2020 Annual Meetings

Join us for the 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting! As an attendee, you can choose from more than 800 sessions taking place between November 29 and December 10. You can also engage with publishers, participate in workshops, and connect with colleagues from around the world—all from the comfort of your own home! To see what's available this year, browse the virtual planner

Frequently Asked Questions

You can find answers to general questions about this year's Annual Meeting on the main FAQ page. We also have specific instructions and FAQs in the following areas:

Have a question not on the FAQs? Feel free to contact the appropriate department below:

  • Program or publications: annualmeeting@aarweb.org
  • Logistics, registration or housing: reg@aarweb.org
  • Membership: membership@aarweb.org
  • AAR Helpdesk: helpdesk@aarweb.org
    • Answered from 9:00 AM EST to 5:30 PM EST on November 30, December 1 to 3, and December 7 to 10
    • Important: If you are experiencing technical difficulties with the virtual platform—when submitting your email, please include a screenshot and note whether you're using the mobile app or the desktop planner and, if it's the latter, the browser you're using.

Presidential Theme

The AAR as a Scholarly Guild
José Ignacio Cabezón, AAR President 2020


Online Program Book

Virtual Planner

Annual Meeting Program (PDF)




  • November 29
    • Workshops
  • November 30 – December 3
    • SBL, AAR, Affiliates, and Other Event sessions
  • December 6
    • Special programming
  • December 7 – December 10
    • SBL, AAR, Affiliates, and Other Event sessions