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request a personalized letter of invitation

to help you substantiate why you are attending the conference, the aas will provide panel participants (panel chairs, paper presenters and discussants) or individuals who have paid the registration fee,  a personalized invitation letter. 

click here to request a letter of invitation.

letters of invitation are provided to the following individuals only:

  • individuals accepted to present on a formal panel session, and/or;
  • individuals registered to attend the 2019 annual conference.

we will not provide a letter of invitation unless you meet one of the criteria listed above.


visa information

please refer to the information posted on our international visitors webpage.  

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important dates

november 8, 2018
last day for
panel participant registration »
december 3, 2018
panel participant refund »
february 21, 2019
last day for 
reduced pre-registration rate
february 28, 2019
last day for
discounted  hotel reservations »

march 14, 2019
last day for
general attendee pre-registration »