Important Dates & Deadlines


  • Late April: The Program Committee will notify submitters of its decisions.


  • Summer: Program participants will receive an email with the date, time, and hotel assignment of their sessions, as well as a proof of the sessios as they will appear in the printed program.


  • Mid-September: Registration opens.
  • Mid-September: Housing opens.
  • Mid-September: Child-care grant application period opens.
  • Late September: Deadline to submit membership dues and address changes in order to receive the program in the mail.
Dates & Deadlines


Speaker at 2013 annual meetingPresentations at the annual meeting come in many different forms. Here's some helpful advice and information for speakers.

Information for Speakers

Making Presentations Accessible

Session Logistics

Information for Speakers

Poster Presenters

Hanging a PosterPoster sessions provide a unique way for historians to present their work in an engaging and visual format.

Information for Poster Presenters

Why Present a Poster?

Effective Poster Presentations

Information for Poster Presenters

Videos from AHA 2015

The AHA's Annual Meeting is a great place to hear about the latest in historical scholarship and practice. Our sessions focus on many different topics, from the histories of places and periods to the uses of history itself in a wide variety of venues. Nearly 300 sessions were held at the 2015 meeting in New York. Several of these sessions were recorded, and we have posted them online for your reference. These videos should be helpful for future session organizers or those who were unable to attend the meeting. We also recorded panels that might be suitable for use in a classroom.

More Videos

Photos from AHA 2015

Check out our Facebook album, tag yourself and your friends, and feel free to comment and reminisce about your experiences at the annual meeting. 

Facebook Album