Annual Meeting


2020 Virtual Western Section Meeting 

With the uncertainty of travel plans amidst the COVID-19 restrictions, the Western Section Board weighed the available options for the 2020 WSASAS Meeting and decided the best option was to move the meeting to July 19-23 and combine with the ASAS-CSAS Virtual Annual Meeting.

2020 ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Virtual Annual Meeting and Trade Show
July 19-23, 2020


Register via ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Annual Meeting Site

Student Competitions

Returning for 2020 - Graduate Student Three-Minute Video Competition

Extended - Video submission deadline is 11:59 PM CT on June 15, 2020.

This competition will challenge graduate students of the Western Section to communicate their research projects effectively and concisely to a general audience, without using jargon. The 3-minute video should focus on the student’s research project and participants are encouraged to think outside of the box.


View the 2020 Sponsorship Prospectus

Proceedings & Abstract Submissions

WSASAS submission of Proceedings deadline was May 1, 2020.

The submission deadline for Proceedings was 3:00 PM CT on May 1, 2020.


Late-Breaking Abstract submission deadline for the 2020 ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Virtual Annual Meeting and Trade Show was 3PM Central on Friday, May 22, 2020. Full details on submissions can be found on the abstract page.


WSASAS Proceedings submission closed May 1, 2020.


As a reminder, there will be no printed WSASAS Program book at this year's meeting or future meetings. WSASAS voted to discontinue the print version of the WSASAS Program and move to an all app based meeting. Information on the 2020 ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Virtual Meeting App, how to download it and use it will be available June 2020. 

Mobile App

Available June 2020


Elections are now closed. Deadline to vote was Monday, April 13, 2020

Elected officers are:

A&C Chair:

  • Dr. Milton Thomas, Colorado State University

Western Section Graduate Director:

  • Meredith Harrison, University of California, Davis


Award Guidelines

Call for Nominations closed January 13, 2020 at 3:00 PM CT.

Young Scholar Recognition Program

Young Scholar Recognition Award Guidelines

Call for Nominations closed January 13, 2020 at 3:00 PM CT.

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors!

Platinum Level Sponsors



Gold Level Sponsors



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Silver Level Sponsors

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Bronze Level Sponsors



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Future Meetings

Fort Collins, CO
June 8-11, 2021

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