1950 May 31, June 1-2
Falk Corporation, Milwaukee , Wisconsin
Host: Robert Weaver – Representative
This meeting marked the extended use of discussion leaders. A committee was appointed to draft a constitution, this was chaired by Raymond O. Johnson.
1951 July 11, 12, 13
Harvard University , Boston , Massachusetts
Host: Ben Linberg – Representative
The constitution was adopted, Arthur C. Harper was elected president, and three Honorary members were elected as a result of their retirement–G. Guy Via, Leonard J. Fletcher, and Edward Goss.
1952 June 18, 19, 20
Eastman Kodak Company
Hosts: Jeremiah F. Morris, Charles J. Speidel, Ellsworth F. Baldwin – Representatives
Green, Amber, and Red light device introduced to time speakers at Round Table. The new Constitution printed by Cincinnati Machine Company was distributed.
1953 June 17, 18, 19
International Harvester Company, Chicago , Illinois
Host: Raymond O. Johnson – Representative
D.F. Pratt was elected to the president’s chair. The National Association of Manufacturers asked the AART to recommend a selection program for their Apprentice-of-the-Year contest.
1954 June 9, 10, 11
General Electric Company, Schenectady , New York
Host: Ray Ellis – Representative
The Constitution was amended to limit multi-plant memberships to two participating member representatives and limited attendance to fifty persons exclusive of the host companies’ guests. AART presented to National Association of Manufacturers recommendations on the selection of the Apprentice-of-the-Year to attend the NAM Congress at its annual meeting.
1955 October 5, 6, 7
Chrysler Corporation, Detroit , Michigan
Host: William D. Merrifield – Representative
A meeting on Forward Planning, Related Training, Selection and Follow-Up.
1956 June 6, 7, 8
Textile Machine Works and Wyomissing Polytechnic Institute, Reading Pennsylvania
Hosts: Harry W. Swartz and T. Greenwood Stoudt – Representatives
Constitution revised on Honorary Members and dues were reduced to $10.00 with the executive committee privilege of dues cancellation when treasury exceeds $1,000. Treasury at $1,977.
1957 June 12, 13, 14
National Cash Register Company, Dayton , Ohio
Host: Robert Kline – Representative
Special committees on studies and selling Apprenticeship–survey and publications. American Optical resigned June, 1957.
1958 June 18, 19, 20
Executive Committee Host with the cooperation of Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, Washington , D.C.
1959 June 18, 19
Carrier Corporation, Syracuse , New York
Host: Harold E. Wilcox – Representative
Constitution changes made to have the elected officers serve two years instead of one year.