Call for Conference Participation – 2022 AACS Conference in Louisville, Kentucky

Repairing our World: Using Applied and Clinical Sociology to Do Good

The 2022 Annual Meeting of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology


OCTOBER 6-8, 2022


Deadline for submissions: August 1st, 2022.

In October 2022 (6-8), the AACS Annual Meeting will take place in Louisville, Kentucky. If COVID allows, we hope to have an in-person conference (while observing all applicable COVID protocols) as well as a virtual component. The program will consist of Regular Paper Sessions where delegates will demonstrate innovative approaches to practicing sociology. We are also organizing keynote addresses by experts in clinical and applied sociology, professional development workshops, student-centered sessions, poster sessions and networking opportunities for all participants.

We invite all applied, clinical, and engaged public sociologists, social and behavioral scientists, and professionals who use social and behavioral science in business and industry, government, and academia to submit an abstract or a proposal for a session. You can submit a proposal to participate in the conference in the form of a presentation, a demonstration or organizing a regular session or workshop. Submit here:

Information needed to submit an abstract (or session):
o Title of the Presentation (or Session)
o A 250-word abstract of the presentation (or description of the session)
o Name, affiliation/organization and contact details
o Indication of your preference to participate in the In-person conference, the virtual
component or either

When submitting an abstract for a presentation, you should consider whether the topic of your presentation fits any of the following proposed sessions. If not, please select “other”, and we will develop additional sessions accommodating these abstracts. The list of proposed sessions follows below. You can find a session description by clicking on its title in the drop-down menu.

List of sessions:
o COVID, health care providers, and vaccine Distribution
o Health Disparities and Global Health
o Macro-Clinical Sociology: Healing Society
o Renegotiating Citizenship and Social Capital
o Unacknowledged Sociology – Doing Sociology in Business and Organizational Settings
o Utilizing Applied and Clinical Sociological Skills in Developing a Racial Equity Diversity
Inclusion (REDI) Program Within a Non-Profit Organization
o Whistleblowing and Social Justice
o Women, Bullying, Work and Academic Success

Conference Venue: The Brown Hotel

335 West Broadway, Louisville, KY, US
The Brown Hotel is one of the classic hotels of the South. Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, the hotel is situated right in the heart of Louisville. With recent renovations and classic charm, the Brown provides a memorable experience.

Please direct conference-related inquiries to AACS Vice President Dr Tina Uys at