Re: [SACC-L] Section Assembly - Motion Passed
- THANK YOU for that.
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."
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