2024 San Diego Annual Meetings

The 2024 San Diego Annual Meetings, hosted by the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) and the American Academy of Religion (AAR), November 23–26, is the world's largest gathering of scholars interested in the study of religion. Don't miss the opportunity to connect with colleagues, publishers, and friends; engage with leading scholars within the field of religion; and network with potential employers and others from around the world. 

There will be over 1,000 events, including many academic sessions, workshops, meetings, receptions, and tours. The Annual Meeting Exhibit Hall will feature more than 100 publishers, and you will be able to pitch ideas, connect with others, and review the latest publications within the field.

Soon, you will be able to register and join the 7,000 attendees who are expected to attend the 2024 San Diego Annual Meetings! For those interested in learning about the Online June Sessions of the Annual Meeting, view the FAQs. People who register for the San Diego Annual Meeting will receive a discount for the Online June Sessions of the Annual Meeting. 


Register Now

The answers to many of your San Diego Annual Meeting questions can be found on the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). Have a question not on the FAQ?

Submit Your Other Event Now

If you have a group gathering you want to host in conjunction with the in-person Annual Meeting, you can submit your request for an event space now and choose to have it listed in our programs. 

Find Your Reference Number

If you cannot locate your San Diego Annual Meeting reference number in your email, you can find it by following these instructions

Presidential Theme

Violence, Nonviolence, and the Margin

 Jin Y. Park, AAR President 2024

San Diego Tours

To view our current tour offering, click here. More tours will be added soon. Don't worry — tours can be added after you have registered. 


Immerse yourself in a pre-conference workshop. All workshops will be held on Friday, November 22. Click here to view workshop information.