The 89th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists will be held in Los Angeles, California at the JW Marriott Los Angeles LA Live (900 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, Ca. 90015)  from April 15-18, 2020

We also welcome our sister organizations who will be meeting with us in Los Angeles: the Human Biology Association (HBA), the Paleopathology Association (PPA), the Paleoanthropology Society, the American Association of Anthropological Genetics (AAAG), and the Dental Anthropology Association (DAA)

General Meeting Information

Important Deadlines for the 2020 AAPA Annual Meeting

August 15, 2019  

October 15, 2019

November 15, 2019 

January 1, 2020

January 15, 2020

  • Applications for Cobb Professional Development Grants

January 31, 2020 

  • Applications for participation in the Committee on Diversity Undergraduate Research Symposium

February 17,  2020    

  • Applications for Student Volunteers to help at the meetings (and have their registration fees waived!)

March 1, 2020

  • Applications for the Student Presentation Awards
  • Pre-registration for Free Childcare   

March 19, 2020

  • Deadline for AAPA reduced room rates at the conference hotel

March 31, 2020

  • Pre-registration for select meeting workshops


For any questions about the AAPA meetings click here for the relevant contact information.


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