Registration FAQ - Annual Meeting

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations must be made in writing and submitted no later than December 15, 2023. A refund of the full registration fee will be issued to these requests.

Cancellations received after this date, as well as no-shows to the Annual Meeting, are not eligible to receive even partial refunds of the registration fee unless there are severe extenuating circumstances such as the death or hospitalization of the registrant or a member of their immediate family or the equivalent.

Cancellation requests can be made by email or by regular mail to:

AALS Registration
c/o Erick Brown
1614 20th St NW
Washington, DC 20009

Will there be a virtual option for this meeting?

The AALS 2024 Annual Meeting will take place in person in Washington, DC. Virtual and hybrid options for speakers and attendees are not offered. Networking among attendees, Q&A between presenters and attendees are important features of our in-person annual meeting and with the pandemic-emergency over, we are committed to a full return to in-person attendance at this January’s meeting.

What is my AALS username and password?

To register for the event, you will need a username and password. Your username is typically your school-affiliated email address. If you have never used our online registration before, check to see if you are in the AALS database by entering your email address into the Forgot Password portal.

If you are in the database, the portal will send you login instructions for creating or resetting a password. If you are not in the database, please contact AALS support.

How do I register if I do not want to pay by credit card online?

Online registration using our secure website is strongly encouraged. We also offer the option to submit a  paper registration form. We do not accept registration forms by email.

What is the deadline to register with a paper form?

All registrations submitted by regular mail or fax must be received by AALS no later than December 16. If you miss the advanced deadline, you may register online or in person when the onsite registration desk opens on January 3.

Does AALS accept payment by electronic direct deposit or wire transfer?

No, we do not accept those methods of payment.

How do members of the press register?

Registration for members of the press is complimentary. Please contact the AALS Director of Communications to request a press registration for the Annual Meeting.

How do exhibitors register?

Registration for exhibitors and sponsors will open on September 25. Exhibitors and sponsors will receive an email with instructions on how to register once their application has been processed. If you have questions about your complimentary exhibitor or sponsor registrations or need to verify you are in the AALS database, please contact the AALS Director of Development.

How can I request Access-Related Accommodations for the Annual Meeting?

Please visit the Accessibility page. Contact AALS Accommodations for assistance.

Can I get continuing education credits for attending the Annual Meeting?

AALS does not provide CLE credits. We do provide a sign-in sheet for attendees from states for whom acknowledgment of attendance at a session is sufficient. If you need verification that you attended a session, sign the Continuing Education Credit sheet at the session you are attending and request a letter of attendance after the meeting. You will need to provide date, time, and title of the session. AALS can only verify attendance for sessions where a registered attendee signs the Continuing Education Credit sheet or is listed as a speaker in the program. [email protected].

You will need to provide date, time, and title of the session. AALS can only verify attendance for sessions where a registered attendee signs the Continuing Education Credit sheet or is listed as a speaker in the program.

Consent to Use of Photographic, Video, and Audio Materials

AALS will have a photographer and videographer at special events, sessions, exhibits, and throughout the hotel common areas used for the Annual Meeting. Photos and videos taken during the Annual Meeting will remain the property of AALS and may be distributed or used in future marketing materials. Your attendance at the Annual Meeting indicates your acceptance to be photographed, filmed, or recorded, and to AALS’s use of your image, without payment of any kind, in program(s) and for other purposes designated by AALS in the future.

Do you offer a one-day or per-session/event registration rate?

Single-day registration passes are not available. Your registration fee will secure your access to the entire annual meeting.

Can I transfer my registration to another member of my law school if I’m unable to attend?

Yes. There is no charge to transfer a registration to another faculty/staff member of the same law school. Requests can be submitted until January 1, 2024.

How do I submit a registration transfer?

The person currently registered must send a transfer request in writing via email to AALS Registration, fax to (202) 872-1829, or mail to:

Association of American Law Schools
1614 20th St NW
Washington, DC 20009

Requests must arrive at AALS by January 1, 2024 and must include a written authorization asking to cancel and transfer your registration. Include the name of the individual who will receive the registration in your place.

For further questions about refunds, cancellations, or substitutions, contact AALS Registration.