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PA Convention History

 
Year

PA President

Convention City

Location

Country Dates

Program Chair

Invited (banquet)
speaker

1958 Robert A. McConnell Durham, N. C. Duke University USA Sep 4-6 Margaret Anderson Gardner Murphy
1959 Gertrude R. Schmeidler New York,
N. Y.
Henry Hudson Hotel USA Sep. 7-9   Karlis Osis  R. H. Thouless
1960 J. Gaither Pratt New York,
N. Y.
Henry Hudson Hotel USA Sep. 8-10   Gardner Murphy  J.G. Pratt
1961 Karlis Osis New York,
N. Y.
Henry Hudson Hotel USA Sep. 7-9  Gertrude Schmeidler/ Karlis Osis   Michael Scriven
1962 Margaret Anderson Durham, N. C. Jack Tar Durham Hotel USA  Sep. 6-8 R. A. McConnell   J.B. Rhine
1963 Carroll B. Nash  New York,
N. Y.
Barbizon-Plaza Hotel  USA  Sep. 5-7  W.G. Roll/R. Van De Castle  G.E. Hutchinson
1964 William G. Roll Oxford Christ Church, Oxford University England Sep. 4-6 J.G. Pratt/G. Zorab  John Beloff
1965 Ramakrishna Rao New York, NY Barbizon-Plaza Hotel USA Sep. 9-11 Gertrude Schmeidler Louise E. W.Rhine
1966 Montague Ullman New York Barbizon-Plaza Hotel USA Sep. 8-10 Rhea A. White Jule Eisenbud
1967 E. Douglas Dean New York Barbizon-Plaza Hotel USA Sep. 7-9 Stanley Krippner Walter Houston Clark
1968 Ian Stevenson Freiburg University of Freiburg Germany Sep. 5-7 Hans Bender/Ian Stevenson (Ian Stevenson, presidential address at banquet)
1969 Hans Bender New York Barbizon-Plaza Hotel USA Sep. 4-6 Laura A. Dale John C. Lilly
1970 Robert Van de Castle New York Barbizon-Plaza Hotel USA Sep. 10-12 Gertrude Schmeidler Barbara Brown
1971 Gertrude Schmeidler Durham, N. C. Durham Hotel and Motel USA Sep. 9-11 Robert L. Morris Robert Rosenthal
1972 John Beloff Edinburgh University of Edinburgh Scotland Sep. 2-5 John Beloff Arthur Koestler
1973 Rex Stanford Charlottesville, Va University of Virginia USA Sep. 6-8 Rex Stanford Charles T. Tart
1974 Robert L. Morris Jamaica, NY St. John´s University USA Aug. 22-24 Edward F. Kelly Gary E. Schwartz
1975 Charles Honorton Santa Barbara University of California USA Aug. 21-23 Helmut Schmidt Willis W. Harman
1976 Martin Johnson Utrecht University of Utrecht Holland Aug. 18-21 Martin Johnson Sir John Eccles
1977 Charles T. Tart Washington DC American University USA Aug. 10-13 William Braud Roland Fischer
1978 Ramakrishna Rao St. Louis Washington University USA Aug. 8-12 Ramakrishna Rao Theodore X. Barber
1979 John Palmer Moraga CA St. Mary´s College USA Aug. 15-18 John Palmer Karl H. Pribram
1980 Ian Stevenson Reykjavik University of Iceland Iceland Aug. 13-16 John Beloff Brian Inglis
1981 Irvin Child Syracuse, NY Syracuse University USA  Aug. 19-22 John Beloff / R. Morris  Huston Smith
1982 John Beloff Cambridge Trinity College England Aug. 16-21 John Beloff Hans J. Eysenck
1983 Stanley Krippner Madison, NJ Fairleigh Dickinson University USA  Aug. 9-13 Richard Broughton Thomas Budzynki
1984 Rhea A. White Dallas, TX Southern Methodist University USA Aug. 6-10 Jerry Solvin Steve M. Rosen/Mark D. Jordan
1985 Robert L. Morris Medford, Mass. Tufts University USA  Aug. 12-16 Dean Radin Daryl Bem
1986 Debra H. Weiner Rohnert Park, CA Sonoma State University USA Aug. 5-9 Roger D. Nelson Stephen LaBerge
1987 Richard S. Broughton Edinburgh University of Edinburgh Scotland Aug. 4-8 Robert L. Morris Norman Dixon
1988 Dean Radin Montreal Queen Elizabeth Hotel Canada Aug. 17-21 Rick E. Berger Senator Claiborne Pell
1989 Hoyt Edge San Diego Town and Country Hotel USA Aug. 18-20 John Palmer Michael Crichton
1990 Ramakrishna Rao Chevy Chase, Maryland Nartional 4-H Center USA  Aug. 16-20 Gertrude R. Schmeidler  R.A. McConnell / G.R. Schmeidler  
1991 Steven E. Braude Heidelberg Stadthalle Germany Aug. 8-11 Deborah L. Delanoy Jerome Frank
1992 John Palmer Las Vegas Hacienda Hotel USA Aug. 9-13 Emily Williams Cook Jeanne Achterberg
1993 Dean Radin Toronto Westbury Howard Johnson Plaza-Hotel Canada Aug. 15-19 Marilyn Schlitz Bruce Pomerantz
1994 Deborah L. Delanoy Amsterdam University of Amsterdam Holland Aug. 7-10 Adrian Parker Ervin Laszlo 
1995 Carlos Alvarado Durham, N. C. Omni Durham Hotel USA Aug. 5-8 Nancy L. Zingrone Sally Goerner, Sally R. Feather
1996 Richard S. Broughton San Diego CA Handlery Hotel and Resort USA Aug. 17-20 Edwin C. May Colin Ross
1997 Edwin C. May Brighton The Old Ship Hotel England Aug.  7-10 Richard Wiseman Eva Banyai
1998 Dean Radin Halifax Holiday Inn Select Canada  Aug 6-9 Chris A. Roe  Sherry Sub Cohen
1999 Dean Radin Palo Alto CA Stanford University USA Aug. 4-8 Kathy S. Dalton Jean Bolen
2000 Marilyn Schlitz Freiburg Kolpinghaus Germany Aug. 17-20 Fiona Steinkamp Dick Bierman/James Spottiswood
2001 Nancy L. Zingrone New York Metropolitan Hotel USA Aug. 2-4 Carlos Alvarado Lisa Schwebel
2002 Mario Varvoglis Paris Terrass Hotel France Aug. 5-8 Caroline Watt Isabelle Stengers
2003 Carlos Alvarado  Vancouver  Metropolitan Hotel BC, Canada   Aug. 2-4  Stuart Wilson Antonia Mills 
2004 Nancy Zingrone Vienna University of Vienna Austria Aug 5-8 Stefan Schmidt Lynne McTaggart
2005 Caroline Watt Petaluma, CA Institute of Noetic Sciences USA Aug 11-15 Louie Savva Loyd Auerbach
2006 Dean Radin Stockholm Hasselbacken Hotel Sweden Aug 4-6 Christine Simmonds  
2007 Rex Stanford Halifax Holiday Inn Select Canada Aug 2-5 John Palmer Daryl Bem
2008 Roger Nelson Winchester  University of Winchester England Aug 13-17 Simon Sherwood Max Velmans
2009 Etzel Cardeña Seattle, WA University of Washington USA Aug 6-9 John Palmer  

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