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62nd Annual Utah State History Conference
“Utah Technology Through Time”

Register for the conference. It's free and open to the public.

September 25th – September 27th, 2014

Salt Lake City, Utah @ The City Library and The Leonardo

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Technology has helped people live and thrive in Utah for over 12,000 years. In order to understand and remember the development of technology in Utah, this year’s Utah State History conference will focus on Utah Technology through Time. Download the conference Save the Date notice.

The conference will be tentatively organized into four tracks:
• The emergence of Utah’s high tech industry, 1950s – present
• Utah industry, technology, and enterprise in the 19th and 20th centuries
• Prehistoric technology in the region of Utah
• Utah history

Tentative Conference Schedule
9-24-2014 5:30pm – 7:30pm Board of State History Chairman’s
Private Reception and USHS Awards
Programs, Alta Club (by invitation only)
9-25-2014 7:00pm – 9:00pm Awards Program & Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Margaret O’Mara, University of
Washington, “Place Matters: The Alchemy
of Innovation in Utah and Beyond,”
The City Library
9-26-2014 8:00am – 5:00pm Opening plenary session with 4
concurrent sessions, The Leonardo
9-27-2014 TBD Utah history of technology tours–
Tours have an associated fee; see
tour schedules for more details


Nominate someone for a Utah State History Award.

Submit a paper for the Helen Z. Papanikolas Award for the Best Student Paper on Utah Women’s History.