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Annual Meeting
2023 Annual Meeting
November 18-21, 2023
San Antonio, Texas

International Meeting
The 2023 SBL International Meeting was held Jul 3–7, 2023, at the University of Pretoria in Pretoria, South Africa. See the 2023 International Meeting program book.

The 2024 SBL International Meeting will be held Jul 28–Aug 1, 2024, at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Visit the International Meeting page for more information.
Affiliate Organizations
SBL affiliates with organizations to further its mission to foster biblical scholarship. Any organization that supports scholarly analysis and open discussion and acts in a manner consistent with SBL’s vision statement and core values may request Affiliate status. While the Society’s Affiliates maintain and pursue their unique missions, participation of any party in the Society’s meetings is held to the same expectations as SBL program sessions.

Learn more about eligibility and benefits of affiliation.
Annual Meeting Policies
Virtual Meetings
In 2023, SBL hosted its first Global Virtual Meeting. Hosted entirely in a virtual environment, this meeting offered presentation formats, networking and mentoring possibilities, and avenues for accessibility that are not possible in an in-person meeting. Information on a future SBL Global Virtual Meeting will be shared in the future on the Global Virtual Meeting page.


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