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The High Plains Society
Applied Anthropology

2019 HPSfAA Annual Spring Conference

  • Wednesday, April 10, 2019
  • 5:00 PM (MDT)
  • Saturday, April 13, 2019
  • 11:59 PM (MDT)
  • Tivoli Station, Auraria Campus, 900 Auraria Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204, USA


  • Registration fee for current HPSfAA individual who working or teaching in the Academic Sector (non-student) members.

    To join or renew, please use our online payment system.
  • Registration fee for non-members working in the Private/Government/Nonprofit Sector (excludes current students).

    To join or renew, please use our online payment system.
  • Discounted registration for current student members of HPSfAA. To join or renew as a student member, please use our online member registration system.
  • Special rate for current dual members. To join or renew your membership, please use our online payment system before registering for the conference.
  • Provides one full day access to conference. Can only be purchased for one day. If planning to attend more than one day, please purchase full conference registration to support our mission and take advantage of the benefits that come along with full registration.
  • Open to our members only. 65+ years only. Must show proof of ID at conference when registering.
  • Open to non-members only. 65+ years only. Must show proof of ID at conference when registering.
  • Open to volunteers aiding the HPSfAA Spring Conference 2019. Please contact us before registering to express our interest in volunteering and to receive code needed to access this registration type. HPSfAA@gmail.com.


The High Plains Society 

for Applied Anthropology

In collaboration with

The Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges (SACC)

are holding a joint conference

on April 10 – 13, 2019

Tivoli Center, Auraria Campus, Denver, Colorado 

Call for Papers!

“Diversity and Inclusion in Anthropology”

Building Bridges to Collaborative

and Interdisciplinary Approaches

Deadline for Abstracts: March 15, 2019

Hosted by the Metropolitan State University of Denver

Your proposal must include the following:

Personal Information: Name and contact information

Title and Abstract:

Please provide a title and a brief description of your proposed presentation. There is no required length for your abstract; simply provide the information as you deem appropriate.

Presentation Type:

Please indicate if you are interested in a standard 20-45 minute presentation or if you are interested in a longer time slot. If longer, please indicate how long. Also, note that, if desired, you have additional options. We will be happy to work with you on alternative or even unconventional approaches to presenting your material. For example, you may propose a panel, roundtable discussion, a debate, a workshop, an activity of some sort, a session featuring film or music, or a performance.


If you would like to provide any additional information or comments on your presentation aside from the abstract, please do so.


Send all proposals to Josef Garrett, President, HPSfAA

Email: garret@msudenver.edu

Student Travel Scholarship Award

HPSfAA offers the Gottfried and Martha Lang Student Award to assist current students cover the cost of travel to the Spring Conference. If you are interested in applying for the award, please complete this form and email to Josef Garrett. Preference will be given to students apply to present at the Spring Conference. 

Thank you!

Conference Schedule

April 10, 2019:   Welcoming Event 

April 11, 2019:   Presentations      

April 12, 2019:   Presentations      

April 13, 2019:   Breakout Sessions

Suggested Lodging Options

Springhill Suites, 1190 Auraria Parkway, Downtown Denver

The Curtis Hotel, 1405 Curtis St, Downtown Denver

The Oxford Hotel, 1600 17th Ave, Downtown Denver

The Crawford Hotel, 1701 Wynkoop St, Downtown Denver

For attendees looking for cozier options, consider Airbnb.

Which has over 100+ rentals located in the adjacent La Alma-Lincoln Park Neighborhood, just South of Auraria Campus. Where the conference will be centered and is conveniently located next to the RTD's Light Rail system and to Downtown Denver, Capital Hill, and Baker

Full Conference Registrants will receive a complimentary HPSfAA Canvas Bag and Notebook. Additional canvas bags, notebooks, and 2019 Poster will also be available for purchase. 

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