23rd Annual Conference on Illinois History

October 7th to October 8th

Please join the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum as we host the 23rd annual Conference on Illinois History. The conference will offer two full days of panels highlighting research on aspects of Illinois’s history, culture, politics, geography, and archaeology. No need to be an expert to attend, the panels will appeal to academics, teachers, and anyone interested in the past!

All sessions will be held at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. Attendees may visit the museum for the reduced rate of $10 per person. 

Various ticket options are available including student pricing.  Registration for the conference, will grant you access to all of the morning or afternoon panels on the selected days. Luncheon presentations require additional registration. To participate in the Thursday evening tour of the Old State Capitol, email Shanta.Thoele@illinois.gov or call 217-524-6045Space for lunches and on the tour is limited. 

Continuing education credits for teachers are also available. Please see the Conference on Illinois History page for more information and the Conference Program.

Conference Registration     

Thursday Lunch Registration     Friday Lunch Registration 

Thursday Virtual Lunch Registration    Friday Virtual Lunch Registration 

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