2020 SHFG-OHMAR JOINT Annual Meeting

Stories from the Heart of Government:
Politics and History

MARCH 13-14

The Society for History in the Federal Government (SHFG) will hold a joint annual meeting with the Oral History in the MidAtlantic Region (OHMAR) on March 13-14, 2020, at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education at Shepherdstown, WV.

The 2020 Annual Meeting continues the Society’s 40th Anniversary commemoration.


SHFG Members: $85
Non-Members: $135
SHFG Student Members: $40
Non-Member Students: $45

Registration for tours and extra events will open soon! 

Accommodations in Shepherdstown

We have room blocks reserved at the Bavarian Inn  and the Clarion Hotel at special SHFG rates. Please call to reserve rooms at the group rate as soon as possible. 

Clarion Hotel telephone: 304-876-7000.
The Bavarian Inn rooms are available at the SHFG rate until February 13. The group number is 12315 & telephone 304-876-2551.

Preliminary Conference Schedule
(detailed schedule to follow)

Friday, March 13

8:30 a.m. Registration opens 

9 to 10:30 a.m.  Session 1 

11 to 1 p.m.  OHMAR Awards Luncheon 

1:15 to 2:45 p.m.  Session 2

3 to 4:30 p.m.  Session 3

5 to 6 p.m.  Town Tour (tbd)

6 to 7 p.m. Networking Happy Hour (tbd) 

Saturday, March 14

8:30 to 9:00 a.m.  Registration & Light Breakfast 

9 to 10:30 a.m. Session 4

10:45 to 12:15 p.m. Session 5

12:15 to 2 p.m. Lunch Break 
SHFG Business Meeting 

2:15 to 3:45 p.m.  Session 6

4 to 5:30 p.m. SHFG Awards Ceremony & Trask Lecture 

6 to 8 p.m. Closing Reception, Bavarian Inn

March 13
3 to 4:30 p.m.

Tour Registration 
Friday, March 13

details to follow

Closing Reception 
Bavarian Inn
Saturday, March 14, 6 to 8 p.m.

OHMAR Reception RSVPs


Society for History in the Federal Government 
PO BOX 14139
Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044

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