The Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas

SSILA 2017 Meeting Information

2017 Annual Meeting

Austin, TX

January 5-8, 2017

The deadline for abstract submissions has passed. Notifications of acceptance were sent on or about Sept. 13, 2016.

The annual winter meeting of SSILA will be held jointly with the annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) in Austin, TX at the JW Marriott, January 5-8, 2017. Information about the hotel and location can be found at the LSA website. Participants will be able to register for the meeting and reserve hotel rooms online at the LSA site between 09/01/2016 and 12/18/2016.

For the most up-to-date details about meeting registration, hotel reservations, etc. please check the LSA website.

Meeting Registration

Registration for SSILA can be done through the LSA website at this link. Addtional information about registration is also available at the LSA website. Everyone attending the meeting is expected to register, and registrants should wear their meeting badges at all times when at LSA Annual Meeting functions.


Preregistration for the 2017 Annual Meeting will be available from September 1 through December 18, 2016.

Preregistration rates are as follows:

  • Regular/Emeritus/Life Members: $240
  • Student Members: $78
  • Under/Unemployed Members: $90
  • Nonmember – Regular: $350
  • Nonmember – Student: $150

Onsite Registration

Any attendees who have not preregistered for the Meeting by the December 18 deadline will need to register onsite during the hours listed immediately above. Onsite registration fees are:

  • Regular/Emeritus/Life Members: $310
  • Student Members: $115
  • Under/Unemployed Members: $105
  • Nonmember – Regular: $420
  • Nonmember – Student: $175
  • Special 1-day Rate: $85

Preregistrants may claim their conference tote bags, badges, and handbooks at the registration desk beginning at 12:00 p.m. on January 5. Registration will be open from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on January 5, from 8:00 AM. to 7:00 p.m. on January 6 and 7, and from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on January 8.

Hotel Reservations

The JW Marriott Austin has reserved a block of rooms for those attending the 2017 Annual Meeting. The JW Marriott is one of Austin’s newest and largest hotels, and is convenient both to public transportation, major landmarks, and local dining and entertainment options. Read more about why attendees should book with the LSA Room Block for the 2017 Annual Meeting.

Reservations may be made online or by telephone ((844) 473-3959; reference the Linguistic Society of America meeting) from September 1 through December 14, 2016.  The special LSA room rates for the 2017 Annual Meeting are:

Single/Double: $119/night
Triple: $129/night
Quad: $139/night

Updated: September 14, 2016 — 4:48 pm

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