2017 Annual Conference Registration
What is included with registration?
• Access to all panel sessions
• Access to all receptions and events*
• Access to the Exhibit Hall
• Access to the 2017 Films Expo
• Conference Program, Tote Bag, Drink Ticket to Member Reception
• The opportunity of a lifetime to network with past, present, and future colleagues
*Student Reception is open only to registered Graduate Students.
What are the registration rates?
Conference pre-registration rates are offered from September 21, 2016
to February 21, 2017.
| Pre-Registration Rate
| On-Site Rate
Preregistration with payment must be received by Tuesday, February 21, 2017 11:59 p.m. Eastern.
On-site registration rate applies to anyone not registered by the preregistration deadline and registering on-site in Toronto.
To qualify for the member registration rate, your membership must be current.
*Graduate Students: You must be a current STUDENT MEMBER to qualify for the student rate. To expedite your on-site registration, we recommend joining the AAS prior to your arrival to Toronto. Otherwise, please be prepared to show valid student credentials on-site. Student verification documents must indicate current enrollment in a degree granting program. We do not offer student non-member rates.
»The rates listed above are for the full four (4) day conference. We do not offer Individual Day Rates.
»Friends and Family:
Spouses, partners, family members, or friends are welcome at the
convention but must pay full registration fees to attend panel sessions.
Registration Category Definitions
Please review the following definitions to determine which registration category you should select for the AAS Conference.
Regular Member – Anyone who has joined the Association for Asian
Studies (AAS) and whose membership is current and has not expired prior
to registering for the 2017 Conference.
Student Member – Anyone who has joined the AAS as a student and is
currently working toward an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral
degree. Proof of qualifying student status is required when registering.
Post-doctorates are not considered students.
Non-Member – Anyone who is not a current member and/or
whose membership has expired prior to registering for the AAS 2017
How do I register?
Online pre-registration in now closed. All interested individuals must register on-site in Toronto. Onsite registration is located on the Concourse Level in the Sheraton Centre Toronto.
Onsite Registration hours are:
Thursday, March 16 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday, March 17 8:30am - 6:30pm
Saturday, March 18 8:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday, March 19 8:00am - 11:30am
Questions: Send an email to AASRegistration@asian-studies.org
or call 734-665-2490
• Purchase orders, wire transfers, or requests for invoices are not allowed for conference registration payment.
• Pre-registrations emailed, postmarked, or faxed after the February 21, 2017 posted deadline will not be processed. Late registrants will need to register on-site in Toronto at the posted on-site rates.
• A $25 fee will be assessed for returned checks.
If you are unable to attend and require a refund, the AAS charges a
$20USD administrative cancellation fee for all registration refunds
issued. PLEASE NOTE DEADLINES FOR REFUND REQUESTS
• PANEL PARTICIPANTS REFUND REQUEST:
The deadline for anyone participating in a panel session (Panel Chair,
Presenter, or Discussant) to request a refund of conference registration
fees is December 1, 2016. Refund requests from participants received after December 1, 2016 are not eligible for a refund. All refunds will incur a $20USD administrative fee.
• GENERAL CONFERENCE ATTENDEES REFUND REQUEST: The
deadline for a general conference attendee (not participating in a panel
session) to request a refund and cancellation is February 21, 2017.
After February 21, 2017, no refunds will be
issued for cancellations of any type, including no-shows. All refunds
will incur a $20USD administrative fee.
• After February 21, 2017, no refunds will be issued for cancellations of any type, including no-shows. All refunds will incur a $20USD administrative fee. All refund and cancellation requests must be made in writing. Please
mail, fax, or e-mail cancellation requests to: Registration, Association
for Asian Studies, 825 Victors Way, Suite 310, Ann Arbor, MI 48108 USA;
Fax 734-665-3801; E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Permission to Photograph Likeness
By registering for the Association for Asian Studies Conference you are
agreeing to the Policy Governing the Recording of Conference Sessions
and/or Events. The recording, rebroadcasting or reproducing of any AAS
conference session or event is prohibited without the approval of the
AAS. Any presenter of a session or event recorded by AAS will be
notified ahead of time and asked to complete a release form. During the
course of this conference, I acknowledge that I may have my voice,
likeness and/or actions captured in photograph, video and/or audio
recordings. As a condition of my attendance at this conference, I agree
to irrevocably grant to the Association for Asian Studies (“AAS”), its
assigns, licensees and successors the right to video, photograph,
publish, record, broadcast, exhibit, digitize, display, copyright,
license, transfer, reproduce, translate, modify, edit or otherwise use
perpetually throughout the world, in all media now and hereafter known
or devised, in whole or in part, my image, likeness, voice, name and
actions in audio and video recordings, photographs and materials
prepared by and/or disseminated by AAS.