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DateMeeting TitleLocation & Venue
April 19-21, 2024The Philadelphia Society At 60: Uniting A MovementTampa, FL
Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
September 22-23, 2023Countering the Left’s Long MarchCleveland, OH
Hilton Cleveland Downtown
March 31-April 2, 2023Conservatism and the Place of Religion in Public LifeIndianapolis, IN
The Westin Indianapolis
September 23-24, 2022Can American Institutions Still Be Conserved?McLean, VA
The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner
March 25-27, 2022The Path of Cultural RenewalDallas, Texas
Hyatt Regency Dallas
October 22-23, 2021The Culture of LibertyFort Worth, Texas
Worthington Renaissance Hotel
March 26-28, 2021A Movement DividedFort Worth, Texas
Worthington Renaissance
October 16-18, 2020Conservatism, the Judiciary, and the LawMcLean, Virginia
Cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic
March 27-29, 2020Conservatism, the Judiciary, and the LawSt. Louis, Missouri
Cancelled due to Covid-19 Pandemic
October 18-19, 2019Populism, Markets, and Political EconomyMcLean, Virginia
Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner
March 29-31, 2019The Future of Conservatism in a Bewildering AgeChicago, Illinois
Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel
September 21-22, 2018What is Conservatism?Fort Worth, Texas
Hilton Fort Worth
April 6-8, 2018Big Questions Facing the Free SocietyPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Sheraton Society Hill
October 13-14, 2017Realizing the Vision of the American Founding TodayTysons Corner, Virginia
Ritz Carlton
March 31-April 2, 2017Can the Constitution Be Saved?Dallas, Texas
The Adolphus Hotel
Sept 30-Oct 1, 2016History and Meaning of American Political PartiesPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Sheraton Society Hill
April 1-3, 2016Restoring American ProsperityCharlotte, North Carolina
Westin Charlotte
October 2-3, 2015Americans and Identity in the 21st CenturyIndianapolis, IN
Westin Indianapolis
March 27-29, 2015The Roots of American Conservatism — and Its FuturePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Sheraton Society Hill
October 10-11, 2014The Failure–and Future?–of the Welfare StateGrand Rapids, Michigan
Amway Grand Plaza
April 4-6, 2014The Road Ahead: Serfdom or Liberty?Chicago, Illinois
The Renaissance Hotel
October 4-5, 2013The Permanent ThingsAtlanta, GA
The Georgian Terrace Hotel
April 5-7, 2013With Liberty and Justice for All: A Critical Reexamination of Social JusticeIndianapolis, Indiana
Westin Hotel
October 12-13, 2012The Restoration of FederalismMemphis, Tennessee
The Peabody
April 13-15, 2012America and Her Detractors in the Modern WorldPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Sheraton Society Hill
October 7-8, 2011America the BeautifulCincinnati, Ohio
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
April 1-3, 2011The Perils of ProgressivismDallas, Texas
The Adolphus Hotel
September 24-25, 2010The Ethics of Rhetoric in the Digital AgeAtlanta, Georgia
Loews Atlanta Hotel
April 9-10, 2010America at the Crossroads: Liberty and Limited Government EndangeredPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
October 23-24, 2009Pursuit of Truth: Inside and Outside the AcademyIndianapolis, Indiana
March 27-29, 2009Back to Basics: Conservative Principles in the 21st CenturyNew Orleans, LA
The Westin New Orleans Canal Place
October 10-11, 2008The Culture of Liberty in the AmericasSan Antonio, Texas
The Menger Hotel
April 11-13, 2008Europe, the United States, and the Future of Western CivilizationArlington, Virginia
Sheraton National Hotel
October 19-20, 2007Decentralism and Regionalism in American Politics and LettersLouisville, Kentucky
The Seelbach Hilton Hotel
April 27-29, 2007Challenges to ConservatismPhiladelphia
Loews Hotel
October 13-14 2006The Contested Roots of American LibertyPittsburgh
Sheraton Station Square Hotel
March 31 - April 2, 2006The Role of the U.S. in the World TodayPhiladelphia
Sheraton Society Hill Hotel
October 7-8, 2005The Ownership Society and Conservative PrinciplesMilwaukee
The Pfister Hotel
April 29 - May 1, 2005What is an American?Miami
Hyatt Regency Miami
October 1-2, 2004Black History and Conservative PrinciplesPhiladelphia
Westin Philadelphia Hotel
April 30 - May 2, 2004The Conservative Movement for Forty Years: Achievements and ProspectsChicago, Illinois
Renaissance Chicago Hotel
October 1-2, 2003To The Republic For Which It StandsWilliamsburg, Virginia
April 25-27, 2003The Rule of LawNew Orleans, LA
Sheraton New Orleans
September 20-21, 2002The Creation, Transmission, and Renewal of CultureCleveland, Ohio
Marriott Downtown at Key Center
April 12-14, 2002Sources of American RenewalPhiladelphia
Sheraton Society Hill Hotel
September 21-22, 2001Taming Leviathan: The Decentralist and Regionalist VisionNew Orleans
Hotel Monteleone
April 20-22, 2001The United States in the World ArenaPhiladelphia
Sheraton Society Hill Hotel
November 10-12, 2000In God We Trust? Covenant, Character & Virtue in the American RepublicGrand Rapids, MIchigan
April 28-30, 2000The Conservative Intellectual Movement in the Year 2000Chicago, Illinois
Hotel Inter-Continental
October 15-16, 1999California and the Formation of the American SpiritLos Angeles
April 23-25, 1999Will Western Civilization Survive the 21st Century?Philadelphia
Sheraton Society Hill Hotel
October 9-10, 1998The Humane Economy: Visions and ProspectsWilmington, DE
April 24-26, 1998The Environmental RevolutionOak Brook, IL
October 3-4, 1997The Future of Freedom in the AmericasSan Antonio, Texas
April 25-27, 1997The Religious Roots of LibertyPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
November 22-24, 1996Recovering Our Past: New Perspectives on the FoundingWilliamsburg, Virginia
April 26-28, 1996Is There Still a Legal Order?Chicago, Illinois
Stouffer Renaissance Hotel
November 17-18, 1995The Legacy of Pierre F. GoodrichIndianapolis, Indiana
Omni Severin Hotel
April 28-30, 1995Thinking the Unthinkable: The Successful Challenge to the Welfare StatePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Sheraton Society Hill
October 28-29, 1994The Legacy of M.E. BradfordNorth Charleston, South Carolina
Charleston Marriott Hotel
April 22-24, 1994The USA: An Idea or a People?Chicago, Illinois
Stouffer Riviere Hotel
October 1-2, 1993The Conservative Mind: 40 Years LaterDearborn, Michigan
The Dearborn Inn
April 2-4, 1993Europe and America: Common Heritage, Uncommon Rivalry?Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sheraton Society Hill
November 20-21, 1992Life, Liberty and Property: Are Political and Economic Rights in Conflict?Orlando, Florida
Omni Orlando Hotel at Centroplex
April 24-26, 1992The Culture of Statism – Communism is Dead: Long Live the State!Chicago, Illinois
The Drake Hotel
October 18-19, 1991Freedom and Federalism: Does Anybody Care?Marina del Ray, California
Marina del Ray Marriott
April 26-28, 1991Freedom and the Future of American Foreign PolicyBoston, Massachusettes
Marriott Long Wharf
September 21-22, 1990Conservatives and the Media #2Baltimore, Maryland
Stouffer HarborPlace Hotel
April 27-29, 1990The Trouble with the AcademyChicago, Illinois
The Drake Hotel
December 5, 1989Crisis in the Red EmpireIndianapolis, Indiana
The Woodstock Club
October 20-21, 1989The Southwestern Frontier: Prospects for the 1990’sIrving, Texas
Dallas Marriott Mandalay Hotel
April 7-9, 1989The Reagan Years as ProloguePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Sheraton Society Hill
June 3-4, 1988Keeping the Tablets: A Conference on the Future of American ConservatismNew York, New York
The Waldorf Astoria
April 22-24, 1988Charity, Philanthropy and the Welfare StateChicago, Illinois
The Westin Hotel
April 3-5, 1987Constitutional Government: The Design, The Reality, The ProspectPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
September 19-20, 1986Canada and the United States: A North American AgendaToronto, Canada
The King Edward Hotel
April 18-20, 1986Conservatism: Identity and its LimitsChicago, Illinois
The Drake Hoel
October 18-19, 1985Unfinished Business: Problems in Policy for a Conservative MajorityDallas, Texas
The Fairmont Hotel
April 12-13, 1985Many Voices: Varieties of Conservative Thought In The 1980sChicago, Illinois
The Drake Hotel
November, 17, 1984Conservatism after ReaganAlexandria, Virginia
Ramanda Hotel
April 6-7, 1984Intellectual Resistance to the Wave of the FutureChicago, Illinois
The Drake Hotel
November 18-19, 1983Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society: An UpdateNew York, New York
Marriott's Essex House
April 15-16, 1983Do Conservative Ideas Necessarily Have Conservative Consequences?Chicago, Illinois
The Drake Hotel
March 3, 1983The Future of the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, and International LendingWashington, D.C.
The Capital Hilton
November 19 - 20, 1982Does Canada have a Future?Toronto, Ontario
Inn on the Park
November 12-13, 1982The Reagan Administration: A Report CardSan Francisco, California
The Fairmont Hotel
April 16-17, 1982Changes in the Intellectual Environment since World War IIChicago, Illinois
The Drake Hotel
April 10-11, 1981The Philosophy of LawChicago, Illinois
The Drake Hotel
November 21-22, 1980U.S. Foreign Policy and National SecurityNew York, New York
Marriott's Essex House
October 12-13, 1979The South and American ConservatismNew Orleans, Louisiana
The New Orleans Hilton Hotel
April 6-7, 1979Conservatism and LibertarianismChicago, Illinois
Sheraton Plaza Hotel
October 13-14, 1978Tax Limitation and American Political InstitutionsMarina Del Rey, California
The Marriott Inn
April 7-8, 1978What Is To Be Done?Chicago, Illinois
Sheraton Plaza Hotel
January 20-21, 1978The American HeritageAlexandria, Virginia
Old Town Holiday Inn
April 15-16, 1977The Future of Freedom: The Problems and the ProspectsChicago, Illinois
Sheraton Plaza Hotel
December 4, 1976The Bureaucracy: Servant or Master?Dallas, Texas
The Registry Hotel
April 9-10, 1976American Institutions: The Performance and the ProspectsChicago, Illinois
Sheraton-Plaza Hotel
January 30-31, 1976Western Meeting #1Los Angeles, California
Sheraton-Los Angeles Airport
November 14-15, 1975Eastern Meeting #2New York, New York
New York Sheraton Hotel
April 18-19, 1975Freedom and OrderChicago, Illinois
Water Tower Hyatt House
November 22-23, 1974Eastern Meeting #1New York, New York
New York Sheraton Hotel
April 26-27, 1974New Directions in Social ThoughtChicago, Illinois
Water Tower Hyatt House
February 22 - 23, 1974The Best of Times; The Worst of TimesSan Francisco, California
Sheraton-Palace Hotel
April 13-14, 1973EqualityChicago, Illinois
Water Tower Hyatt House
April 14-15, 1972Social Order and Institutional CrisisChicago, Illinois
The Sheraton Hotel
October 8-9, 1971Conservatives and the Media #1New York, New York
Park Sheraton Hotel
April 2-3, 1971A Post-Liberal AmericaChicago, Illinois
Sheraton-Chicago Hotel
November 20-21, 1970Discrimination: Legitimate and Illegitimate; Public and Private; Direct and IndirectAtlanta, Georgia
The Rodeway Inn
April 10-11, 1970Enduring Values in a World Of Change: Directions for America in the 1970’sChicago, Illinois
Sheraton-Chicago Hotel
October 24-25, 1969The Outlook for Freedom in the SeventiesPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
The Benjamin Franklin Hotel
March 28-29, 1969The Dearth of Higher EducationChicago, Illinois
Sheraton-Chicago Hotel
December 6, 1968The Road Back: Paths to Freedom (Part 2)San Francisco, California
Sheraton Palace Hotel
November 22-23, 1968The Road Back: Paths to Freedom (Part 1)New York, New York
The Park-Sheraton Hotel
March 29-30, 1968A Free Society in FermentChicago, Illinois
Sheraton-Chicago Hotel
December 1-2, 1967Law and Order: Crisis in the American Political TraditionLos Angeles, California
International Hotel
October 6-7, 1967Religion and The Free SocietyNew York, New York
The Park Sheraton Hotel
March 31-April 1, 1967The American Tradition and the Great SocietyChicago, Illinois
Sherman House
November 18-19, 1966The New Left in the United StatesSan Francisco, California
Sir Francis Drake Hotel
October 15, 1966Which Way, United States Foreign Policy?Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sheraton Hotel
March 4-5, 1966Civil Rights and Individual ResponsibilitiesChicago, Illinois
Sheraton-Chicago Hotel
October 8-9, 1965Religion and The Crisis of The 20th CenturyPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
The Sheraton Hotel
February 26-27, 1965The Future of Freedom: The Problems and the ProspectsChicago, Illinois
Sheraton-Chicago Hotel
April 25, 1964Organization Meeting in PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PA
Benjamin Franklin Hotel
April 25, 1964Organization Meeting in San FranciscoSan Francisco, California
Bohemian Club
April 18, 1964Organization Meeting in IndianapolisIndianapolis, Indiana
Macmillan Room, Marott Hotel
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