Conferences and courses for history and preservation professionals

This is the largest list of history, heritage, and preservation conferences, annual meetings, workshops, seminars, webinars, classes, online courses, and other online events for professionals in the United States. Add yours.

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Field School in Preservation Philosophy and Practice

October 19, 2018 — Friday - October 20, 2018 — Saturday
Roseland Cottage Woodstock, Connecticut   

From Ulster to New England: Researching Your Scots-Irish Ancestors

October 21, 2018 — Sunday
Executive Court Banquet Facility Manchester, New Hampshire   
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Condition Reporting for Collections and Historic Buildings

October 22, 2018 — Monday
City of Angels Conservation Online   

Raising the Dead: Finding Clues to Ancestors from Headstones, Family Plots, and Burial Records

October 24, 2018 — Wednesday
New England Historic Genealogical Society Boston, Massachusetts  

Care and Conservation of Historic Iron

October 29, 2018 — Monday
City of Angels Conservation Online   

RESPECT: Find out what it means to me, as a Genealogist!

November 3, 2018 — Saturday
Generations Avon, Massachusetts   
October 25, 2018 - 5:00 pm
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Integrated Pest Management: The Plan and Implementation

November 5, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Interpretive Writing

November 5, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Care & Management for Archives and Works on Paper

November 5, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Assessing Risk to Cultural Property 2

November 5, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Preservation Environments

November 5, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
October 6, 2018 - 11:00 pm Deadline for early registration discount
November 4, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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Care of Textiles

November 5, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
October 6, 2018 - 11:00 pm Deadline for early registration discount
November 4, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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Collection Protection – Are you Prepared?

November 5, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
November 4, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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Collection Inventories

November 5, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
October 6, 2018 - 11:00 pm Deadline for early registration discount
November 4, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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The Mission Statement: Is it really that important?

November 5, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
November 4, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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New England Antiquities Research Association 54th annual Fall conference, Nashua, NH

November 9, 2018 — Friday - November 10, 2018 — Saturday
Nashua Holiday Inn Nashua, New Hampshire    
November 1, 2018 - 10:00 am Deadline for early registration discount
October 30, 2018 - 5:00 pm
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Education Collections

November 12, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
November 11, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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98th NCSS Annual Conference

November 30, 2018 — Friday - December 2, 2018 — Sunday
Hyatt Regency Chicago Chicago, Illinois   
November 23, 2018 - 11:59 pm Deadline for early registration discount

Grants for Museums and Historic Sites

February 4, 2019 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

35th Annual Small Museum Association Conference

February 17, 2019 — Sunday - February 19, 2019 — Tuesday
The Hotel at the University of Maryland College Park, Maryland   
February 1, 2019 - 11:59 pm Deadline for early registration discount

2019 NCHE National Conference

March 14, 2019 — Thursday - March 16, 2019 — Saturday
Crystal Gateway Marriott Arlington, Virginia   
September 24, 2018 - 11:59 pm CFP deadline

History Camp Boston 2019

March 16, 2019 — Saturday
Sargent Hall - Suffolk University Law School Boston, Massachusetts   

Social Relevance: Environmental Sustainability in Museums

June 3, 2019 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online