Past Meetings

Each year, members of our Society gather for an annual meeting. This is often done at a location in North America or Canada, but on occasion we partner with colleagues elsewhere to take part in an international event.

Below is a list of previous Society meetings, with links to conference websites (and/or to the Program and Abstract volume) where available.

Date & Location

Theme

Annual meeting & organising institution(s)

CMS Annual Meeting No.

October 18–23, 2020

PNNL, Richland, Wa (virtual)

Clays on the Columbia: Bridging Scales and Disciplines

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

57th

June 1-5, 2019

Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris, France

International conference of clay science and technology

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with Euro Clay and the 6th Mediterranean Clay Meeting

56th

June 11-14, 2018

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL

New Visions in Clay Science

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

55th

June 2-7, 2017

Centre for Oil Sands Sustainability, Edmonton, Canada

Living clays from nano-scale interactions to incorporation in everyday life

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

54th

June 5-8, 2016

GA State University, Atlanta, GA

Resurgent clays

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

53rd

July 5-10, 2015

Edinburgh, Scotland


Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with Euroclay

52nd

May 17-21, 2014

Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

Everything is big, from nanoparticles to planets

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

51st

October 6-10l 2013

Univesrity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL

50th Anniversary of the Clay Minerals Society

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

50th

July 7-11, 2012

Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado

Shales and Imposters

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

49th

Sept 24-29, 2011

University of California (CA)/ Middlebury College

Lake Tahoe Clays

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

48th

June 6-11, 2010

Seville, Spain

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with the Clay Science Society of Japan and the Spanish Clay Society

47th

June 5-11, 2009

Billings, Montana

Clays of the Big Sky

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

46th

April 6-10, 2008

New Orleans, Louisiana

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with American Chemical Society

45th

June 2-7, 2007

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Enchanted Clays

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

44th

June 3-7, 2007

Oléron, France

Bridging Clays

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with French Clay Group

43rd

2005

Burlington, Vermont

Green Mountain Clays

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

42nd

June 19-24, 2004

Richland, WA

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

41st

2003

Athens, Georgia

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

40th

June 8-13, 2002

Boulder, Colorado

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

39th

2001

Madison, Wisconsin



Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

38th

2000

Chicago, Illinois

Clays in the Past and Future Millennia

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

37th

1999

Purdue University, West Lafayette

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

36th

June 6-11, 1998

Cleveland, Ohio

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

35th

1997

Ottawa, Canada

CMS-AIPEA joint meeting

34th

1996

Gatlinburg, TN

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

33rd

1995

Baltimore, MD

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

32nd

1994

Saskatoon, Saskattchewan, Canada

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

31st

1993

San Diego, California

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

30th

1992

Minneapolis

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with Soil Science Society of America

29th

October 5-10, 1991

Houston, TX

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting

28th

October 6-11, 1990

Columbia, Missouri

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 39th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

27th

1989

Sacramento, CA

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 38th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

26th

1988

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 37th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

25th

1987

Soccoro, New Mexico

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 36th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

24th

1986

Jackson, Mississippi

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 35th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

23rd

1985

Denver, Colorado

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 34th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

22nd

1984

Barton Rouge, LA

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 33rd Annual Clay Minerals Conference

21st

1983

Buffalo, NY

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 32nd Annual Clay Minerals Conference

20th

Aug 8-14, 1982

Hilo, Hawaii

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 31st Annual Clay Minerals Conference

19th

1981

Champaign, IL

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 30th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

18th

1980

Waco, TX

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 29th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

17th

1979

Macon, GA

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 28th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

16th

1978

University of Indiana, IN

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 27th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

15th

1977

Kingston, Jamaica

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 26th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

14th

1976

Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 25th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

13th

1975

Mexico City, Mexico

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 24th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

12th

1974

Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 23rd Annual Clay Minerals Conference

11th

1973

Banff, Alberta, Canada

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 22nd Annual Clay Minerals Conference

10th

1972

Falmouth, Massachusetts

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 21st Annual Clay Minerals Conference

9th

Aug 8-12, 1971

Rapid city, South Dakota


Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 20th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

8th

1970

Miami Beach, FL

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 19th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

7th

1969

Dallas, Texas

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 18th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

6th

1968

Bloomington, Indiana

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 17th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

5th

1967

Denver, Colorado

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 16th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

4th

1966

Melon Institute

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 15th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

3rd

1965

Berkley, CA

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 14th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

2nd

1964

Madison, WS

Annual Clay Minerals Society Meeting with 13th Annual Clay Minerals Conference

1st

1963

Atlanta, GA

12th National Conference of Clays and Clay Minerals

1961

University of Texas, Austin, TX

10th National Conference of Clays and Clay Minerals

October 5-8, 1960

Purdue University, Lafayette, IN

9th National Conference of Clays and Clay Minerals

1959

University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

8th National Conference of Clays and Clay Minerals

1958

Washington, D.C.

7th National Conference of Clays and Clay Minerals

1957

University of California at Berkley, CA

6th National Conference of Clays and Clay Minerals

1956

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL

5th National Conference of Clays and Clay Minerals

1955

Penn State University, PA

4th National Conference of Clays and Clay Minerals

1954

Rice Institute

3rd National Conference of Clays and Clay Minerals

1953

University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

2nd National Conference of Clays and Clay Minerals

1952

University of California at Berkley

1st National Conference of Clays and Clay Minerals