1) NEW: The deadline for submitting paper abstracts for our 2024 conference has been extended to May 15. Remember that you need to be a current ASR member to submit a paper abstract. Log into your ASR account on the ASR website and click the Submit Abstract button. For any questions, contact Co-Program Chair, Andrea Henderson, at AKHENDER@mailbox.sc.edu or me at rmkraus@bsu.edu. You can learn more about the conference by visiting the annual meeting page on the ASR website. If you need to (re)join the ASR, please click on the Become a Member Join ASR Today button on the ASR homepage.

2) Registration for our 2024 annual meeting in Montreal is now open. Log into your ASR account on the ASR website and click the Register for a Conference button. You can make your room reservations here. Be sure to use group code: ASR0822 to get the conference rate.

3) We continue to accept submissions for our Lifetime Achievement Award (deadline May 15) and McNamara student paper competition (deadline June 1). You can learn more about these awards by visiting the ASR website and apply for the competitions by logging into your ASR account.

4) If you experience any trouble with your account or have questions, please email me for assistance. We continue to make upgrades to our website and membership system. We appreciate your patience.

5) NEW: There will be a one day conference on August 9 titled, “On-The-Ground Research with the Right in 2024: Challenges, Benefits, and Building Solidarity. The organizers are soliciting submissions for three panels: On Terminology and Concepts, Ethical Considerations & Challenges, and Responding to Respondents. To apply to present, please submit an abstract here by June 1, 2024. Please also indicate which panel you’d like to speak on. General attendees can register via the ASA conference link here.