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Annual Meeting

2014 OHA Annual Meeting

October 8-12, 2014

Madison, Wisconsin

Register now for the 2014 Annual Meeting!  Online registration is open. If you prefer to register by check, download the 2014 Registration Form and mail it with your check to the OHA office.  Learn more by reading about the 2014 Annual Meeting Program.

OHA introduces reduced fees

OHA is offering a reduced Early Bird registration fee of $125 for OHA members who register by August 15.  If you are planning to attend the meeting, register early and save $25. If you are not yet a member of OHA, you may register and join the organization at a discounted rate.  Select the “Become a Member” or “Become a Student Member” category on the conference registration site and you can pay for your conference registration and 2015 OHA membership.  Regular membership is only $50 for those joining for the first time, a savings of $25.  Student membership is $35.

Programs for new OHA members and meeting attendees

If you are new to OHA or attending your first annual meeting, you have an opportunity to sign up for the OHA mentoring program when you register. You will be connected to a veteran OHA member who will meet with you informally at the conference.  Take advantage of this program to get connected to OHA in Madison. You are also invited to the Newcomers Breakfast, a complimentary continental breakfast on Friday morning with OHA leadership.


Conference registration rates
Oral History Association members:

Early Bird registration (through Aug 15)  $125

Regular registration (Aug 16-Oct 12) $150

Student members $40

Become a Member (through Aug 15) $175    (registration plus $50 discounted 2015 OHA membership)

Become a Member (Aug 16-Oct 12) $200    (registration plus $50 discounted 2015 OHA membership)

Become a Student Member $75    (registration plus $35 2015 OHA student membership)

Non-members $175


Conference Housing Options

To receive the group rate, you will need to make a reservation through the OHA link or the phone number listed.  If you make a reservation by phone, please identify yourself as an OHA meeting attendee to make certain you receive the group rate. Please note that the weekend of our conference is a home football game for the University of Wisconsin. Reserve your hotel rooms as early as possible.

The conference will be held at the Madison Concourse Hotel. OHA has a block of rooms available for reservations with a group rate of $147 for single and double occupancy rooms, $157 for triple and quad occupancy.

We also have a block of rooms reserved at the Sheraton Madison Hotel, a hotel on the bus line which is about two miles from the Concourse. The group rate is $129 for single, double, triple, or quad occupancy.

Madison has one hostel, HI-Madison Wisconsin. It is near Capitol Square and easy walking distance to the Madison Concourse Hotel. Rates vary based on room type but are very affordable.



Conference meals are on your own–the registration fee does not include meals.  When you register, you will have the opportunity to sign up and pay for the two meal events OHA offers–Friday lunch with a keynote speaker and the Saturday evening awards banquet and keynote address. You may attend both events at no charge after the meal if you prefer. There are numerous affordable places to eat within walking distance of the Madison Concourse Hotel as well as a coffee shop and full restaurant in the hotel.


Future Annual Meetings


Tampa, Florida
October 14-18, 2015


Long Beach, California
October 12-16, 2016