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2014 Annual Meeting

The 2014 SHAFR conference will be held June 19-21 at the Hyatt Regency Lexington and the Lexington Convention Center in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Registration — registration fees are $80 standard/$30 student, K-12 teacher, or adjunct faculty before June 1. After June 1, registration fees increase to $105 standard/$45 student, K-12 teacher, or adjunct faculty.

Click here for online registration.

If you would like to register and pay by mail, click here to download a printable registration form with payment instructions.

Luncheon tickets for Friday’s presidential address and Saturday’s keynote address will be $30. Students, K-12 teachers, and adjunct faculty are eligible for a 50% discount on one luncheon ticket. Tickets for the Friday evening social event are $30 standard or $15 for students, K-12 teachers, and adjunct faculty; round-trip bus transportation is an additional $10.

Conference Program  – updated April 3, 2014.

Presenter Guide — useful for first-time participants and seasoned veterans alike!

Conference Venue and Hotel Reservation Information – click here for information about the hotel and to book your room online. The reservation deadline is May 15, 2014, but the hotel is only required to hold rooms at the discounted rate until this date OR the SHAFR block is full. Once the room block fills, regardless of the date, the hotel will offer rooms at its usual rate, or it may even be completely full. So please book as soon as possible!

Travel and Parking — information about the courtesy shuttle service between Blue Grass Airport and the Hyatt Regency, and more!

Social Event – please plan to join us Friday evening, June 20, at Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort for a bourbon tasting, picnic dinner, live bluegrass music, and a chance to relax and unwind.

Visit Lexington! — a list of local restaurants, bars, and attractions to check out while you’re in town.

Research Venues — a list of archives and repositories in the Lexington area. See also this research guide, especially created by the University of Kentucky Libraries, describing their holdings of interest to SHAFR attendees.

Job Search Workshop – returning for the 2014 meeting!

Book Exhibit — hours and list of exhibitors.

AV Equipment Policy

SHAFR 2014 Ad and Exhibit Info – click here if you are interested in advertising in the conference program, participating in the Book Exhibit, or sponsoring an event during the conference.

Call for Papers — deadline was 1 December 2013.

Conference Online Application Gateway — submit a panel proposal or apply for travel funding here by 1 December 2013.

Travel Funding Opportunities — application deadline is December 1, 2013.

Panelists Seeking Panelists Forum — or  to find fellow scholars.


If you have questions about the program, please contact the 2014 program committee co-chairs, Andrew Preston and Sarah Snyder, at program-chairATshafrDOTorg.

If you have questions about advertising and exhibiting, registration, hotel information, transportation, or anything else related to conference logistics, please contact the Conference Coordinator, Jennifer Walton, at conferenceATshafrDOTorg.