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ACJS 54th Annual Meeting
“Linking Teaching, Practice, and Research”
March 21-25, 2017
Kansas City Marriott Downtown
Kansas City, MO


2017 DRAFT ACJS Annual Meeting Program
The 2017 DRAFT ACJS Annual Meeting Program is now available for review by clicking here.  Please review the program for your presentation date and time.  The file contains the program, a participant directory by event number, and a participant directory with email contacts.

To search the program:
1.  Click Find in the Edit drop-down menu or by pressing Control-F.
2.  In the Find on page box, enter the test that you want to search for.
3.  Click Enter to search the document.

This is a large PDF file.  Please allow time to download before beginning your search. 

If you find that you have a conflict and need to move a paper presentation, you must first locate another panel to move your paper to, contact the new panel chair to obtain permission for the move, and then notify the ACJS Association Manager ( of the change details.  Please remember that a panel ideally should have a minimum of three papers if at all possible, and should not have more than five. 

Changes to the draft program must be received by December 31, 2016.  After that date, any additional changes will be noted in the final program document which will be posted online the week before the Annual Meeting.  Changes submitted to the draft program will only be noted in the final program document posted in 2017.  This draft program will not be updated to reflect each edit submitted.

PLEASE NOTE:  LCD projections will be available in the meeting rooms.  No overhead projectors or computers will be provided.  If you require an HDMI connection to the LCD projector, please bring a cable with you or contact our audio-visual provider prior to your session and request that one be provided for you.  The audio-visual contact number will be posted in the meeting mobile app.  Additional audio-visual equipment is the responsibility of the presenter.  Individuals wanting additional equipment must either bring equipment to the conference or make the necessary rental arrangements through the ACJS audio-visual provider.  Please contact the Association Manager for rental information –

Host Hotel:
Kansas City Marriott Downtown
300 West 12th Street
Kansas City, MO  64105

Click here for hotel and reservation information.
Click here to see an explanation of the importance of staying at our host hotel.

Exhibitor, Advertising, and Sponsorship Information:
Deadline for Program Advertising, Exhibit Booth Reservations, and Sponsorships:  January 15, 2017
Click here for Exhibitor, Advertising, and Sponsorship Information.  You can pay online or print an invoice for payment.

Meeting Pre-Registration:
All registrants agree to comply with the ACJS Code of Ethics, which can be found by clicking here.

Click here to pre-register.  You can register online or print an invoice for payment.

Member Pre-Registration:  $130.00

Non-Member Pre-Registration:  $170.00

Student Pre-Registration:  $30.00

Senior Pre-Registration:  $50.00

Spouse Pre-Registration:  $50.00

All Registration Fees are Non-Refundable.
Pre-Registration Deadline:  February 15, 2017
After February 15, 2017, all registrations will be conducted onsite.

*All Graduate Student registrations include a one-year membership to ACJS.  Please be sure to send proof of graduate student status to once registered to receive your free membership.  If you have been granted a Free Ph.D. Student Membership or Free Graduate Student Membership in the past, you are not eligible to take advantage of this offer more than once.

Doctoral Summit 2017:  For application and information on the 2017 Doctoral Summit to be held at the Kansas City Annual Meeting, click here

Upcoming ACJS Annual Meetings:

February 13 – 17, 2018  New Orleans, LA 
March 26 – 30, 2019 Baltimore, Maryland
March 24 – 28, 2020 San Antonio, TX
April 13 – 17, 2021 Orlando, FL
March 15 – 19, 2022
Las Vegas, NV