Room Request Application for 2020 Conference Meetings and Roundtables

by SAH News | Jul 23, 2019

The Society of Architectural Historians is accepting proposals for roundtable discussions, meetings, or informational presentations for the SAH 2020 Annual International Conference to be held in Seattle, WA, April 29–May 3. A limited number of slots will be available for the midday break and during the hours of the daily conference proceedings. The roundtables, meetings and presentations are meant to supplement the regular conference programming and should differ from the paper sessions in both topic and organization, with a format that provides an opportunity for active, in-depth discussion and interaction.

If you plan to hold a meeting, roundtable or presentation, you must apply to be considered. This includes those organizing programs that have been traditionally held at the conference. Please complete this form and submit it to Christopher Kirbabas at The deadline to submit a proposal is September 9, 2019. All proposals will be reviewed by the Conference Chair, with confirmations sent out after October 1, 2019. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Christopher Kirbabas by email at

Please note the following:

  • This form is a request and does not guarantee space will be available for every applicant. All proposals will be reviewed by the Conference Chair. If your proposal is accepted, SAH will assign a room and schedule a time for your program.
  • SAH is unable to fund or comp any moderators, panelists or speakers in the roundtables, meetings, or informational presentations. All moderators, panelists, speakers of your program must be a registered attendee of the conference (either full registration or Day Rate registration).
  • A/V, Internet, food and beverage, and other costs will be the responsibility of the group or individual holding/hosting the meeting/event/program, unless other arrangements are made through SAH. A portion of the room rental fee and all food and beverage expenses is required and the financial responsibility of those selected for all rooms utilized.
Download the application to submit a proposal.

Founded in 1940, the Society of Architectural Historians is an international nonprofit membership organization that promotes the study, interpretation and conservation of architecture, design, landscapes and urbanism worldwide. SAH serves a network of local, national and international institutions and individuals who, by profession or interest, focus on the built environment and its role in shaping contemporary life. SAH promotes meaningful public engagement with the history of the built environment through advocacy efforts, print and online publications, and local, national and international programs.

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