The 2023 Annual Meeting will be held jointly with the Northwest Scientific Association.

21-21 March in Bellingham, WA at Western Washington University 

    Plenary and oral sessions hybrid—in person, with remotely presented talks possible


    Tuesday, 21 March: 6:00 PM, Evening Social.
    Wednesday, Thursday – March 22 and 23 — Plenary speakers, special and contributed presentations, workshops, poster sessions, awards, NWSA and AAAS-PD business lunches
    Friday, 24 March. Field trips!

Plenary Speakers

    Braiding knowledges of braided rivers: embracing place-based, local and indigenous knowledges and lived experience in the science of landscapes — Michele Koppes, University of British Columbia
    Ancient and modern infectious diseases: An overview of their impacts on global health, economy, and security — Jozef Stec, Marshall B. Ketchum University; President, AAAS-Pacific Division
    Dynamic mechanisms responsible for structure and organization in bacterial cells — Nathan Kuwada, Central Washington University
    Giant ice-age floods – an example from British Columbia — John Clague, Simon Fraser University

Special Sessions

    Drone technology: innovations in the sky — Leni Halaapiapi, Oregon State University
    The science of making change: occupying the political space — Sam Gutierrez, Washington State Senate
    Climate impacts, adaptations, and justice — Upekala Wijayratne, USFS


    Chemistry of Color in Art
    Informal Science Writing

Field Trips

    Skagit River Hydroelectric Project
    Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and Skagit Bay

Call for abstracts (coming soon)

Register! (coming soon)


    Flights into Seattle or Vancouver, BC (but you'll have to deal with border crossings)
    Hotels: Use your favorite travel site, please.