Register to Attend

The 2019 AAG Annual Meeting will take place in Washington, DC from Wednesday, April 3, to Sunday, April 7, 2019.


To participate in the Annual Meeting, all attendees must pay the appropriate registration fee. You will not be able to submit an abstract for presentation if you are not registered for the meeting. All advanced registration fees may be paid online. All registration fees include access to: all conference sessions and events, the Exhibit Hall, the full online program and session gallery, and the AAG mobile app. Each attendee may only submit one abstract for presentation. See the submission guidelines and deadlines here. In an effort to conserve paper, printed programs are only available for purchase.

Registration categories are: 

Regular Registration:

  • Required for paper or panel presenters (including paper and panel speakers, organizers, chairs, discussants)
  • Includes access to attend the meeting, exhibit hall, receptions and all sessions 

  •  Discounted Registration:
  • Available for poster presenters, or
  • attendees who are not presenting
  • Includes access to attend the meeting, exhibit hall, receptions and all sessions

  • Retired members will receive the same rate as Student Members. The AAG offers a reduced registration fee for our Annual Meeting to members who are un- or underemployed, with annual incomes less than $25,000. Un- and underemployed members will receive the same rate as Student Members. Partner registration available on request.  Please mail or fax (202-234-2744) a registration form along with the registration receipt of the fully registered attendee whom you will accompany. Due to PCI compliance AAG is unable to accept emailed registration forms. Attendees may change from a Discounted registration to a Regular registration for an additional fee. If you would like to change your registration type, please edit your registration here. Attendees are not able to change their Regular registration to a Discounted registration. 

    If you need accessibility accommodations in order to participate in the AAG Annual Meeting, please let us know at  More information about accessibility accommodations can be found here.

    Developing Regions Membership Program

    The AAG has long advocated interacting with and providing support to geographers and other colleagues from developing regions of the world. In this spirit we have established the Developing Regions Membership Program, through which eligible professionals may join the AAG for the deeply discounted rate of $20 per year.


    Media Passes

    The AAG invites accredited professionals working for general and scientific media organizations to apply for a media pass. Freelance writers working on assignment or possessing appropriate credentials are also invited to apply for a media pass. If you are interested in applying to attend as a media representative, please fill out this form.