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2014 Annual Meeting Submission Information
Executive Session Proposal Submissions will begin on January 15, 2014. All other submissions maybe submitted beginning on February 16, 2014.
Requirements for individuals and organizers for the 2014 Annual Meeting are found in chronological order, below. Please review in advance of beginning your submission to ensure you have all the necessary information for your proposal. Please be mindful of important submission deadlines.

Requirements for Executive Session Submissions
Panel Submissions – Due February 15, 2014
Submissions consist of two sets of information.
Organizers are responsible for submitting the first set: the session abstract (of no more than 500words), keywords, length of session, anticipated attendance, presenter names and roles.Organizers' membership must be current unless eligible for a membership exemption (anthropologists living outside of the US/Canada or non-anthropologists) and have registered for the 2014 Annual Meeting. Organizers must submit this information by Noon EDT on February 15, 2014.
Presenters are responsible for submitting the second set: their own individual abstracts (of no more than 250 words), paper title and keywords.Organizers are NOT able to upload individual abstracts on behalf of presenters on the panel. Presenters must be current members unless eligible for a membership exemption(anthropologists living outside of the US/Canada or non-anthropologists) and have paid registration for the 2014 Annual Meeting in order to upload abstract information.Presenters must submit this information by 5:00pm EDT Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Discussants and Chairs must be registered by the April 15, 2014 final deadline in order to appear on the 2014 Annual Meeting Program.
Roundtable Submissions –Due February 15, 2014
Organizers are responsible for submitting the session abstract (of no more than 500 words), keywords, length of session,anticipated attendance, and presenter names.Organizers' membership must be current and must be registered for the 2014 Annual Meeting.
N.B.: Roundtable presenters do NOT submit individual abstracts.
Roundtable presenters, and chairs must have a current membership or membership exemption (available only to anthropologists living outside the US/Canada or non-anthropologists) and must pay registration for the 2014 Annual Meeting by the final deadline of April 15,2014 in order to appear on the program.

Requirements for Section Invited and Volunteered Submissions
Panel & Poster Submissions – Due April 15, 2014
Submissions consist of two sets of information.
Organizers are responsible for submitting the first set: the session abstract (of no more than 500 words), keywords,length of session, anticipated attendance, presenter names and roles.Organizers' membership must be current unless eligible for a membership exemption (anthropologists living outside of the US/Canada or non-anthropologists) and have registered for the 2014 Annual Meeting. Organizers must submit this information by 5:00pm EDT Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Presenters are responsible for submitting the second set: their own individual abstracts (of no more than 250words), paper title and keywords.Organizers are NOT able to upload individual abstracts on behalf of presenters on the panel. Presenters must be current members unless eligible for a membership exemption (anthropologists living outside of the US/Canada or non-anthropologists) and have paid registration for the 2014 Annual Meeting in order to upload abstract information.Presenters must submit this information by5:00pm EDT Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Discussants and Chairs must also be registered by the April 15, 2014 final deadline in order to appear on the 2014 Annual Meeting Program.
Roundtable Submissions –Due April 15, 2014
Organizers are responsible for submitting the session abstract (of no more than 500 words), keywords, length of session,anticipated attendance, and presenter names.Organizers' membership must be current and must be registered for the 2014 Annual Meeting.Organizers must submit this information by 5:00pm EDT Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
N.B.: Roundtable presenters do NOT submit individual abstracts.
Roundtable presenters, and chairs must have a current membership or membership exemption (available only to anthropologists living outside the US/Canada or non-anthropologists) and must pay registration for the 2014 Annual Meeting by the final deadline of April 15, 2014 in order to appear on the program.
Individual Paper or Poster Submissions
Presenters are responsible for uploading the individual paper or poster submission online.The submission must include the presentation title, abstract (of no more than 250 words), keywords, and co-authors (if applicable). Presenters must be current members unless eligible for a membership exemption (anthropologists living outside of the US/Canada or non-anthropologists) and have paid registration for the 2014 Annual Meeting by5:00pm EDT, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

Requirements for Installation Submissions
Installation Submissions– Due April 15, 2014
Organizers are responsible for submitting the session abstract (of no more than 500 words), keywords, length of session,ideal space configurations, anticipated attendance, presenter names and roles.Organizers' membership must be current and have registered for the 2014 Annual Meeting. Organizers must submit this information by 5:00pmEDT Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Presenters must be registered by the April 15, 2014 final deadline in order to appear on the 2014 Annual Meeting Program.

Program Contact Information
Communications about the program theme should be addressed to the 2014 program chairs 2014aaaprogramchairs@gmail.com.Please refer all other annual meeting questions to AAA staff in the Meetings& Conferences Department at aaameetings@aaanet.org or(703) 528-1902(703) 528-1902.


2014 Important Dates

January 15

Online abstract submission system opens for executive sessions only

February 15

Deadline for executive session proposals online at www.aaanet.org

February 16

Online abstract submission system opens for all proposal types

March 17

Decisions on executive sessions announced

April 15

Proposal deadline for all sessions, individual paper and poster presentations, media submissions and special events via www.aaanet.org. To be included in the 2014 AAA Annual Meeting program, participants must be registered by this date.

April 16–May 31

Section program editors review and rank proposals

June 1–15

AAA Executive Program Committee schedules program

July 1–15 ″ Program decisions emailed to applicants

Annual Meeting Program, registration and hotel information are posted online

December 3-7

2014 AAA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC

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