• 2018 in Vancouver, BC: Ainsley Seago – “Cohabitation with Coleoptera: The evolution and diversity of extraordinary beetle inquilines.”
  • 2017 in Denver, CO: Maxwell Barclay – “Conversations with the dead: Old trails lead to new discoveries.”
  • 2016 in Orlando, FL: Joseph Parker – “An Inordinate Fondness for Rove Beetles: How Ants Have Shaped Beetle Diversity.”
  • 2015 in Minneapolis, MN: Aaron Smith – “Darkling Beetle Biodiversity: An Evolutionary Journey Through Time and Morphospace.”
  • 2014 in Portland, OR: Caroline Chaboo – “More than what you eat: what drives leaf-beetle diversity?”
  • 2013 in Austin, TX: Wendy Moore – “Almost Anything is Paussible: Explosive Defenses, Radiations and Convergences within Flanged Bombardier Beetles”
  • 2012 in Knoxville, TN: Joe McHugh – “Cucujoidea Classification: Chipping Away at a Task Beset with the Most Formidable Difficulties”
  • 2011 in Reno, NV: David Maddison – “Molecular and Morphological Surprises: Unexpected Clades and Hidden Diversity in the Ground Beetle Genus Bembidion”
  • 2010 in San Diego, CA: Duane McKenna – “Ecological and Evolutionary Radiations of Beetles”
  • 2009 in Indianapolis, IN: Andrew Short – “Of Myxophaga and Wet Rocks: Scrubbing for Beetles in Venezuela”
  • 2008 in Reno, NV: Chris Carlton – “Eight Years of Collecting Beetles in Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Are We Finished Yet?”
  • 2007 in San Diego, CA: Mike Ivie – “The West Indian Beetle Fauna Project”
  • 2006 in Indianapolis, IN: Karen Ober – “The Evolution of Arboreal Ground Beetles (Carabidae)”
  • 2005 in Fort Lauderdale, FL: Art Evans – “Of Beetles and Men: Tales of California’s Six-legged Gold”
  • 2004 in Salt Lake City, UT: Stephen Wood – “The Emergence of Utah Coleopterology”
  • 2003 in Cincinnati, OH: Terry Erwin – “Mapping Patterns of Beta-Diversity for Beetles Across the Western Amazon Basin: A Preliminary Case for Improving Conservation Strategies”
  • 2002 in Fort Lauderdale, FL: Nico Franz – “Natural History of Derolomine Flower Weevils Systematized”
  • 2001 in San Diego, CA: Derek Sikes – “Burying Beetle Systematics: from Carrion Traps to Computers”
  • 2000 in Montreal, Canada: John Lawrence – “The Systematics of Coleoptera: a Millennium View”
  • 1999 in Atlanta, GA: Douglas Emlen – “Does Development Bias the Evolution of Beetle Horns”
  • 1998 in Las Vegas, NV: Stewart Peck – “Beetles and Collecting in Cuba”
  • 1997 in Nashville, TN: John Acorn – “Bringing Beetles to the People: Coleoptera on T.V.”
  • 1996 in Louisville, KY: Jim Liebherr – “Islands Afar, Species Galore, Families Afew: Collecting in a Hawaiian Coleopterological Paradise?”
  • 1995 in Las Vegas, NV
  • 1994 in Dallas, TX
  • 1993 in Indianapolis, IN
  • 1992 in Baltimore, MD
  • 1991 in Reno, NV
  • 1990 in New Orleans, LA
  • 1989 in San Antonio, TX