IAPR 50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary Timeline

Stay tuned for further details as we look forward to marking the 50th anniversaries of a number of important events in IAPR's history. These include:

February 25, 1972
First Meeting of the Committee for the "First International Conference on Pattern Recognition" (Warrenton, VA).

October 30 – November 1, 1973
First International Joint Conference on Pattern Recognition (Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC).

August 13-15, 1974
Second International Joint Conference on Pattern Recognition (Lyngby, Denmark).

October 1974 – May 1976
Drafting of the IAPR Constitution; adoption of the name "International Association for Pattern Recognition".

November 8-10, 1976
Third International Joint Conference on Pattern Recognition (Coronado, CA); election and first meeting of first IAPR Executive Committee; plan to incorporate IAPR under the laws of New York as a tax-exempt non-profit professional organization.

November 1976 – December 1977
Drafting and adoption of the IAPR Bylaws.

January 1, 1978
Formal start date of IAPR.

November 7-10, 1978
Fourth International Joint Conference on Pattern Recognition (Kyoto, Japan)

November 7, 1978
First meeting of the IAPR Governing Board.

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