SWALL Annual Meetings 1958-2012

1958 (April 2-4)
Dallas, TX – Southern Methodist University
Organizational Meeting

1959 (April 3) 
Norman, OK – University of Oklahoma
10 registrants

1960 (April 8-9) 
Santa Fe, NM – LaFonda Hotel
Meeting cancelled

1961 (April 7-8)
Houston, TX – University of Houston, Ezekiel W. Cullen Building

1962 
Lawrence, KS – University of Kansas, Green Hall

1963 (April 5-6) 
Dallas, TX – Southern Methodist University, Florence Hall

1964 (April 17-18) 
Tulsa, OK – University of Tulsa Law Library

1965 (April 9-10) 
San Antonio, TX – Granado Hotel

1966 (April 1-2) 
Columbia, MO – University of Missouri School of Law

1967 (April 6-8) 
Waco, TX – Alico Center Inn

1968 (April 18-20) 
Oklahoma City, OK – Ramada Inn

1969 (May 1-3) 
Denver, CO – Denver-Hilton Phipps Mansion

1970 (April 16-18) 
St. Louis, MO – Stouffer’s Riverfront Inn

1971 (April 15-17) 
Lubbock, TX – Red Raider Inn – Texas Tech Law School

1972 (March 22-24) 
Hot Springs, AR – Arlington Hotel
“K Classification” Workshop, 19 registrants (advanced) 16 registrants (basic)

1973 (April 17-20) 
Santa Fe, NM – LaFonda Hotel
69 Registrants
Pre-Conference Institute: Legal Bibliography Institute, 75 Registrants

1974 (April 4-6) 
Austin, TX – Driskill Hotel
“Personnel Management”
100 Registrants

1975 (April 3-5) 
Columbia, MO – Holiday Inn
“Microforms in a Law Library”
80 Registrants
Proceedings were published for $1.25

1976 (April 15-17) 
New Orleans, LA – Fairmont Hotel
Joint meeting with SEALL
Pre-Conference Workshop: Private Law Librarians I
Workshop Proceedings were published and sold

1977 (April 14-16) 
Denver, CO – Brown Palace Hotel
Joint meeting w/Western Pacific Chapter
“New Directions in Law Libraries: Multimedia, Computers & Networks in Law Libraries”
Several sessions were taped and sold for $1.25

1978 (March 29-April 1) 
Norman, OK (business meeting); Oklahoma City, OK – Skirvin Plaza Hotel
130 Registrants
Proceedings of selected programs were sold for $15.00

1979 (April 5-7) 
Kansas City, MO – Alameda Plaza Hotel
“Personal Professional Effectiveness”
96 Registrants
$30.00 fee

1980 (April 9-12) 
Houston, TX – Houston Oaks Hotel
“Economics and Law Libraries”
Proceedings were published
$35.00 members fee; $45.00 non-members fee

1981 (March 30-April 1) 
Albuquerque, NM – Sheraton Old Town
“Federal Legislative History and Micropublishing”
68 attended

1982 (April 12-14) 
Dallas, TX – Plaza of the Americas
Concurrent programs for the 1st time
130 Registrants

1983 (March 24-26) 
Tulsa, OK – Williams Plaza Hotel
“Energy Law”
25th Anniversary Party
$45.00 members fee; $55.00 non-member fee

1984 (March 28-31) 
Austin, TX – Sheraton Crest Hotel

1985 (March 27-30) 
Fayetteville, AR – Fayetteville Hilton
“Communication Using High Touch Skills”
$50.00 members fee; $60.00 non-members fee

1986 (March 20-22) 
Waco, TX – Waco Hilton
“Management”
$50.00 members fee; $60.00 non-members fee

1987 (April 2-4) 
Denver, CO – Westin Hotel at Tabor Center
Joint meeting w/CoALL
“The Law Library as a Workplace”
$55.00 members fee; $70.00 non-members fee

1988 (March 17-19) 
San Antonio, TX – Marriott on the River Walk
“Getting to 2001: Planning for the Future”
All sessions were taped
152 Registrants
$55.00 members fee; $70.00 non-members fee

1989 (April 6-8) 
Phoenix, AZ – Hyatt Regency Phoenix at Civil Plaza
“Always Use Turn Signals: Communication & Cooperation”
Joint meeting with PAALL
132 Registrants
$55.00 members fee; $70.00 non-members fee

1990 (March 22-24) 
Houston, TX – J .W. Marriott at the Galleria
“Law Librarians -The Link”
MCLE Credit for “Law Office of the Future”
Joint meeting with HALL
180 Registrants
$65.00 members fee $75.00 non-members fee

1991 (April 4-6) 
Tulsa, OK – Westin Hotel
“Legal Potpourri”
90 Registrants

1992 (April 2-4) 
Lubbock, TX – Lubbock Plaza Hotel
“Managing for Now and the Future”
Pre-conference workshop: “Beginning Accounting and Using Spreadsheets ”
Special Speaker: Sarah Weddington
69 Registrants
$75.00 fee

1993 (April 15-17) 
Albuquerque, NM – Sheraton Old Town Inn
“Making it So: Creating a Positive Future”
98 Registrants
$75.00 fee

1994 (April 14-16) 
Dallas, TX – Melrose Hotel
“Tough Times Never Last: Boldly Facing the Challenges of Shrinking Resources”
109 Registrants
$80.00 fee

1995 (March 30-April 1) 
Oklahoma City, OK – Medallion Hotel
“Wrestling With the Future: Management Issues in the 90s”
$90.00 fee

1996 (March 28-30) 
Austin, TX – Stouffer Austin Hotel
SWALL/SEALL joint meeting
“Beyond Boundaries: Law Libraries Linking Information”

1997 (April 3-5) 
Tucson, AZ – Marriott-University Park
SWALL/AZALL joint meeting
“Looking Back and Moving Forward”

1998 (March 26-28) 
Houston, TX – ITT Sheraton Luxury Collection Hotel
SWALL 40th/HALL 20th joint meeting
Preconference: “Applying Copyright Law”; “Legal Research for the Non-Law Librarian”
150-plus Registrants
$135 member; $145 non-member; $90 student

1999 (April 8-10) 
Denver, CO – Adams Mark Hotel
“Libraries: Information Gateway to the New Millennium”
124 Registrants

2000 (March 30-April 1) 
San Antonio, TX – Menger Hotel

2001 (April 18-21) 
Atlanta, GA
SWALL/SEALL joint meeting

2002 (April 18-20) 
Ft. Worth, TX – Radisson Plaza Hotel

2003 (April 3-5) 
Kansas City, MO – The Marriott at County Club Plaza
“New Paths, New Destinations”
$130 member; $140 non-member; students free

2004 (March 25-27)
Houston, TX – Magnolia Hotel
“Here & Now: Today’s Law Library”
$185 member; $205 non-member; $90 student

2005 (March 28-April 2)
Little Rock, AR – Doubletree Hotel
“Big Ideas Come From Little Rock”
$150 member; $160 non-member; students free

2006 (April 6-8)
Austin, TX – Driskill Hotel
“Information in Motion”
$170 member; $180 non-member; students free

2007 (April 19-21)
Tempe, AZ – Embassy Suites Hotel
“Desert in Bloom: Cultivating Information Access ”
$175 member; $185 non-member

2008 (April 10-14)
Carnival Ecstasy
“Navigating the Sea of Information: Celebrating 50 Years of SWALL!”

2009 (March 25-29)
Albuquerque, NM – Hotel Albuquerque
“Soaring to New Heights”
$200 member; $225 non-member

2010 (March 25-29)
Waco, Tx – Hilton Waco
“Adapt & Flourish”

2011 (November 3-5)
Lawrence, KS – Oread Hotel
SWALL/MAALL Joint Meeting

2012 (March 29-31)
San Antonio, Tx – Menger Hotel
“Embracing Today, Innovating for Tomorrow”
$175 member; $195 non-member