2020 Conference Schedule

NEW! The most up-to-date schedule is available using the AIEA Mobile App! 

AIEA is pleased to announce the 2020 AIEA mobile app with up-to-the-minute information such as the latest schedule, updates from the AIEA, speaker information, feedback opportunities, maps, exhibitor and sponsor details, and more.

To get the AIEA 2020 Annual Conference mobile app:

  • iPhone and iPad users—search “AIEA Conferences" on the Apple App Store.
  • Android users—search “AIEA Conferences" on the Google Play Store.
  • Blackberry and Windows phone users,  or to access from an internet browser window—go to this address: https://aiea.gatherdigital.com
  • If you downloaded the AIEA Conferences app last year, the 2020 Conference should automatically appear in that app! 
  • No log-in required: anyone is able to access all areas of the app upon download. 

The 2020 Conference will take place February 16-19, 2020 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park. 

The times below are in Eastern Standard Time. Schedule subject to change. 

2020 Conference Schedule (subject to change) 

General Conference Schedule (subject to change) 

Saturday, February 15
ACE-AIEA Internationalization Collaborative (separate registration required) 

Sunday, February 16 
Morning Pre-conference workshops (Additional registration fees apply)
Afternoon Pre-conference workshops (Additional registration fees apply)
Pre-conference meetings 
AIEA Presidential Fellows/Mentors Reception (Invitation-Only) 

Monday, February 17 
Morning Pre-Conference Workshops (Additional registration fees apply)
Morning AIEA Committee Meetings
Senior SIO Gathering (Invitation-Only) 
Newcomers Orientation 
Concurrent Sessions 
Afternoon Opening Plenary with Kathleen Fitzpatrick  (1:45pm)
Opening Reception (6:30 pm - 8:00 pm) 
Women Leaders Mix and Mingle (cash bar) 

Tuesday, February 18 
AIEA Association Breakfast with Midia Hassan (8:00 am)
Awards Committee Meeting 
Morning and Afternoon 60-minute Concurrent Sessions
Networking and Awards Luncheon
Strategic Intensives (*New)
Evening Network Reception (6:15pm-7:00pm)
AIEA Past Presidents Dinner (Invitation-only) 

Wednesday, February 19 
Morning 60-minute Concurrent Sessions 
Spotlight Sessions
Networking Conversations
Senior Advisers Program Meeting
Plenary Luncheon with Yascha Mounk (12:15pm)
Book signing with Yascha Mounk
Conference Closing (2:00 pm) 
Post-Conference Event- Africa University Partnerships Forum at the US Department of State (3:00 pm - 5:30 pm *Reception to follow) details will be provided to those indicating interest