Annual Meetings Table

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YearLocationDatesAttendanceTheme
2015Baltimore, MDAug 9-14, 2015Ecological Science at the Frontier: Celebrating the ESA Centennial
2014Sacramento, CAAug 10-15, 2014From Oceans to Mountains: It's All Ecology
2013Minneapolis, MNAug 4-9, 20133363Sustainable Pathways: Learning from the past and shaping the future
2012Portland, ORAug 5-10, 20124992Life on Earth: Preserving, Utilizing, and Sustaining our Ecosystems
2011Austin, TXAug 7-12, 20113721Earth Stewardship: Preserving and enhancing the earth's life-support systems
2010Pittsburgh, PAAug 1-6, 20103525Global Warming: The legacy of our past, the challenge for our future
2009Albuquerque, NMAug 2-7, 20093648Ecological Knowledge and a Global Sustainable Society
2008Milwaukee, WIAug 3-8, 20083354Enhancing Ecological Thought by Linking Research and Education
2007San Jose, CAAug 5-10, 20074185Ecology-based restoration in a changing world
2006Memphis, TNAug 6-11, 20062838Icons and Upstarts in Ecology
2005Montreal, CanadaAug 7-12, 20054359Ecology at multiple scales
2004Portland, ORAug 1-6, 2004Lessons of Lewis & Clark: Ecological Exploration of Inhabited Landscapes
2003Savannah, GAAug 3-8, 20032718Uplands to Lowlands: Coastal processes in a time of global change
2002Tucson, AZAug 23-25, 20023756A Convocation: Understanding and Restoring Ecosystems
2001Madison, WIAug 6-10, 20013010Keeping All the Parts: Preserving, Restoring, and Sustaining Complex Ecosystems
2000Snowbird, UTAug 6-10, 20002664Communicating and Advancing Ecology
1999Spokane, WAAug 8-12, 19992985Legacies, Landscapes, and Limits: Bridging Borders
1998Baltimore, MDAug 2-6, 19983060Ecological Exchanges between Major Ecosystems
1997Albuquerque, NMAug 10-14, 19973106Changing Ecosystems: Natural and Human Influences
1996Providence, RIAug 10-14, 19962900Ecologists/Biologists as Problem-solvers
1995Snowbird, UTJuly 30-Aug 3, 19952500The Transdisciplinary Nature of Ecology
1994Knoxville, TNAug 7-11, 1994Science and Public Policy
1993Madison, WIJuly 31-Aug 4, 1993Ecology and Global Sustainability
1992Honolulu, HIAug 8-13, 1992Voyagers
1991San Antonio, TXAug 3-8, 1991Education: The Future of Biology
1990Snowbird, UTJuly 29-Aug 1990Perspectives in Ecology: Past, Present, and Future
1989Toronto, CanadaAug 6-10, 1989Global Change
1988Davis, CAAug 14-19, 1988Biological Diversity
1987Columbus, OHAug 9-13, 1987
1986Syracuse, NYAug 10-16, 1986
1985Minneapolis, MNJune 17-21, 1985Conceptual Developments in Ecology
1984Fort Collins, COAug 5-9, 1984
1983Fargo, NDAug 7-11, 1983
1982University Park, PAAug 8-12, 1982
1981Bloomington, IN Aug 16-20, 1981
1980Tucson, AZAug 3-7 1980
1979Stillwater, OK Aug 12-17, 1979Mid-American Grasslands--Prairie to Dustbowl to Present
1978Athens, GAAug 20-24,1978Nature of the Southeast in Transition
1977East Lansing, MIAug 21-25, 1977
1976New Orleans, LAMay 30-June 3, 1976
1975Corvallis, ORAug 17-22, 1975
1974Tempe, AZJune 16-21, 1974
1973University of Massachusetts        June 17-22, 1973
1972University of MinnesotaAug 26- Sept. 1, 1972
1971Colorado State University
Aug 28-Sept. 3, 1971
1970University of Vermont             Aug 23-25, 1970
1969University of Wisconsin           Aug 17-19, 1969
1968Columbus, OHJune 16-18, 1968
1967College Station, TXAug 27-29, 1967
1966University of Maryland            Aug 14-17, 1966
1965University of Illinois            Aug 15-17, 1965
1964University of Colorado            Aug 23-28, 1964
1963University of Massachusetts           Aug 27-31, 1963
1962Corvallis, ORAug 27-31, 1962
1961Purdue UniversityAug 28 – Sept 1, 1961
1960Stillwater, OKAug 28 – Sept 1, 1960
1959University Park, PAAug 31 – Sept 4, 1959
1958University of Indiana             Aug 25-28, 1958
1957Stanford University      
Aug 25-29, 1957
1956University of Connecticut         Aug 27-29, 1956
1955Michigan State University
Sept 5-8, 1955
1954University of Florida             Sept 5-9, 1954
1953University of Wisconsin           Sept 6-9, 1953
1952Ithaca, NYSept 9-12, 1952
1951University of Minnesota           Sept 10-13, 1951
1950Ohio State University         
Sept 11-13, 1950
1949New York, NYDec 27-30, 1949
1948University of MarylandSept 10-12, 1948
1947Chicago, ILDec 29-31, 1947
1946Boston, MADec 27-30, 1946
1945St. Louis, MOMarch 27-30, 1946
1944Cleveland, OHSept 11-14, 1944
1943CanceledBusiness done by mail
1942New York, NYCanceledBusiness done by mail
1941Dallas, TXDec 29-31, 1941
1940Philadelphia, PADec 27-30, 1940
1939Columbus, OHDec 27-29, 1939
1938Richmond, VADec 27-29, 1938
1937Indianapolis, INDec 28-30, 1937
1936Atlantic City, NJDec 29, 1936-Jan 1, 1937
1935St. Louis, MODec 31, 1935-Jan 2, 1936
1934Pittsburgh, PADec 27-28, 1934
1933Boston, MA29-Dec-33
1932Atlantic City, NJDec 28-29, 1932
1931New Orleans, LA29-Dec-31
1930Cleveland, OHDec 31, 1930 – Jan 1, 1931
1929Des Moines, IADec 31, 1929 – Jan 1, 1930
1928New York, NYDec 28-29, 1928
1927Nashville, TN28-Dec-27
1926Philadelphia, PA28-Dec-26
1925Kansas City, MO29-Dec-25
1924Washington, DC29-Dec-24
1923Cincinnati, OH29-Dec-23
1922Boston, MA28-Dec-22
1921Toronto, Canada28-Dec-21
1920Chicago, IL28-Dec-20
1919St. Louis, MODec 30, 1919 – Jan 1, 1920
1918Baltimore, OHDec 26-28, 1918
1917Pittsburgh, PADec 28, 1916- Jan 1, 1917
1916New York, NYDec 27-29, 1916
1915Columbus, OHDecember 28, 1915Organizational meeting
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Meeting attendance

Attendance at ESA meetings numbers in the thousands!

Some recent and upcoming annual meetings

100th Annual Meeting, Baltimore MD, August 9-14, 2015


99th Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA, August 10-15, 2014


minn2polis201398th Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, August 4-9, 2013
Sustainable Pathways: Learning from the Past and Shaping the Future


logo201297th Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, August 5-10, 2012

Life on Earth: Preserving, Utilizing, and Sustaining Ecosystems


austin201196th Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, August 7-12, 2011

Earth Stewardship: Preserving and enhancing the earth's life-support systems

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