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The Seventh World Archaeological Congress was held at the Dead Sea, Jordan, in January, 2013. It was attended by around 900 scholars. Congress Patron: HRH King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein. Congress President: HRH Prince El Hassan Bin Talal. Academic Secretary: Talal Akasheh. International Academic Secretary: Claire Smith.
The World Archaeological Congress (WAC) is the only representative world-wide body of practicing archaeologists; it supports open dialog with all people genuinely concerned about the past. WAC holds an international congress every four years to promote the exchange of the results of archaeological research; professional training and public education for disadvantaged nations, groups and communities; the empowerment and betterment of Indigenous groups and First Nations peoples; and the conservation of archaeological sites. WAC congresses have been held in England, Venezuela, India, South Africa, the USA, Ireland, Jordan and Japan.