PAMLA Conference Dates and Deadlines

Dates and Deadlines:

  • Special Session Proposal Deadline: March 31
  • Abstract Proposal Deadline: April 30
  • Provisional Period for Proposal Decision: May 1-8 – In this period, Presiding Officers Review, Invite, Decline, Recommend for Rerouting, or mark as Under Consideration. Decisions, however, will remain secret.
  • Big Reveal: On May 9, proposers will find out if their proposals have been invited or declined, or are still being considered
  • Conference Early Bird Payment Deadline: May 20
  • Membership Payment Deadline: July 1 (or if a proposal is accepted after that date, immediately)
  • Conference Late Payment Fee Period: August 1 – September 5
  • After August 18, those who haven’t paid their PAMLA membership will be removed from the conference program;
  • After September 5, those who haven’t paid their PAMLA conference fees will be removed from the conference program.
  • Those who cancel after September 2 will not receive a full conference fee reimbursement.


If you have any questions, ideas, or concerns regarding presiding officer or session chair guidelines or the PAMLA conference in general, do not hesitate to contact PAMLA’s Information Director Sonia Christensen ([email protected]), or Executive Director Craig Svonkin ([email protected] or 626-354-7526). They are happy to help and offer advice.