Conference History

ACDA National Conferences* (click highlighted city to view conference program book)

February 24, 1959        Kansas City, Missouri (in conjunction with MTNA conference)
March 16-17, 1960       Atlantic City, New Jersey
April 5-6, 1961             Columbus, Ohio
March 14-15, 1962       Chicago, Illinois
March 11-12, 1964       Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
March 16-17, 1966       Kansas City, Missouri
March 13-14, 1968       Seattle, Washington
March 6-10, 1970         Chicago, Illinois
March 4-6, 1971**       Kansas City, Missouri
March 8-10, 1973         Kansas City, Missouri1977_convention
March 6-8, 1975           St. Louis, Missouri
March 10-12, 1977       Dallas, Texas
March 8-10, 1979         Kansas City, Missouri
March 5-7, 1981           New Orleans, Louisiana
March 10-12, 1983       Nashville, Tennessee
March 7-9, 1985           Salt Lake City, Utah
March 12-14, 1987       San Antonio, Texas
March 8-11, 1989         Louisville, Kentucky
March 13-16, 1991       Phoenix, Arizona
March 3-6, 1993           San Antonio, Texas
March 8-11, 1995         Washington, D.C.
March 5-8, 1997           San Diego, California
February 24-27, 1999   Chicago, Illinois                               
March 14-17, 2001       San Antonio, Texas
February 12-15, 2003   New York, New York
February 2-5, 2005       Los Angeles, California
March 7-10, 2007         Miami, Florida
March 4-7, 2009           Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
March 9-12, 2011         Chicago, Illinois
March 13-16, 2013       Dallas, Texas

(Pictured above: Unidentified workers and attendee at the 1977 National Conference in Dallas, TX)

*Conferences held between 1960 and 1970 were held in conjunction with MENC conferences.
** ACDA 1st Independent National Conference