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Call for papers: 2023 SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference

SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference logoSABR and the International Women’s Baseball Center have announced a call for papers for the fifth annual SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference, scheduled for September 29-October 1, 2023, at Rockford University in Rockford, Illinois.

The 2023 conference will be a hybrid event, with panels and presentations on Zoom and a dinner banquet and golf outing in Rockford, Illinois. Registration information will be available soon.

This year’s conference theme is “Through the Lens of Baseball.” Topics can focus on broadcasters, sports writers, social media, advertising, artists, photographers and more. All topics related to women’s baseball are welcome.

Please submit abstracts of approximately 200 words, along with contact information and a short biography, by June 30, 2023, to Leslie Heaphy at

For coverage of the 2022 virtual conference, visit

Originally published: April 27, 2023. Last Updated: April 27, 2023.