Developing the AAAS Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting event lasts 5 days, but AAAS staff, the program committee, disciplinary sections, a local committee, and others work hard all year to put on the best event we can! Make sure you don’t miss a deadline—see what’s happening to develop the Annual Meeting all year round.

Major Milestones

  • 2017 Annual Meeting held in Boston
  • February 16–20, 2017
  • Advance Registration and housing opens
  • Early September 2017
  • Online program released
  • Early October 2017
  • Advance registration closes
  • Late January 2018
  • 2018 Annual Meeting held in Austin, TX
  • February 15–19, 2018

Scientific Sessions and Workshop Proposals and Program Notifications
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  • Submission website for
    scientific session proposals opens
  • January 31, 2017
  • Deadline for submitting scientific session proposals
  • April 20, 2017
  • Deadline for submitting Career
    Development Workshop proposals
  • April 27, 2017
  • Notification to organizers of scientific sessions proposal acceptance
  • July 7, 2017
  • Notification to coordinators of career workshop acceptance
  • July 18, 2017

Poster Session Abstracts and Program Notification

  • Deadline for poster submission
  • October 19, 2017
  • Notification of poster session acceptance
  • Early November 2017
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ONLINE PROGRAM

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