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October 14-16, 2021 | San Diego, CA | Hybrid: in-person & virtual

The 83rd Annual Meeting is a partnership between the APCG, other AAG Regions, and the Applied Geography Conference and is a component of the AAG Climate-Forward Initiative.

Registration Options:

The conference and registration and abstract submission platform is under construction. Anticipated opening date is Thursday, July 29, 2021.

Virtual: Access to all virtual content (recorded and live sessions) from all conference partners

In-person: All in-person sessions and keynote events, plus access to all virtual content from all conference partners

Meeting Venue:

In-person conference details are still in discussion with potential venue partners, but San Diego State is the current favorite. Conference hotels and venue will be accessible via the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System. All virtual components will take place via the AAG’s conference meeting platform.

Benefits of partnership and hybrid meeting:

  • Cancellation assurance for attendees (registration + add-on items)
  • Single registration, abstract, and meeting platform
  • Focus on meeting sustainability

Meeting Organizers:

  • Liz Ridder, California State University San Marcos,
  • Atsushi Nara, San Diego State University
  • Yolonda Youngs, California State University San Bernardino

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Current Covid-19 Policies and Recommendations (as of July 1, 2021):

San Diego State University has provided the following campus guidelines, which APCG participants should also follow. Please check back frequently for updated guidance, as policies and procedures may change prior to the Annual Meeting.

  • Students, faculty and staff will be required to have a COVID-19 vaccine to be able to access campus facilities this fall.
  • Facial coverings are required by SDSU and also the county for everyone on campus — indoors and outdoors — at all times with some limited exceptions.
  • All SDSU students, faculty, staff, independent contractors and vendors must stay home if they are unwell.