2020 Annual Meeting

Your AAR staff continues to work toward holding the Annual Meeting in Boston, Nov. 21-24, 2020. We are aware of the uncertainty and contradictory projections related to the COVID-19 pandemic and with health and safety as a priority, we will continue monitoring the guidance of governments and health experts as we plan and make decisions. Should any changes need to be made related to the 2020 Annual Meeting, we will promptly notify you.

2020 Regional Meetings

Open Registration:

All remaining regional meetings for 2020 have been canceled

Registration & Housing

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

2019 Registration Fees Professional
Super Saver (April 18–May 23) $180 $90 $120 $200 $350
Early Bird (May 24–June 27) $230 $130 $180 $250 $400
Advance (June 28–August 22) $280 $170 $240 $300 $450
Regular (August 23–November 21) $330 $210 $300 $350 $500
Onsite (November 22–November 26) $380 $250 $360 $400 $550

All rates expire at 11:59 pm eastern time, except the onsite rate, which expires at  11:59 pm pacific time.

*Student rates are available to AAR and SBL student members only.
**Accompanying person rate is for spouses, partners, and family members only; it is not valid for colleagues.

Registration Links

AAR Member
If you are a Professional, Student, or Retired AAR Member, or a Dual AAR/SBL Member, use this link to register for the Annual Meeting. If you have not already logged into the AAR website with your Member ID, this link will require you to do so.

RSO Member
If you are a member of an AAR Related Scholarly Organization (RSO) but not a member of the AAR, use this link. Note: You will be asked to verify your membership in the RSO. This rate is higher than the AAR Member Rate.

If you are not a member of the AAR or an RSO, use this link. In most cases, it is less expensive to join the AAR and register at the Member Rate than it is to pay the Non-Member Rate. If you would like to join the AAR so that you may register at the discounted member rate, click here.


Effective 10/25, all reservations have been sent to the hotels. If you have a confirmed reservation and need to make modification, please contact the hotels below:

Grand Hyatt - 1-800-233-1234

Hard Rock - 877-344-ROCK (7625)
Hilton Bayfront - 1-800-774-1500
Hilton Gaslamp - 619-231-4040 or 800-445-8667 
Indigo Gaslamp - 619-727-4000
Marriott Gaslamp - 877-622-3056
Marriott Marquis - 877-622-3056
Omni - 800-843-6664
Residence Inn - 619-487-1200
Kimpton Solamar - 619-819-9500
Westin - 619-239-2200


Get all of your hotel information, as well as transportation to, and getting around San Diego.

General Information
Any and all information on the Annual Meeting

For the first-timer: basic meeting schedule and locations, along with more questions answered

Know when our deadlines are so you don’t miss them.

If you need assistance, we’re happy to help.

For any questions or concerns regarding registration and housing, you may contact
or 1-404-727-7972 or 1-855-836-0001.