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AAG Annual Meeting Registration

The 2017 AAG Annual Meeting will take place in Boston, MA, on April 5-9, 2017. Please note that online registration is now closed. Onsite registration will be available at the Annual Meeting on the Second Level of the Hynes Convention Center.

Registration rates, dates, and other information for the 2018 Annual Meeting in New Orleans will be posted as it becomes available. For reference, the information below pertains to the 2017 Annual Meeting in Boston.


All participants must pay the appropriate registration fee (co-authors on your abstract do not need to register unless they plan to participate in the meeting). If you plan to submit an abstract, you will first need to register for the meeting. Annual Meeting registration fees may be paid online.  The registration fee includes access to the meeting for either the whole conference, or one day, and access to the online program of events, as well as the mobile app.  Printed programs are now only available for purchase. Please place your order when you register. 


Jan. 19

Mar. 23

Mar. 23

 Abstract Submission Deadline: October 27, 2016

Regular Member




Student Member^, Retired Member,
Underemployed Member *








Student Non-Member




Companion, Spouse**




One Day Pass




Printed Conference Program***




^ For students, joining the AAG and utilizing the lower registration fee is always less expensive than paying the non-member student fee.

* The AAG offers a reduced registration fee for our Annual Meeting to members who are unemployed or underemployed, with annual incomes less than $25,000. 

** Those registering under the Companion/Spouse category must attend with a fully registered attendee and may not formally participate in any sessions. Please mail or fax a registration form along with the registration receipt of the fully registered attendee whom you will accompany to 1710 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009-3198 or Fax: 202.234.2744. Due to PCI compliance AAG is unable to accept emailed registration forms. 

*** Printed programs are now only available for purchase. Please place your order when you register. 

Cancellation & Refund Policy

To cancel your registration, send an email stating your intent to cancel to
You must mention if you are part of any sessions, and indicate your intent to withdraw as well. Confirmation of receipt and processing will be sent within two weeks of a cancellation request.

  • Requests received by December 15, 2016 will incur a 10% cancellation fee
  • Requests received by January 19, 2017 will incur a 20% cancellation fee
  • Requests received by February 16, 2017 will incur a 40% cancellation fee
  • Requests received by March 23, 2017 will incur a 80% cancellation fee
  • Requests received after March 23, 2017 forfeit the registration fee.

Cancellations submitted after March 23, 2017 may not be processed until several weeks after the meeting. At the discretion of the AAG, cancellations due to extenuating circumstances may be refunded the amount indicated in the previous date range.

Developing Regions Membership Program

The AAG has long advocated interacting with and providing support to geographers and other colleagues from developing regions of the world. In this spirit we have established the Developing Regions Membership Program, through which eligible professionals may join the AAG for the deeply discounted rate of $20 per year.

Advertising & Sponsorships

To learn about advertising and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Oscar Larson at 202-234-1450, ext. 126 or