30 and 10:00 A.M. You must pre-register for the Friday
evening dinner at the Buckhorn to obtain the dinner entrée you require. A few tickets for the dinner will
be reserved on a first come first served basis for late registrants, but a specific entrée cannot be
guaranteed.

CONFERENCE HOTEL: The conference hotel and co-sponsor of the 15th Biennial Mogollon
Archaeology Conference is the Holiday Inn Express. Conference rate for single or double rooms is $79.95
plus tax per night, which includes a continental breakfast. Reservations must be made by September 18,
2008 through the Central Reservations Line at 1-800-HOLIDAY, or directly with the hotel at (575) 538-
2525. When making reservations please identify yourself as part of the Mogollon Archaeology
Conference in order to receive the group discounted rate. Employees of state or federal agencies are
eligible for the Government Rate in effect at the time of the reservation. Access the
www.hiexpress.com/silvercitynm website in order to view details about the hotel, including driving
directions. The Holiday Inn Express offers free wifi/internet access for its guests.

PAPERS: Those individuals interested in presenting papers are requested to submit a title and an
abstract by Friday, August 29, 2008. Please submit your name, address, contact information,
institutional affiliation, paper title, author(s), and an abstract not to exceed 100-words to the Conference
Program Chair/Organizer (BettisonC@wnmu.edu) via e-mail (please see Paper Title/Abstract
Information document). ALL papers will be limited to 15-minutes in length.

Papers or presentations are limited to Mogollon archaeology (including Jornada Mogollon and Northern
Chihuahua) with a cut-off date of A.D. 1400-1450. Due to time limitations, papers concerned with
Historic and Archaic groups are discouraged unless the paper pertains directly to the evolution of
Mogollon groups. Abstracts will be reviewed by a Conference Program Committee.

All four mini-symposia have been accepted by the Conference Program Committee. There are
approximately 24 slots for independent papers.

Papers on current research in the Mogollon area will be presented, Friday, October 3 and Saturday,
October 4, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Paper presentations will be held in the state of the art Besse
Forward Global Resource Center (GRC) auditorium on the WNMU campus. An LCD projector is
integrated into the GRC technology and will be available; however, the University does not maintain and
cannot guarantee that standard slide projects or overhead projectors will be available.

In order to facilitate easy transition between presenters using PowerPoint and to lessen delays to
the schedule caused by uploading presentations individually, all PowerPoint presentations must be
sent as an attachment to bettisonC@wnmu.edu no later than 4:30 pm MST, Tuesday, September 30.
Please use the first initial and the last name of the presenter for a file name, for example
“cbettisonpaper” and save files in Microsoft version 2003 only (Microsoft version 2007 or
Microsoft Vista files cannot be read by our systems). Please realize due to time and staffing
constraints we will be unable to process last minute requests to upload or connect computers
during the conference. Also, large files may need to be sent on a CD via snail mail (Microsoft
version 2003 only) and must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. MST, Tuesday, September 30. To
reduce file size it is suggested that embedded jpegs be no larger than 72dpi—acceptable for web
publication and PowerPoint viewing.

When e-mailing, please do not zip, cache, or archive your presentation or provide it in any form other
than Microsoft version 2003 PowerPoint! If you are using non-U.S. systems (such as Canadian, European
or Mexican systems) please be aware that there may/will be difficulty in loading and accessing your
presentation since there can be slight, but important, differences in Windows products from country to
country. Microsoft version 2007 PowerPoint or Microsoft Vista PowerPoint cannot be read on our
systems.
Please use the appropriate address depending on service selected when mailing. US Postal Service
address: Mogollon Archaeology Conference, c/o Western New Mexico University Museum, P.O. Box
680, Silver City, New Mexico 88062; FEDEX, UPS, DHL, etc.: Mogollon Archaeology Conference, c/o
Western New Mexico University Museum, 1000 W. College Avenue, Silver City, NM 88061. Note: The
USPS will return all mail with the street address!

PUBLICATION OF PAPERS: The papers from the 13th Mogollon Archaeology Conference will not be
published. We do not have access to a university press. If someone wishes to publish the conference
proceedings please contact the conference organizer at bettisonc@wnmu.edu.

PARKING: Parking for the Global Resource Center is available on 12th Street in a new parking lot
directly across from Martinez/Phelps Dodge Hall and in the Fine Arts Center Theatre lot, located to the
west of the building on F Street. Please pick up a visitor’s parking pass at the registration table if you
plan to use on-campus parking.

SPECIAL EVENTS:
Reception/Registration: Conference registrants are invited to an opening reception at Western New
Mexico University Museum on Thursday, October 2 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Registration materials
will be available for pickup at that time. Please mark the number in your party who will attend.

Friday Night Dinner Social!!! A dinner social, intended to be an opportunity for informal discussion
among attendees, is planned for Friday, October 3 at the Buckhorn Saloon & Opera House in nearby
Pinos Altos. Roundtrip bus transportation between the conference hotel and the Buckhorn is included in
the dinner cost.

A no-host cash bar starts at 6:00 p.m. in the Opera House. Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the cash bar
will remain open throughout dinner. There are two entrée options, a New York strip steak or salmon,
and dinner includes salad, entrée, baked potato, homemade fresh bread, dessert, and choice of ice tea,
coffee, or water, tax and tip. Including roundtrip transportation between the conference hotel and the
Buckhorn the cost of the dinner social is $36.00 per person. To ensure the desired entrée please check
your choice on the registration form and register early! Dinner tickets are limited!!

Buses (Corre Cantinas/Caminos) will begin to shuttle folks to the Buckhorn Saloon & Opera House at
6:00 p.m. from the Holiday Inn Express parking lot. More information will be available at registration.

Daily Conference Breaks: The majority of your registration fee will be used to provide great food and
plenty of coffee at morning and afternoon breaks.

TENTATIVE CONFERENCE SCHEDULE”
Thursday, September 30, 2004
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Opening Reception/Registration, main floor of Western New Mexico
                       University Museum

Friday, October 1, 2004
7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Registration at GRC Lobby
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Papers presentations at GRC auditorium
6:00p.m.                No-host cash bar, Buckhorn Saloon & Opera House
6:30 to 10:00 p.m.      Dinner Social, Buckhorn Saloon & Opera House

Saturday, October 2, 2004
7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Registration at GRC Lobby
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Paper presentation will continue in the GRC auditorium

  Questions?? Concerns?? Contact Cynthia Ann Bettison at (575) 538-6388 or bettisonC@wnmu.edu.
                          15TH MOGOLLON ARCHAEOLOGY CONFERENCE
                                 October 2 through October 4, 2008
                             Western New Mexico University and Museum
                                          Silver City, NM

                                          REGISTRATION FORM

Name:_________________________________________________________________________________________________
Address:______________________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Work Phone:_____________________________                    Fax:______________________________________
E-Mail:________________________________________________________________________________________________
Institutional Affiliation:_____________________________________________________________________________

                          EVENT                                  COST          NUMBER               TOTAL
                                                                  PER         ATTENDING              COST
                                                                PERSON
Registration*                                                     $50         _____________        __________
Opening Reception @WNMU Museum                                   FREE          _____________         FREE
Thursday, October 2
Dinner Social @ Buckhorn Saloon & Opera House                       $36       _____________      ___________
including transportation from Conference Hotel
Friday, October 3
Entrée Selection (please select one for each person
attending):

New York Strip Steak: ________
Salmon:                   ________
Steamed Vegetable Plate: _________
TOTAL AMOUNT DUE                                                                                  ___________

Please enclose with make check payable to: Western New Mexico University Museum. In the “memo”
section of your check please write: 15th Mogollon Archaeology Conference.

To pay with a credit card (MasterCard or Visa ONLY), please provide the information below or call
(575)538-6386 with information:

Account Number:__________________________________________            Expiration Date:_______
Card Type (please circle): VISA MASTERCARD
Name on Card:_________________________________________________________________
Signature of Cardholder:_______________________________________________________
Please return to:    135h Mogollon Archaeology Conference, ATTN: Cynthia Ann Bettison, Western
New Mexico University Museum, P. O. Box 680, Silver City, NM 88062

FAX credit card payments ONLY to: (575) 538-6385

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 5! LATE OR ON-SITE REGISTRATION ADD $10

     **NOTE: Payment must be received with registration and/or individual paper submission.
                         15TH MOGOLLON ARCHAEOLOGY CONFERENCE
                               September 30 through October 2, 2004
                                         Silver City, NM

                             PAPER ABSTRACT/TITLE INFORMATION

Please email the following information to Cynthia Ann Bettison (bettisonC@wnmu.edu), 15th
Biennial Mogollon Archaeology Conference Program Chair and Organizer no later than August 29,
2008.

Name
Address
Work/Day-time Contact Phone
Email
Institutional Affiliation
Paper Title
Author(s)
Abstract not to exceed 100 words

IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS:
In order to facilitate easy transition between presenters using PowerPoint and to lessen delays to the
schedule caused by uploading presentations individually, all PowerPoint presentations must be sent as
an attachment to bettisonC@wnmu.edu no later than 4:30 pm MST, Tuesday, September 30. Please use
the first initial and the last name of the presenter for a file name, for example “cbettisonpaper” and save
files in Microsoft version 2003 only (Microsoft version 2007 or Microsoft Vista files cannot be read by
our systems). Please realize due to time and staffing constraints we will be unable to process last minute
requests to upload or connect computers during the conference. Also, large files may need to be sent on a
CD via snail mail (Microsoft version 2003 only) and must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. MST,
Tuesday, September 30. When e-mailing, do not zip, cache, or archive your presentation!

Please contact the 15th Biennial Conference Program Chair and Organizer Cynthia Ann Bettison by phone
(575) 538-6386 or email bettisonC@ wnmu.edu if you do not receive email acknowledgement of your
submission within 48-hours.

An LCD projector is integrated into the GRC technology and will be available; however, the
University does not maintain and cannot guarantee that standard slide projects or overhead
projectors will be available.

								
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