2020 UTAH conference

The World History Association’s 29th Annual Conference will be held in Salt Lake City from June 25 – 27 2020, where the conference theme will be “Sustainability & Preservation: Local + Regional + Global.”

We will gather in the Foothill Cultural District (http://www.foothillcd.com/) where museums meet nature.

Utah 2020 Schedule

2020 Utah Schedule

The hotel registration for the WHA 29th Annual Conference, UTAH 2020, will be available on this page by November 1, 2019. Hotel block pricing for WHA registrants will be $149 per night and $115 per night for graduate students. The Marriott is located near the University of Utah campus and also offers a complimentary shuttle for guests.

To accommodate all registrants, the WHA office can connect people seeking roommates. If interested or if you have any questions, please email us at info@thewha.org.


16 December 2019: Last day papers due (Call for Papers) for conference.

1 March 2020: Last day to register at early registration rate.
15 March 2020: Last day for scholarship applicants to apply for UTAH 2020 awards.
15 April 2020: Preliminary UTAH 2020 schedule will be published online, which will be updated weekly through June.
15 May 2020: Last day to register at the regular registration rate.
25 June 2020: Conference begins. Join us for opening ceremonies starting with the Keynote Address, followed by the Opening Reception at the Marriott University Park, Salt Lake City. Sessions will begin on Friday, June 26 at the University of Utah Campus.


The UTAH 2020 Keynote Speaker will be announced by January 1, 2020.


Registration for the 29th Annual WHA Conference will be available November 1, 2019. The easiest way to register for the UTAH 2020 WHA Annual Conference in Salt Lake City is through online registration. In addition, a printable registration form will be available for those who wish to register by post or fax or with email attachments. For this conference, session technology is available at the University of Utah and will be covered within the registration fee.  Registration is also available by calling the WHA telephone number with your credit card.


Our programming for UTAH 2020 will also include local tours & events. These will be announced, as well as located on the website, by January 1, 2020.