History on the Edge
April 15-18, 2015
Sheraton Nashville Downtown

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Registration for the 2015 NCPH Annual Meeting is now closed

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The 2015 annual meeting will be held at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown.

Sheraton Nashville Downtown
623 Union Street
Nashville, TN 37219

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Sponsorship, Exhibiting, and Advertising

NCPH Annual Meeting event sponsorship provides an excellent platform to promote your organization, institution, press, program, or company and demonstrates to conference attendees your commitment to the field of public history.  Information about purchasing exhibit space and advertisements in the Program is available by clicking here.

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Call for Conference Volunteers

As of December 10, our volunteer spots are filled.  If you would like to be placed on a waiting list and contacted if spots free up, please submit a volunteer application to [email protected]

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Calls for Proposals

Call for Session, Workshop, Working Group Proposals

Call for Posters

Call for Working Group Discussants

Call for Dine Around Topics

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Conference Mentoring Program

Are you new to NCPH or attending the NCPH Annual Meeting for the first time in Nashville? Or are you a well-seasoned conference pro willing to show a new attendee the ropes? For our Nashville meeting, NCPH will pair students and new professionals with experienced public historians and conference-goers for informal conversation and casual networking.

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Planning to attend your first NCPH Conference in Nashville? Check out our FAQs for First-Time Attendees!

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Working Groups

What’s an Annual Meeting “working group”?

NCPH working groups are seminar-like conversations of 8-10 people before and during the annual conference that explore, in-depth, a subject of shared concern.  Working groups have a purpose they are working toward, a problem they are actively trying to solve.  The working group proposal must articulate this as well as an end product(s) that the group seeks to create.

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