Dates & Deadlines

The deadline for submitting proposals for the 2016 annual meeting has passed. The Program Committee will notify submitters of their decisions in late April. Please note that historians from the United States appearing on the program are required to be AHA members. Everyone on the program must register for the meeting when registration opens in the fall.  The deadline for proposals for the 2018 annual meeting will be February 15, 2017.


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 session, as well as a proof of the session as it will appear in the printed program.


September 16 Registration opens. Everyone on the program must register for the meeting.
September 16 Housing opens.
September 16 Child-care grant application period opens.
September 30 Deadline to submit membership dues and address changes in order to receive the program in the mail.


October 15 Interviewing institutions can download Job Center reservation forms.
October Call for Proposals and Theme for the 2017 annual meeting published.


Early November Program mailed to members.
November 15 Child-care grant application period closes at 11:59 p.m.


December 18 Housing cutoff date for all hotels. Subsequent reservations taken on a space-available basis at the convention rate for the nights of January 7-10, inclusive.
December 15 Deadline for Job Center refund requests.
December 18 Last day for pre-registration pricing.
December 18 Deadline to submit registration refund requests.

January 2016

January 7 2016 annual meeting opens in Atlanta.

February 2016

February 15 Deadline for proposals for the 2017 annual meeting.