Registration – Annual Meeting

Thank you for your interest in the upcoming AALS’s 2019 Annual Meeting January 2 – 6, 2019 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans.

Learn more about this year’s program and official housing accommodations.

Full Meeting Rates

The standard registration rate includes:

  • All three and half days of sessions organized by Sections, the Annual Meeting Planning Committee, and AALS President;
  • The AALS Opening Plenary session with featured speakers;
  • Opening Reception;
  • The Exhibit Hall; and
  • Morning and afternoon refreshment breaks.

Tickets for meal events and field trips sponsored by Sections are sold separately

Full Meeting By Nov 16 After Nov 16 After Jan 1
Member & Fee-Paid Law Schools: Faculty/Staff $515 $565 $615
Member & Fee-Paid Law Schools: New Law School Faculty (0–3 yrs) $260 $310 $360
Member & Fee-Paid Law Schools: Emeritus/Retired Faculty $260 $310 $360
Non-Member Law Schools: Faculty/Staff $565 $615 $665
International Law Schools: Faculty $515 $565 $615
Non-Law Faculty Spouse/Partner $35 $35 $35


Institutional Advancement

Thursday, January 3 – Friday, January 4, 2019

Registration for the Institutional Advancement Program is separate from the full AALS Annual Meeting registration and includes admission to Institutional Advancement sessions only, the Institutional Advancement Luncheon on Thursday, access to the Exhibit Hall, and morning and afternoon refreshment breaks.

The Institutional Advancement rate may only be used by professional staff. Ticketed events and Spouse/Partner registrations cannot be added to this rate. Full-time law school faculty are not eligible for this rate, and should purchase a full meeting registration in order to attend Institutional Advancement sessions.

Institutional Advancement By Nov 16 After Nov 16 After Jan 1
Member & Fee-Paid Law Schools: Institutional Advancement $420 $455 $505
Non-Member Law Schools: Institutional Advancement $455 $480 $530


Ticketed Events

Add-ons and extras can be purchased at the same time as your registration, and include:

Wednesday, January 2
Field Trip Agricultural & Food Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources & Energy Law (Joint) $80
Thursday, January 3
Breakfasts Professional Responsibility, State and Local Government $45
Luncheon Institutional Advancement $70
Friday, January 4
Breakfasts Constitutional Law, Employment Discrimination Law and Labor Relations and Employment Law (Joint), Leadership, Property Law $45
Luncheons Clinical Legal Education, Criminal Justice, Evidence, Law Libraries and Legal Information, Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research, Socio-Economics, Women in Legal Education $70
Saturday, January 5
Luncheons Antitrust and Economic Regulation, East Asia Law and Society, European Law, Jurisprudence, Minority Groups, Student Services $70


Details & Fine Print

Our online registration system accepts Visa, MasterCard, or AMEX. We do not accept registration via email.


For online registrations, email confirmations are automatically generated and generally received within a few minutes. For paper forms, including mailed check payments, email confirmations will be sent after the check arrives and the registration process has been completed.

Spouse/Partner Registration

This rate is only available for guests who are not law school faculty, staff, retired/emeritus, or a law student. Select ticketed events are also open to spouse/partner registrants with the purchase of an additional ticket, while others are limited to only law school faculty/staff.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing and submitted no later than December 14, 2018. A refund of all registration fees, minus a $50 processing 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 refunds of registration fees. Cancellation requests can be made by email to AALS Registration or regular mail to:

Association of American Law Schools Registration
c/o Erick Brown
1614 20th St NW
Washington, DC 20009

Registration Substitutions

Registration substitutions are welcome, and can be submitted up until December 31, 2018. See instructions here.

Further Questions

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