Welcome to the official website of the Pacific Northwest Region of the AAR/SBL & ASOR

Annual Meeting at the

University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho

May 20-22, 2016



PNW Region Registration Link 2016

Dear Colleagues:

We hope that you will join us for our Annual Meeting at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho from May 20-22, 2016.

Our website has been updated with the latest information about online registration, meal tickets, conference housing, and transportation information.

The University of Idaho is the oldest public, land-grant institution in Idaho, founded in 1889 with a class of forty students. Today its enrollment is over 12,000. Located in the rolling hills of the Palouse, it is the largest campus in Idaho.

Charles Scalise, our President, will deliver the Presidential Address on Friday, May 20 at 8 pm. Click on the tab “Presidential Plenary” for more information.

Our Banquet Speaker this year is Kimberly Stratton from Carlton University in Ottawa, Canada. She will speak on Saturday, May 21 at 8 pm. Click on the tab “Banquet Speaker” for more information.

You have the option when you register to purchase meal tickets for a buffet before the Presidential Plenary on Friday and the Banquet on Saturday night. We hope you will join us.

Important Dates

March 1: Early Bird Registration opens

April 15: Deadline for Presenters to register

April 19: Last day to order meal tickets and reserve hotel at conference rates; Early Bird             Registration closes

April 20: Late Registration begins

April 22: Preliminary Program available online

May 6: Deadline for application for SBL Regional Scholar Award

May 13: Program available online

Springtime on the Palouse is beautiful and we hope to see you there!









If you have any questions, please contact me.


Ardy Bass
Executive Secretary
PNW Region