Who Attends ACAH?


Delegate Demographics at a Glance

ACAH/LibrAsia 2017 in numbers

  • 184 attendees
  • 35 countries
  • 56.8% female / 43.2% male
  • 58.7% faculty members
  • 24.3% PhD or postgraduate students

Since 2009 more than 2,000 delegates have attended this annual interdisciplinary event, which takes place in Japan in the spring.

In 2017, ACAH/LibrAsia attracted 184 attendees representing 35 countries – a truly international event. This diversity serves as an wonderful comparative and contrastive resource.



      Registration Type


          The majority of ACAH/LibrAsia conference attendees are university faculty, with 58.7% holding an academic post. At 24.3% 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 (2.3%) and the public sector (2.4%), with 2.3% registered as "independent" and 9.1% registered as "other".

          (Source: ACAH/LibrAsia 2017 Conference Registration Data)

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