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Section events

Section events at Fall meeting

We invite you to attend a Section event, celebrate and network with other Section members. Section events are ticketed, and you must register in advance.
Tickets will not be sold on site or at the door of the Section events. A limited number of tickets are available for some events.

The deadline for Section event tickets is 7 November.


Attention U.S. attendees: your badge is mailed in mid-November. In order to purchase additional tickets, contact our team by phone: 866-470-7778 or 703-449-6418 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday–Friday. After purchase by phone, you will need to visit the registration area, Hall A of the convention center to update your badge.

Attention non-U.S. attendees: You may return to the registration module to purchase additional tickets for section events.

Section Business Meeting & Receptions

Sections hosting a business meeting and reception will have the opportunity to engage within their Scientific Neighborhood as well as host their traditional business meetings/award presentations in a private meeting room located within their neighborhood. Attendees will be able to move between section business meetings while also enjoying an opportunity to engage with section leaders and colleagues in an informal reception setting. 

Section Business Meeting & Luncheons

Section luncheons will honor section award recipients and discuss section related business, offering attendees an opportunity to engage with leaders and colleagues in a traditional sit-down lunch setting. 

Section Early Career & Student Networking Events

Interested in meeting other researchers outside your discipline, and want to explore future collaboration opportunities? These events are especially designed to promote networking across disciplines for students and early career scientists. You can hear stories of different panelists, explore volunteer and leadership opportunities, and exchange ideas with colleagues while enjoying light refreshments.