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Re: [SACC-L] Section Assembly - Motion Passed

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  • Andrew Petto
    THANK YOU for that. Anj ... -- Andrew J Petto, PhD Senior Lecturer Department of Biological Sciences University of Wisconsin -- Milwaukee PO Box 413 Milwaukee
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 1, 2012
      THANK YOU for that.

      Anj

      On 3/1/2012 08:32, lauratgonzalez wrote:
      >
      > News from the Section Assembly, a body of Presidents of all AAA sections:
      >
      > Yesterday we passed a motion requesting the AAA Executive Board to
      > consider changes in meeting registration policies. This is the same
      > motion that I notified the list serv about several weeks ago, with the
      > goal being to make meetings more accessible financially to
      > non-anthropologists who may be participating in meeting events, such
      > as presenting or co-presenting a paper.
      >
      > It read as follows in its final incarnation:
      >
      > "The Section Assembly urges the Association's Executive Board to
      > introduce a one-day registration fee (and the possibility of full fee
      > waivers) for our annual meetings under certain limited conditions. The
      > special registrations would be available to those who wish to attend
      > or participate in specific meeting-related events such as sessions,
      > workshops, roundtables, and innovents, who are not professional
      > anthropologists, and who would not otherwise take part in the meeting.
      > The details of the policy are to be worked out by the Executive Board,
      > keeping in mind the dual objectives: 1) to make our meetings as widely
      > accessible as possible, and 2) that any change in registration policy
      > be at least revenue neutral for the Association."
      >
      > Best,
      > Laura
      >
      >

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