92nd Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada (2023)


Online: April 3-5, 2023

Reno: April 19-22, 2023

Meetings updates and program:

AABA Task Force for the Ethical Study of Human Remains:

Are you planning to attend the AABA Task Force for the Ethical Study of Human Remains Listening Session on Friday, 21 April 2023 from 12:15-2:15 P.M? Arrive prepared after reviewing this schedule and scenarios.

What you need for Reno:

Get more involved:

Join us on social media at #AABA2023

For more information and specific questions, contact the emails below:

2023 Business Meeting, Reports, and In Memoriam

The following reports are shared in advance of the Business Meeting scheduled for April 21, 2023. These include written reports of the 2022-2023 activities of AABA Officers, Committees, and AABA affiliates, as well as reports from the Editors-in-Chief of the AJBA and the Yearbook. Officer reports will be presented …

2023 Guides for Presenters: online and in-person

Quick Links:

Guide for effective podium presentations

Guide for effective poster presentations

Virtual presentation guidelines

AABA’s Social Media Policy.

AABA 2023 Meeting Updates

(Updated April 12, 2023)

All registered attendees have been emailed a link to download the AABA app and a separate link to access the AABA virtual platform where you can view recordings of the virtual presentations and materials for upcoming presentations in Reno.

The AABA app will be the most …

AABA 2023 Program

The most up-to-date version of the AABA 2023 program can be found in the app (search for “AABA 2023” on App Store and Google Play Store) or at the public program page.

If you prefer a pdf of the program, you may download it here (updated April 12, 2023). …

AABA 2023 Workshops and Training Opportunities


SlicerMorph: an open-source toolkit for 3D imaging and morphometric analysis

Wednesday, April 19, 1:00-5:00pm

Organizers: Chi Zhang (Seattle Children’s Research Institute) and A. Murat Maga (University of Washington & Seattle Children’s Research Institute)

This workshop is designed to introduce SlicerMorph, offer a 3D digital morphology workflow, and …

Abstract Submission Deadline: October 17, 2022 — 11:59 pm PDT

Four steps to submit an abstract:

  • STEP 1: Please read the following instructions on how to prepare your abstract before starting the submission process.
  • STEP 2: Renew your membership or apply to join the AABA through this link. Renewing/joining ensures that you will receive the member conference registration rate. …

Annual Meeting: Covid-19 Safety Policies & Reports

Post-AABA Updates

We have received nine reports of positive COVID-19 tests from AABA attendees (as of May 1, 2023). There were ~1,200 people in attendance in Reno.

AABA will not be conducting contact tracing. If you have tested positive, please let colleagues with whom you were in close …

Annual Meeting Deadlines

April 3-5, 2023:

  • Online events, virtual platform

April 19-22, 2023:

  • Reno events, in-person

Upcoming Due Dates

March 7, 2023:

  • Deadline for student volunteer applications

March 24, 2023:

  • Deadline for student presentation award applications

Past dates and deadlines:

February 1, 2023:

  • Deadline for submissions for the Undergraduate Research Symposium

January 16, …

Call for Executive Committee Nominations (Deadline: October 17, 2022)

Executive Committee Positions: The Executive Committee manages the affairs of the association. The committee meets in person once a year, immediately before the Annual Meeting, and virtually as required throughout the year. Each committee member is tasked with a specific responsibility (listed below for the current Executive Committee). More information …

Childcare for Reno Participants

As in years past, AABA is dedicated to providing free childcare for meeting attendees. Childcare is open to any registered participant for the AABA 2023 Reno program. You do not need to be presenting in order to use this service.

AABA is offering two options for families coming to Reno …

Hotel Information

Hotel Room Reservation

*Our discounted room block has sold out for both the regular and student rates.

CLICK HERE for general information about the hotel and to make reservations

AABA has secured discounted room rates for conference attendees. The only way to book a room at the hotel at the …

Interested in being an Exhibitor and/or Sponsor?

Come share your business with the AABA community! Join in as an exhibitor and/or sponsor!

Please access our exhibitor prospectus here.

Please find out how to advertise your academic program here.

Contact AABAmeetings@burkinc.com for more information.

Interested in being a student volunteer?

Applications for the Student Volunteer Program are now being accepted. We need student volunteers for both the Reno and Online programs, so there are lots of opportunities. The registration fee will be waived for students accepted into the program, or reimbursed if already paid.

The deadline to apply is March …

Our Intellectual Property and Social Media Policies

AABA’s Intellectual and Social Media Policies are available through this link. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Vice President and Program Chair, Kristi Lewton.

Proposal Instructions for Workshops, Discussion Meetings, and Training Events (Deadline: November 15, 2022 — 11:59 PST)

The portal for submission of workshop applications is closed.

To submit your proposal, please follow these steps :

  1. Read the instructions below.
  2. Optional, but encouraged: Register for the conference. If you are not already registered, you may do so here. [Note that if you are not already registered and intend …

Registration Rates for the 2023 AABA Annual Meeting

The deadline for Meetings Registration at the pre-registration rate is March 15, 2023. Register for the meetings here.

The Registration fees for the 2023 conference are:

*Virtual conference includes access to all invited symposia during the in person meetings, the annual business meeting, and virtual content following the meetings …

Symposium Proposal Instructions for the 2023 Annual Meeting

The deadline for submitting Invited Symposium proposals is August 15, 2022.

Be sure to read the instructions below. Have all materials ready to enter prior to starting the submission process as you cannot save a draft and return to it later.


AABA hosts two types of research sessions at …