S.L.A.A. Annual Business Conference/Meeting
The Annual Business Conference (ABC) is the once a year event at which S.L.A.A. members and other members of our service structure convene to conduct the Annual Business Meeting (ABM).
Board of Trustees (BoT) Statement December 15, 2021
The final decision the BoT is that an in-person ABC/M in 2022 would provide the best opportunity for an inclusive, recovery-based group conscience, giving the Fellowship the safe and engaging spaces we have had in Annual Business Conference/Meetings of the past.
The 2022 ABC/M will be held in-person Sacramento, California, thereby honoring the original, two-year commitment made to Sacramento's Intergroup, which was interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
We are committed to hosting a fully integrated hybrid ABC/M in 2023 to gain as much participation from all who wish to attend, no matter where they are or how they are situated.
See here for the complete BoT statement
The 2020 ABC/M was held July 31 2020. Info about it is below.
2020 S.L.A.A. Virtual ABC/M - Friday, July 31, 2020 via Zoom
Traditionally, the ABM refers to the in-person business conducted during General Assemblies over a four-day period. Due to COVID-19, a virtual one-day portion of the ABC/M was organized last year to conduct the essential business of the Fellowship and elect three members to the Board of Trustees and confirm any appointments for vacant positions. The 2020 ABM Agenda was addressed at the 2021 ABC/M. Motions and Items for Discussion were submitted.
Nominations for the BOT were accepted until June 28, 2020. There were no floor nominations at the Virtual ABC/M.
The S.L.A.A. Conference is the collective decision-making group conscience of our Fellowship, made up of S.L.A.A. members like you from Intergroups all over the world. The Annual Business Conference/Meeting (ABC/M) is the annual four-day event where the decisions that shape the future of S.L.A.A. are made. The Conference gathers to elect members of the Board of Trustees and to reach a group conscience on an ABC/M Agenda containing Motions and Items for Discussion (IFDs) submitted by members.
For more information, visit Fellowship-wide Services website.