The Association for Asian Studies (AAS)—the largest society of its kind, with approximately 8,000 members worldwide—is a scholarly, non-political, non-profit professional association open to all persons interested in Asia. The Annual Conference of AAS is a significant gathering place for librarians and information professionals.
The Annual Conference on South Asia , traditionally held in Madison Wisconsin, attracts over 650 scholars and other interested parties annually. The conference features nearly 100 academic panels and roundtables, as well as association meetings and special events ranging from performances to film screenings. In the exhibit space, university presses, independent publishers, and non-profit organizations provide the conference participants with high quality resources and the best publications on South Asian topics.
The Southeast Conference of the Association for Asian Studies (SEC/AAS) is a non-political, non-profit scholarly organization dedicated to promoting the study of Asia in the southeastern region of the United States. To that end, SEC/AAS has held (since 1962) an annual three-day conference featuring scholarly panels, teacher workshops, and book exhibits.