1st Day: 8th June

09:30 – 09:45 WELCOME
09:45 – 10:30 -F.Djindjian:                                                         Inaugural Conference

ISSUE: Beyond archaeological spatial datasets

10:30 – 10:45 Ian Johnson: No Space without Time / Every Event has a Footprint.
10:45 – 11:00 Pilar Diarte & María Sebastián: Landscape and Human Structure in the midle Ebro basin.
11:00 – 11:15 Joan Negre & Rocío Gómez: Beyond Prediction: Artificial Neural Networks and Multiscalar Approaches applied to the study of historical dynamics.
12:00 – 12:15 Fabian Bognanni, Emanuel Montanari, Facundo Gómez & Carlos Landa: Spatial analysis at La Verde battlefield (1874, Buenos Aires province, Argentina).
12:15 – 12:30 Enrico R. Crema: The importance of being local: ecological fallacy and unit issues in archaeological spatial analysis.
12:30 – 12:45 Gary Nobles: The use of grid excavation techniques: A new methodological approach applied to old data.
12:45 – 13:00 Katia F. Achino, Micaela Angle & Juan Anton Barcelò: The pile dwelling of Villaggio delle macine: an analysis of the spatial differentiation of social activities.
13:00 – 13:15 Bernardo Rondelli, Carla Lancelotti, Alessandra Pecci, Fernada Inserra, Andrea L. Balbo, Javier Ruiz,  Charusmitha Gadekar, Marco Madella, Ajithprasad P. & Miguel A. Cau: Spatial uncertainty in archaeological interpretation: an ethnoarchaeological experiment.
13:15 – 13:30 Michal Birkenfeld & Nigel Goring: Stratigraphy and spatial analysis at pre-pottery neolithic b Kfar HaHoresh, Israel. Using GIS applications in Inter-site analyses.
13:30 – 16:00 LUNCH BREAK

ISSUE: The use of space from an evolutionary perspective

16:00 – 16:15 Olaf Jöris, Monika Brasser, Frank Gelhausen, Sonja Grimm, Daniela Holst, Lutz Kindler, Frank Moseler,
Martin Street, Elaine Turner, and Sabine Gaudzinski-Windheuser:
The Revolution of Hominin Spatial Behaviour: Spatial Analyses of Palaeolithic/Mesolithic Sites in Diachronic Perspective.
16:15 – 16:30 Penny Spikins, Alison Heppenstall, Andrew Needham and Andy Evans: Early modern human dispersals out of Africa: Testing mechanisms using agent based modelling.
16:30 – 16:45 Aleix Eixea, Valentín Villaverde, João Zilhão, Alfred Sanchis, Juan Vicente Morales & Cristina Real: Using spaces in Abrigo de la Quebrada (Chelva, Valencia). Variations in the Middle Palaeolithic levels IV and VIII.
16:45 – 17:00 Amèlia Bargalló, María Gema Chacón & Bruno Gómez: The role of the limestone in the Middle Palaeolithic technological behaviours through the refitting and the spatial patterning analysis: the level O of the Abric Romaní site (Capellades, Barcelona, Spain).
17:00 – 17:15 Solene Caux: Aurignacian Landscape Use and Technological Organisation: an example based on the management of ‘grain de mil’ flint.
17:15 – 17:30 COFFEE BREAK
17:30 – 17:45 María Sebastián, Rafael Domingo & Lourdes Montes: The Arba de Biel area: a landscape use from 15000 to 4000 calBP.
17:45 – 18:00 Michal Birkenfeld: A Question of Territory: Pre-Pottery Neolithic Settlement Systems in the Lower Galilee, Israel.
18:00 – 18:15 Rodrigo Villalobos, Germán Delibes de Castro, Miguel Ángel Moreno & Javier Basconcillos: The megalithic “golden crescent”. An approach to one space in Northern Burgos which hosted the adoption and evolution of megalithism.
18:15 – 18:30 Ángel D. Bastos; Daniel J. Martín; María del Mar Castro & Lázaro G. Lagóstena: Rethinking the boundaries of Baetica: a historiographic critic from space display.
18:30 – 18:45 Nicolas Antunes, William Banks & Francesco D’Errico: Evaluating Viking eco-cultural niche variability between the Medieval Climate Optimum and the Little Ice Age.
18:45 – 19:00 DISCUSSION

2nd Day: 9th June

ISSUE: People beyond the numbers: the anthropological implications of spatial analyses

09:30 – 09:45 Javier Ordoño: From place to surface: exploring palaeolithic spatial behavior through Archaeology.
09:45 – 10:00 Jorge Martínez‐Moreno, Rafael Mora & Xavier Roda: The micro-spatial dimension of the human behaviour: How reliable is the toss/drop model to analyze spatial pattern organization?.
10:00 – 10:15 Irene Ortiz, Javier Baena & María Gema Chacón: GIS spatial distribution analysis in raw material quarrying sites: the example of El Cañaveral (Madrid, Spain).
10:15 – 10:30 Mae Goder, Erella Hovers & Rivka Rabinovich: A GIS approach to Neanderthal spatial behavior: a case study from Amud cave.
10:30 – 10:45 Ravid Ekshtain, Ilan Sharon, Yonaton Goldsmith & Michal Birkenfeld: Marking old territories: Using ArcGIS models for raw material survey areas in the Levantine Middle Palaeolithic. A case study from Qafzeh cave, Israel.
11:30 – 11:45 Enrique Cerrillo, José Ángel Martínez, Raquel Liceras, Enrique Cerrillo Martín de Cáceres: How efficiently did they walk? An essay on the characterisation of traditional routes by Least Cost Path analysis and non-linear variables.
11:45 – 12:00 Youssef Bobkot, Marisa Ruiz-Gálvez, Mercedes Farjas, Eduardo Galán, Hipólito Collado, Paloma de la Peña, Jorge de Torres, Blanca Ruiz, Pablo de la Presa, Antonio Rubinos, José María Señorán & Carlos Nieto: Traditional wisdom and landscape management. A Longue durée history of human exploitation of a critiral resource. A case study of the Oukaimeden valley (High Atlas, Morocco).
12:00 – 12:15 Kristen Patricia Mann: Social living: adressing spatial variability in households at Early Iron Age Zagora on Andros, Greece.
12:15 – 12:30 Jesús Bermejo Tirado: Biopolitical Archaeology of Roman domestic spaces: a syntactical approach.
12:30 – 12:45 Sandra López Varela: Predictive Modeling in Heritage Management and Land-use Plans in Mexico.
12:45 – 13:30 DISCUSSION
13:30 – 15:30 LUNCH BREAK
15:30 – 17:00 ROUND TABLE


Elisabet López: Volumetric study of megalithic tombs of the Eastern Pyrenees.
Paula Ortega: Visibility, a new point of view to the study of Paleolithic Art. A preliminary study.
Vicente Bayarri & Elena Castillo: Geometric characterization and Analysis of complex elements through the integration of different geomatics techniques. Application to caves.
Alejandro Garcia & Miguel A. Fano: Palaeolithic sites beyond the archaeological deposits.
Lourdes Montes, Rafael Domingo, Manuel Bea, Julia Justes, Leyre Alconchel & Pilar Sánchez: Prehistory and Middle Age. Shepherds and burials in the Upper Vero Basin (Sobrarbe, Huesca).
Jesús García & Armando Ezquerro: New techniques for artefact survey: GIS- GPS methodology to study Roman intra- site contexts.
O. Vicente, A. Gómez, C. Barcía, M. Molist: Study of the spatial variability of Caserna de Sant Pau del Camp (Barcelona): old excavations, new approaches.
Lucyna Domańska, Sweryn Rzepecki, Monika Michałowicz: Wilkostowo 23/24 – the settlement of the TRB culture in central Poland.
Alfredo Maximiano & Alfredo Prieto:  Recognition Pre-Historical Canoeists Passages in Fuego–Patagonia Region.