2020 Regional Meetings

Open Calls for Papers:

Pacific Northwest
Deadline: January 3, 2020

Deadline: January 6, 2020

Deadline: January 10, 2020

Upper Midwest
Deadline: January 10, 2020

New England-Maritimes
Deadline: January 19, 2020

Eastern International
Deadline: February 1, 2020

Open Registration:




General Information

2019 AAR Annual Meeting • San Diego, California • November 23–26


Join us for the 2019 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings in San Diego! More than 1,200 events—academic sessions, other events, receptions, tours, and workshops—will be offered. Registration and the Exhibit Hall will be held in the San Diego Convention Center, 111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101. Employment Center will be in the Grand Hyatt. Sessions will be held in the San Diego Convention Center, Hilton Bayfront, Marriott Marquis and Marina, Grand Hyatt and the Omni Hotel. Conference hotels are located within walking distance of one another. Register soon to get the best attendee rate and hotel selection! 

Please check back for updates as there is more to come on the following: 

Accessibility Information

Additional Meetings are now called Other Events. Please see below for the link to that webpage.

Annual Meeting Religion and the Arts Travel Grant (Deadline: April 19, 2019)

Annual Meeting Travel Grants (Deadline: April 19, 2019)

At-A-Glance Schedule

Audio-Visual Needs at the Annual Meeting

Call for Papers

Child Care by KiddieCorp Registration Form

Dates and Deadlines

Employment Center

Exhibitor and Advertiser Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Guides to the Annual Meeting- 

Hotels and Local Transportation Information

Local Information

Location Guide, Including Floor Plans of Meeting Facilities 

Mobile App

Other Events Reservations

  • Other Events Call for Papers


Past and Future Annual Meetings (including past Program Books and videos, if available)

Presentation Tips for Presenting at the Annual Meeting

Press Information


Program Book

Program Units

Program Unit Chair Resources

 Registration and Housing 

Safety Policies at the Annual Meeting

Social Networking

Student Events 

Sustainability Initiatives

Tour Descriptions and Reservation Form

Travel and Destination Information

Visa Letters

Women's Mentoring Lunch

Workshop Descriptions and Reservation Form

Contact us at if you have additional questions.