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