JULY 21, 2020 — Due to the global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the SABR 50 convention has been rescheduled for June 16-20, 2021, at the Hyatt Regency Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland.
With travel restrictions and public health measures now in place, we recognize that many of our attendees, panelists, presenters, and sponsors would not be able to travel to Baltimore to celebrate the special occasion of our 50th annual convention, which would diminish the experience for everyone involved. All of us in the SABR community enjoy watching our friends from throughout the baseball world come together to network and collaborate on new projects and career opportunities at this event.
We will be in touch with all interested parties as we work through this difficult situation and make plans for the 2021 SABR convention. We are also finalizing plans to hold a virtual conference online this summer in order to allow SABR members to share and discuss their baseball research. Anyone who has already registered for SABR 50 is encouraged to contact the SABR office to discuss options regarding their conference registration fees, including converting it into a donation, which hundreds of SABR members have already done.
The postponement of SABR 50 will create significant financial challenges for the organization in the coming year, including the loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue. These resources are essential in pursuing our mission and delivering the membership experience our community has come to expect. We will provide more information soon on our Sustainability Campaign, which will help guide SABR through this challenging time.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Originally published: April 7, 2020. Last Updated: July 20, 2020.