43rd Annual Meeting of the Human Biology Association


The 43nd Annual Meeting of the Human Biology Association will take place in delightful Austin, Texas, April 11-12, 2018. Our meeting will be held at the JW Marriott Austin, with leadership from your elected HBA Program Chair, Amanda Thompson. The conference program is now available on our website.

A substantial block of rooms has been reserved for this meeting at the JW Marriott Austin. To keep the cost of the meetings reasonable, everyone is encouraged to stay at the meeting hotel and to book early.  Please book prior to the March 22, 2018 (5:00 p.m. EDT) cut-off date. The AAPA has negotiated special conference rates at the meeting hotel as follows: JW Marriott Austin: Starting at $289.00 per room; local and state taxes are not included.

HBA local arrangements and Hotel Reservation information will be available at http://www.humbio.org/annual-meeting. Also, reservations may be made via the AAPA local arrangements website: http://physanth.org/annual-meetings/annual-meeting-2018/.

Please read the President’s Letter and current Call for Abstracts.


Please login to your account and pre-register for the conference. If you experience any difficulties logging into your account, please contact us.  

Students: If you noted your intention to apply for travel award when you submitted an abstract, do note that the deadline to do so is February 15. More information is available on the Student Travel Award page.