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Melissa Harris Perry at AAA 2016
Melissa Harris Perry at AAA 2016

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About the Annual Meeting

The 2017 Annual Meeting will focus on why Anthropology Matters! With more than 750 sensational sessions, the Annual Meeting will surely provide unique opportunities to connect, collaborate, and contribute to the advancement of anthropology. 

Anthropology Matters!, the theme for the 116th AAA Annual Meeting, is a call across the field to unite in our diversity, to embrace difficulty, be vibrant messmates, and promote the relevance of what anthropology is and does. Anthropology is best at describing the past, exploring the present, predicting the future, and navigating the processes of being and becoming human.

Registration Rates
2017 Meeting Logistics

Meeting Details and Logistics:
Wednesday, November 29 - Sunday, December 3
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Washington, DC

The deadline for making room reservations at the special AAA rate is Wednesday, November 8. 

  • Registration for Camp AAA, our on-site childcare program is now available. To assure that your child has a place, please pre-register by November 15, 2017. You can find the details and register here

  • Visa information for international attendees can be found here.

Reserve Rooms
Annual Meeting Program Information

The 2017 Annual Meeting Personal Scheduler is now available! Login to view abstracts and start planning your meeting itinerary. 

Don't forget to check out the 2017 Executive Sessions and learn more about our keynote speakers Paul Farmer and Jim Kim!

Want to enhance your Annual Meeting experience? Add a workshop to your conference schedule!

Looking for programs and resources from past AAA Annual Meetings? Find them here

2017 Program
Exhibitors and Sponsors

This is the premier event for 6,500 anthropologists from all sectors, providing a unique opportunity for exhibitors and sponsors to network, showcase products / services, and meet potential clients. Make your plans to directly reach key decision-makers and influencers in anthropology from 2,300 organizations across the US and around the world. 

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Accessibility

AAA is committed to ensuring that our Annual Meeting is inclusive and accessible for all attendees and that we meet and exceed all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). AAA will make arrangements for sign-language interpreters, sighted guides, and other disability-related access needs and services for meeting registrants.

 

 

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