Conference Information

2020 Alaska Historical Society Annual Conference
October 14 to 17, 2020
 Sitka, Alaska

Our 2020 conference will be in Sitka and is being hosted by the Sitka Historical Society and Museum. Conference registration and the opening reception will be on Wednesday, October 14. Sessions will run from Thursday, October 15 through Saturday, October 17. Sitka’s annual Alaska Day Festival will be held on Sunday, October 18, so AHS members have the opportunity to stay to enjoy the event.

AHS Program Chair is Rachel Mason.  Conference theme expected to be determined by the end of February.  Suggestions of theme, possible keynote speaker, and session topics are welcome—they should be sent to members@alaskahistoricalsociety.org

Visit the Conference Website to find information about the 2020 conference, location, schedule, travel, and local accommodations.

Fundraising Auction
During every conference, AHS holds a silent auction that is the organization’s primary fundraiser. Donations of items of historical relevance are encouraged. For donations, contact our Executive Director at Alaska Historical Society
 P.O. Box 100299
 Anchorage AK 99510-0299, (907) 276-1596, members@alaskahistoricalsociety.org

Conference Proceedings
From 1990 to 2013, Conference Proceedings were published and are available for purchase. To learn about conferences since 2015, view past schedules at the Conference Archives.

Enjoying a performance during banquet at the 2013 annual conference in Haines, Alaska. Photo by Anjuli Grantham.

Enjoying a performance during banquet at the 2013 annual conference in Haines, Alaska. Photo by Anjuli Grantham.

Enjoying the 2016 Awards Banquet at the Baranof Hotel in Juneau, Alaska.

Enjoying the 2016 Awards Banquet at the Baranof Hotel in Juneau, Alaska. Photo by Chris Allan.