Advances in UAE Archaeology Conference 2022


The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi cordially invites you to the  2022 edition of the Archaeology Conference, under the theme “Advances in UAE Archaeology”.
During the conference, you will get the chance to hear about recent research and results of excavations in the United Arab Emirates as well as about the preservation of heritage. The conference will also touch upon the role of museums in reinforcing heritage and promoting the United Arab Emirates history to the world.

For details of the Conference Programme click here

Dates: December 12-13, 2022
Time: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: Hilton Abu Dhabi, Yas Island.

Together with the Zayed National Museum, the Historic Environment Department at the Department of Culture and Tourism organised “The Archaeology Conference 2022”, under the theme “Advances in UAE Archaeology”. The event saw leading Emirati, regional and international experts present their research and discuss the latest discoveries and preservation work, shedding light on the heritage of the UAE and the region across historical eras.

click here for a short video of the highlights (via the DCT LinkedIn website). You can also watch all the presentations given at the conference via the DCT Abu Dhabi Culture YouTube channel:

Day 1 – The Archaeology Conference – Monday 12 December 2022

Day 2 – The Archaeology Conference – Tuesday 13 December 2022