Sixth International Conference on Late Roman Coarse Wares, Cooking Wares and Amphorae in the Mediterranean: Archaeology and Archaeometry

Land and sea: pottery routes

(Agrigento, 24th-28th May 2017)

Second Circular

Dear Colleagues

We would like to thank you for the interest you showed in the LRCW6 conference reflected in the amount and the variability of your contributions covering a broad range of topics in the Eastern and Western Mediterranean. Hereby you will some practical information.

We are looking forward to seeing all you in Agrigento,
The Organizing Committee
Valentina Caminneci, Maria Concetta Parello, Maria Serena Rizzo


Papers.Oral presentations should not exceed 15 minutes. The program of the Conference is already very tight and there will be no deviations. Participants are encouraged to deliver their presentations using PowerPoint. Not English speaking participants are encouraged to use English on their PowerPoint slides. The speakers are kindly requested to submit an electronic copy of their ppt presentation to the conference secretariat during the registration.

Posters. Poster dimensions should not exceed 100 (tall) x 70 cm (wide).

Publication. Papers and posters will be published in the volume of the LRCW6 conference (Archaeopress. Academic Archaeology Publishers). The deadline for the submission of manuscripts is the 31th December 2017. The manuscripts will be reviewed by referees.

Practical information

The conference sessions will take place in the Conference Hall of the Hotel della Valle, via U. La Malfa, Agrigento.
Every day we’ll have lunch at Casa Sanfilippo.
Please inform us as soon as possible if you are vegan or vegetarian, or if you have a gluten intolerance, or other food allergies.
On 25th May the poster session and the pottery display will take place at Casa Barbadoro, in the Valley of the Temples.
On 26th May we’ll have Gala Dinner at Villa Aurea in the Valley of the Temples.
Every day 3 Conference Bus are at your disposal for all the transfers (Coming from Hotels, Conference Hall, Lunch, Gala Dinner, Visit to the Valley of the Temples, Poster Session, Pottery display and return to the Hotels)..
Please, follow these instructions to reach the Conference Hall by the Conference bus. Please look at the map, the time and the stops.
1) If you are staying in a Hotel in the town:
You can take the Conference bus

  • At Train Station Square, 8.00 a.m.
    2) If you are staying in a Hotel at San Leone, near the seaside
    You can take the Conference bus

  • At Le Dune, 7:45 a.m.
  • At Piazzale Aster, 8.00 a.m.
  • At Dioscuri Hotel at 8:10 a.m.
    3) If you are staying in a Hotel at Villaggio Mosé
    You can take the Conference bus

  • At the Kore Hotel, 7:45 a.m..
  • At the Akrabello hotel, 7:55 a.m..
  • At Santa Rosa Church, 8:10 a.m..

    Every day, after the Sessions or the activities planned in the Conference program,  you can take the same Conference Bus to return to your Hotel, following the same stops.