AGENDA

March,1999

TUESDAY 2

Morning: Manufacturing Techniques John Clark, moderator

Room: Main Conference Room, Bureau Economic Geology

9:00 Michael Collins
Introduction of Keynote Speaker
9:05 George Odell
Keynote Address
9:30 Michael Collins
Meeting Overview
9:40 Gene Titmus
An Analysis of the Folsom Preform
10:00 Bob Patten
Fluting by Rocker Punch
10:20 Coffee Break
10:45 Phil Geib and Stanley Ahler
Considerations in Folsom Fluting and Evaluation of Hand Held Indirect Percussion
11:10 Phil Wilke
Experiments with Small, Simple, Highly Portable Holding Devices for Fluting Folsom Points:
11:35 Leland Bement
Folsom Post-Production Point Technology
12:00 Lunch

Afternoon: Knapping Demonstrations (Emphasis on Preforming)
1:00-5:00 Field across from TARL
Bruce BradleyBob Patten
Phil GeibKenneth Rozen
Glen GoodeJeb Taylor
Eugene GrybaGene Titmus
Toby MorrowOthers
5:00 Supper

Evening: Presentations of Collections
6:30-8:30 Room: 100 TARL

WEDNESDAY 3

Morning: Replication Experiments Michael Collins, moderator

Room: Main Conference Room, Bureau Economic Geology

8:00 Eugene Gryba
The Case for use of Heat Treated Lithics in the Production of Fluted Points by Folsom Knappers
8:25 Matthew Root
Heat-Treatment of Knife River Flint Folsom Point Production
8:50 Andrew Pelcin
Controlled Experiments in the Production of Flake Attributes (Read by Tony Baker)
9:15 Tony Baker
Application of Finite Element Analysis to the Understanding of Flake Formation
9:40 Coffee Break
10:00 Kenneth Rozen
Pressure Fluting Folsom: A Critical Assessment of Experimental Results in Comparison to Certain Archaeological Data
10:25 Don Wyckoff
Modeling Folsom Point Manufacture: What about the individual Approach?
10:50 Tony Baker
Application of FEA Knowledge to Understanding of Folsom Fluting Patterns
11:15 Stanley Ahler and Phil Geib
The role of Fluting in Folsom Point Design and Culture
11:40 Bob Patten and Jeb Taylor
Criteria for Evaluating Folsom Points
12:00 Lunch

Afternoon: Knapping Demonstrations (Emphasis on Fluting)
1:00-5:00 Field across from TARL
5:00 Supper

Evening: Presentations of Collections
6:30-8:30 Room: 100 TARL

THURSDAY 4

Morning: Regional Studies John Clark, moderator

Room: Main Conference Room, Bureau Economic Geology

8:00 Phil LeTourneau and Tony Baker
Folsom Use of Obsidian in the Southwest
8:25 Glenn Goode
Chipped Stone Resources of Central Texas
8:50 George Frison
Folsom Evidence in the Green River Basin, Wyoming: The Krmpotich Site
9:15 Marcel Kornfeld
Folsom Technology in Middle Park of Colorado and its Implications of Subsistence
9:40 Coffee Break
10:00 Joel Janetski
Alibates Movement within Paleoindian Times
10:25 Juliet Morrow
Exploring the Clovis-Folsom-Gainey Continuum
10:50 Michael Collins
Origins of Folsom Lithic Technology
12:00 Lunch

Afternoon: Knapping Demonstrations (Emphasis on Final Flaking)
1:00-5:00 Field across from TARL
5:00 Supper

Evening: Presentations of Collections
6:30-8:30 Room: 100 TARL

FRIDAY 5

Morning: General Discussion

Room: Main Conference Room, Bureau Economic Geology

8:00 Design of Replication Experiments. John Clark, Moderator
9:00 Technique of Folsom Point Manufacture. Michael Collins, Moderator
10:00 Coffee Break
10:30 Folsom Subsistence Patterns. John Clark, Moderator
11:30 Open Discussion. Michael Collins, Moderator
12:00 Lunch

Afternoon: Final Knapping Session (Emphasis on Special Problems)
1:00-5:00 Michael Collin's driveway
Evening:
5:00 Glenn Goode's BBQ at Michael Collin's house.

SATURDAY 6

Morning and early Afternoon

Field Trip to a local Paleoindian Site

Collections Presented in Evening Sessions

Big Black SiteMissouri River Valley, ND
Bobtail WolfNew Hampshire
Cooper Site AssemblageNew Mexico Folsom
El Paso CollectionNorth Dakota Collection
Fenn CacheOklahoma Folsom
Green River BasinRio Rancho
Middle Park ColoradoOthers


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