History of the Miami Winter Symposia (1968-2017).
The first MWS was held in the lecture theater of the, then, new Chemistry Department in Coral Gables. It then moved to the new Four Ambassadors Hotel, behind Brickell Avenue, where it remained until 1979. This was the only hotel outside Miami Beach that could accommodate a conference of this size.
By 1979, 11 of the 12 keynote speakers had been Nobel Prize winners, including Hans Krebs, James Watson and Francis Crick.
More to follow, decade by decade.