Constitution of Computer Applications in Archaeology – German
title of the organisation is “Computer
Quantitative Methods in Archaeology –
a) to bring together archaeologists, mathematicians and computer scientists;
b) to encourage communication between these disciplines;
c) to give a survey of present work in the field;
d) to stimulate discussion and future progress.
of CAA-D shall be open
to anyone without payment. Membership of CAA-D does not include a free
membership of the international CAA (http://www.caaconference.org).
Members who want to attend the annual conference of the international
to become members of that organisation according to the constitution
Members are entitled to the following:
a) keeping their name and address on the mailing list held by the speakers of the CAA Germany,
b) receiving a copy of all mailings,
c) voting at the general meetings.
ii) The speakers will be elected biennially at the CAA-D meeting.
iii) One of the speakers of CAA-D will be designated, by the speakers, as the representative of the national chapter to CAA international (ex-officio member of the steering committee of the international CAA; http://www.caaconference.org/caa_constitution.htm [article 4.iv]).
i) To ensure, to the best of their ability, that an annual national conference does take place. This conference can be part of an existing conference like the German Archaeological Congresses (Verbandstagungen der Deutschen Altertumsverbände), the annual conference of the German Classification Society (GfKl) or the annual international CAA conference.
ii) To arrange the publication of selected papers given at these conferences.
ii) Normally the Biennial General Meeting (BGM) shall be held at the annual conference. Attendance at the BGM shall be open to all CAA-D members, whether or not they are attending the conference.
iii) The election of speakers shall take place at the BGM, normally by show of hands. All nominations must be submitted to the present speakers at least 10 days beforehand and the willingness of the candidate to stand must be demonstrated.
iv) If it is not possible to hold the BGM during the annual conference, then the speakers shall call an BGM as quickly as is compatible with the required period of notice to members.