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Welcome to the 2020 AES/APLA Spring Conference Call for Papers Site

The submission portal is accepting the following session types –

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

    The submission portal will close promptly at 3 pm Eastern Time on Friday, January 24, 2020.

    Submission Eligibility and FAQs:

    • AES/APLA membership:
      You do not have to be a member of AES or APLA to attend the meeting or to submit an abstract for meeting consideration. Students will have the opportunity to apply for a free one-year AES membership when registering for the conference.
    • 2020 AES/APLA Spring Conference registration:
      Meeting registration IS required at the time of proposal submission, and all session participants will need to have registered for the 2020 AES/APLA Spring Conference no later than 3 pm ET, January 24, 2020.
      Failure to register by the deadline will result in the inability to submit a proposal.
    • Questions:
      Contact 2020 AES/APLA Spring 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 AES, APLA, or AAA are ineligible and will not be considered for the 2020 AES/APLA Spring Conference Program.


    • Monday, October 28, 2019: Submission portal opens for abstract submissions
    • Friday, January 24, 2020 (3 pm ET): Submission portal closes for abstract submissions
    • Friday, January 31, 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 AES/APLA Submission Portal

    Questions? 2020 AES/APLA Spring Conference: 2020 AES/APLA Organizers -