2020 Conference Registration Snafu

We’ve been experiencing technical problems of a temporary nature with the AMA PayPal account. Anyone who was paid Conference Registration Fees and Dues using the links on this website between 11/16/19 and 01/22/20, please note that your payment was not processed, even if you have a receipt issued to you by PayPal.  While we work to resolve this issue, please submit your Conference Registration Fees and Dues by check or money order to the following address:  AMA Treasurer, P.O. Box 1036, State College PA 16804-1036. If you wish to receive a payment confirmation, please include your email address.  We regret any inconvenience.

  • Faculty/Non-Student Registration ($100) + Banquet ($50) + Dues ($75) = $225
  • Faculty/Non-Student Registration ($100) + without Banquet + Dues ($75) = $175
  • Graduate Student Registration ($50) + Banquet ($50) + Dues ($35) = $135
  • Graduate Student Registration ($50) + without Banquet + Dues ($35) = $85

2020 Conference Hotel Information – Pittsburg

The hotel site for our 2020 conference is the Drury Plaza Hotel (Pittsburgh Downtown), 745 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, located in downtown Pittsburgh in the former Federal Reserve building. The conference will be held at the Drury Plaza hotel March 5 and 6.  We will host the third day at the Cathedral Center of the Ruthenian Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral on March 7.  A block of rooms has been reserved for the conference at $139 per night, plus applicable taxes.  Parking is $29 per day.  Room comes with free breakfast. 

When making a reservation, to receive this rate, please specify that you are attending the American Maritain Association conference, using Group number 2374968.  Reservations can be made either online at www.druryhotels.comor by calling 1-800-325-0720.

To receive this rate, reservations must be made by no later than February 2, 2020.

The hotel has a café, and is within reasonable walking distance to a variety of restaurants. Transportation between the hotel and the Cathedral will be provided for the Saturday, March 7 portion of the conference.
Conference attendees are strongly advised to use this hotel.  The pricing that we have received is quite competitive.

While there is no hotel shuttle pick up for this hotel at the Pittsburgh Airport, downtown Pittsburgh is reasonably accessible from the Airport, which sits slightly outside of town.  If you are having difficulties arranging travel to the Airport, contact Matthew Minerd atmminerd@bcs.edufor advice.

Call for Papers: Lex Naturalis, Vol 5, 2020

We are accepting proposals for the latest issue of this natural law journal.  All topics related to the natural law are welcome, especially those related to the history of natural law theory.  

Abstracts (300-500 words) are due by January 15, 2020, and completed papers (5000-7000 words)) are due by May 30. 

All submissions should be sent as an attachment to Walter Raubicheck, Editor, at wraubicheck@pace.edu.

2019 Conference Registration

You may register for the 2019 Conference at DeSales University using the Paypal buttons below. You may register using either your credit card or (if you have one) your Paypal account.
  • The Registration Fee includes access to the conference, hors d’ouvres on Thursday, as well as a lunch buffet, beverages and snacks throughout the day on Friday and Saturday.
  • The Saturday evening Banquet includes a cocktail hour, a catered three course meal with desert, and full bar service. You should specify whether you prefer NY Strip Steak, Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken, or Italian Roasted Vegetable Lasagna as your entree choice.

Conference Registration + Banquet w/ Steak Option


Conference Registration + Banquet w/ Chicken Option


Conference Registration + Banquet w/ Vegetarian Option


Single Conference Registration (No Banquet)


Graduate Student Registration + Banquet with Steak Option


Graduate Student Registration + Banquet w/Chicken Option


Graduate Student Registration + Banquet w/Vegetarian Option


Graduate Student Registration, No Banquet