Resources and Guides

Attending AHA24

AHA24 Accessibility Guide

Information about accessibility at the annual meeting and in the hotels.

Meetups at AHA24

Interested in holding an informal conversation with colleagues during the upcoming annual meeting? The AHA has set aside space for small group conversations about historical and professional issues.

AHA24 Local Discounts

Information about sites that will offer free or discounted access to annual meeting attendees.

AHA24 Travel Guide

Details about traveling to and in San Francisco.

AHA24 Career Fair

The Career Fair introduces job candidates and students to historians working in a wide variety of careers.

AHA24 Digital History Guide

This guide highlights sessions focused on digital history projects and practice.

AHA24 Graduate Student Guide

This guide helps graduate students navigate the annual meeting by highlighting panels, roundtables, workshops, and receptions that may be of particular interest to graduate students.

Professional Development at AHA24

Whether you are curious about jobs within or beyond the academy (or both), AHA24 has workshops, networking events, and sessions that will help you broaden your professional horizons.

AHA24 Public Engagement Guide

The AHA annual meeting offers many sessions on public engagement.

Sessions on Controversies in History Education at AHA24

This guide highlights sessions at AHA24 that focus on controversies in the classroom.

Teaching and Learning at AHA24

Use this guide to navigate the full spread of teaching and learning events taking place at AHA24.

Workshops, Tours, and Ticketed Events at AHA24

The annual meeting features a number of workshops for attendees. 

AHA24 Press Resources

We welcome journalists attend and participate in the world’s largest annual gathering of professional historians.

Getting Ready for the Meeting

Annual Meeting Funding

The AHA offers several grants and fellowships to assist graduate students and early career historians with childcare and travel costs for the annual meeting.

First-time Attendee Guide

Navigating so many sessions and events can be daunting; here are a few tips for making the most of your experience.

Information for International Participants

This page provides links to resources on obtaining visas and information on letters of invitation from the AHA to support visa applications.

Making Your Case

How do you present your case when applying for departmental funding or paid leave to come to the meeting? Here's some advice.

Undergraduates at the Meeting

Information on undergraduate sessions and resources for undergrads interested in attending the annual meeting.

Participating in the Meeting

AHA Guide to Lightning Rounds

The annual meeting lightning rounds now include sessions on digital history projects, dissertations, and the research of early career scholars. This guide gives background on the format and tips for crafting an engaging lightning round presentation.

Annual Meeting Policies

The AHA has outlined several important policies for attendees.

Guidelines for Tweeting at the Annual Meeting

If you're planning to use Twitter during the meeting or follow the meeting on Twitter, check out our guidelines for effective and courteous tweeting.

Logos for Participant Use

If you would like to spread the word about your participation, please consider downloading and sharing one of the following graphics, custom-designed for AHA24 participants to share their joy.

Poster Resources

Reflections from past presenters and tips on effective poster design.

Speaker Resources

Crucial information about deadlines, time limits, and making presentations accessible.

AHA Annual Meeting App

Stay up to date and plan your schedule with the AHA annual meeting app, available on iOS, Android, and the web at