Annual Meeting Schedule

The official days of the 2019 SSSP Annual Meeting are Friday, August 9 to Sunday, August 11.  Program sessions are scheduled on all three days of the meeting at the Roosevelt Hotel.  The meeting will officially begin with the Arrival Meet & Greet Reception on Thursday, August 8 from 6:30pm-7:30pm.

Most daytime program sessions are 1 hour and 40 minutes in length, followed by a 20-minute break.  Exceptions are clearly noted in the detailed program schedule.

Sessions, committee meetings, and special events will be held at the Roosevelt Hotel, located at 45 East 45th Street & Madison Avenue, New YorkNY.

The turnover schedule is as follows:

Friday, August 9

8:30am – 10:10am

10:30am – 12:10pm

12:30pm – 2:10pm

2:30pm – 4:10pm

4:30pm – 6:10pm

6:30pm – 7:30pm

7:45pm – 8:45pm

Saturday, August 10

8:30am – 10:10am

10:30am – 12:10pm

12:30pm – 2:10pm

2:30pm – 4:10pm

4:15pm – 5:25pm

5:30pm – 6:30pm

6:45pm – 7:45pm

7:45pm – 8:45pm

Sunday, August 11

8:30am – 10:10am

10:30am – 12:10pm

12:30pm – 2:10pm

2:30pm – 4:10pm

4:30pm – 6:10pm

On Friday, the 6:30pm-7:30pm time slot is allocated for the Welcoming Reception and the 7:45pm-8:45pm time slot is allocated for the Graduate Student Happy Hour.  On Saturday, the 4:15pm-5:25pm time slot is allocated for the SSSP Business Meeting, the 5:30pm-6:30pm time slot is allocated for the Presidential Address, the 6:45pm-7:45pm time slot is allocated for the Awards Ceremony, and the 7:45pm-8:45pm time slot is allocated for the Division-Sponsored Reception.  On Sunday, all sessions end at 6:10pm.

Please refer to the Preliminary Program Schedule for a daily listing of all sessions, meetings, and special events.  Session presiders and committee chairs should ensure that sessions and meetings end on time to avoid conflicts with subsequent activities scheduled in the same room and to allow participants time to transit to the next session or meeting.

Acknowledgment

On behalf of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, Michele Koontz, Administrative Officer & Meeting Manager, wishes to thank President Nancy J. Mezey; Program Committee Chair E. Brooke Kelly and her committee Yvonne M. Luna, Derron O. Wallace, and Stephani Williams; Local Arrangements Committee Chair Keumjae Park and her committee Sophie Foster-Palmer, Melanie Lorek, and Nga Than; Executive Officer Héctor L. Delgado; Assistant to the Administrative Officer Kelsey K. Arnold; Information Technology Specialist Rachel Cogburn; and Graduate Research Associate and Webmaster Caitlin Mize for their contributions to the program.  Additional thanks to artist Dr. Johanna Foster, Monmouth University, who created the program artwork and graphic artist Pam Kachel, Mariner Art and Design, who created the program cover and the conference bag design.

A special thanks to Vassar College, Department of Sociology; Michigan State University, Department of Sociology; and Monmouth University, Office of the Provost; for their financial contributions to program activities and to Oxford University Press for its financial contribution to the conference bags.

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