I will not be attending the annual meeting of the National Council on Public History in Ottawa on April 17-20, but if I were going I would consider these sessions:
Wednesday, April 17
Workshop: “Teaching Students How to Write National Historic Landmark Nominations”
Working Group: “Best Practices for Establishing a Public History Program”
Thursday, April 18
Roundtable: “Regional Public History and Public Liberal Arts Colleges: Activist Archivists, Cultural Studies Centers, and Collaborations with Historical Societies.
Session: “WordPress as a Public History Platform”
Session: “Connecting Communities: Social Media and Public History Practice”
Session: “What Employers Seek in Public History Graduates”
Friday, April 19
Session: “Reaching the Public Through the Web: the Practice of Digital Active History”
Session: “Engaging Audiences with History as it Happened”
Session: “Historical Podcasting and its Public”
Check out the entire program here.