Welcome, Students and First Timers!

Take advantage of the following resources to help you navigate the conference and get the most out of your experience!

Graduate Student Events

The AAAL Annual Conference hosts three events specifically geared towards graduate students. On Friday, March 27, there will be graduate student networking from 8:00 to 10:00 pm. On Saturday, March 28, the AAAL Graduate Student Council (GSC) will host a graduate student lunch event. On Monday, March 30, The AAAL GSC will host a graduate student dinner event.

Newcomers' Orientation

The Newcomers' Orientation provides new conference attendees the opportunity to network with other first-time attendees and to learn about the different aspects of the AAAL Annual Conference. In 2019, the Newcomers' Orientation will be offered on Friday, March 27 at 5:30 pm as well as on Saturday, March 28 at 12:00 pm.

Sobremesa Reception

The Sobremesa Reception provides a space where community members, graduate students, and faculty from minoritized and underrepresented groups can socialize and build supportive networks within AAAL. The 2019 Sobremesa Reception will take place on Saturday, March 28 at 7:30 pm.