Call for Papers

The final deadline for workshop and open session paper or poster presentations is just three days away.  Submissions must be made by Monday, August 16 to be considered for the 2022 AIA Annual Meeting.

The 2022 Annual Meeting will be held in San Francisco, California from January 5-8.  It will be a hybrid event and presenters will be given the option of presenting in-person or virtually. If you can’t make it to San Francisco but would still like to present please be sure to submit by the deadline.

Workshop and open submissions will be accepted through the the second deadlines (August 2nd/August 16th with $25 fee). Lightning Session and Roundtable submissions will be accepted through November 15th. Please review the Call for Papers and submission forms prior to submitting.  

  • FIRST DEADLINE (March 29th/April 12th with $25 fee): For all colloquia, any joint AIA/SCS sessions, and any open-session submissions needing an early decision to acquire a visa or obtain funding.
  • Second DEADLINE (August 2nd/August 16th with $25 fee): For workshops, open session paper and posters submissions, and any provisionally accepted colloquia and workshops that are resubmitting.
  • Sunday, November 15, 2021: This deadline is applicable to all Lightning Session and Roundtable submissions.

Changes for the 2022 Annual Meeting

Online Submission Forms

General Info

  • Deadlines for Submission
  • Evaluation and Notification

Session Formats and Procedures

  • Organized Sessions
    • Colloquium
    • Joint AIA/SCS Colloquium
    • Workshops
  • Open Sessions
    • Paper Session
    • Field Reports Sessions
    • Poster Sessions
    • Lightning Session
  • Roundtable Session

Abstract Editing and Publication

Audiovisual Equipment


  • Graduate Student Travel Funds
  • Nonresident Presenter Travel Funds
  • Poster Session Subsidies


  • Graduate Student Paper Award
  • Poster Awards

Submission/Presentation Policies

  • Enforcement of Submission Deadline
  • Permissions Requirements
  • Membership Requirement
  • Waiver of Membership Requirement
  • Registration Requirement
  • Presenter Attendance Requirement
  • Ethical Standards Requirement
  • Permission to Present Materials
  • Language of Submissions/Presentations
  • Number of Submissions/Presentations
  • Number of Roles

Contact Information

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