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Welcome to the 2020 SLA Conference Call for Papers Site

The submission portal is accepting the following session types –

  • individually volunteered papers,
  • individual posters,
  • oral presentation (organized paper) sessions, and
  • roundtables.

    The submission portal will close promptly at 3 pm Eastern Time on Monday, December 16, 2019.

    Submission Eligibility and FAQs:

    • SLA membership:
      You do not have to be a member of SLA to attend the meeting or to submit an abstract for meeting consideration.
    • 2020 SLA Conference registration:
      Meeting registration IS required at the time of proposal submission, and all session participants will need to have registered for 2020 SLA Conference no later than 3 pm ET, Monday, December 16, 2019.
      Failure to register by the deadline will result in the inability to submit the submission.
    • Questions:
      Contact 2020 SLA Conference Organizers at:

    Please use this submission portal to provide your abstract and submission details. Submissions submitted outside of this portal or emailed directly to SLA or AAA are ineligible and will not be considered for the 2020 SLA Conference Program.


    • Wednesday, September 25: Submission portal opens for abstract submissions
    • Monday, December 16 (3 pm ET): Submission portal closes for abstract submissions
    • Wednesday, January 15, 2020: Accept/decline notifications sent to submitters

    Accessing the portal:
    >> Click "Login" below to sign in with your AnthroGateway username (email address) and password to begin.

    >> Click "Create Now" if you do not have an AAA profile. You will be directed to the AAA website to create an AnthroGateway account, and then you'll revisit the abstract scorecard to log in with your AAA information.

  • Log in to the 2020 SLA Submission Portal

    Questions? 2020 SLA Conference: 2020 SLA Organizers -