2023 Annual Meeting
2023 Annual Meeting

AERA experienced a phone outage January 10. This necessitated delaying the opening of registration for the 2023 Annual Meeting on January 10. Registration will now open on January 12. Thank you for your patience and support.​

Registration and housing for the 2023 AERA Annual Meeting opening has been delayed from January 10

AERA is excited to host a dual-component annual meeting for 2023 that will be accessible, flexible, and rewarding for all participants! Visit this page for updates in the weeks and months to come.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Will the 2023 Annual Meeting be a hybrid meeting?
The 2023 Annual Meeting will be dual component, meaning that sessions will either take place in person or on the online platform.

When and where will the 2023 Annual Meeting take place?
The place-based component will be held in downtown Chicago at several hotels April 13 through April 16. The virtual component will be held on an online platform on May 4 and May 5.

What are the headquarter hotels?
The headquarter hotels are the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park, Hyatt Regency Chicago, InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, Radisson Blue Aqua Hotel, Sheraton Grand Chicago, and Swissotel Chicago. View the Map of Official Hotels (PDF).

How do I book a hotel room through the housing block?
The discounted rates will become available once registration opens.

When were submissions due?
Submissions were due on August 1, 2022, which was an extended date from the original deadline of July 27, 2022. AERA is no longer accepting submissions for the 2023 Annual Meeting.

When will I find out if my proposal was accepted?
Acceptance notifications were on November 10, 2022.

When will the program be released?
The program will be released on January 20.

How do accepted presenters decide whether to present in-person or online?
Those submitting papers or organizing sessions decided on either component of the meeting or both, but they could submit the same proposal to only one component.

Can presenters change where they present?
Those submitting papers or sessions made a choice at the outset whether they wish to present in Chicago or on the virtual platform, if their submission is accepted; there will be no subsequent changes in where the accepted work will be presented. 

What are the registration rates?
Registration rates for 2023 will not change from the place-based fees that have held steady since the 2018 meeting in New York. Those presenting or attending only on the virtual platform will enjoy the low fees offered since the first virtual meeting in 2021. Place-based registrants will pay a higher fee, but they will be able to attend the virtual component at no additional cost.

What is the 2023 Annual Meeting theme?
The theme for 2023 is “Interrogating Consequential Education Research in Pursuit of Truth.”

Can attendees or presenters access a place-based session virtually?
Sessions are either fully virtual or fully place-based. Attendees and presenters will engage in the session according to the designated modality of the session.

How do I reserve space for my organization to host a function during the 2023 Annual Meeting?
AERA welcomes the opportunity to work with individuals and groups that would like to host a function during the 2023 AERA Annual Meeting. Fill out this form to request Affiliate Group Space.  Send questions regarding Affiliate Group Space to annualmtg@aera.net.

How do I get training information if I am a Program or Session Chair?
Please watch the Virtual Town Hall and training session.

How do I apply to become an exhibitor?
The application for exhibit space, sponsorship, and advertising is available here. View the prospectus.

AERA President Rich Milner Discusses the 2023 Annual Meeting Theme

In a new video, President Rich Milner discusses the importance and aims of the 2023 Annual Meeting theme: “Interrogating Consequential Education Research in Pursuit of Truth.”