Latest Annual Conference News—January 13, 2023

Regular Registration Rate Deadline – January 30

Don't miss out on savings! The conference registration fee will increase after January 30. Register today to lock in the lower price!

Don't forget the workshops!

In addition to our phenomenal lineup of scientific session speakers, we also have a number of additional workshops, luncheon seminars, and other special sessions available in Orlando. Many of these sessions are starting to fill up, so don't miss your chance to sign up. Learn more about these sessions (link), which can be added during your registration. Already registered? Check your confirmation email for a special "Modify Registration" link that will allow you to go back to add them in, or reach out to the meetings team for assistance.

Additional Hotel Rooms Announced

The Rosen Shingle Creek hotel has sold out of rooms, but we are happy to announce a second hotel for AAFS attendees – the Aloft Hotel Orlando International Drive. We've secured additional rooms at both a regular discounted rate as well as at government per diem rates. Extended booking deadline is January 25. Learn more on our travel page.

Last Call for Silent Auction Donations

Each year, the FSF Silent Auction raises thousands of dollars in support of the Foundation's mission of education and development. Be a part of this work by donating an item for the silent auction! Reach out to to find out how you can offer an item for the silent auction.

History Wall Contributions Needed

If you have something to contribute to the AAFS History Wall, please contact Kathy Howard ( 


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