2018ConferenceFAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the 2018 History of Education Society Conference

Registration

When does the online conference registration open?
September 3, 2018

When does the online conference registration close?
October 12, 2018
 
May I register onsite at the conference?

Yes, but the fee will be higher.
 
How do I register?

Go to the “Our Annual Meeting” tab on the History of Education Society website (https://www.historyofeducation.org/) and follow the instructions.
 
What does the registration fee cover?

The registration fee covers conference attendance.
 
Are meals included in the registration fee?

No—meals are on your own. The conference banquet cost is extra, but you can pay for it when you register online or at the conference site. 

Do I need to be a member of History of Education Society to attend the annual meeting?
No, but all conference presenters must be currently paid HES members. Registration fees are higher for non-members.
 
Do conference presenters need to be members of the History of Education Society?

Yes, all conference presenters must be currently paid HES members.
 
How do I become a member?

See the “Membership” section on the History of Education Society website (https://www.historyofeducation.org/) for details on membership.
 
Can I attend the conference for just one day?

Yes, but you will still be charged a daily registration fee.
 
If I need to cancel, can I get a refund?

No.

Papers and Presenters

Will there be technology setups for presenting with PowerPoint, etc.?
Yes, but you must send a request for the use of A/V equipment to program chair Derrick Alridge ( dpa8w@virginia.edu ) no later than October 1. We hope to have all session rooms set up for PowerPoint presentations.
 
Do most presenters use PowerPoint or other visual aids?

More than 50% of presenters use PowerPoint.
 
Do most presenters read their papers word-for- word?

Presentations are typically 10 to 15 minutes. You should prepare your verbal presentation in advance; it is best not to read papers verbatim.
 
When will the conference program be available?

September 3, 2018.