XIV | 2020

Open software, hardware, processes, data and formats in archaeological research


ArcheoFOSS 2020

Latest news

[15/10/2020] ArcheoFOSS 2020 is on air!

To follow the conference works:

Ask your questions on directly on YouTube and Facebook or join our public Telegram group (

For small talk and coffe break, we coud meet in the virtual bar, at It is always open!

To partecipate to the final Round Table ArcheoFOSS. An insight into the future join us at ( provided by Sapienza)

[14/10/2020] It is now available an open Telegram group that can be used during the conference days. You can inscribe to the group by following the link: Please use the group to notify broardcast issues or to ask questions to the conference presenters.

[02/10/2020] This morning have been closed the subscriptions to the workshops. Thank you all for the very large partecipation. We will give your contacts to each workshop organizator, and vice-versa. Wokshop organizers and Archeofoss organizing commitee ( remain fully available for any question or doubt. We will get back to you very soon!


Available the URLs of the broadcast of the conference! Each day has two separate URLs, one for the morning and one for the afternoon. Each workshop has its own URL as well. Please find, save and share the URLs in the main programme page.


Published the definitive schedule of the workshops, available both at the main programme page and at the workshops’ dedicated page.

Remember that workshops can be booked on Eventbrite, since tge number of the available seets is limited. Hurry up!


We are very proud to announce that the conference programme of ArcheoFOSS 2020 is now available.

The Book of Abstracts is already and freely available in Zenodo DOI.

The list of the available workshops is available Don’t forget to sign up to get your seat!


Since the midnight of July 12, 2020 the call for papers and posters has been closed.

We have received 41 proposals for papers and 7 proposals for workshops. Thank you for the large and highly qualified participation.

The reviewing process has already begun and the Organising Commitee together with the Scentific Committee are on work on the submitted abstracts. We are very proud to announce that the next edition od ArcheoFOSS will be of a great scientific interest, with an impressive variety of themes, case-studies and methodological and theoretical consideration.

We are looking forward to share with the ArcheoFOSS community the definitive conference programme!


Updated on 01/09/2020: Extension of the deadline of Demo presentations

Map of the conference participants

Workshops and Demos are comming soon

Follow this link for the full conference programme

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