Friday, August 9, 2013

SHOT 2013 Program, On-Line Registration Now Available

The Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) will hold its 2013 annual meeting in Portland, Maine, on 10-13 October. The conference website now includes full information about the meeting, the venue, accommodations, and registration. A summary program schedule is available here, while the full program can be downloaded here. The meeting will feature several "President's Roundtables"; of particular interest are "Cultures of Use: Histories of Technology Beyond Invention and Innovation,"chaired by David Nye; "Into the Real World: Historians and Public Policy," chaired by Jonathan Coopersmith; and "Capitalism and Neoliberalism," chaired by Richard R. John.
    Please note that the deadline for early registration is September 10, and that reservations at the Inn by the Bay must be made no later than September 8 to secure the conference hotel rate.