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111th ASA Annual Meeting  | August 20-23, 2016 | Seattle, WA
Washington State Convention Center and Sheraton Seattle Hotel
The Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association provides the opportunity for professionals involved in the scientific study of society to share knowledge and new directions in research and practice. Nearly 600 program sessions are convened during the four-day meeting held every August to provide participation venues and networking outlets for nearly 3,000 research papers and over 4,600 presenters.


View the online preliminary program schedule. Support the major ASA receptions such as the Honorary Reception, TEF and MFP Benefit Receptions. View the Plenary webcast schedule.



View information on registration fees. Hotel rates and other housing information will be available in February 2016. Calculate your estimated expense for attending the meeting.


Convention Services

ASA offers a variety of services to enhance your experience during the Annual Meeting. Services include child care, accessibility, employment service, housing information, and opportunities to request meeting space for member-sponsored activities.


Regional Spotlight

Learn more about the Regional Spotlight sessions and tours planned by the local arrangements subcommittee.

Photographer: Howard Frisk


Exhibits and Sponsorship

The 2016 Annual Meeting is a great opportunity to expand your sales and brand to over 6,000 leading specialists in sociology. Exhibit with ASA in Seattle!


Annual Meeting Archives

Looking for information on a previous annual meeting? Explore the past annual meeting archives. All plenary sessions at the 2016 Annual Meeting will be broadcast, live over the web.