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American Sociological Association: Sections Timetable
This timeline is the most up-to-date version for the current membership year. If you have any questions or corrections please contact Justin Lini at Sections@asanet.org
September 14, 2012
Session planning information for 2013 Annual Meeting is due.
September 30, 2012
The end of ASA's membership year: Final Section session and budget allocations for the 2013 Annual Meeting are calculated at this date
October 15, 2012
Section Annual Reports Due from Section Past Chairs.
October 19, 2012
2011 Member rosters sent to section chairs.
October 25, 2012
2013 Section Awards call for nominations updates are needed. These are the announcements an updated contact information for the website. Do this as soon as possible so that your members have this information early.
October 30, 2012
2013 Call for Papers information will be posted on the ASA Website
November 5, 2012
Section chairs will be contacted by the Sections Coordinator to review their Call for Awards Information.
November 15, 2012
Recipients of 2012 Section Awards announced in Footnotes. This information is available on your section’s awards page at the ASA website.
November 10, 2012
Deadline for bylaws amendments for 2013 election to the ASA Governance Office.
December 7, 2012
Online submission system will open for the 2013 Annual Meeting
December 31, 2012
Slates of candidates for the Spring 2013 election are due. Please see the election guide on the ASA website.
Winter meeting of the Committee on Sections. After the Committee on Sections, governance office may contact sections with memos from the Committee Chair. Any sections with bylaws amendments under review will be contacted.
January 9, 2013
Deadline for open paper submissions online by authors
January 14, 2013
Section candidates contacted with links to complete their online biography for the election.
ASA Council Meeting. The governance office will contact any sections who have bylaws amendments under review and will notify if changes have been approved.
February 7, 2013
Section invited panel session listings from organizers due in ASA Meetings Office
February 28, 2013
Candidates need to have all of their biographies entered into the online ballot system.
March 7, 2013
Requests for reception space from Section Chairs are due in ASA Meetings Office
Orders for special audio-visual equipment due in the ASA Meetings Office
March 31, 2013
The last day any members may join and still participate in the 2013 ASA election.
Voting in 2012 election opens around the 20th. Voting continues until 5:00pm on June 1st.
April 12, 2013
Last day to enter petition signatures in support of candidates or ballot proposals to the ASA Governance Office. April 26, 2013 List of Section Guest Speakers with waived entrance fees due to Section Coordinator.
May 15, 2013
Pre-Registration deadline for program participants
Section catering orders due in the ASA Meetings Office.
Changes to session listings for the printed Final Program must be received at the Meetings Office.
June 1, 2013
Section Election results will be sent to Section Chairs. Section Chairs must contact all candidates with results of the election before announcing them to the section.
June 6, 2013
Amended versions of bylaws presented to section chairs for verification.
June 19, 2013
Invitations sent for new section officer training sessions at the Annual Meeting.
June 25, 2013
Deadline for 2013 Awards recipients to be listed in Awards Ceremony Program
There are no deadlines for July
August 1, 2013
First estimate of Section Sessions for 2014 Annual Meeting sent to section Chairs.
August 8, 2013
ASA office “moves” to New York
August 8-9, 2013
Meeting Set-up and pre-meeting events
August 10-13, 2013
Annual Meeting in New York City. The Committee on Sections meets during this meeting, and also has an open meeting with Section Chairs.