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Registration is now open for the 2014 Houston History Conference on Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 8:00 AM to 3:45 PM CDT.

REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE HERE! Space is limited, so reserve your place today.

We will return to the historic Julia Ideson Building of the Houston Public Library and explore the theme Houston: Born on the Bayou, Built on the Port in celebration of the Houston Ship Channel's centennial year.


Houston has been called "the town that built the port that built the city." This conference will cover the history, important assets and challenges of the port with:

  • 15 distinguished speakers
  • Breakout sessions with choice of panel presentations
  • Interactive displays from local history organizations

This Conference coincides with the Houston Ship Channel Centennial.

Registration (until midnight on Friday, October 10, 2014) is $50.00. If space allows, on-site registration the day of the conference is $65.00.  Registration includes lunch.

Reduced registration option are:
Senior, with lunch, $40
Teacher or student, with lunch, $25
Student, no lunch, Free

If you represent a neighborhood or other community organization that is interested in exhibiting at the conference, please email us at Registration for organizations is $25 and includes a table for displays and space for two representatives. Those wishing to attend the day's breakout sessions and lunch in addition to exhibiting are asked to register individually.

Parking is available for an additional charge on the street and in nearby parking garages.  Suggested Parking: The most reasonably priced parking suggestions are the 1100 Smith Garage and the underground Theater District Parking. These garages run in the neighborhood of $5-$7 for all day parking on Saturday.

Please click on the link above to register. We look forward to seeing you for an informative and fun conference!


In other HHA news...don't miss the December 2013 edition of the HHA Courier! Visit the Courier archives here, and sign up for future newsletters and the latest HHA news here.


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