ISLAMABAD The 13th Annual American Studies Conference on The Footprints and Fault-Lines Of America in the World is being organised by the Area Study Centre for Africa, North and South America, Quaid-i-Azam University Campus, from October 15-17, 2010. Sardar Aseff Ahmad Ali, Federal Minister for Education will be the chief guest on the occasion. The inauguration will be held at QAU Earth Sciences Auditorium and the conference will be held at the premises of the Area Study Centre at QAU. The conference is open to the public.