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]

2018 Conferences  | 2019 Conferences 

Archive: 2017 Conferences

2018 Conferences  

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

2017 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 

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

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

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 

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

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

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


2019 Conferences

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

AAC&U 2019 Annual Conference
January 23-26, 2019 in Atlanta, GA

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

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
March 27-29, 2019 in Denver, CO

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

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

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

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

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

2017 Conferences  

The Education World Forum
January 22-25, 2017 in the UK

AAC&U Annual Meeting
Liberal Education & America's Promise
January 25-28 2017 in San Francisco, CA

2017 WISE Conference 
Workshop on Intercultural Skills Enhancement Conference
February 8-10 2017 in Winston-Salem, NC 

2017 CLIC Conference on Study Abroad
Understanding the Study Abroad Experience
February 10-11, 2017 in Houston, TX

The 9th Annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy 
February 14-17, 2017 in Blacksburg, Virginia

IUNC North America 2017 
Building the Global HigherEd Community 
February 15-17, 2017 in Miami, FL

CCID 2017 Annual Conference 
Aligning the Stars 
February 18-20, 2017 in Houston, Texas

AIEA Annual Conference 
Internationalization Through Difference: Transcending Boundaries 
February 19-22, 2017 in Washington, DC 

2017 International Legal Education Abroad Conference 
February 22-24, 2017 in Washington, DC 

Boston Intercultural Skills Conference (BISC)
The Integration of Intercultural Learning at Home and Abroad 
February 24, 2017 in Boston, MA 

Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) 61st Annual Conference
March 5-9, 2017 in Atlanta, GA

Learning at Intercultural Intersections International Research Conference
March 7-9, 2017 in Kamloops, Canada

2017 ACE Annual Conference 
March 11-14, 2017 in Washington, DC

IIE Best Practices Conference 2017
Lead Your Campus to the Top: Best Practices in Internationalizing the Campus
March 13-14, 2017 in Miami, Florida

Winter Institute for Intercultural Communication 
March 14-17, 2017 in Springfield, Massachusetts

Minority Serving Institution Global Education Summit 
March 19-20, 2017 in Minneapolis, MN 

5th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference 
Embracing the Future of Global Education 
March 19-22, 2017, in Minneapolis, MN

12th Annual APAIE Conference
March 20-23, 2017 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

International Higher Education Forum
March 21 2017 in London, UK

The Forum on Education Abroad Annual Conference
Creating and Sustaining the Education Abroad Continuum

March 29-31, 2017 in Seattle, WA

AAG Annual Meeting
April 5-9, 2017 in Boston, MA

2017 EUA Conference 
April 6-7, 2017 in Bergen, Norway

FAUBAI 2017 Annual Conference 
New Trends on Internationalization of Higher Education: Social Engagement and Innovation 
April 8-12 in Porto Alegre, Brazil 

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

CSEDU 2017 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education
April 21 – 23 2017 in Porto, Portugal 

EAIE Spring Academy 2017 
April 24 – 28, 2017 in Marseille, France 

2017 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting
April 27- May 1, 2017 in San Antonio, TX

ACE Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) Leadership Academy
April 27-28 in Washington, DC

Qatar Institute for Intercultural Communication (QIIC)
May 9 - 11, 2017 in Education City, Doha - Qatar

EEUA 6th Annual International Universities Networking Conference - IUNC Eurasia 2017 
May 15-18, 2017 in Moscow, Russia

Indiana University’s Institute for Curriculum and Campus Internationalization
May 21-24, 2017 in Indianapolis, IN

Going Global 2017 
Global Cities: Connecting Talent, Driving Change
May 22 - May 24 May in London, UK

Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research (SIETAR) Europa Congress 2017 
21st Century Waves of Change: Cultural Dexterity for Turbulent Times 
May 22 – 27,  2017 in Dublin, Ireland 

4th Transatlantic Dialogue
Creating Human Bonds through Cultural Diplomacy
May 24-27 2017 in Luxembourg

2017 NAFSA Annual Conference
May 28- June 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA

20th WACE World Conference on Cooperative and Work Integrated Education 
June 5 – 8, 2017 in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Global Internship Conference 
June 13 -16, 2017 in Santiago, Chile 

British Columbia Council for International Education’s 8th Annual Summer Conference
Faster, Higher, Stronger: Technology, Learning, and Identity
June 18 - 21, 2017 in Kelowna, BC, Canada

CLAC Annual Conference 
June 20 – 22, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas 

June 21-23, 2017 in Denver, Colorado 

World Education Services and Boston College Center for International Higher Education 2017 Summer Seminar
Topic: International Education in a New Political Climate 
June 22-23, 2017 in Boston, MA

Canada International Conference on Education (CICE) 
June 26 – 29, 2017 in Mississuaga, Canada

7th IEA International Research Conference
June 28-29 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic

WLSA & CAN Conference 2017 
International Education: Exploring and Expanding its Relevance
July 10-12, 2017 in Shanghai, China

Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication (SIIC)
July 12 - 28, 2017- Portland, Oregon - USA

2017 APLU Commission on International Initiatives Summer Meeting 
Cross Border Collaborations: Public Universities Addressing and Solving Global Challenges
July 16-18, 2017 in Alberta, Canada

World Congress on Education 
Global Issues In Education and Research
July 17-19, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland

From the Past & Into the Future: Equity, Justice & Diversity
July 19-20, 2017 in Boulder, Colorado

IEASA 20th Annual Conference 
Advancing Internationalisation of Higher Education: Overcoming Hostility and Building Communities
August 23-25, 2017 in Durban, South Africa

EAIR 39th Annual Forum 
Under Pressure? Higher education institutions coping with multiple challenges
September 3 - 6,  2017 in Porto, Portugal 

EAIE 2017 29th Annual Conference
A Mosaic of Cultures
September 12 -15, 2017 in Seville, Spain

NACAC Annual Conference
Fundamentals of Recruiting and Counseling International Students Workshop 
September 13-14, 2017 in Boston, MA

NAFSA Regional Conferences
October-November 2017

Conference of the Americas on International Education (CAIE) 
October 1-3, 2017 in Montreal, Canada

IIE Summit on Generation Study Abroad
Navigating a Changing World: Building Talent with Global Experience
October 1-3, 2017 in Washington DC

8th ANIE Annual Conference
Higher Education in Africa: New Regional and Global Dynamics
October 4-6, 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda

Alliance for International Education 2017 
Internationalising Schools: Sharing good practice and addressing challenges 
October 6-8, 2017 in Amsterdam

Australian International Education Conference (AIEC)
Theme: Embracing Diversity
October 10-13, 2017 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Conference of the Americas on International Education
Preparing the Leaders and Innovators of Tomorrow: Research and Higher Education, Bridges to Prosperity across the Americas
October 11- 13, 2017 in Montreal, QC, Canada

IAU 2017 International Conference
Leadership for a Changing Public-Private Funding Higher Education Landscape 
October 18-20 in Accra, Ghana

IUPUI 2017 Assessment Institute 
October 22-24, 2017 in Indianapolis, IN

2017 AMPEI Conference
October 25-27 in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Conference 
October 28-30 in San Diego, California 

Global Learning Conference: Transcending Boundaries Through COIL
October 30 - 31, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois 

The 2nd World Congress on Global Access to Postsecondary Education 
Working Together for a Democratized Postsecondary Education: A Key to Sustainable Development 
November 2-4, 2017 in Sao Paulo, Brazil 

CIEE Annual Conference 
November 8-11, 2017 in Austin, Texas 

Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) Annual Meeting
November 12-14, 2017 in Washington, DC

EAIE Autumn Academy 
November 14- 16 November, 2017 in Tenerife, Spain

NAFSA Research Symposium
November 17, 2017 in Washington, DC

2017 ACTFL Convention and World Languages Expo
November 17-19, 2017 in Nashville, TN

CBIE 51st Annual Conference 
November 19-22, 2017 in Halifax, Nova Scotia

2017 ANUIES Annual Conference 
November 21-24, 2017 in Guadalajara, Mexico

2017 International Conference on Research in Education
November 21-23, 2017 in Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

28th ISANA International Education Association & 22nd Australia and New Zealand Student Services Association Conferences 
December 5-8 2017 on the Gold Cost, Australia

Global Forum 2017
Ready or Not - The Role of Online Learning in Higher Education
December 11-12, 2017 in London, UK 

London International Conference on Education
December 11-14, 2017 in Cambridge, UK