Who Attends ACSS?


Delegate Demographics at a Glance

ACSS/ACSEE/AGen 2016 in numbers

  • 296 attendees
  • 32 countries
  • 54% female / 46% male
  • 43% faculty members
  • 35% PhD or postgraduate students

The Asian Conference on the Social Sciences (ACSS) is held annually alongside The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities (ACAH). Since 2009 more than 1,700 delegates have attended this annual interdisciplinary event, which takes place in Japan in the spring.

In 2016 ACSS/ACSEE/AGen attracted 296 attendees representing 32 countries – a truly international event. This diversity serves as a wonderful comparative and contrastive resource.



      Registration Type


          The majority of ACSS/ACSEE/AGen conference attendees are university faculty, with 43% holding an academic post. At 35% of the total registered delegates, postgraduate and doctoral students make up the next largest group of attendees. The remaining attendees come from the business sector (4%), with 2% registered as "independent" and 16% registered as "other".

          (Source: ACSS/ACSEE/AGen 2016 Conference Registration Data)

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