Speaker Information

Welcome AAS Panel Presenters/Speakers

The AAS is pleased that you will be participating at the AAS 2021 Virtual Conference, March 21-26. You will be contributing to what we know will be a robust, informative, first ever virtual AAS Convention.

Below you will find information on how to best utilize the Speaker Portal

AAS Speaker Portal

All panel participants have access to the AAS speaker portal. In this portal, you will have access to complete the following tasks:

*Submit name corrections & edits
*Update presentation title
*Update presentation abstract

*Upload pre-recorded session video
*Upload slides and presentations (Individual Paper presenters and Lightning Presentations)
*Download Letter of Invitation (if needed)
*Provide your Photo
*Provide social media handles

Speaker ARS/Q&A Training

If you were unable to attend the training on how to use the the audience response system (ARS) for Q&A/discussion during your presentation, a recording is available at the link below.

Presenter Substitutions / Additions

The speaker portal should only be used to submit updates to existing titles and abstract or individual account. Changes and updates that involve replacing a session participant or adding a discussant should be submitted via the form link below.

Unacceptable Updates/Changes

The program committee’s decision to accept panel proposals are based on the understanding that the accepted session was submitted in its final form. With the understanding that the session will be presented as originally submitted in the panel proposal.

However, we will accommodate specific updates and changes after acceptance as listed below.

  •  Additional participants.  We will not accept an additional paper presenter or new paper co-author(s) to a panel session.  Only in the case of a withdrawal.

Deadline Dates for Updates/Changes

Please submit all updates January 14, 2021.  This includes all name changes (substitutions and additions).  This date is FINAL.  January 14, 2021, is the AAS’ deadline to finalize the final conference program. This means all presentation titles and speaker name updates must be submitted by this date to be included in the final printed program.

There is no specific deadline to edit abstracts as this data is posted online only and is not included in printed materials. However, we recommend that all final edits are made to the abstracts by March 1.

Speakers Letter of Invitation

To help you substantiate why you are attending the conference, the AAS will provide panel participants (panel chairs, paper presenters and discussants) a personalized invitation letter. 

All speakers may download their personalized letter of invitation by logging into the Speaker Portal. Please refer to your acceptance letter for login credentials.

Lost your access key? Click Lost your access key? in the speaker portal to have it resent to your email address.

Additional questions? Email speakers@asianstudies.org