Important #AHA16 Dates & Deadlines


  • December 18: Housing cutoff date for all hotels. Subsequent reservations taken on a space-available basis at the convention rate for the nights of January 7-10, inclusive.
  • December 18: Last day for pre-registration pricing.
  • December 18: Deadline to submit registration refund requests.


  • January 7: 2016 annual meeting opens; see program for specific times and locations.
Dates & Deadlines

#AHA16 Resources and Guides

For this year's annual meeting, we've prepared resources and guides to assist you with travel, navigating meeting sessions and events, and exploring Atlanta. 

A historian walks through the 2015 annual meeting Internet Center looking at his program. Photo by Mark Monaghan.

Resources and Guides

Free WiFi at the Annual Meeting

Free WiFiThe AHA will be providing free WiFi access in the meeting rooms and public areas of the Hilton, Marriott, and Hyatt beginning at midday on Thursday. Select AHAHilton, AHAMarriott, or AHAHyatt from the list of available networks and enter the passcode AHA_2016. Please note that the code is case sensitive.

Download the Meeting App

App Store IconThe annual meeting app is now available! Download the app now.

  • Schedule and thematic tracks to easily find sessions of interest
  • My Schedule, To-Do, and Notes modules to stay organized
  • Social media links to follow conversations and make your voice heard
  • Interactive maps that direct you to exactly where you want to go
  • Attendees list to make connections

Compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches, and Android devices. Windows Phone 7 and Blackberry users can access the same information via our mobile site.

Download Today!

Annual Meeting Communities Forum

Want to propose a session, find historians with similar research interests, or just find someone to share a hotel room while at the meeting? Simply visit the annual meeting discussion group on AHA Communities and send out a query! This is an ideal place to connect with fellow historians on any issue related to the meeting.

Go to the Forum