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Join Us in Vancouver

Join AAA, the Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA), and thousands of your friends and colleagues at the Vancouver Convention Center November 20-24, 2019 to build lasting connections, uncover new career and mentoring opportunities, and explore the latest research. 

Meeting Details and Logistics:

AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 20 - Sunday, November 24
Vancouver Convention Center
Vancouver, BC, CAN
>> Hotel information will be available Summer 2019.

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Call for Special Events

The AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting Call for Papers submission portal is open for Special Event requests.

The submission portal is open for the following submission types and special event formats:

  • Board Meetings,
  • Business Meetings,
  • Committee/Organizing Meetings, and
  • Receptions.

>> Learn more about our special event types and requirements; and view key 2019 AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting CFP dates and submitter notification timelines.


  • Submission deadline: May 15 (3 p.m. ET)
  • Eligibility:  All individuals wishing to participate on the Annual Meeting program and submit proposals must be:
    • Annual Meeting registrants AND
    • members of AAA or CASCA.


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Annual Meeting Theme


We are thrilled to announce the theme of the joint AAA/CASCA 2019 Meeting to be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Changing Climates: Struggle, Collaboration, and Justice / Changer d’air: Lutte, collaboration et justice. This theme was developed through a collaborative effort by the Executive Program Committee, which includes members of both CASCA and the AAA.


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AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting Collaboration Zone

Are you looking for someone to join your panel or are you looking for a panel to join at the 2019 AAA/CASCA Annual Meeting? Complete our online collaboration form to be placed on our panel match-up list or peruse requests from those seeking participation. Once you find your collaborators and get your session together, enter the submission portal to submit your proposed session for Annual Meeting peer review and consideration.

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Accessibility Resources

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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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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