On Saturday, January 12, 2019, Richard Redding, associate research scientist at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, delivered the keynote speech at the Joint Conference on the Bioarchaeology of Ancient Egypt & the International Symposium on Animals in Ancient Egypt, held in Cairo, Egypt. Dr. Redding's talk, entitled "What I Have Learned Over 50 Years — Assumptions Bad: Interactions Good," was delivered in Ewart Hall at the American University in Cairo.