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Meetings

Upcoming and past meetings of the AOU are presented below. The Ornithological Council provides a list of all Ornithological and Related Professional Meetings. The AOU and Cooper Ornithological Society provide a list of Ornithological Meetings and Archived Meeting Websites.

The Student Affairs Committee organizes various student activities at each meeting.

If you are interested in hosting or managing a meeting, please review our Meetings Handbook.

Upcoming Meetings

Stated
Meeting
Date
Year
Location
Sponsor
Associated Organizations Additional Information
Meeting Website
132nd
24-27 September
2014
Estes Park,
Colorado, USA
Joint meeting of American Ornithologists’ Union, Cooper Ornithological Society,
and Society of Canadian Ornithologists / Société des Ornithologistes du Canada

Go to Meeting website

Past Meetings

A complete list is available of the Stated Meetings of the American Ornithologists' Union (PDF, 24KB, 2pp), beginning in 1883 and giving dates, locations, and associated organizations.

The Proceedings of the Stated Meetings are the official record of annual meetings and other activities of the Union. They are published annually as Supplements to The Auk. Complete listings of the scientific programs of meetings are included in the proceedings.

Stated Meeting
Date
Year
Location
Sponsor
Associated Organizations
Meeting Website
Proceedings
Program
Abstracts
131st
13-17 August
2013
Chicago, Illinois, USA The Field Museum Joint meeting of American Ornithologists’ Union and Cooper Ornithological Society
 
130th
14-18 August
2012
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
University of British Columbia Held in conjunction with the 5th North American Ornithological Conference, organized jointly by the American Ornithologists’ Union, Society of Canadian Ornithologists / Société des Ornithologistes du Canada, Bird Studies Canada, Association of Field Ornithologists, Cooper Ornithological Society, Raptor Research Foundation, Sección Mexicana del Consejo Internacional para la Preservación de las Aves [CIPAMEX], Waterbird Society, and Wilson Ornithological Society.
129th
24-29 July
2011
Jacksonville Hyatt Regency
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
 
128th
7-11 February

2010

Town & Country Hotel
San Diego, California, USA
San Diego State University
Joint meeting of Cooper Ornithological Society, American Ornithologists’ Union, and Society of Canadian Ornithologists / Société des Ornithologistes du Canada
127th
12-15 August
2009
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Villanova University, University of Pennsylvania
 
126th
4 - 9 August
2008
Hilton Portland & Executive Towers
Portland, Oregon, USA
Joint meeting of the American Ornithologists' Union, the Cooper Ornithological Society, and the Society of Canadian Ornithologists / Société des Ornithologistes du Canada
125th
9 - 11 August
2007
University of Wyoming
Laramie, Wyoming, USA
University of Wyoming
 
124th
3-7 October
2006
World Trade Center Veracruz
Veracruz, Mexico
Held in conjunction with the 4th North American Ornithological Conference
123rd
23-27 August
2005
University of California-Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, California, USA
University of California-Santa Barbara
 
122nd
16-21 August
2004
Université Laval
Québec, Quebec, Canada
Université Laval
Joint meeting of American Ornithologists’ Union and Society of Canadian Ornithologists / Société des Ornithologistes du Canada
121st
6-9 August
2003
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, USA
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 
120th
24-28 September
2002
Hotel InterContinental
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Held in conjunction with the 3rd North American Ornithological Conference
119th
15-18 August
2001
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington, USA
University of Washington
Joint meeting of American Ornithologists’ Union and Society of Canadian Ornithologists / Société des Ornithologistes du Canada
118th
14-19 August
2000
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Held in conjunction with "Living on the Edge - Birds 2000", joint millennial meeting of American Ornithologists’ Union, British Ornithologists’ Union, and Society of Canadian Ornithologists / Société des Ornithologistes du Canada
117th
10-14 August
1999
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York, USA
Cornell University
 
116th
6-12 April
1998
Regal Riverfront Hotel
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Held in conjunction with the 2nd North American Ornithological Conference
115th
13-16 August
1997
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
University of Minnesota