Media Invited to Register for 2019 Annual Meeting of Education Researchers
Media Invited to Register for 2019 Annual Meeting of Education Researchers

Tony Pals,
(202) 238-3235, (202) 288-9333 (cell)

Collin Boylin,
(202) 238-3233, (860) 490-8326 (cell)

Media Invited to Register for 2019 Annual Meeting of Education Researchers
AERA Annual Meeting to Attract More than 14,000 Attendees to Toronto, Canada, April 5-9

The American Educational Research Association’s annual meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. It is a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative scholarship in an array of areas—from early education through higher education, from digital learning to second language literacy. It is where to encounter ideas and data that will shape tomorrow's education practices and policies, and where to connect with leading thinkers from the U.S. and around the world.

Members of the media are invited to register to attend the AERA 2019 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, April 5-9, for five days of cutting edge research, ideas, and engagement. The 2019 Annual Meeting theme is “Leveraging Education Research in a 'Post-Truth' Era: Multimodal Narratives to Democratize Evidence.”

April 5-9, 2019

Toronto, Canada

Many of the sessions will take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.  The headquarter hotels where sessions will be held are the Intercontinental Toronto, Fairmont Royal York, Sheraton Centre Toronto, Westin Harbour Castle. 

Join more than 14,000 AERA members and scholars from aligned fields and disciplines, policymakers, and practitioners in Toronto to hear from major speakers and choose from more than 2,500 sessions featuring high-quality and timely education research.

**Media Registration and Housing**
Please complete this Press Registration Form. If you have any questions regarding your registration, contact AERA Communications at

Once press registration is confirmed, AERA will send a confirmation email. That message will include a web link and access code for reporters who want to reserve housing in AERA’s press room block.

**Meeting Schedule and Program**
The tentative schedule is available here. The full program is expected to be posted on the 2019 Annual Meeting microsite in mid-February.

AERA is happy to provide recommendations on Annual Meeting sessions and point members of the media to research papers, based on specific interests. Please contact AERA Communications Director Tony Pals (, office: (202) 238-3235, cell: (202) 288-9333).

**Links to Research Paper Abstracts**
Once the program is online, links to abstracts for research papers will be available. By accessing the schedule, you acknowledge that the contents of the abstracts are subject to AERA’s embargo policy.

**Embargo Policy**
Contents of research papers being presented at the 2019 AERA Annual Meeting are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. ET on the date the paper is scheduled to be delivered.

**Press Room and Badges**
The Press Room will be in room 203C on the ground level of the Metro Toronto Convention Center. Reporters must pick up badges on site in the press room. 

Press Room Hours of Operation:

  • Friday, April 5:         11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 6:    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 7:       8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Monday, April 8:     8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 9:     8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 

**Social Media**
The hashtag for the 2019 Annual Meeting is #AERA19. Please follow AERA on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.  

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About AERA
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) is the largest national interdisciplinary research association devoted to the scientific study of education and learning. Founded in 1916, AERA advances knowledge about education, encourages scholarly inquiry related to education, and promotes the use of research to improve education and serve the public good. Find AERA on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.