Speaker Information 2023

Welcome AAS Panel Presenters/Speakers

The AAS is pleased that you will be participating in the AAS 2023 Annual Conference virtually February 17-18 and/or in-person in Boston March 16-19. You will be contributing to what we know will be a robust, informative AAS Convention.

Below you will find presenter information to assist you in preparing and presenting at the AAS annual conference. Please read through all sections and note important deadlines found on the right side of the page.

AAS Speaker Center

All panel participants have access to the AAS speaker center. On this website, you will have access to complete the following tasks:

*Submit name corrections & edits
*Update presentation title
(Only organizers and paper presenters)
*Update presentation abstract
(Only organizers and paper presenters)
*Download a Letter of Invitation

Note: To log into the Speaker Center, please use the email address you used to register for the Annual Conference.
Your AAS account email has been added to your speaker account profile.

Changes to Session Information

Presenter Substitutions / Additions

Changes to sessions that involve the replacement and substitution of speakers may be submitted via the form linked below. We will accept the following changes:

  • Substitution of a paper presenter that has officially withdrawn from the session
  • Adding a chair to a session that not currently have a chair assigned
  • Adding a discussant to a session that does not currently have a discussant assigned.

The Speaker Center should only be used to submit updates to existing titles and abstracts or individual profile account information.

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; we are unable to accept the following:

  •  Additional paper presenters: 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 to submit updates: November 17, 2022

Participant Withdrawal

Speakers on the program who are unable to participate should submit a formal withdrawal via the form linked below. Speakers should also notify their panel organizer of their withdrawal.

Participation Prerequisites

All sessions participants must be registered by November 17, 2022. This will ensure speakers are listed in printed and digital materials.

The names of speakers not registered for the conference will be removed from the agenda.

Speakers Letter of Invitation

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

Please log into the Speaker Center to download your letter found in the ‘My Presentations’ tab.

Audio Visual Equipment

Each room will be equipped with an LCD projector, screen, and microphone.

We do not provide computers. Session participants should coordinate in advance if the each speaker will use their own personal computer or if one computer will be used for presentations. Please make sure to bring your charging cord.

The A/V company will provide the appropriate connections to the LCD projector.

The AAS will not convert sessions to a hybrid format moving forward. In-person sessions are to be presented as such, and zooming into sessions is not available.


Deadline Dates for Updates/Changes

Please submit all updates by November 17, 2022.  This includes all name changes (substitutions and additions).  This date is FINAL.  November 17, 2022, 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.

We will accept updates to abstracts through December 10.

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Additional questions? Email speakers@asianstudies.org