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Annual Meeting at EB 2020  

Find unmatched networking and career advancement opportunities at our most important meeting of the year!

Event Schedule

Location Key

CC San Diego Convention Center
MAR = San Diego Marriott Hotel (AAA Headquarter hotel)

Dates and times are subject to change.

Thursday, April 2

New Board Orientation (10:00 am – 12:00 pm) MAR
AAA Board Meeting
(1:30 pm – 5:00 pm) MAR

Friday, April 3

AAA Board Meeting (8:00 am – 5:00 pm) MAR

Saturday, April 4

New Committee Chair Orientation (7:00 am – 8:30 am) MAR
Buddy Meet-up (10:00 am – 10:30 am) CC
Networking Lunch & Learn (12:00 pm – 1:00 pm) CC – Topic TBD
Professional Development Committee Meeting (12:00 pm – 1:00 pm) MAR
AAA Plenary Speaker (4:45 pm – 5:50 pm) CC – Fiona Watt, Ph.D., King’s College London
Tang Prize Award Lecture (6:00 pm – 7:00 pm) CC
EB Welcome Reception (7:00 pm - 8:30 pm) CC
Fellows Reception (7:00 pm - 8:00 pm) MAR

Sunday, April 5

Poster Session (10:00 am – 12:00 pm) CC
Networking Lunch & Learn (12:00 pm – 1:00 pm) CC – Topic TBD
Publications Committee Meeting (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm) MAR
Scientific Affairs Committee Meeting (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm) MAR
AAA Keynote Speaker (4:45 pm – 5:45 pm) CC – Steven J. Schiff, MD, Ph.D., Penn State College of Engineering
AAA Reception (6:00 pm – 8:00 pm) San Diego Wine and Culinary Center

Monday, April 6

Educational Affairs Committee Meeting (7:00 am - 8:30 am ) MAR
Ambassadors Committee Meeting (7:00 am - 8:30 am ) MAR
Poster Session (10:00 am – 12:00 pm) CC
Networking Lunch & Learn (12:00 pm – 1:00 pm) CC – Topic TBD
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee Meeting (12:00 pm - 1:00 pm) MAR
AAA Plenary Speaker (4:45 pm – 5:30 pm) CC – Cheng-Ming Chuong, M.D., Ph.D., University of Southern California
AAA Members Meeting (5:45 pm - 6:30 pm) CC
Student and Postdoc Poster Reception (6:30 pm - 8:30 pm) CC

Tuesday, April 7

Poster Session (10:00 am – 12:00 pm) CC
Networking Lunch & Learn (12:00 pm – 1:00 pm) CC – Topic TBD
Program Committee Meeting (5:30 pm – 6:30 pm) MAR
Closing Awards Ceremony Reception (6:30 pm - 7:30pm) MAR
Closing Awards Ceremony Dinner (7:30 pm - 9:30pm) MAR - click here to purchase tickets to the Closing Awards Ceremony

EB 2020

April 4-7  |  San Diego, CA, USA

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Upcoming Deadlines

Early Registration: Feb. 5, 2020
Hotel Reservation: Mar. 4, 2020
AAA headquarters hotel: Marriott Marquis

Expired Deadlines

Regular Abstracts: Nov. 18, 2019
Science Outreach Abstracts: Jan. 30, 2020
Last-Chance Abstracts: Jan. 30, 2020

What Attendees Say

“I value the enormous diversity of interests among members. Every time I attend a meeting, I come away with great new ideas for teaching, learning, research.” — Raj Ettarh, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Anatomy and Medical Education and Associate Dean of Assessment, California University of Science and Medicine, AAA member since 2009

What to expect

  • 150 expert speakers and thought leaders
  • More than 450 anatomy-related poster presentations
  • 50 symposia on topics in Educational Science Research & Teaching, Professional Development, and Basic & Clinical Science Research

Good to Know

AAA's Annual Meeting is held in conjunction with Experimental Biology (EB). AAA is one of the five sponsoring societies that collectively plan EB. All abstracts, registrations, and hotel reservations are submitted through EB. Some links will take you to the EB website, experimentalbiology.org.