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2014 conference - San Francisco

Crossing Divides

March 12-16, 2014


Conference Program:

Click here to view conference program.

Click here for a pdf file of the conference program.

Click here for free app for conference program.

Click here for conference schedule at a glance.


Our conference will be held at the Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel - located next to the Powell St. BART station near Union Square in downtown San Francisco. The conference hotel rate of $189/night is no longer available, as the reservation deadline has passed.

To reserve a room, click here. The hotel reservation system can also be reached at 800-697-3103. Be sure to say that this is for the ASEH conference.

Click here for hotel's sustainability statement.

Click here if you are interested in sharing a room at the conference.

Registration and Fees:

Conference Registration Form


Cancellation Policy


Getting to San Francisco

Getting Around in San Francisco

BART System Map


Map of Downtown SF, Showing Conference Hotel Location

Visa letters

In and Around San Francisco:

Local Weather - and What to Bring


Children and Families

Archives in the Bay Area: A Selected List

Read About San Francisco History

Community Gardens/Food Justice

Walking Tour Created for Our Conference

Special Events:


Plenary Sessions and Lunch Talks

Pre-Conference Workshops

Graduate Student Workshops

Field Trip List

Field Trip Descriptions


Saturday Evening Dinner Buffet and Music

Hal Rothman Fun(d) Run

AV and Posters

AV at the Conference

Instructions for Presenting Posters

List of Posters

Students and Student Support:

Click here for info. on volunteering at the conference.

Click here to sign up for our conference mentoring/hosting program to support students and new professionals/new attendees.


The deadline for placing an ad has passed. Click here to view the announcements for environmental history books and new scholarship.


Click here for info on exhibiting at our conference in San Francisco.

Click here for a list of exhibitors.


Click here for preliminary list of sponsors.

Travel Grant Recipients

Click here for a list of travel grant recipients in 2014.

Questions? Contact:

Carolyn Merchant, local arrangements co-chair -

John Perkins, local arrangements co-chair -

Laura Watt, local arrangements co-chair -

David Biggs, program committee chair -

Lisa Mighetto, ASEH director -

The meeting will include trips to Muir Woods, Point Reyes National Seashore, an organic winery, and more. Click here for timeline showing anniversary dates for 2014.

photos below: Muir Woods and Point Reyes


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news and events

Click here for Call for Proposals for ASEH's 2015 conference in Washington, DC.

Click here for info. on the Environmental History World Congress in Portugal (July 2014).

Sign up for ASEH's membership directory - click here for more info.

ASEH's 2013 conference plenary is now available; click here to listen to the session "The Fossil Fuel Dilemma: Vision, Values, and Technoscience in the Alberta Oil Sands" (from April 4, 2013).

spring poll
Should ASEH obtain off-site conference space to schedule additional sessions and allow more people on the program?

Votes : 20