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2020 Annual Conference

The Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists, Inc. (ASBS) welcomes the submission of session proposals and paper submissions for its 85th Annual Conference that will be held in Atlanta, GA on March 4-7, 2020. We welcome sessions and papers related to the conference theme. This conference continues the legacy of ASBS in highlighting the work of social and behavioral scientists in addressing issues that impact Blacks in this nation and beyond. “The Call” very broadly encompasses educational, social, health, psychological, economic, political,  behavioral, agricultural, anthropological, philosophical, and other factors that promote social change.

In addition to sessions featuring faculty, ASBS strongly encourages the submission of session and paper proposals featuring undergraduate and graduate students.

Proposals are accepted for paper presentations, poster presentations, and roundtable discussions.

Conference Information
  • 85th Annual ASBS Conference-at-a-Glance (Download)

Conference Registration 
  • Conference Registration Form (Download)

The early registration deadline is February 7.

Conference Hotel Information

The 85th Annual Conference of the Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists, Inc. (ASBS) will be held on March 4-7, 2020 at the Wyndham Atlanta Galleria at 6345 Powers Ferry Road in Atlanta, GA. 


Hotel Room Rates: $119 plus applicable local lodging taxes


  • Includes complimentary basic Wi-Fi in guest rooms

  • Includes complimentary two buffet breakfast coupons per room

  • Includes complimentary parking

Reservation cut-off date for special hotel room rate has been extended to February 10, 2020.

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