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About the Annual Meeting

Join us for AAA’s Annual Meeting in Minneapolis on Nov. 16–20, and discover a world of opportunity. In addition to the more than 750 sensational sessions, you’ll build lasting networks with industry colleagues, uncover new career opportunities, and explore the latest research across the discipline — all while addressing today’s most pressing issues.

Connect with potential employers, pick the brain of a new mentor over coffee, and find potential opportunities at the graduate school fair. 

Get to know the Section Program Chairs, learn about future meetings and find answers to frequently asked questions

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Attend the Annual Meeting

Meeting Location

Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 S. 2nd Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Hilton Minneapolis
1001 S. Marquette Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Registration Rates



International Attendees


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115th Annual Meeting Program
Exhibitors and Sponsors

The 115th AAA Annual Meeting is the premier event for 6,500+ anthropologists—both academic and practicing, providing you with a unique opportunity to network, showcase products/services, and meet potential new clients.

Please click here to view the 2016 AAA Annual Meeting Exhibits floor plan.

2016 Exhibitor and Sponsor Prospectus now available.




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Accessibility Resources

We are 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. 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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*Download a virtual badge to let everyone know you are attending, presenting or exhibiting at the Annual Meeting! *

The 115th AAA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis is almost here! Now is the time to preview your badge to make any edits to your preferred name or affiliation.

Please use the instructions at the link below to review your badge for accuracy and make any necessary changes before November 4th.

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