Convention History

PA Convention History

Year PA President Convention City Location Country Dates Program Chair Invited (banquet) Speaker Proceedings
1958 Robert A. McConnell Durham, NC Duke University USA Sep. 4-6 Margaret Anderson Gardner Murphy  
1959 Gertrude R. Schmeidler New York NY Henry Hudson Hotel USA Sep. 7-9 Karlis Osis R. H. Thouless  
1960 J. Gaither Pratt New York NY Henry Hudson Hotel USA Sep. 8-10 Gardner Murphy J. G. Pratt  
1961 Karlis Osis New York NY Henry Hudson Hotel USA Sep. 7-9 Gertrude Schmeidler/ Karlis Osis Michael Scriven  
1962 Margaret Anderson Durham NC Jack Tar Durham Hotel USA Sep. 6-8 R. A. McConnell J.B. Rhine  
1963 Carroll B. Nash New York NY 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. Rhine  
1966 Montague Ullman New York NY Barbizon-Plaza Hotel USA Sep. 8-10 Rhea A. White Jule Eisenbud  
1967 E. Douglas Dean New York NY 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 NY Barbizon-Plaza Hotel USA Sep. 4-6 Laura A. Dale John C. Lilly  
1970 Robert Van de Castle

New York NY

Barbizon-Plaza Hotel USA Sep. 10-12 Gertrude Schmeidler Barbara Brown  
1971 Gertrude Schmeidler Durham NC 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 Cambrige Trinity College England Aug. 16-21 John Beloff Hans J. Eysenck  
1983 Stanley Krippner Madison, NJ Fairleigh Dickenson 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 Monteal 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 National 4-H Center USA Aug. 16-20 Gertrude Schmeidler R.A. McConnell/ Gertrude 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-Hotle 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 NC 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 Stuart Wilson Antoina Mills  
2002 Mario Varvoglis Paris Terrass Hotel France Aug. 5-8 Caroline Watt Isabelle Stengers  
2003 Carlos Alvarado Vancouver Metropolitan Hotel Canada Aug. 2-4 Stuart Wilson Antonia Mills  
2004 Nancy Zingrone Vienna University of Vienna Austria Aug. 5-8 Stefan Schmidt Lynne McTaggart Proceedings
2005 Caroline Watt Petaluma, CA Institute of Noetic Sciences USA Aug. 11-15 Louie Savva Loyd Auerbach Proceedings
2006 Dean Radin Stockholm Hasselbacken Hotel Sweden Aug. 4-6 Christine Simmonds Fredrik Praesto Proceedings
2007 Rex Stanford Halifax Holiday Inn Select Canada Aug. 2-5 John Palmer Daryl Bem Proceedings
2008 Roger Nelson Winchester University of Winchester England Aug. 13-17 Simon Sherwood Max Velmans Proceedings
2009 Etzel Cardeña Seattle, WA University of Washington USA Aug. 6-9 John Palmer Donald Hoffman Abstracts
2010 David Luke Paris Enclos Rey France July. 22-25 Nicola J. Holt Paul Devereux Abstracts
2011 David Luke Curtiba , Paraná Facinter Centre Brazil Aug. 18-21 Marios Kittenis Michael Winkelman Abstracts
2012 Alejandro Parra Durham NC Millennium Hotel USA Aug. 9-12 Carlos S. Alvarado Thomas Robisheaux Abstracts
2013 Alejandro Parra Viterbo Ora Domus La Quercia Italy Aug. 8-11 Massimo Biondi/ Patrizio Tressoldi Simon Thorpe Abstracts
2014 James C. Carpenter Concord CA Hilton Hotel USA Aug. 14-17 Dean Radin Jeffrey Kripal Abstracts
2015 James C. Carpenter London University of Greenwich England July. 16-19 Renaud Evrard Les Lancaster Abstracts
2016 Chris A. Roe Boulder CO Millenium Hotel               USA June
Roger Nelson Ian E. Wickramasekera


2017 Chris A. Roe Athens           Titania Hotel   Greece July


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