2020 Annual Meeting

"Sustainable Sociology"

April 2-5, 2020

Hilton Omaha - Omaha, NE

All submitters must access the online portal by logging in to the MSS website*. You do not have to be a member to submit to the annual meeting program. However, you will need a MSS profile. This new requirement will assist in better communication to submitters throughout the process. 

Already a member?

Log in and find the link to the portal on the "My Profile," "My Profile!" or "Submission Profile" tab, depending on your membership level.

Not yet a member?

To create a profile, begin at the membership page. Choose "Join MSS Now!" and proceed with your information. You may purchase a membership at this time or select "SUBMISSION PROFILE" in the membership type list to create a profile now and submit to the meeting. You will be prompted to purchase a membership when you are notified of your status on the program.


*All presenters at the 2020 Annual meeting must be members of MSS. We would appreciate if all potential presenters (not just the submitter) would create a profile via the above listed process so we have accurate contact information.


How to submit:

All submissions must be entered via the online portal. Once you enter the online portal, you will be prompted to enter the information listed below.  Please be consistent with your MSS profile when entering email address(es) in your submission contact information.

Individual Presentations

  1. Session format: Formal paper, round table, poster, teaching technique, panel participant, Pecha Kucha, Lightning Talks, 3MT.
  2. Session topic: Select one from the lists below.
  3. Abstract (150 word target): For research papers and proposals, the abstract should detail the status of data collection and the status of your data analysis.  Edit carefully. The abstract reflects your scholarship and determines the paper’s acceptance in the session.

 Complete/Closed Sessions

  1. Session format: Closed paper, panel, author-meets-critics, academics-meet-activists, workshop.
  2. Title of the session
  3. Brief abstract for the session (no more than 150 words)
  4. Name, affiliation, and email of session organizer
  5. Names, affiliations, and emails of all presenters (Note to organizers: All presenters must be a member of MSS and register for the conference to be on the final conference program.)
  6. Titles of the individual presentations
  7. For co-authored papers: include all authors, starting with the first.