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2023 in San Francisco

The ASA is gathering in San Francisco, CA from November 30 – December 2, 2023. We want everyone to have the best time possible, so we’re crowd-sourcing some amazing recommendations to help you have the best experience inside the conference hotel and out. Fill out our location recommendation form and be automatically entered for a chance to win a free 2024 ASA membership. All recommendations will be collated onto a Google map and shared prior to the Annual Meeting.

2023 Hotel Information

The ASA’s 66th Annual Meeting will be held at: 
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
780 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
+1 877-622-3056

Hotel Booking Link
Reserve your lodging at the Marriott Marquis Here

Participants in the ASA Annual Meeting are encouraged to stay at the conference hotel to have the greatest flexibility and engagement with other attendees, but attendees are welcome to stay in whatever accommodations suit them best.

Discounted Hotel Rates have been Negotiated for ASA 2023 Attendees
Single/Double: $244 (regularly $315+)
Triple: $274 (regularly $400+)

To receive the early-bird conference rate, you must first book your room through the secure conference reservation system. The early-bird rate ends November 6, 2023. Hotel reservations are taken on a first-come, first-served / space-available basis.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellation deadline is 72 hours prior to arrival/no show. One night’s room/tax will be charged within the 72 hour window.

All ASA Conference Hotel Rooms Include:
Fitness Center Access
Restaurant Access to The View and B55 Craft House & Kitchen

Travel, Health, & Safety

Meeting attendees should review government travel guidance to confirm eligibility and requirements for travel. See <ahref=”https://travelguidance.marriott.com/”>Marriott’s Travel Guidance for details. The health and safety of our attendees are our top priority.

Travel Support Grant
If you are looking for financial support to attend the ASA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, you may be eligible to apply for our new Travel Support Grant. Please read the grant information and apply before the deadline.

The ASA is happy to provide documents and letters to support participation in the Annual Meeting, however we cannot guarantee that any individual will be issued a US visa. US Consulates will also not allow for direct communication from the ASA regarding visa status. Please see our visa information here.

The San Francisco Marriott Marquis is approximately 13 miles north of the San Francisco International Airport, 19 miles west of Oakland International Airport, and approximately 10 miles west of Emeryville and Oakland Jack London Amtrak stations. The hotel is accessible by car or public transportation.

Valet parking available, fee: 91.20 USD daily
Limited Onsite Parking during special events and weekends.


Please contact the ASA with other Annual Meeting questions at members@africanstudies.org.