History of CAC


History

The Clinical Aphasiology Conference was founded by Dr. Bruce Porch in 1971. During the 25th Anniversary Meeting, Conference Chair Jennifer Horner captured the "voices" of previous chairs. Take a few moments to experience the conference's history by reading the transcript of this powerful presentation.

Previous Conferences

Number

Year

Location

Conference Chair

Program Chair

1

1971

Albuquerque

Bruce Porch

Bruce Porch

2

1972

Albuquerque

Bruce Porch

Bruce Porch

3

1973

Albuquerque

Bruce Porch

Robert T. Wertz

4

1974

New Orleans

Robert T. Wertz

Berry, Holtzapple, Hubbard, Wallace

5

1975

Santa Fe

Berry, Holtzapple, Hubbard, Wallace

William Berry

6

1976

Mount Hood

William Berry

William Berry

7

1977

Amelia Island

William Berry

Gene Ritter

8

1978

Keystone

Gene Ritter

John C. Rosenbek

9

1979

Scottsdale

John C. Rosenbek

Pat Holtzapple

10

1980

Bar Harbor

Pat Holtzapple

Leonard L. LaPointe

11

1981

Kerrville

Leonard L. LaPointe

G. Albyn Davis

12

1982

Oshkosh

G. Albyn Davis

Frederic L. Darley

13

1983

Scottsdale

Frederic L. Darley

Robert C. Marshall

14

1984

Seabrook Island

Robert C. Marshall

Thomas E. Prescott

15

1985

Ashland OR

Thomas E. Prescott

Joseph R. Duffy

16

1986

Jackson Hole

Joseph R. Duffy

Malcolm R. McNeil

17

1987

Ozarks

Malcolm R. McNeil

Penny Myers

18

1988

Cape Cod

Penny Myers

Kevin Kearns

19

1989

Lake Tahoe

Kevin Kearns

Craig W. Linebaugh

20

1990

Santa Fe

Craig W. Linebaugh

Richard C. Katz

21

1991

San Destin FL

Richard C. Katz

Linda E. Nicholas

22

1992

Durango

Linda E. Nicholas

Felice L. Loverso

23

1993

Sedona

Felice L. Loverso

Marilyn Selinger

24

1994

Traverse City

Marilyn Selinger

Jennifer Horner

25

1995

Sunriver OR

Jennifer Horner

Patrick J. Doyle

26

1996

Newport RI

Patrick J. Doyle

Richard K. Peach

27

1997

Big Fork MT

Richard K. Peach

Brenda Adamovich

28

1998

Asheville NC

Brenda Adamovich

Audrey Holland

29

1999

Key West

Audrey Holland

Connie Tompkins

30

2000

Kona Coast, HI

Connie Tompkins

Marilyn Newhoff

31

2001

Santa Fe

Marilyn Newhoff

Cynthia Thompson

32

2002

Ridgedale MO

Cynthia Thompson

Don Robin

33

2003

Orcas Island

Don Robin

Argye Hillis
34 2004 Park City UT Argye Hillis Roberta Elman
35 2005 Sanibel Island FL Roberta Elman Lew Shapiro
36 2006 Gent, Belgium Lew Shapiro Margaret Rogers
37 2007 Scottsdale AZ Margaret Rogers Julie Wambaugh
38 2008 Jackson Hole, WY Julie Wambaugh Carl Coelho
39 2009 Keystone, CO Carl Coelho Leora Cherney
40 2010 Isle of Palms, SC Leora Cherney Laura Murray
41 2011 Ft. Lauderdale Laura Murray Heather Harris Wright
42 2012 Lake Tahoe, CA Heather Harris Wright Leanne Togher
43 2013 Tucson, AZ Leanne Togher Monica Hough
44 2014 St. Simons Island, GA Monica Hough Nadine Martin
45 2015 Monterey, CA Nadine Martin Miranda Rose
46 2016 Charlottesville, VA Miranda Rose Diane Kendall