SSA Annual MEETing 2024

*29 April–3 May 2024 | Anchorage, Alaska


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Plan Your Meeting.

*Please note that Tuesday, 30 April and Friday 3 May each have a full schedule of programming from 8:00 am until 6:30 pm. Travel plans that include Monday, 29 April and Saturday, 4 May may be required to accommodate this schedule

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Apply for Childcare Reimbursement

SSA’s Childcare Program will provide financial support to parents who successfully register in advance of the Annual Meeting. SSA will reimburse documented expenses at $10/hour per child for up to 10 hours per day on 29 April through 3 May 2024

In February 2024, an application form will be posted on this page.  To qualify for the daycare program, all applications must be submitted by 25 March 2024.  Applicants will be informed of approval by 29 March 2024.  

The program’s policies:

  • Children must be under the age of 16.
  • Reimbursement will be made after the Annual Meeting in May 2024, based on documentation (receipts) supplied by daycare provider.

Childcare Options

You may use any childcare provider in the Anchorage area or your own childcare provider.

SSA has identified a service that helps identify childcare providers in Anchorage. Visit Nanny Pod for more information.  You are strongly encouraged to book your childcare as soon as possible.

Questions?  Please contact

Request a Visa Letter of Support for the SSA Annual Meeting

SSA recommends international participants apply for visas as early as possible before the Annual Meeting. Please remember to contact your consulate to determine the wait time for an interview.

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Annual Meeting 2024

Program Co-Chairs

The SSA community is grateful to our meeting leaders for cultivating this exciting and informative Annual Meeting program.

Carl Tape

Carl Tape

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Mike West

Michael West

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Dates and Deadlines

  • Registration Opens: Early January
  • Abstracts Due: Mid January


Anchorage, Alaska

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