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Join over 3000 Asian studies scholars at the premier Asian studies conference in Seattle, Washington!


Can’t make it to Seattle?
Join us on March 1 for a day of virtual sessions.


2024 Seattle Program

  • 3.5 days
  • Nearly 500 in-person sessions
  • An impressive exhibit hall showcasing the latest publications and resources
  • Film Expo
  • Numerous networking opportunities

Don’t miss out on this unparalleled opportunity to connect, learn, and be inspired. Be part of the Asian Studies community’s most anticipated event of the year!


The AAS has partnered with SocialOffset to offer meeting attendees the opportunity to contribute to local organizations in Seattle that make a positive difference in people’s lives and the local community. 


Join us each day for a dynamic program of special events including Thursday’s Opening Keynote Address, Friday’s Presidential Address, and Saturday’s Awards Ceremony and Member Meeting


Don’t forget to visit the AAS Exhibit Hall to view the latest Asian Studies publications, programs, and databases.



 Late-breaking organized panels and roundtables provide a forum for engaging in dialogue on current events that affect our perspectives on and work in the Asian region. 


 Connect with colleagues and new friends at one of the many business meetings or social events and receptions scheduled to take place Wednesday-Saturday. Click below to view the schedule or to book a space.


 The onsite childcare services will be provided by KiddieCorp, which will design and run the children’s program.