Annual Meeting

St. Charles Streetcar by Paul Broussard

The 2023 Annual Meeting is currently scheduled to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana from January 5-8. Based on member and past attendee feedback, AIA and SCS are planning for in person and virtual participation options at the 2023 annual meeting. However, the detailed structure and format of the conference, along with registration categories and rates, are still under consideration. Updated information will be posted as it becomes available.

Registration is Now Open

Be sure to register prior to the early deadline of November 8th to get the lowest rate.  Registration grants you access to all sessions and the exhibit area, as well as access to discounted hotel rates. See the registration page for all rates and details. 

Hotel & Travel

The hotel reservation system is now open! The Hyatt Regency New Orleans is the official hotel for the 2023 Annual Meeting and will host the exhibit hall, all academic sessions, the opening night reception, and most related events. Be sure to book your room at the conference hotel to secure the discounted meeting rate of $169 (plus tax). Reservations must be made by December 15th to lock in that rate. See the Hotel & Travel page for full details.

Call For Papers

The deadline for colloquium, workshop and open session paper or poster presentations has passed. Lightning Session and Roundtable submissions will be accepted through Monday, November 15. Please review the Call for Papers and submission forms prior to submitting.

Meeting Program

The preliminary academic program is being finalized and will be posted online in early October. Please note that the schedule is subject to change and all individuals should check back closer to the meeting to verify the date and time for any presentations they are interested in attending. We will be publishing the schedule for other events as they become available.


Future Meeting Locations

  • 2023 (Jan 5-8 ) – New Orleans, LA
  • 2024 (Jan 4-7 ) – Chicago, IL
  • 2025 (Jan 2-5 ) – Philadelphia, PA

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