ACDA National Conference History

1959 Kansas City, Missouri (in conjunction with MTNA conference)
February 24, 1959
Archie Jones

1960 Atlantic City, New Jersey
March 16-17, 1960
R. Wayne Hugoboom

1961 Columbus, Ohio
April 5-6, 1961
J. Clark Rhodes

1962 Chicago, Illinois
March 14-15, 1962
J. Clark Rhodes

1964 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
March 11-12, 1964
Don H. Razey

1966 Kansas City, Missouri
March 16-17, 1966
Harold Decker

1968 Seattle, Washington
March 13-14, 1968
Theron Kirk

1970 Chicago, Illinois
March 6-10, 1970
Charles C. Hirt

1971 Kansas City, Missouri *
March 4-6, 1971
Morris D. Hayes

1973 Kansas City, Missouri
March 8-10, 1973
Russell Mathis

1975 St. Louis, Missouri
March 6-8, 1975
Walter Collins

1977 Dallas, Texas
March 10-12, 1977
H. Royce Saltzman

1979 Kansas City, Missouri
March 8-10, 1979
Robert Baar & James A. Moore

1981 New Orleans, Louisiana
March 5-7, 1981
Colleen J. Kirk

1983 Nashville, Tennessee
March 10-12, 1983
Maurice Casey

1985 Salt Lake City, Utah
March 7-9, 1985
Hugh Sanders

1987 San Antonio, Texas
March 12-14, 1987
David Thorsen

1989 Louisville, Kentucky
March 8-11, 1989
Diana J. Leland

1991 Phoenix, Arizona
March 13-16, 1991
William Hatcher

1993 San Antonio, Texas
March 3-6, 1993
John Haberlen

1995 Washington, D.C.
March 8-11, 1995
Lynn Whitten

1997 San Diego, California
March 5-8, 1997
James A. Moore

1999 Chicago, Illinois
February 24-27, 1999
Milburn Price

2001 San Antonio, Texas
March 14-17, 2001
David Stutzenberger

2003 New York, New York
February 12-15, 2003
Mitzi Groom

2005 Los Angeles, California
February 2-5, 2005
Michele Holt

2007 Miami, Florida
March 7-10, 2007
Hilary Apfelstadt

2009 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
March 4-7, 2009
Jerry McCoy

2011 Chicago, Illinois
March 9-12, 2011
Jo-Michael Scheibe

2013 Dallas, Texas
March 13-16, 2013
Karen Fulmer

2015 Salt Lake City, Utah
February 25-28, 2015
Mary Hopper

2017 Minneapolis, Minnesota
March 8-11, 2017
Tom Shelton

(Photo at right: Unidentified workers and attendee at the 1977 National Conference in Dallas, Texas)

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