The 45th Annual Meeting of the Human Biology Association will take place in Los Angeles, California, April 15-17, 2020. Our meeting will be held at the JW Marriott Los Angeles. Information on local accommodations is forthcoming. The President’s letter and call for papers is available with further details (click here).

Ethics Statement

Abstract submission/membership renewal agreement: In registering for this conferences/renewing my membership, I acknowledge and will abide by the HBA standards of conduct, including sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination. I understand that if I do not meet these standards, incidents may be reported to appropriate authorities such as employers, I may be barred from future meetings, and/or membership or association awards revoked. 

Register and Submit Abstracts

Join or renew membership for 2019 (login and check your account first to see if you’ve already renewed)

Pre-register for meeting (closes March 29, 2020)

Fellow or Subscribing Member: $100
International Fellow: $90
Student Member or Emeritus Member: $50
International Student Member or Emeritus Member: $40
Non-Member: $225

Submit an abstract (meeting registration required first; closes October 15, 2019)

View call for papers and abstract guidelines here.

Important Deadlines

August 15, 2019:

Proposals for the Joint AAPA/HBA Symposium

October 15, 2019:

Contributed Abstracts

Phyllis Eveleth & E. E. Hunt, Jr. Awards

Hilde Spielvogel Award

Proposals for Break-Out Sessions

Franz Boas Distinguished Achievement Award Nomination

Michael A. Little Early Career Award Nomination

HBA Public Relations Chair Nomination

Nominations and Elections Committee (2 members) Nomination

February 15, 2020:

International Member Travel Award

Student Travel Awards