Annual Meeting

Members of NEAS are invited to participate in the annual meeting of the society which provides a program of informational papers and reports as well as the opportunity to participate in the business affairs of the organization.  For convenience, the annual meeting of NEAS is held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society in November of each year. We hope to see you there!
Near East Archaeological Society
Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 20th to Friday, November 22nd
Grand Hyatt – San Diego, CA
ETS Theme: "Christ in all Scripture"
NEAS Theme
"Christ in Archaeology"
Annual meeting location is the Grand Hyatt,  1 Market Pl, San Diego, CA 92101 


NEAS paper proposals for the Annual Meeting must be submitted via the Evangelical Theological Society website once the call for papers (1 March 2019) has been published.  

Select this link to submit a proposal:


Please note that you will have to log in to the ETS website before clicking on the link.  

If you do not have an ETS user id you will need to create one at  

When creating a user id please choose NEAS under organizational affiliation.  

This will not create a bill for you, it is just to create a login and password so you can submit your paper proposal.


Paper submission deadline is 31 March 2019.

Papers should be delivered in 30-35 minutes of reading time with an additional 5-10 minutes for discussion.

Registration for the annual meeting will be open on the Evangelical Theological Society website on 1 March 2019.

For questions about the online proposal system, contact or

Questions about the NEAS sessions, contact Don McNeeley,
NEAS Program Chair (

The 2020 Annaul Meeting will be held in Providence, RI.  Dates: TBD.