2023 Annual Conference


- There's still time to join your fellow members, FCS colleagues & students in Baltimore! Make it a workcation and visit DC! DC is ranked as #3 summer vacation spot in the US! Sign up for discounts on Baltimore eateries, tours, etc.
- DEADLINES: registration rates, hotel rates, and exhibit space reservations.
- General sessions speakers announced!
- Don't miss the ACLAC-hosted Educational Experiences to add to your registration!
Welcome Reception and Marketplace: Made in Baltimore, $15
- May 22 - Rooms are selling quickly! Book now in the AAFCS room block! Last day for the block: June 2!


All times are EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) zone.
NOTE: Be sure to click on Off-site Events for more details.

Inner Harbor. Charm City. Multicultural food experiences. Historical spots. Boat ride away from Annapolis. Train ride away from DC. FCS professional development and making connections...

Experience the 2023 AAFCS Conference in the DMV area, Baltimore, MD!  Charm City, AKA Baltimore, has so much to offer and within walking distance of the hotel's location at the Inner Harbor and easy transportation to/from BWI Airport. The official hotel for the conference is the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor, where there are AAFCS-negotiated room rates for conference attendees and a separate one for student attendees. Don't forget to click on our Travel button above for important hotel and Baltimore information.

The conference is open to all -- both members and non-members!

This registration website is your go-to source for all information pertaining to registration, the schedule, the hotel guestroom reservation link, call for proposals to speak, meeting/event space reservations, exhibit opportunities in the Hub and general sessions, Educational Experiences, awards, and more! Sign up for discounts and for excursions, participating merchants and eateries provided by the ACLAC members and Visit Baltimore! Lots of new sessions and happenings to look forward to at the conference! 

Please watch for email announcements and be sure to add @aafcs.org email addresses to your Safe Sender List so you do not miss an announcement! Members can also find the latest newsletters in their MyAAFCS account and access the Member Open Forum library. Non-members can click here for information on AAFCS membership benefits, rates and how to become a member.

Keep an eye out for deadlines (registration open and close, last day for AAFCS guestroom rates, Calls for Submissions, exhibiting opportunities in the Hub, etc.)

See you in Baltimore in June!

Exhibits in the Hub

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Official Sponsor of National Teacher of the Year Sponsorship and Luncheon

Invitation Video

Official Invitation video brought to you by the Maryland Affiliate Annual Conference Local Advisory Committee (ACLAC).

MARYLAND MASK MANDATE IS LIFTED; individual businesses may still enforce their own requirements. The 2023 AAFCS official conference hotel does not require individuals wear masks. Click here to read about safety in Baltimore.