Past Meeting Information

First Annual Meeting

President:                    Edward D. Henderson, M.D.          
Dates: May 18-22, 1983
Location: The Broadmoor Hotel
Colorado Springs, CO
Presidential Guest: Professor Willy Werner Rittmann
  Rorschach, Switzerland
"Classic" Speakers: Rocco Calandruccio, M.D.
  Memphis, TN
Daniel C. Riordan, M.D.
  New Orleans, LA
Edward H. Simmons, M.D.
  Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Second Annual Meeting 

President:               Worth M. Gross, M.D.                
Dates: April 24-28, 1984
Location: Southhampton Princess Hotel
Hamilton, Bermuda
Presidential Guest: Ian Macnab, M.D., FRCSC
  Toronto, Ontario, Canada
"Classic" Speakers: Mark B. Coventry, M.D.
  Rochester, MN
Leon L. Wiltse, M.D.
  Long Beach, CA
Frank R. Noyes, M.D.
  Cincinnati, OH


Third Annual Meeting

President:                  William H. Salot, M.D.                 
Dates: April 24-28, 1985
Location: Cerromar Beach Hotel
Dorado, Puerto Rico
Presidential Guest: Professor Jean Gabriel Pous  
  Montpellier, France
"Classic" Speakers: S. Ward Casscells, M.D.
  Wilmington, DE
G. Dean MacEwen, M.D.
  Wilmington, DE
Frederick A. Matsen, III, M.D.
  Seattle, WA

 

Fourth Annual Meeting

President:                        George D. Purvis, Jr., M.D.                   
Dates: April 2-6, 1986
Location: Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
Orlando, FL
Presidential Guest:     Charles A. Rockwood, Jr., M.D. 
  San Antonio, TX
"Classic" Speakers: William F. Enneking, M.D.
  Gainesville, FL
Victor H. Frankel, M.D.
  New York, NY
W. H. Kirkaldy-Willis, M.D., FRCS
  Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

 

Fifth Annual Meeting

President:                       George F. Rapp, M.D.                           
Dates: March 25-29, 1987
Location: Hotel del Coronado
San Diego, CA
Presidential Guest:     Ke-qin Yang, M.D. 
  Beijing, China
"Classic" Speakers: Harlan C. Amstutz, M.D.
  Los Angeles, CA
Eduardo R. Luque, M.D.
  Mexico City, Mexico
Clement B. Sledge, M.D.
  Boston, MA

Sixth Annual Meeting

President:                         William J. Medlicott, M.D.                      
Dates: March 16-20, 1988
Location: Sheraton El Conquistador
Tucson, AZ
Presidential Guest:     Carl T. Brighton, M.D., Ph.D. 
  Philadelphia, PA
"Classic" Speakers: Sherman S. Coleman, M.D.
  Salt Lake City, UT
Jack C. Hughston, M.D.
  Columbus, GA
George E. Omer, Jr., M.D.
  Albuquerque, NM

Seventh Annual Meeting

President:                        Ben J. Clayburgh, M.D.                         
Dates: April 19-23, 1989
Location: Southampton Princess Hotel
Hamilton, Bermuda
Presidential Guest:     J. Leonard Goldner, M.D.
  Durham, NC
"Classic" Speakers: Lanny L. Johnson, M.D.
  East Lansing, MI
Roger A. Mann, M.D.
  San Leandro, CA
Charles S. Neer, II, M.D.
  New York, NY

Eighth Annual Meeting

President:                       Ray J. Haddad, Jr., M.D.
(Allen S. Edmonson, M.D. presiding)
Dates: March 28-April 1, 1990
Location: Marriott's Grand Hotel
Point Clear, AL
Presidential Guest:     J. William Fielding, M.D.
  New York, NY
"Classic" Speakers: James R. Andrews, M.D.
  Birmingham, AL
David P. Green, M.D.
  San Antonio, TX
Thomas H. Mallory, M.D.
  Columbus, OH

Ninth Annual Meeting

President:       Allen S. Edmonson, M.D.                 
Dates: April 24-28, 1991
Location: Hyatt Grand Champions Resort
Palm Springs, CA
Presidential Guest:     Robert B. Winter, M.D.
  Minneapolis, MN
"Classic" Speakers: Henry J. Mankin, M.D.
  Boston, MA
Dan M. Spengler, M.D.
  Nashville, TN
Howard H. Steel, M.D.
  Philadelphia, PA

Tenth Annual Meeting

President:      William C. Allen, M.D.                      
Dates: April 1-5, 1992
Location: Walt Disney World Swan
Orlando, FL
Presidential Guest:     Robert E. Leach, M.D.
  Boston, MA
"Classic" Speakers: R. Luke Bordelon, M.D.
  Opelousas, LA
Albert H. Burstein, Ph.D.
  New York, NY
Sigvard T. Hansen, Jr., M.D.
  Seattle, WA

Eleventh Annual Meeting

President:      Richard L. LaMont, M.D.                 
Dates: April 28-May 2, 1993
Location: The Westin Resort
Hilton Head Island, SC
Presidential Guest:     Robert B. Salter, M.D.
  Toronto, Ontario, Canada
"Classic" Speakers: Kenneth D. Johnson, M.D.
  Nashville, TN
Clement B. Sledge, M.D.
  Boston, MA
Andrew J. Weiland, M.D.
  New York, NY


Twelfth Annual Meeting

President:                               Peter J. Irwin, M.D.                         
Dates: April 27-May 1, 1994
Location: Southampton Princess Hotel
Hamilton, Bermuda
Presidential Guest:             Professor The Honorable Sir John Golding
  Jamaica, West Indies
"Classic" Speakers: John Goodfellow, M.S., FRCS
  London, England
John N. Insall, M.D.
  New York, NY
Alf L. Nachemson, M.D., Ph.D.
  Göteborg, Sweden

Thirteenth Annual Meeting

President:               Eugene E. Kaufman, M.D.                          
Dates: April 19-23, 1995
Location: The Breakers
Palm Beach, FL
Presidential Guest:             Professor Robin S. M. Ling
  Exeter, England
"Classic" Speakers: Henry R. Cowell, M.D., Ph.D.
  Needham, MA
Ramon B. Gustilo, M.D.
  Minneapolis, MN
Mercer C. Rang, M.D., FRCSC
  Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Fourteenth Annual Meeting

President:                     G. Paul DeRosa, M.D.                                 
Dates: April 24-28, 1996
Location: Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort
San Antonio, TX
Presidential Guest:             Charles H. Epps, Jr., M.D.
  Washington, DC
"Classic" Speakers: Michael J. Coughlin, M.D.
  Boise, ID
Kenneth E. DeHaven, M.D.
  Rochester, NY
James R. Urbaniak, M.D.
  Durham, NC
Steel Lecturer: Howard H. Steel, M.D.
  Villanova, PA


Fifteenth Annual Meeting

President:                       Robert H. Fitzgerald, Jr., M.D.                   
Dates: April 23-27, 1997
Location: Hyatt Regency Hilton Head
Hilton Head Island, SC
Presidential Guest:             William H. Harris, M.D.
  Boston, MA
"Classic" Speakers: Henry H. Bohlman, M.D.
  Cleveland, OH
Robert H. Cofield, M.D.
  Rochester, MN
Raymond T. Morrissy, M.D.
  Atlanta, GA
Steel Lecturer: Henry H. Bohlman, M.D.
  Cleveland, OH

Sixteenth Annual Meeting

President:                       Alan H. Wilde, M.D.                                    
Dates: April 22-26, 1998
Location: Acapulco Princess
Acapulco, Mexico
Presidential Guest:             Tomihisa Koshino, M.D., Ph.D.
  Yokohama, Japan
"Classic" Speakers: Edward V. Craig, M.D.
  New York, NY
Neil E. Green, M.D.
  Nashville, TN
Richard F. Kyle, M.D.
  Minneapolis, MN
Steel Lecturer: Lawrence M. Krauss, Ph.D.
  Cleveland, OH


Seventeenth Annual Meeting

President:                       Bernard L. Kratochvil, M.D.                       
Dates: April 14-18, 1999
Location: Southampton Princess
Hamilton, Bermuda
Presidential Guest:             Bernard F. Morrey, M.D.
  Rochester, MN
"Classic" Speakers: Stanley J. Bigos, M.D.
  Seattle, WA
Robert W. Bucholz, M.D.
  Dallas, TX
Melvin Post, M.D.
  Chicago, IL
Steel Lecturer: Mr. Herman Cain
  Omaha, NE


Eighteenth Annual Meeting

President:                       John S. Gould, M.D.                                   
Dates: April 26-30, 2000
Location: Scottsdale Princess
Scottsdale, AZ
Presidential Guest:             George Bentley, Ch.M., FRCS
  London, England
"Classic" Speakers: William A. Grana, M.D., M.P.H.
  Oklahoma City, OK
L. Andrew Koman, M.D.
  Winston-Salem, NC
Panayotis N. Soucacos, M.D., FACS
  Ioannina, Greece
Steel Lecturer: Kathy Reichs, Ph.D., DABFA
  Charlotte, NC
Rapp Lecturer: L. Andrew Koman, M.D.
  Winston-Salem, NC

Nineteenth Annual Meeting

President:                       Carl L. Nelson, M.D.                                   
Dates: April 18-22, 2001
Location: Amelia Island Plantation
Amelia Island, FL
Presidential Guest:             John B. McGinty, M.D.
  Mobile, AL
"Classic" Speakers: John A. Bergfeld, M.D.
  Cleveland, OH
Michael J. Patzakis, M.D.
  Los Angeles, CA
Eduardo A. Salvati, M.D.
  New York, NY
Steel Lecturer: The Honorable Dale Bumpers
  Washington, DC
Rapp Lecturer: Randy N. Rosier, M.D.
  Rochester, NY

Twentieth Annual Meeting

President:                       James H. Beaty, M.D.                                
Dates: April 24-28, 2002
Location: Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
Tucson, AZ
Presidential Guest:             Marc F. Swiontkowski, M.D., FACS
  Minneapolis, MN
"Classic" Speakers: Thomas A. Einhorn, M.D.
  Boston, MA
Joseph P. Iannotti, M.D., Ph.D.
  Cleveland, OH
William J. Maloney, III, M.D.
  St. Louis, MO
Steel Lecturer: None
Rapp Lecturer: Robert D. D'Ambrosia, M.D.
  New Orleans, LA

Twenty-First Annual Meeting

President:                                          Thomas L. Schmidt, M.D.                                           
Dates: April 23-27, 2003
Location: The Westin Resort
Hilton Head Island, SC
Presidential Guest:             G. Dean MacEwen, M.D.
  Philadelphia, PA
"Classic" Speakers: Robert E. Booth, Jr., M.D.
  Philadelphia, PA
Michael J. Goldberg, M.D.
  Boston, MA
Augustus A. White, III, M.D., Ph.D.
  Boston, MA
Steel Lecturer:                               Lieutenant General (ret.) Jerry Rutherford, US Army
  Overland Park, KS
Rapp Lecturers: Mark K. Bowen, M.D.
  Chicago, IL
S. David Stulberg, M.D.
  Chicago, IL

Twenty-Second Annual Meeting

President:                       John J. Callaghan, M.D.                            
Dates: April 14-18, 2004
Location: La Quinta Resort & Club
LaQuinta, CA
Presidential Guest:             Lawrence D. Dorr, M.D.
  Inglewood, CA
"Classic" Speakers: Richard H. Gelberman, M.D.
  St. Louis, MO
Richard J. Hawkins, M.D., FRCSC
  Vail, CO
Stuart L. Weinstein, M.D.
  Iowa City, IA
Steel Lecturer: None
Rapp Lecturer: Russell F. Warren, M.D.
  New York, NY

Twenty-Third Annual Meeting

President:                       Kevin L. Garvin, M.D.                                
Dates: April 20-24, 2005
Location: Amelia Island Plantation
Amelia Island, FL
Presidential Guest:             James R. Neff, M.D., FACS
  Omaha, NE
"Classic" Speakers: Evan L. Flatow, M.D.
  New York, NY
Berton R. Moed, M.D.
  St. Louis, MO
K. Donald Shelbourne, M.D.
  Indianapolis, IN
Steel Lecturer: Mr. Peter Gross
  Omaha, NE
Rapp Lecturer: Jay R. Lieberman, M.D.
  Los Angeles, CA

Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting

President:                       Kenneth E. Marks, M.D.                            
Dates: April 19-23, 2006
Location: The Westin La Cantera Resort
San Antonio, TX
Presidential Guest:             Mr. Michael K. D. Benson, FRCS
  Oxford, England
"Classic" Speakers: Richard A. Berger, M.D., Ph.D.
  Rochester, MN
Colin F. Moseley, M.D., C.M., FRCSC
  Los Angeles, CA
Charles A. Rockwood, Jr., M.D.
  San Antonio, TX
Steel Lecturer: Bruce Latimer, Ph.D.
  Cleveland, OH
Rapp Lecturer: Peter R. Cavanagh, Ph.D., DSc
  Cleveland, OH

Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting

President:                       Daniel J. Berry, M.D.                                 
Dates: April 11-15, 2007
Location: Boca Raton Resort and Club
Boca Raton, FL
Presidential Guest:             John J. Callaghan, M.D.
  Iowa City, IA
"Classic" Speakers: James H. Beaty, M.D.
  Memphis, TN
Miguel E. Cabanela, M.D.
  Rochester, MN
Peter J. Stern, M.D.
  Cincinnati, OH
Steel Lecturer: None
Rapp Lecturer: George J. Haidukewych, M.D.
  Temple Terrace, FL

Twenty-Sixth Annual Meeting

President:                               Timothy C. Fitzgibbons, M.D.        
Dates: April 16-20, 2008
Location: Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
ChampionsGate, FL
Presidential Guest:             James D. Heckman, M.D.
  Needham, MA
"Classic" Speakers: Thomas O. Clanton, M.D.
  Houston, TX
Kevin L. Garvin, M.D.
  Omaha, NE
Roy W. Sanders, M.D.
  Temple Terrace, FL
Steel Lecturer: Astronaut Robert L. Satcher, Jr., Ph.D., M.D.
  Houston, TX/Chicago, IL
Rapp Lecturer: R. Michael Gross, M.D.
  Omaha, NE

Twenty-Seventh Annual Meeting

President:                       Lynn A. Crosby, M.D.                                
Dates: April 22-26, 2009
Location: Amelia Island Plantation
Amelia Island, FL
Presidential Guest:             Louis U. Bigliani, M.D.
  New York, NY
"Classic" Speakers: Robert A. Arciero, M.D.
  Farmington, CT
David M. Lichtman, M.D.
  Fort Worth, TX
Arthur Manoli, II, M.D.
  Pontiac, MI
Steel Lecturer: Mr. Terry Aitken
  Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
Rapp Lecturer: Daniel J. Berry, M.D.
  Rochester, MN

Twenty-Eighth Annual Meeting

President:                       John S. Toohey, M.D.                                
Dates: April 21-25, 2010
Location: Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort
Lost Pines (Austin), TX
Presidential Guest:             G. Paul DeRosa, M.D.
  Chapel Hill, NC
"Classic" Speakers: Robert M. Campbell, Jr., M.D.
  Philadelphia, PA
George L. Lucas, M.D.
  Wichita, KS
Thomas A. Zdeblick, M.D.
  Madison, WI
Steel Lecturer: Mr. Vincent J. Capone, MSc
  Hockessin, DE
Rapp Lecturer: Elizabeth A. Arendt, M.D.
  Minneapolis, MN

Twenty-Ninth Annual Meeting

President:                       David G. Lewallen, M.D.                           
Dates: April 6-10, 2011
Location: Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Resort
Tucson, AZ
Presidential Guest:             Professor Reinhold Ganz
  Gümligen, Switzerland
"Classic" Speakers: Joseph C. McCarthy, M.D.
  Newton, MA
Franklin H. Sim, M.D.
  Rochester, MN
Charles L. Saltzman, M.D.
  Salt Lake City, UT
Steel Lecturer: Ms. Zonnie Gorman
  Gallup, NM
Rapp Lecturer: Aaron G. Rosenberg, M.D.
  Chicago, IL

Thirtieth Annual Meeting

President:                       Gordon R. Bell, M.D.                                 
Dates: April 18-22, 2012
Location: Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort
Bonita Springs, FL
Presidential Guest:             Richard H. Rothman, M.D., Ph.D.
  Philadelphia, PA
"Classic" Speakers: John A. Bergfeld, M.D.
  Cleveland, OH
Harry N. Herkowitz, M.D.
  Royal Oak, MI
Jeffrey E. Johnson, M.D.
  Chesterfield, MO
Steel Lecturer: Mr. Terry Stewart
  Cleveland, OH
Rapp Lecturer: Stephen E. Olvey, M.D.
  Miami, FL

Thirty-First Annual Meeting

President:                       Bernard N. Stulberg, M.D.                         
Dates: April 17-21, 2013
Location: Omni Amelia Island Plantation
Amelia Island, FL
Presidential Guest:             Joseph A. Buckwalter, M.S., M.D.
  Iowa City, IA
"Classic" Speakers: Jesse B. Jupiter, M.D.
  Boston, MA
Ham Peterson, M.D.
  Rochester, MN
Timothy M. Wright, Ph.D.
  New York, NY
Steel Lecturer: Magnus T. Bernhardsson, Ph.D.
  Williamstown, MA
Rapp Lecturer: Dane A. Miller, Ph.D.
  Winona Lake, IN

Thirty-Second Annual Meeting

President:                       Craig S. Roberts, M.D., M.B.A.                 
Dates: April 23-27, 2014
Location: La Cantera Hill Country Resort
San Antonio, TX
Presidential Guest:             Lynn A. Crosby, M.D.
  Augusta, GA
"Classic" Speakers: James H. Beaty, M.D.
  Germantown, TN
Lawrence B. Bone, M.D.
  Buffalo, NY
Frank J. Frassica, M.D.
  Baltimore, MD
Steel Lecturer: Vincent Lam, M.D.
  Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Rapp Lecturer: J. W. Thomas Byrd, M.D.
  Nashville, TN

Thirty-Third Annual Meeting

President:                       J. Lawrence Marsh, M.D.                          
Dates: April 22-26, 2015
Location: The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort
Hilton Head Island, SC
Presidential Guest:             Stuart L. Weinstein, M.D.
  Iowa City, IA
"Classic" Speakers: Douglas R. Dirschl, M.D.
  Chicago, IL
Christopher D. Harner, M.D.
  Pittsburgh, PA
James F. Kellam, M.D.
  Houston, TX
Steel Lecturer: Mr. Dan Gable
  Iowa City, IA
Rapp Lecturer: Joshua J. Jacobs, M.D.
  Chicago, IL

Thirty-Fourth Annual Meeting

President:                       Robert T. Trousdale, M.D.                         
Dates: April 13-17, 2016
Location: Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort
Bonita Springs, FL
Presidential Guest:             William L. Griffin, M.D.
  Charlotte, NC
"Classic" Speakers: Stephen J. Incavo, M.D.
  Houston, TX
John E. Lonstein, M.D.
  Minneapolis, MN
Michael D. McKee, M.D., FRCSC
  Toronoto, Ontario, Canada
Steel Lecturer: Michael J. Collins, M.D.
  Hinsdale, IL
Rapp Lecturer: Mathias P. G. Bostrom, M.D., FACS
  New York, NY

 
Thirty-Fifth Annual Meeting

President:                    Marc F. Swiontkowski, M.D.          
Dates: May 19-23, 2017
Location: Omni Amelia Island Plantation
Amelia Island, FL
Presidential Guest: Mohit Bhandari, M.D.
  Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
"Classic" Speakers: Thomas A. Einhorn, M.D.
  New York, NY
Regis J. O'Keefe, M.D., Ph.D.
  St. Louis, MO
Javad Parvizi, M.D., FRCS
  Philadelphia, PA
Steel Lecturer Rob McClanahan
  Minneapolis, MN
Rapp Lecturer Freddie H. Fu, M.D.
  Pittsburgh, PA