For new units applications, this form is due no later than January 15 of the year of the unit's first term. For example, if the unit intends to organize its first session(s) at the 2018 Annual Meeting, the form is due no later than January 15, 2018. Please note that new units will not have recourse to the call for papers in their first year.
Please note that all proposals are evaluated collectively and comparatively and according to the Criteria for Annual Meeting Program Committee Review of Program Unit Proposals and Renewals. The criteria are listed on the SBL website at http://www.sbl-site.org/meetings/programunits.aspx.
International Meeting ApplicationsFor both existing units pursuing renewal and new units applications, this form is due no later than September 1 of the final year of the unit's current term. For example, if a unit expires after the 2018 International Meeting, this form is due no later than September 1, 2018.