NCPH is turning 40 in 2020. join us in atlanta to celebrate!

Calls for Proposals

Read the 2020 call for proposals here!

Proposals for sessions, working groups, and workshops for NCPH 2020 were due July 15, 2019. Calls for Posters, Pop-Ups, and On the Fly Sessions are still forthcoming, so keep checking this page and NCPH social media! Questions can be directed to NCPH Program Manager Meghan Hillman at [email protected].

call for poster proposals – read the call for posters here

The Call for Posters for our 2020 meeting in Atlanta, Georgia is now open through October 7, 2019. Poster proposers will be informed of their acceptance by late October. Please note that all accepted poster presenters must submit a non-refundable registration fee for the annual meeting by January 1, 2020 to secure their space on the 2020 Program. Submit via the form at

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Registration Information

Registration will open in September 2019 for presenters and November 2019 for all attendees.


Early Bird
(rec’d by 2/5/20)
(after 3/4/20)
NCPH Member $180 $205 $218
NCPH Student Member $110 $130 $140
Nonmember $230 $250 $275
Nonmember Student $135 $155 $165
One Day $120 $140 $150
Guest* $40 $40 $44
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Support NCPH 2020

Support your public history community and celebrate NCPH’s 40th birthday by sponsoring an event at our 2020 annual meeting, buying a booth in our exhibit hall at the Westin Peachtree Plaza, or purchasing ad space in our Program. You’ll make contact with 900+ conference attendees and over 20,000 people via our social media presence—a great way to show your support for your public history community and get the word out about your organization, institution, or services.

Check out the 2020 Marketing Guide to decide if supporting NCPH 2020 is right for you!

Have all the information you need?
Purchase a sponsorship here.
Purchase an ad here.
Purchase your exhibit booth here.

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Program and Local Arrangements Committee Members

2020 Program Committee

Ashley Bouknight (Co-Chair), Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage
Brian Joyner (Co-Chair), National Park Service
Shakti Castro
Elon CookThe Center for Reconciliation, Rhode Island School of Design
Tanya Evans, 
(representing IFPH), Macquarie University
Shannon HaltiwangerHistory Colorado
Ari KelmanUniversity of California Davis
Joe McGill, The Slave Dwelling Project
Valerie Paley, New-York Historical Society
Rebecca Pattillo, University of Louisville
Philip Scarpino, (representing the NCPH 40th Anniversary Ad Hoc Commmittee), IUPUI
Jennifer Scott, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
Michael Twitty, author
Adrienne Usher, Shapell Manuscript Foundation
Julia Brock, Local Arrangements co-chair
Amy Wilson, Local Arrangements co-chair

2020 Local Arrangements Committee

Julia Brock (Co-Chair), University of Alabama
Amy Wilson (Co-Chair), Independent Consultant
Jennifer Dickey, Kennesaw State University
Jina DuVernay, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University
Richard HarkerHistoric Oakland Foundation
Meredith Evans, Jimmy Carter Library and Museum
Jeremy Katz, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum
Adina Langer, Museum of History and Holocaust Education, Kennesaw State University
Ann McCleary, University of West Georgia
Nicole Moore, Center for Civil and Human Rights
Robin Morris, Agnes Scott College
Derek Mosley, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History
Alena Pirok, Georgia Southern University
Michael Rose, Atlanta History Center
Louise Shaw, David J Spencer CDC Museum
Jessica VanLanduyt, Atlanta History Center
Kathryn Wilson, Georgia State University
Holly Smith, Spelman College

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