Under the chairmanship of Mitchell O. Locks, the Fifth Symposium was held at Oklahoma State University with H.O. Hartley as keynote speaker. John Tukey presented the keynote address at the Sixth Symposium held at the University of California, Berkeley with Michael Tarter serving as Chairman. Martin B. Wilk provided the keynote address at the Seventh Symposium hosted by Iowa State University with William J. Kennedy serving as the Chairman. The series returned to Southern California for the Eighth Symposium at the University of California, Los Angeles, with Edwin Kuh providing the keynote address and James W. Frane as the Chairman. John R. Rice of Purdue University was the keynote speaker at the Ninth Symposium held at Harvard University. David Hoaglin and Roy E. Welsch jointly chaired this symposium.
The Tenth Symposium was hosted by the National Bureau of Standards, the keynote speaker being Professor Anthony Ralston with Dr. David Hogben as Chairman. Nancy Mann, an organizer of the original Southern California meetings, was the keynote speaker for the Eleventh Symposium held at North Carolina State University. Ronald Gallant and Thomas Gerig co-chaired the Eleventh Symposium. The symposia series took on an international flavor in 1979 when the Twelfth Symposium was held at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Professor D.R. Cox of Imperial College was the keynote speaker and Jane F. Gentleman the Chair. Because of an unfortunate situation for the intended Program Chairman, no Symposium was held in 1980. The series resumed in 1981 when Carnegie-Mellon University was the site of the Thirteenth Symposium. Bradley Efron presented the keynote address and William F. Eddy served as the Chair. John Tukey returned as the keynote speaker for the Fourteenth Symposium held at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York in 1982. John W. Wilkinson, Karl W. Heiner, and Richard Sacher co-chaired the Fourteenth Symposium. The Fifteenth Symposium was held March 17 and 18, 1983 in Houston hosted by IMSL with James Gentle as Chairman. The keynote address was given by Richard Hamming.
In 1984, the Symposium moved to Atlanta with Lynne Billard as Chair. She invited George Marsaglia to give the keynote at this Sixteenth Interface. The 1985 Symposium was hosted by the University of Kentucky in Lexington under the Chairmanship of David Allen. The keynote address was given by John C. Nash. John Tukey gave an encore performance as the keynote speaker for the Eighteenth Symposium in 1986 at the meeting held in Fort Collins, Colorado chaired by Thomas Boardman. The 1987 Symposium was held in Philadelphia under the chairmanship of Richard Heiberger. Professor Gene Golub was the keynote speaker.The 1988 Symposium, the first held under the auspices of the newly formed Interface Foundation of North America, Inc., was held in Reston, Virginia, with George Mason University as the host institution. Edward Wegman served as the Program Chair and Bradley Efron gave the keynote address. In 1989, the Symposium was hosted by the University of Central Florida and held in Kissimmee, Florida. Linda Malone handled local arrangements, and Kenneth Berk organized the program. The keynote speaker was John Nelder. The Symposium moved to the Michigan State University Campus for the 1990 meeting. Raoul LePage served as Program Chair, and Peter Hall delivered the keynote address. The Twenty Third Symposium was held in Seattle, Washington in 1991. Hosted by Bellcore and chaired by Jon Kettenring, the keynote speaker was E.S. Lander. The 1992 meeting was hosted by Texas A&M University and held in College Station Texas. Joseph Newton was the program chair and keynote addresses were given by James Blinn and Edward Tufte. In 1993 the meeting was help in San Diego with Michael Tarter as program chair and David Brillinger as keynote speaker. The twenty-sixth Interface symposium was held June 15-18, 1994 in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. John Sall of the SAS Institute was the program chair and G.W. (Pete) Stewart gave the keynote address. The 1995 meeting was held June 21-24 in Pittsburgh. Mike Meyer and James Rosenberger were program chairs and Raj Reddy gave the keynote address. The most recent 1996 interface was held July 8-10 in conjunction with the Sydney World Congress. Lynne Billard and Nick Fishers were program chairs.
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