Blackstone Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
October 10–12, 1997
Meeting Flag description: The flag is based on the Chicago city flag. On a white field are two sky-blue stripes forming a “V” for vexillology. The four red six-pointed stars are arranged 3 and 1 to signify this is the thirty-first annual meeting.
Meeting flag proportions: 2:3
Meeting flag designer: John M. Purcell Ph.D.
Meeting hosts: Mary Ann Docktor-Smith and Randolph D. Smith
Awards and Honors
Captain William Driver Award: Gustavo Tracchia