Annual Meetings

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2017 Annual Meeting Information
2018 Annual Meeting Information
2019 Annual Meeting Information


The theme of the 2017 conference is Rural Peoples in a Volatile World: Disruptive Agents and Adaptive Strategies and will be held in Columbus, Ohio - July 27-30 2017.

We hope to open the registration site within the next 10 days.


Travel & Hotel Information

To view anticipated costs of attendance, click here.

To view information on express bus service from the airport to the hotel, click here.

To view information on field trips, click here.

This section will be continually updated as information becomes available to us. 


Conference Program

Information about the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society will be posted here.  Currently you can submit abstracts to the annual meeting on the Annual Meeting and the Types of Submissions Information page.  We will be opening the conference registration site soon. A link will also become available to register for rooms at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus.  We will announce new information about the conference as soon as it becomes available.