Past Conferences

2020-present

53rd Conference

Vancouver, BC, Canada
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
April 15-19, 2025


52nd Conference
Sponsored by UAA in collaboration with European Network for Housing Research (ENHR) and European Urban Research Association (EURA)

New York, NY
New York Marriott Marquis Hotel (Times Square)
April 24-27, 2024

  • 2024 Call for Participation [PDF]
  • Final abstracts [available in online program]
  • Final program [online] | Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Building Pathways to Equity and Resiliency: Challenges and Possibilities in England, Brazil, and South Africa
  • Local Plenary Title: Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses: Fulfilling the Promise? The Migrant Crisis in New York City
  • Local Host Committee: Dwayne Baker, Queens College, City University of New York; James DeFilippis, Rutgers University; Jill Gross, Hunter College, City University of New York; Kimberley Johnson, New York University; Alex Schwartz, The New School; Elena Vesselinov, Queens College and The Graduate Center-City University of New York; Weiping Wu, Columbia University
  • Program Committee: Hélène Bélanger, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada; Santina L. Contreras, University of Southern California, USA; David Coyles, Ulster University, Ireland; Anna Dąbrowska, University of Warsaw, Poland; William G Holt, Birmingham-Southern College, USA; Kathryn Howell, University of Maryland – College Park, USA; Alistair Jones, DeMontfort University Leicester, England; Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway, University of Barcelona, Spain
  • International Planning Committee
    • Urban Affairs Association: Arturo Flores, Anahuac University, Mexico; Jill Gross, Hunter College, City University of New York, USA; Thomas Vicino, Northeastern University, Boston, USA; Margaret Wilder, Urban Affairs Association, USA
    • European Network for Housing Research: Peter Boelhouwer, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands; Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway, University of Barcelona, Spain; Ivan Tosics, Metropolitan Research Institute. Budapest, Hungary
    • European Urban Research Association: Valeria Fedeli, Politecnico di Milano, Italy; Filipe Teles, University of Aveiro, Portugal; Ignazio Vinci, University of Palermo, Italy

51st Conference
From Global to Local: Urban Communities in Flux

Nashville, TN
Renaissance Nashville Hotel
April 26-29, 2023

  • 2023 Call for Participation [PDF]
  • Final program [online] | Final program [PDF]
  • Final abstracts [available in online program]
  • Plenary title: Local Lessons on Preserving Communities During Rapid Urban Growth
  • Local Host Committee: Cara Robinson (Chair), Tennessee State University; Kimberly Triplett, Tennessee State University; Rafael Harun, Tennessee State University; Michelle Steele, Meharry Medical College; Sekou Franklin, Middle Tennessee State University; Chris Da Silvia, Vanderbilt University; Michael Harris, Tennessee State University
  • Program Committee: William G Holt (Chair), Birmingham-Southern College; Santina L. Contreras, University of Southern California; Kathryn Howell, Virginia Commonwealth University; Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway, University of Barcelona; Nathaniel S. Wright, Rutgers University-Camden

50th Conference
Shaping the Future of Urban Research

Washington, DC
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
April 12–14, 2022

  • 2022 Call for Participation
  • Final program [online]Final program [PDF]
  • Final abstracts [available in online program]
  • Plenary title: The State of Urban Affairs and the State of Urban Affairs Research
  • Local Host Committee: Gregory Squires (Co-Chair), George Washington University; Hal Wolman (Co-Chair); George Washington University; Bill Barnes, National League of Cities; Leah Brooks, George Washington University; Derek Hyra, American University; Willow Lung-Amam, University of Maryland; Sue Smock, Wayne State University; Toni-Michelle Travis, George Mason University
  • Program Committee: Joan Wesley, Jackson State University (Chair); Clarissa Freitas, Universidade Federal do Ceará; Al Gourrier, University of Baltimore; Bligh Grant, University of Technology Sydney; Vladimir Kogan, Ohio State University; Sylvie Pare, Université du Québec à Montréal; Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway, University of Barcelona

2021 – No Conference


2020 – No Conference

 

2010-2019

49th Conference
Featuring Special Sessions on Claiming Rights to the City: Community, Capital, and the State

Los Angeles, California
Luskin Conference Center
April 24–27, 2019

  • 2019 Call for Participation
  • Final program [online]Final program [PDF] 
  • Final abstracts [available in online program]
  • Plenary title: Rights to Decent Housing: Local Lessons on Housing Affordability, Supply and Homelessness
  • Local Host Committee: Kenya Covington, University of California, Los Angeles, Victoria Basolo, University of California, Irvine, Michael Lens, University of California, Los Angeles, Vinit Mukhija, University of California, Los Angeles, Juliet Musso, University of Southern California, Tom O’Brien, California State University, Long Beach, Raphael J. Sonenshein, California State University, Los Angeles, Julie Straub, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Program Committee: Lucia Capanema-Alvares (Chair), Universidade Federal Fluminense, Robert Collins, Dillard University, Lars Engberg, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Al Gourrier, University of Baltimore, Bligh Grant, University of Technology, Sydney, Cathy Yang Liu, Georgia State University, Sylvie Pare, Université du Québec à Montréal, Carolina Reid, University of California, Berkeley, Joan Wesley, Jackson State University, Anaid Yerena, University of Washington Tacoma

48th Conference
Shaping Justice and Sustainability Within and Beyond the City’s Edge: Contestation and Collaboration in Urbanizing Regions

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
April 4–7, 2018

  • Call for Participation [PDF]
  • Final program [online] | Final program [PDF]
  • Final abstracts [available in online program]
  • Plenary title: Justice and Sustainability Within and Beyond the City’s Edge
  • Local Host Committee:  Shauna Brail (Co-Chair), University of Toronto, Roger Keil (Co-Chair), York University, David Amborski, Ryerson University, Sara Hughes, University of Toronto, Virginia Maclaren, University of Toronto
  • Program Committee: Pierre Hamel (Co-Chair), Université de Montréal, Leslie Martin, Co-Chair, University of Mary Washington, Lars Engberg, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Lúcia Capanema Álvares, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Kevin Keenan, College of Charleston, Cathy Yang Liu, Georgia State University, Jill Tao, Incheon National University

47th Conference
Challenging Enduring Urban Injustices: Race, Ethnicity, Space, and Political Economy
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Hotel
April 19–22, 2017

  • Call for Participation [PDF]
  • Final program [online] | Final program [PDF]
  • Final abstracts [available in online program]
  • Plenary title: Pursuing Regional Equity in the Twin Cities
  • Local Host Committee: Ed Goetz (Co-Chair), University of Minnesota, Ryan Allen, University of Minnesota, Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota
  • Program Committee: David Imbroscio, University of Louisville, Lisa Bornstein, McGill University, Lucia Capanema-Alvares, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Karien Dekker, RMIT University, Kevin Keenan, College of Charleston, Cathy Yang Liu, Georgia State University, Leslie Martin, University of Mary Washington

46th Conference
Social Justice in the Global City? Contested Views on Social Control, Borders, and Equity
San Diego, California
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
March 16-19, 2016

  • Call for Participation [PDF]
  • Final program [online] | Final program [PDF]
  • Final abstracts [available in online program]
  • 2016 Conference Photos
  • Plenary title: Social Justice Challenges and Opportunities in a Bi-National Region: San Diego in Context
  • Local Host Committee: Roger Caves (Chair), San Diego State University, Mirle Rabinowitz- Bussell, Vice-Chair, University of California, San Diego, Lawrence Herzog, San Diego State University, Keith Pezzoli, University of California, San Diego
  • Program Committee: Cecilia Giusti (Chair), Texas A&M University, Yasminah Beebeejaun, University College London, Lisa Bornstein, McGill University, Arturo Flores, Mexico City Electoral Institute, Leslie Martin, Univ. of Mary Washington

45th Conference
Transnationalism from Above and Below: The Dynamics of Place-making in the Global City
Miami, Florida
InterContinental Miami
April 8-11, 2015

  • Call for Participation [PDF]
  • Final program [online] | Final program [PDF]
  • Final abstracts [available in online program]
  • Plenary title: Miami: Local Challenges to a Global Future
  • Local Host Committee: Nicole Ruggiano (Chair), Florida International University, Malik Benjamin, Florida International University, Jean-Claude Garcia-Zamor, Florida International University, Richard Grant, University of Miami, J. Miguel Kanai, University of Miami
  • Program Committee: Robert Chaskin (Chair), University of Chicago, Yasminah Beebeejaun, University College London, Arturo Flores, Mexico City Electoral Institute, Cecilia Giusti, Texas A&M University, Deidre Oakley, Georgia State University

44th Conference
Borders and Boundaries in an Age of Global Urbanization
San Antonio, Texas
The Westin Riverwalk Hotel
March 19-22, 2014


43rd Conference
Building the 21st Century City: Inclusion, Innovation, and Globalization
San Francisco, California
The Fairmont Hotel
April 3-6, 2013


42nd Conference
Rethinking the Future of Urbanism: Cities and Regions in a Post-Industrial Era
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
April 18–21, 2012

  • Call for participation [PDF]
  • Final program [PDF]
  • Final abstracts [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Post – Industrial Pittsburgh — Bridging the Past, Point to the Future
  • Local Host Committee: Sabina Deitrick (Co-Chair), University of Pittsburgh, Dave Miller (Co-Chair), University of Pittsburgh, Don Carter, Carnegie Mellon University, Michael Glass, University of Pittsburgh, Angela Reynolds, University of Pittsburgh, Rachael Woldoff, West Virginia University
  • Program Committee: Kathe Newman (Chair), Rutgers University, Lynn Bachelor, University of Toledo, Lisa Bates, Portland Land University, Peter Burns, Loyola University New Orleans, Sarah Coffin, Saint Louis University

41st Conference
Reclaiming the City: Building a Just and Sustainable Future
New Orleans, Louisiana
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
March 16-19, 2011

  • Call for participation [PDF]
  • Final program [PDF]
  • Final abstracts [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Towards a Just and Sustainable Recovery
  • Committee Host: Jane Brooks (Co-Chair), University of New Orleans, Robert Collins (Co-Chair), Dillard University
  • Program Committee: Gregory Andranovich (Co-Chair), California State University, Los Angeles, Jocelyn Taliaferro, North Carolina State University, Robert Beauregard, Columbia University, Ed Goetz, University of Minnesota, Sugie Lee, Cleveland State University

40th Annual Meeting
Sustaining Cities in a Time of Globalization: Social, Economic and Political Realities
Honolulu, Hawaii
Sheraton Waikiki Hotel
March 10-13, 2010

  • Call for participation [PDF]
  • Final program [PDF]
  • Final abstracts [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Urban Disaster, Design, and Development: Rethinking Resiliency
  • Local Host Committee: Dolores Foley (Co-Chair), University of Hawaii at Manoa, Kark Kim (Co-Chair), University of Hawaii at Manoa, Allen Clark, Pacific Disaster Center and East-West Center, Seong-Paik Lee, University of Seoul, Mary Alice Evans, American Planning Assoc, Hawaii Chapter
  • Program Committee: Claire Poitras (Chair), INRS – Urbanisation, Culture et Société, Montreal, Gregory Andranovich, California State University, Los Angeles, Sugie Lee, Cleveland State University, James Spencer, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Jocelyn Taliaferro, North Carolina State University

2000-2009

39th Annual Meeting
Contesting and Sustaining the City: Neighborhood, Region, or World?
Chicago, Illinois
Renaissance Chicago Hotel
March 4-7, 2009

  • Call for participation [PDF]
  • Final program [PDF]
  • Program changes [PDF]
  • Final abstracts [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Daniel Burnham and Urban Planning: Chicago Then and Now
  • Local Host Committee: David Perry (Chair), University of Illinois at Chicago, Karen Mossberger, University of Illinois at Chicago, Michael Pagano, University of Illinois at Chicago, Curtis Winkle, University of Illinois at Chicago, Dennis Judd, University of Illinois at Chicago, Rachel Weber, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Program Committee:  Jill Simone Gross (Chair), Hunter College, City University of New York, Gregory Andranovich, California State University, Los Angeles, Claire Poitras (Chair), INRS – Urbanisation, Culture et Société, Montreal, Jocelyn Taliaferro, North Carolina State University, Michael Timberlake, University of Utah

38th Annual Meeting
1968 Revisited: Cities 40 Years Later
Baltimore, Maryland
Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel
April 23-26, 2008

  • Call for participation [PDF]
  • Annie E. Casey Foundation Track [PDF]
  • Final program [PDF]
  • Program changes [PDF]
  • Final Abstracts [PDF]
  • Plenary title: 1968 Revisited: Baltimore 40 Years Later What Have We Learned? What’s Next?
  • Local Host Committee: Wim Wiewel (Co-Chair), University of Baltimore, P. Ann Cotton (Co-Chair), University of Baltimore, Kristen Campbell, Baltimore Collegetown Network, Hazel Ruth Edwards, University of Baltimore, Jessica Elfenbein, University of Baltimore, Lenneal Henderson, University of Baltimore, Joseph B. McNeely, University of Baltimore, Donald Norris, University of Maryland – Baltimore County
  • Program Committee: Louise Jezierski (Chair), Michigan State University, Jean-Pierre Collin, INRS-UCS, University of Québec, Jill Simone Gross, Chair, Hunter College, CUNY, Michael Owens, Emory University

37th Annual Meeting
Cities and Migration: Opportunities and Challenges
Seattle, Washington
Westin Seattle Hotel
April 25-28, 2007

  • Call for participation [PDF]
  • Final program [PDF]
  • Program changes [PDF]
  • Final abstracts [PDF]
  • Plenary title: North American Perspectives on Cities and Migration: Which Way to a Workable Future
  • Local Host Committee:  Fritz Wagner (Co-Chair), University of Washington, Hilda Blanco (Co-Chair), University of Washington, Brian Coffey, University of Washington-Tacoma, Fred Hurand, Eastern Washington University, Stacy Warren, Eastern Washington University, Anthony Perl, Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre, Tim McDaniels, University of British Columbia 
  • Program Committee: Caroline Andrew (Chair), University of Ottawa, Louise Jezierski, Michigan State University, Paul Lewis, Arizona State University, Michael Owens, Emory University, Lynette Rawlings, The Urban Institute

36th Annual Meeting
Neighborhoods and Urban Transformation: The New Global Context
Montréal, Québec
Le Centre Sheraton Hotel
April 19-22, 2006

  • Call for participation [PDF]
  • Final program [PDF]
  • Program changes [PDF]
  • Final abstracts [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Putting Neighborhood Revitalization in a Metropolitan Context
  • Local Host Committee:  Jean-Pierre Collin (Co-Chair), INRS-UCS, Claire Poitras (Co-Chair), INRS-UCS, Pierre Hamel, Université de Montréal, Richard Morin, Université du Québec à Montréal, Eric Shragge, Concordia University
  • Program Committee:  Robyne Turner (Chair), University of Missouri-Kansas City, Caroline Andrew, University of Ottawa, Louise Jezierski, Michigan State University, Paul Lewis, Arizona State University, Lynette Rawlings, The Urban Institute

35th Annual Meeting
Borrowing from the Future: Equity, Sustainability and the Urban Question
Salt Lake City, Utah
Prime Hotel and Conference Center
April 13-16, 2005

  • Call for participation [PDF]
  • Final program [PDF]
  • Final abstracts [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Water Policy in a Contested Region: The Challenge of Sustainability
  • Local Host Committee: Rex Facer III (Chair), Brigham Young University
  • Program Committee:  Ali Modarres (Chair), California State University, Los Angeles, Nevin Brown, International Partnership for Service Learning, Andrew Kirby, Arizona State University West, Robyne Turner, University of Missouri – Kansas City, Margaret Wilder, University of Delaware

34th Annual Meeting
Context Matters: Shaping Urban Policy Locally, Nationally, and Internationally
Washington, District of Columbia
Washington Marriott Hotel
March 31-April 3, 2004

  • Call for participation [PDF]
  • Final program [PDF]
  • Final abstracts [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Cities and the Federal Government
  • Local Host Committee: Hal Wolman, George Washington University, Margery Turner, The Urban Institute, Bruce Katz, The Brookings Institution, Kris Rengert, Fannie Mae Foundation 
  • Program Committee: Bill Barnes, National League of Cities, Nevin Brown, International Partnership for Service Learning, Todd Swanstrom, Saint Louis University, Margaret Wilder, University of Delaware

33rd Annual Meeting
Shaping Our Urban Future: Utilizing Creativity, Vision, Policy and Advocacy to Make Change
Cleveland, Ohio
Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
March 26-29, 2003

  • Local Host Committee:  Mark Rosentraub, Cleveland State University, Dennis Keating, Cleveland State University, Barbara Benavento, Cleveland State University
  • Program Committee: Jack Dustin, Wright State University

32nd Annual Meeting
What’s Right About Cities and an Urban Way of Life
Boston, Massachusetts
Boston Park Plaza Hotel
March 20-23, 2002

  • Call for participation [PDF]
  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Where shall we house the poor?
  • Local Host Committee: Barry Bluestone, Northeastern University, Joan Fitzgerald, Northeastern University
  • Program Committee: Daniel Monti, Boston University

31st Annual Meeting
Confronting the Past to Build the Future
Detroit, Michigan
Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center
April 25-28, 2001

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Developing the Urban Workforce in a Regional Contex
  • Local Host Committee:  Robin Boyle, Wayne State, Nancy Beckett, Wayne State University
  • Program Committee:  Caroline Andrew, University of Ottawa, Stacy Warren, Eastern Washington University

30th Annual Meeting
Cities in the New Millennium: Separate Realities – or Shared Fates
Los Angeles, California
Wilshire Grand Hotel
May 3-6, 2000

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: The North American City: Los Angeles as a Metaphor
  • Local Host Committee: Ali Modarres (Chair), California State University, Los Angeles, Edmund G. Pat Brown, California State University, Los Angeles, Jaime Regalado, California State University, Los Angeles
  • Program Committee: Margaret Wilder (Co-Chair), University of Delaware, Susan Clarke, Co-Chair, University of Colorado at Boulder
1990-1999

29th Annual Meeting
The Social Reconstruction of the City: Social Capital and Community Building
Louisville, Kentucky
Seelbach Hilton Hotel
April 14-17, 1999

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Community building, Community Development and the Role of Social Capital. Consolidation vs. Public Choice: Is There a New Metropolitan Agenda
  • Local Host Committee: Scott Cummings, University of Louisville, Steven Bourassa, University of Louisville, Ron Vogel, University of Louisville
  • Program Committee: David Bartelt (Co-Chair), Temple University, Nevin Brown (Co-Chair), The Education Trust

28th Annual Meeting
Urban Policy Devolution in the Americas: Downsizing, Abdication, and Metropolitan Destinies
Fort Worth, Texas
Worthington Hotel
April 22-25, 1998

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Devolution, Non-profits, and the Future of the Welfare State. Planning for a new Downtown for the 1990s: Fort Worth
  • Local Host Committee: Paul Geisel (Co-Chair), University of Texas at Arlington, Vicki Gillette (Co-Chair), University of Texas at Arlington, Richard Cole, University of Texas at Arlington
  • Program Committee: Enid Arvidson, University of Texas at Arlington, George Galster, Wayne State University

27th Annual Meeting
North American Cities at Century’s End: Common Challenges, Common Solutions?
Toronto, Ontario
Toronto Marriott–Eaton Centre
April 16-19, 1997

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Thursday: Will the New Toronto Work as Well as the Old?
    Friday Mini-Plenary: Cities, Citizenship & Democracy
    Saturday Mini-Plenary: How do
    Differences in the Canadian and U.S. Federal Systems Impact Cities?
  • Local Host Committee: Frances Frisken, York University
  • Program Committee: Marc Levine (Co-Chair), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Marion Orr (Co-Chair), Duke University

26th Annual Meeting
Urban Practitioners, Policymakers, and Scholars: Is There Common Ground?
New York, New York
Hotel Inter-Continental New York
March 13-16, 1996

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: New York City
  • Local Host Committee: Ronald Schurin, City University of New York, Ronald Berkman, City University of New York, Barbara Fife, City University of New York
  • Program Committee: Michael Brintnall, American Political Science Association, Toni-Michelle Travis, George Mason University

25th Annual Meeting
Urban Continuities, Urban Change: Celebrating 25 Years of UAA
Portland, Oregon
Portland Marriott Hotel
May 3-6, 1995

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Diversity & the Urban World. Looking Aheaad to the Future: Oregon’s Approach to Urban Policy
  • Local Host Committee: Nancy Chapman, Portland State University, Nohad Toulan, Portland State University
  • Program Committee: Robert Waste (Co-Chair), California State University, Chico, and Cleveland State University, Judith Garber, University of Alberta

24th Annual Meeting
Bringing the City Back In
New Orleans, Louisiana
Omni Royal Orleans Hotel
March 2-5, 1994

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Is Clinton Bringing the City Back in?. New Orlearns: Will You Service Another 250 Years?
  • Local Host Committee: Fritz Wagner (Chair), University of New Orleans, Robert Whelan, University of New Orleans
  • Program Committee: Barbara Ferman, Temple University, Peter Leahy, The University of Akron

23rd Annual Meeting
Understanding the Metropolitan Mosaic
Indianapolis, Indiana
April 21-24, 1993

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Indianapolis: From No-Place to Show-Place
  • Local Host Committee: Mark Rosentraub (Chair), Indiana University
  • Program Committee: Roger Caves, San Diego State University, Mary Ellen Mazey, Wright State University, Mark Rosentraub, Indiana University

22nd Annual Meeting
Urban Dualities: Ascendancy and Decline
Cleveland, Ohio
Stouffer Tower City Plaza Hotel
April 29-May 24, 1992

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Cleveland: Are You Better off Now Than You Were 20 Years Ago?. A Dissent on the Concept of Urban Dualities
  • Local Host Committee: David Garrison (Chair), Cleveland State University, Maxine Goodman, Cleveland State University, David Sweet, Cleveland State University
  • Program Committee: Donald Norris, University of Maryland – Baltimore County, Authur Johnson, Univ of Maryland Baltimore County

21st Annual Meeting
Urban Issues and Intercultural Perspectives
Vancouver, British Columbia
Le Meridien Hotel
April 17-20, 1991

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Perspectives on Vancouver
  • Local Host Committee: Alan Artibise, University of British Columbia, Julie Glover, University of British Columbia
  • Program Committee: Richard L. Cole, University of Texas at Arlington, Del Taebel, University of Texas at Arlington

20th Annual Meeting
Urban America: The Decade Ahead
Charlotte, North Carolina
Marriott City Center Hotel
April 18-21, 1990

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: The Crisis in Housing
  • Local Host Committee: Mary Dawn Bailey, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Program Committee: Raymond Ruby, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Beverly Cigler, Penn State Harrisburg, Jonathan Howes, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
1980-1989

19th Annual Meeting
Urbanization in the Nineties: The Closing of a Century
Baltimore, Maryland
Marriott Inner Harbor Hotel
March 15-18, 1989

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Critical Challenges of the Inner City: Public Education and Drugs
  • Local Host Committee:  Donald Norris, University of Maryland – Baltimore County, Diane  Aull, University of Baltimore, Kenneth Corey, University of Maryland – College Park, Authur Johnson, University of Maryland – Baltimore County, George LaNoue, University of Maryland – Baltimore County, Glenn Phillips, Morgan State University, Bernard Ross, American University, Larry Thomas, University of Baltimore, Ann Winogrodzki, University of Baltimore
  • Program Committee: James Bohland, Virginia Tech, Patricia Edwards, Virginia Tech

18th Annual Meeting
The Urban Policy Agenda
St. Louis, Missouri
Marriott Pavilion Hotel
March 9-12, 1988

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Comparing Canadian and U.S. Urban Policies
  • Local Host Committee:  Donald Phares, University of Missouri – St. Louis, Mark Drucker, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, George Wendel, St. Louis University
  • Program Committee: Robert Whelan, University of New Orleans

17th Annual Meeting
Cities in Transition
Akron, Ohio
Quaker Square Hilton
April 22-25, 1987

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Intra-Urban Economic Dynamics in the Declining Region
  • Local Host Committee: Peter J. Leahy (Chair), University of Akron
  • Program Committee: Yong Hyo Cho, University of Akron

16th Annual Meeting
Planning for Urban Growth
Fort Worth, Texas
March 5-8, 1986

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Managing Growth in the Southwest – The Tarrant County Example
  • Local Host Committee: Frank Anderson (Chair), University of Texas at Arlington
  • Program Committee: John Clayton Thomas (Chair), University of Missouri – Kansas City

15th Annual Meeting
Managing the City: What Lies Ahead
Norfolk, Virginia
Holiday Inn-Waterside
April 17-20, 1985

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Homeless in America
  • Local Host Committee:  Katie Keeton (Chair), Old Dominion University 
  • Program Committee: Susan Morris (Chair), The New School for Social Research

14th Annual Meeting
Revitalizing Urban America
Portland, Oregon
Portland Marriott Hotel
March 21-24, 1984

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: On the Moral Disorder of City Life
  • Local Host Committee: Sheldon Edner (Chair), Portland State University
  • Program Committee: Mel Powell, California State University – Long Beach

13th Annual Meeting
Changing Frontiers in the Urban World
Flint, Michigan
Hyatt Regency-Flint
March 23-26, 1983

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Alternative Conceptions of the Government in Urban Policy
  • Local Host Committee: Local conference planning done by the Program Committee and Executive Director
  • Program Committee: Frank Costa, University of Michigan – Flint, Peter Gluck (Chair), University of Michigan – Flint

12th Annual Meeting
[no theme]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Holiday Inn-Independence Mall
April 14-17, 1982

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Philadelphia: Frostbelt City
  • Local Host Committee: Local conference planning done by the Program Committee and Executive Director
  • Program Committee: David Ames, University of Delaware, Carolyn Adams, Temple University

11th Annual Meeting
The Urban Connection: Federalism in the 1980s
Omaha, Nebraska
Omaha Hilton
March 25-28, 1981

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Negotitaing Federalism
  • Local Host Committee: Local conference planning done by the Program Committee and Executive Director
  • Program Committee: Roman Cybriwsky, Temple University, Judith Goode,  Temple University

10th Annual Meeting
Urban America in the 1980s
Washington, DC
Dupont Plaza Hotel
March 19-22, 1980

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Local Host Committee: Local conference planning done by the Program Committee and Executive Director
  • Program Committee: Dennis Brunn, LaSalle College, John Van Til, Rutgers University – Camden
1969-1979

9th Annual Meeting
[no theme]
Toronto, Ontario
Ramada Inn
April 18-21, 1979

  • Local Host Committee: Local conference planning done by the Program Committee and Executive Director
  • Program Committee:Mary Helen Callahan, Urban Affairs Association

8th Annual Meeting
The University and the City
Denver, Colorado
Executive Tower Inn
March 8-11, 1978

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Local Host Committee: Local conference planning done by the Program Committee and Executive Director
  • Program Committee: David R. DiMartino, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Peter A. Shocket, University of Cincinnati

7th Annual Meeting
Urban Affairs and the City
New Orleans, Louisiana
Le Pavillon Hotel
March 2-5, 1977

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Successful University Linkages to City Prograams
  • Local Host Committee: Local conference planning done by the Program Committee and Executive Director
  • Program Committee: Patricia Florestano, University of Maryland, Bernard H. Ross, American University

6th Annual Meeting
Urban Affairs in Transition
Atlanta, Georgia
Downtown Holiday Inn
March 3-6, 1976

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Local Host Committee: Local conference planning done by the Program Committee and Executive Director
  • Program Committee:Peter Gluck (Chair), University of Michigan – Flint

5th Annual Meeting
[no theme]
New York, New York
Waldorf Astoria
March 12-16, 1975

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Local Host Committee: James Cox, UAA Executive Director, Jerome Liblit, The New School
  • Program Committee: Earl Reeves (Chair), University of Tulsa

4th Annual Meeting
[no theme]
Cleveland, Ohio
Holiday Inn-Downtown
April 25-27, 1974

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Plenary title: Urban Affairs – State of the Discipline (or Field, or Art?)
  • Local Host Committee: Thomas F. Campbell, Cleveland State University, Terry Gaylor, Cleveland State University
  • Program Committee: Richard E. Zody (Chair), Wichita State University

3rd Annual Meeting
[no theme]
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Carolina Inn
May 17-19, 1973

  • Final program [PDF]
  • Local Host Committee: Jonathan Howes, University of North Carolina, Frank Mulvihill
  • Program Committee: C. Harold Brown, University of Delaware

2nd Annual Meeting
[no information on file]
Dallas, Texas
Sheraton-Dallas Hotel
April 6-8, 1972

  • Local Host Committee:Edward Overman, University of Texas Arlington
  • Program Committee: Lyndon Musolf, Portland State University

1st Annual Meeting
[no information on file]
St. Louis, Missouri
Saint Louis University
April 22-24, 1971

  • Program Committee: Warner Bloomberg, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

[no theme]
Washington, DC
Statler Hilton Hotel
April 22-25, 1970

  • Program Committee: Bertram M. Gross, Hunter College, CUNY, Leonard Duhl, University of California, Berkeley, Robert McGregor, Wayne State University, Reed Martin, Education Turnkey Systems, Martin Jenkins, American Council on Education

Urban Priorities for the Seventies
Boston, Massachusetts
Sheraton Plaza Hotel
November 13-15, 1969

  • Organizing Meeting

University Urban Study Centers: Observations from Within
Detroit, Michigan
March 27-29, 1969

  • Organizing Meeting