Welcome to Boston
2017 AAG Annual Meeting
April 5-9, 2017
Hynes Convention Center
Welcome to the 2017 American Association of Geographers' Annual Meeting in Boston, MA! You will be joined by fellow geographers, GIS specialists, environmental scientists, and other leaders for the latest in research and applications in geography, sustainability, and GIScience. The meeting will be held from April 5-9, 2017, and will feature over 6,600 presentations, posters, workshops, and field trips by leading scholars, experts, and researchers.
The 2017 Meeting will be headquartered at the Hynes Convention Center, located in the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston. Sessions and events will also take place at the official 2017 AAG Meeting hotels: the Sheraton Boston and the Marriott Copley Place. The additional meeting venues are located steps away from the Hynes Convention Center.
Each year, the AAG identifies a few themes for its Annual Meeting to help focus discussion and provide a fresh and engaging structure to the conference program. Of course, attendees are also invited to develop themes relevant to the meeting's location or influenced by political and intellectual trends within the discipline. As always, any topic relevant to geography is welcome at the AAG Annual Meeting.
The Featured Themes for the 2017 Annual Meeting are: