International Education Conferences

The Association of International Education Administrators is the only association specifically for those leading internationalization (learn more!). AIEA maintains this list of conferences that are directly relevant to senior leaders in international higher education. If you have information regarding a conference whose intended audience includes post-secondary international education leaders, please send this information for consideration to [email protected]

2019 Conferences | 2020 Conferences

Archive: 2018 Conferences 

2019 Conferences

ACE/AIEA International Collaborative
Preparing for Tomorrow’s Student
January 19, 2019 in San Francisco, CA

AIEA 2019 Annual Conference
January 20-23, 2019 in San Francisco, CA

The Education World Forum
January 20-23, 2019 in the UK

AAC&U 2019 Annual Conference
Can Higher Education Recapture the Elusive American Dream?
January 23-26, 2019 in Atlanta, GA

ACA European Policy Seminar
What’s New In Brussels? Recent Developments in European Policies and Programmes
February 1, 2019 in Brussels, Belgium

Community Colleges for International Development Annual Conference
Focus: Asia-Pacific
February 1-4, 2019 in San Diego, CA

WISE (Workshop on Intercultural Skills Enhancement) Conference 2019
February 14-15, 2019 in Winston-Salem, NC, USA

IIE Summit 2019: The Future of International Education
February 17-19, 2019 in New York City, NY

Minority Serving Institution Global Education Summit
March 2-3, 2019 in Boston, MA

7th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference
New Realities & Untapped Potential
March 2-5, 2019 in Boston, MA

COIL Leadership Institute
March 4-5, 2019 in Miami, Florida

College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS) 29th Annual Conference
Education Abroad: A High Impact Practice
March 6-8, 2019 in Annapolis, MD

ACE's 101st Annual Meeting
March 9 – 12, 2019 in Philadephia, PA

Winter Institute for Intercultural Communication (WIIC)
March 12-15, 2019 in Santa FE, NM

14th APAIE Conference & Exhibition
Diversity and Inclusivity of Higher Education in the Asia-Pacific
March 25-29, 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Forum on Education Abroad 15th Annual Conference
Broadening the Circle of Education Abroad
March 27-29, 2019 in Denver, CO

Global Opportunities (GO!) Conference
March 29, 2019 in West Windsor, NJ

CONAHEC 19th North American Higher Education Conference
"Strategic Higher Education Internationalization in North America:
Successful Practices & Lessons Learned"
April 2-4, 2019 in Las Cruces, New Mexico

AAG 2019 Annual Meeting
April 3-7, 2019 in Washington, DC

2019 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting
April 5-9, 2019 in Toronto, Canada

An Equitable and Sustainable Future of Work Conference
April 11, 2019 in Bethlehem, PA

2019 CLIC Conference
Beyond Validity: Social and Ethical Consequences of Assessment
April 12-14, 2019 in Houston, TX

FAUBAI 2019 Annual Conference
Global Community Engagement
April 13-17, 2019 in Belem, Brazil

Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) 63rd Annual Conference
April 14 - 18, 2019 in San Francisco, CA

NAFSA Research Symposium
April 26, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities 13th International Conference
University Resilience and Renaissance: The Challenge of Climate Change and Other Global Shifts
May 1-3, 2019 in San Juan, Puerto Rico

CSEDU 2019 11th International Conference on Computer Supported Education
May 2-4, 2019 in Heraklion, Crete—Greece

Academic Network for Global Education & Learning (ANGEL) Conference 2019
May 9-10, 2019 in London, England

Going Global 2019
Knowledge Diplomacy and the Digital World
May 13-15, 2019 in Berlin, Germany

[email protected]—International Annual Conference in Innovative Teaching: The University for Future Generations
May 16-17, 2019 in Cambridge, MA

Indiana University’s Institute for Curriculum and Campus Internationalization
May 19-22 2019 in Indianapolis, IN

Reimagining Teaching and Learning in Globally Diverse Classes
May 22-23, 2019 in Minneapolis, MN

NAFSA 2019 Annual Conference & Expo
May 26-31, 2019 in Washington, DC

SIETAR Europa Congress 2019
Building Dialogues on Diversity—Towards a Future of Hope
May 27-June 2 2019 in Leuven, Belgium

Canada International Conference on Education (CICE)
June 2019 in Mississauga, Canada

June 4-6, 2019 in Denver, CO

CLAC Annual Conference 2019
June 17-20, 2019 in Swarthmore, PA

British Columbia Council for International Education (BCCIE) Summer Conference
Evolving Narratives: Internationalization, Interculturalization, and Indigenization
June 23-26, 2019 in Whistler, BC, Canada

Canada International Conference on Education (CICE)
June 24-27, 2019 in Mississauga, Canada

8th International Research Conference
June 26-28 2019 in Copenhagen, Denmark

Global Internship Conference
Integrating Employability Outcomes through Global Internships
July 2-5, 2019 in Auckland, NZ

V International Colloquium on Languages, Cultures, Identity in Schools and Society
July 3-5, 2019 in Soria, Spain

The Future of Public Higher Ed
July 8-10, 2019 in Baltimore, MD

Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication (SIIC)
July 11-27, 2019 at Reed College, Oregon

APLU 2019 CII Summer Meeting
July 14-16, 2019 in Burlington, VT

New Zealand International Education Conference & Expo
Navigating Our Changing World
August 7-8, 2019 in Auckland, New Zealand

EAIE 2019 Annual Conference
September 24-27, 2019 in Helsinki, Finland

NACAC 75th National Conference
September 26-28, 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities 33rd Annual Conference
October 5-7, 2019 in Chicago, IL

IUPUI 2019 Assessment Institute
October 14-15, 2019 in Indianapolis, IN

AIEC (Australian International Education Conference) 2019
October 15-18, 2019 in Perth, Australia

The Engaged University: Linking the global and the local
An ACA - CMEPIUS Conference
October 17-18, 2019 in Bled, Slovenia

Global Citizenship for Campus, Community, and Careers Network Conference
Crossing Borders and Boundaries
October 17–19, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas

CAIE Colombia-2019
October 23-25, 2019 in Bogota, Colombia

Alliance for International Exchange Annual Conference
Shaping the Future
October 24-25, 2019 in Washington, DC

IVEC 2019
International Virtual Exchange Conference
October 25-26, 2019 in Tacoma, Washington

6th Global Service Learning Summit
One World: Inclusion and Transformation in Global Service Learning
November 3-5, 2019 in Clemson, SC

2019 CIEE Annual Conference
Opening Doors to Increase Diversity in Study Abroad
November 6-8, 2019 in Brooklyn, New York

22nd Annual Colloquium on International Engineering Education
November 7-8, 2019 in Cincinnati, Ohio

CBIE 2019 Winnipeg
Nov 17-20, 2019 in Winnipeg, Canada

ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo 2019
November 22-24, 2019 in Washington, DC 

Industrial Revolution 4.0 and Ageing Societies: The Changing Role of Universities in Asia Pacific
November 26-28, 2019 in Fukuoka, Japan

2020 Conferences  

WISE Conference 2020
February 13-14, 2020 in Winston-Salem, NC

AIEA 2020 Annual Conference
February 16-19, 2020 in Washington, DC

Fifth ISLSP–CIBER Conference
Taking Stock and Moving Forward: LSP Theory, Method, Content, Curriculum, Collaboration
March 5-7, 2020 in Charlotte, North Carolina

8th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference
March 14-17, 2020 in New Orleans, LA

15th Annual APAIE Conference & Exhibition
Bridging Oceans - Internationalization and Higher Education in the Asia Pacific
March 22-26, 2020 in Vancouver, Canada

Forum on Education Abroad 16th Annual Conference
March 25-27, 2020 in Kansas City, MO

NAFSA 2020 Annual Conference & Expo
May 24-29, 2020 in St. Louis, Missouri 

Going Global 2020
June 29-30, 2020 in London, UK


2018 Conferences Archive  

ACE-NASH Leadership Academy 2018 
January 17-18, 2018 in Washington, DC and April 12, 2018 in Chicago, IL 

The Education World Forum 
January 21-24, 2018 in the UK 

Association of American Colleges & Universities Annual Meeting
Can Higher Education Recapture the Elusive American Dream?
January 24 - 27, 2018 in Washington DC

AAC&U 2018 Annual Meeting
January 24-27, 2018 in Washington, DC

The Sixth International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence
Intercultural Competence and Mobility: Virtual and Physical
January 25-28, 2018 in Tuscon, Arizona (and online) 

WISE 2018: Workshop on Intercultural Skills Enhancement and Conference
February 7-9, 2018 in Winston-Salem, NC

IUNC Global Online 2018
February 15-16, 2018; online conference

Community Colleges for International Development Annual Conference 
Expanding Horizons: Global Opportunities
February 16-18, 2018 in Scottsdale, AZ 

AIEA Annual Conference
The Internationalization Imperative in Turbulent Times 
February 18-21, 2018 in Washington, DC

College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS) 28th Annual Conference
Creating Sustainability in Education Abroad 
February 28 - March 2, 2018 in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Conference on Sustainability and International Education (CSIE 2018)
March 5-7, 2018 in Limón, Costa Rica

ACE's 100th Annual Meeting 
March 10 – 13, 2018 in Washington, DC

Winter Institute for Intercultural Communication 
March 13-16, 2018 in Amherst, MA 

CSEDU 2018 10th International Conference on Computer Supported Education 
March 15-17, 2018 in Madeira, Portugal 

11th Annual COIL Conference 
Global Learning for All
March 16-17, 2018 in New York, NY 

2nd Conference of the North American Center for Collaborative Development (NACCD) 
Education 4.0: Enhancing North American Competitiveness, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
March 21-23, 2018 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, México

The Forum on Education Abroad’s 14th Annual Conference 
March 21-23, 2018, in Boston, MA

CIES Annual Conference 
Re-Mapping Global Education: South-North Dialogue 
March 25-29, 2018 in Mexico City 

APAIE 2018 Conference & Exhibition 
March 25-29, 2018 in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 

EUA 2018 Annual Conference
April 4-6, 2018 in Zurich, Switzerland

Minority Serving Institution Global Education Summit
April 7- 8, 2018 in Miami, FL 

6th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference 
New Realities & Untapped Potential 
April 7 - 10, 2018 in Miami, FL

AAG Annual Meeting 2018 
April 10-14, 2018 in New Orleans, LA  

Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC) 2018 Conference
Providing Access: Inclusivity in Internationalization through CLAC
April 12-14, 2018 in Denver, Colorado

2018 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting
April 13-17, 2018 in New York, NY

FAUBAI 2018 Annual Conference 
April 14-18, 2018 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 

5th Global Service-Learning Summit
Dignity & Justice in Global Service-Learning
April 15-17, 2018 in South Bend, Indiana

EAIE Spring Academy 2018 
April 16-20, 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic 

Scholars at Risk Network 2018 Global Congress
April 23 – 26, 2018 in Berlin, Germany

ACA-IKY Seminar: Internationalization and Academic Freedom
April 27, 2018 in Athens, Greece

Going Global 2018 
Global Connections, Local Impact
May 2-4, 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 

2018 CLIC Conference 
May 4-5, 2018 in Houston, TX 

Internationalisation of Universities and the National Language
May 4, 2018 in Leuven, Belgium

Qatar Institute for Intercultural Communications (QIIC) 
May 13-15, 2018 in Doha, Qatar 

The 2nd Annual BRICS University Meeting
May 14-17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia

EEUA 6th Annual International Universities Networking Conference – IUNC Eurasia 2018 
May 14-17, 2018 in Moscow, Russia 

2018 International Conference on Thinking (ICOT)
Cultivating Mindsets for Global Citizens
May 16-20, 2018 in Miami, Florida

Indiana University’s Institute for Curriculum and Campus Internationalization
May 20-23, 2018 in Indianapolis, IN 

NAFSA 2018 Annual Conference & Expo
May 27-June 1, 2018 in Philadelphia, PA 

Regional Conference on Higher Education
June 1-15, 2018 in Cordoba, Argentina

June 9-11, 2018 in Denver, CO 

Global Internship Conference
June 12-15, 2018 in Detroit, MI 

BUENO Center 2018 Summer Institute
June 15-18 in Puebla, Mexico 

British Columbia Council for International Education (BCCIE) 9th Annual Conference 
June 17-20, 2018 in Vancouver, BC, Canada

CLAC Annual Conference 2018 
June 19-21, 2018 in Sewanee, TN 

Canada International Conference on Education (CICE)
June 25-28, 2018 in Mississauga, Canada 

International Colloquium on Languages, Cultures, Identity in Schools and Society
July 4-6, 2018 in Doria, Spain

iEARN International Conference & Youth Summit
July 8 - 14, 2018 in Winchester, Virginia, USA

Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication (SIIC)
July 11-27, 2018 in Portland, OR 

APLU 2018 CII Summer Meeting 
July 15-17, 2018 in Guadalajara, Mexico

World Congress on Education
July 15-18, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland 

Career Integration: Leveraging Partnerships Conference
August 8-10, 2018 in Washington, DC

New Zealand International Education Conference & Expo
August 9-10, 2018 in Wellington, New Zealand

40th Annual EAIR Forum 2018 
August 16-29, 2018 in Budapest, Hungary 

EAIE 2018 Annual Conference 
September 11-14, 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland 

SIETAR Brazil Conference 
September 13-14 in São Paulo, Brazil

2018 International Research Conference at UC Davis
Innovation within Changing Political and Research Environments
September 16-18, 2018 in Davis, CA

Generation Study Abroad Symposium
September 17-18, 2018 in Helsinki, Finland

EducationUSA Africa Regional Forum
September 18-20, 2018 in Kampala, Uganda 

Higher Education Partnership Conference
September 25-27, 2018 in Cartagena, Colombia

NACAC 74th National Conference 
September 27-29, 2018 in Salt Lake City, UT 

African Network for Internationalization of Education (ANIE) Annual Conference 
October 3-5, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya 

AMPEI XXVI Annual Conference 
Internationalization as a driving force of the SDGs
October 3-5, 2018 in Hidalgo, Mexico

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities 32nd Annual Conference 
October 6-8, 2018 in Atlanta, GA 

AIEC 2018 
October 9-12, 2018 in Sydney, Australia 

2018 Baden-Wurttemberg Seminar
October 20-27, 2018 in Konstanz, Germany

IUPUI 2018 Assessment Institute
October 22-23, 2018 in Indianapolis, IN 

9th International Russian Higher Education Conference 
Universities in Search of a Valance between New and Familiar Goals
October 24–25, 2018 in Moscow, Russia

Fulbright Association Annual Conference
November 1-4, 2018 in Puebla Mexico

Executive Forum for Leading Internationalization 
November 1, 2018 in Washington, DC

21st Annual Colloquium on International Engineering Education: Pathways to Diversified and Sustainable Programs
November 1-2, 2018 in Newport, RI

The Observatory of Borderless Higher Education 2018 Global Forum
November 4-5, 2018 in Dubai, UAE 

CIEE Annual Conference 
November 7-10, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain

IAU 2018 International Conference 
November 13-15, 2018 in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia 

ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo 2018 
November 16-18, 2018 in New Orleans, LA 

CBIE 2018 Ottawa
November 18-21, 2018 in Ottawa, Canada

QS-Apple 2018 
Future Universities in the Asia-Pacific: The Changing Face of Higher Education
November 21-23, 2018 in Seoul, Korea

CSA-AMC Annual Meeting
Strengthening Collaboration for Innovation
November 29-30, 2018 in Hermosillo, Sonora

The Australian and New Zealand Student Services Association (ANZSSA) 2018 
Authentic Partnerships for Quality Outcomes
December 2-5 2018 in Melbourne, Australia 

ISANA International Education Association Conference
Educate and Collaborate: Inclusive Practices to Enable International Students
December 4-7, 2018 in Sydney, Australia

American International Recruitment Council Annual Conference 
December 5 - 8, 2018 in Weston, Florida