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]

2021 Conferences | 2020 Conferences | 2019 Conferences 

2022 Conferences

The Education World Forum
Education: building forward; stronger, bolder, better
January 16-19, 2022

AAC&U 2022 Annual Meeting
Educating for Democracy
January 19 - 21, 2022, Washington, D.C.

2022 AAC&U Conference on General Education, Pedagogy, and Assessment
From Reflection to Reimagination: Making Excellence the “New Normal”
February 10-12, 2022, San Diego, CA

AIEA 2022 Annual Conference
Why the Internationalization of Higher Education Still Matters
February 21-23, 2022, New Orleans, LA

19th Washington International Education Conference
February 24th - 25th, 2022, Washington, DC

AAG 2022 NYC Annual Meeting
Geographies of Access: Inclusion and Pathways; Ethnonationalism and Exclusion around the World; The Changing North American Continent; Expanding the Community of Geography
February 25 - March 1st, New York, NY

The 5th International Conference on Future of Teaching and Education
Education, Learning, Teaching, e-Learning, English Language Teaching (ELT) and Foreign Language Teaching (FLT).
February 25- 27, 2022, Rotterdam, Netherlands 

2022 AAC&U Diversity, Equity, and Student Success
Upholding These Truths: Equity, Diversity, and Democracy
March 17-19, 2022, New Orleans, LA 

Forum on Education Abroad 18th Annual Hybrid Conference
Globally Interconnected: New Opportunities and the Challenge of Change
March 21-25, 2022, Chicago, IL

APAIE Annual Conference & Exhibition 2022
Brave New Realities for Higher Education in the Asia Pacific
March 27-31, 2022, Vancouver, Canada

CCID 2022 Annual Conference
Reunited & Ready to Revolutionize: Embracing the Future of International Education
March 3-7, 2022, New Orleans, LA

ACE2022: ACE's Annual Meeting
March 5-7, 2022, San Diego, CA

CSEDU 2022 14th International Conference on Computer Supported Education
April 22-24, 2022, Prague, Czech Republic

2022 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting
Cultivating Equitable Education Systems for the 21st Century
April 22-25, 2022, San Diego, CA

THE Innovation and Impact Summit 2022
What Makes a Successful Innovation Climate?
April 26-28, 2022, Stockholm, Sweden

THE Asia Universities Summit 2022
Facing the Future, Creating Academic Talent
May 31-June 2, 2022Aichi, Japan

NAFSA 2022 Annual Conference & Expo
Building Our Sustainable Future
May 31-June 3, 2022, Denver, CO 

Canada International Conference on Education
Inclusive Education and Research
June 21-23, 2022Mississauga, Canada

June 22-24, 2022, Denver, CO

19th IMISCOE Annual Conference
Migration and Time: Temporalities of mobility, governance and resistance.
June 29th - July 1st, 2022, Oslo, Norway

International Colloquium on Languages, Cultures, Identity, in Schools and Society
July 6-8, 2022

NACAC 78th National Conference
September 22-24, 2022, Houston, TX

33rd Annual EAIE Conference and Exhibition
September 13-16, 2022, Barcelona, Spain

IUPUI 2022 Assessment Institute
October 10-11, 2022, Indianapolis, IN

IAU 16th General Conference 2022
October 25-28,2022, Dublin, Ireland

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities 34th Annual Conferences
October 8-10, 2022, San Diego, CA

ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo 2022
November 18- 20, 2022, Boston, MA 

APLU 2022 Annual Meeting
November 6-8, 2022, Denver, CO 

2022 CIEE Annual Conference
November 8-10, 2022, Seoul, South Korea 

2021 Conferences

AAC&U Annual Meeting
Revolutionizing Higher Education After COVID-19
January 20-23, 2021, Seattle, Washington

WISE: Connect 2021
February 10-12, 2021, Virtual

2021 AIEA Annual Conference
Leading Internationalization in a New Era: Collaborating for Global Solutions
February 14-17, 2021, Washington, DC, USA

CCID2021 Annual Virtual Conference
Reopen and Redesign with Purpose: International Education Through a Social Justice Lens
February 17-19, 2021

19th Washington International Education Conference
February 18-19, 2021 in Washington, DC

APAIE Conference & Exhibition
March 2021, Virtual

Forum on Education Abroad 17th Annual Conference
Evolution and Revolution: Solutions in Action
March 17-19, 2021, Boston, MA 

ACE2021 - ACE's 103rd Annual Meeting
March 20-22, 2021, Washington, DC 

Asia-Pacific Association for International Education Annual Conference & Exhibition
Bridging Oceans - Internationalization and Higher Education in the Asia Pacific
March 21-25, 2021, Vancouver, Canada

30th Annual CCIS Conference
Overcoming Challenges of Access & Opportunity in Education Abroad
Spring 2021 in New Orleans, LA, USA

GHIC 2021: Global Health & Innovation Conference
April 8-11, 2021, Virtual

AERA 2021 Annual Meeting
Accepting Educational Responsibility
April 9-12, 2021, Virtual

CSEDU 2021 13th Annual Conference on Computer Supported Education
April 23-25, 2021, Prague, Czech Republic

FAUBAI 2021 Conference
April 24-28, 2021, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Indiana University's Institute for Curriculum & Campus Internationalization
May 2021 

The Education World Forum
Education: building forward; stronger, bolder.
May 23-26, 2021

NAFSA 2021 Annual Conference & Expo
Designing Our Shared Future
May 30-June 4, 2021, Orlando, FL, USA 

THE Asia Universities Summit
Crossing boundaries, unlocking creativity
May 31-June 3, 2021, Aichi, Japan

Canada International Conference on Education
June 2021, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Canada

THE Asia Universities Summit in partnership with Fujita Health University
Crossing boundaries, unlocking creativity
June 1-3 2021, Aichi, Japan

IEA 9th International Research Conference
Researching Education: Trends and Changes
June 22-24, 2021, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

THE Young Universities Summit
Local impact, global influence
June 22-24, 2021, Moscow, Russia

International Perspectives on University Teaching and Learning
Summer 2021

18th IMISCOE Annual Conference
Crossing borders, connecting cultures
July 7-9, 2021, Luxembourg

APLU 2021 CII Summer Meeting
July 11-13, 2021, Bozeman, MT

3rd Cultural Diversity, Migration, and Education Conference
August 26–28, 2021 in Potsdam, Germany

32nd Annual EAIE Conference and Exhibition
Bolder. Braver. Go.
September 7-10, 2021 in Gothenburg, Sweden 

Conference of the Americas on International Education
October, 2021, Chile 

AIEC 2021
October 5-8, 2021, Queensland, Australia 

IAU 16th General Conference 2021
Relevance and Value of Universities to Future Society
October 26-29, 2021, Dublin, Ireland 

ISANA Annual Conference
December 2021, New Zealand

STAR Scholars Conference
December 10-12, 2021, Online (hosted by O.P. Jindal Global University, India)


2020 Conferences  

Global Diversity & Inclusion Institute
January 16-17, 2020 in London, UK

CCID 44th Annual Conference
February 7–9, 2020 in St. Pete Beach, FL, USA

COIL / Virtual Exchange Leadership Institute
February 10-12, 2020, FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios

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

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

18th Washington International Education Conference
February 20-21, 2020 in Washington, DC

Fifth Symposium on Lang. for Specific Purposes (ISLSP) CIBER Conference
Taking Stock and Moving Forward: LSP Theory, Method, Content, Curriculum, Collaboration
March 5-7, 2020 in Charlotte, North Carolina

Transformation And Continuity In Cuba: International Conference
March 20-21, 2020 in Kennesaw, Georgia, USA

NAFSA 2020 eConnection
May 26–27; June 3, 10, 17, 2020; Virtual

Going Global 2020
June 2020, Virtual

2020 Global Internship Conference
June 1-2, 2020, Virtual

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

17th IMISCOE Annual Conference
Crossing Borders, Connecting Cultures
July 1-2, 2020, Virtual

IFSA Conference 2020
Imagining Our Reach: Elevating the Enduring Impact of Education Abroad
July 22-24, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Diversity Abroad Conference
Amplifying Voices: Moving from Rhetoric to Systemic Change
August 3-7, 2020, Virtual
Host Sponsor: University of New Orleans

THE World Academic Summit
A new dawn for higher education?
September 1-2, 2020, Virtual

2nd World Conference on Future of Education
September 11-13, 2020

International Virtual Exchange Conference (IVEC 2020)
September 14-16, 2020, Virtual

2020 NACAC Virtual Conference
September 22-24, 2020

The PIEoneer Awards
October 2, 2020

The PIE Live
Keep climbing high
Oct. 5-8, 2020, Virtual

AAC&U Virtual Conference on Global Learning
Lessons on Global Learning from Higher Education's Response to a Global Crisis
October 8-10, 2020, Virtual

EAIE 2020 Community Exchange
Forging creative pathways
October 14-16, 2020

23rd Annual Colloquium on International Engineering Education
October 21-23, 2020, Virtual

IUPUI 2020 Assessment Institute, Held Virtually
October 25-28, 2020

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities 34th Annual Conferences
Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success: Fostering Excellence and Social Justice
October 26-28, 2020, Virtual Event

The Forum's 5th European Conference
Beyond 2020: Innovative Practices for an Evolving Landscape
October 26-30, 2020, Virtual

Alliance for International Exchange Annual Conference 2020
October 28-29, 2020, Virtual

The 3rd International Conference on Future of Education
October 29-30, 2020, Virtual

ACE 2020 The 12th Asian Conference on Education
October 31-November 2, 2020, Online from Tokyo, Japan

ICERI2020 (13th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation)
November 9–10, 2020, Virtual

CBIE Conference 2020
The meeting place for international education professionals from across Canada and around the world.
November 16-20, 2020, Virtual

CIEE International Education and Exchange Summit
Reimagine, Rebuild, Reopen
November 16-20, 2020, Virtual

ACTFL Virtual Conference
November 19-22, 2020

NAFSA Research Symposium
A Critical Discussion of Theories, Methodologies, and Practices in International Education
November 20, 2020, Virtual

QS APPLE 2020 Virtual Conference
New Global Higher Education Partnerships for Resilience and Climate Action
November 25-27, 2020, Virtual

Internationalisation in Higher Education for Society (IHES) Conference 2020
Making a Difference
November 26-27, 2020, Virtual

December 3-4 and 8-9, 2020, Virtual

AIRC's 12th Annual Conference
December 9-12, 2020, San Diego, CA


Archive: 2019 Conferences

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

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

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, USA

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, USA

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, USA

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

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

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

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

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

Winter Institute for Intercultural Communication (WIIC)
March 12-15, 2019 in Santa Fe, NM, 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
Broadening the Circle of Education Abroad
March 27-29, 2019 in Denver, CO, USA

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

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, USA

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

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, USA

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

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, USA

NAFSA Research Symposium
April 26, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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, USA

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

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

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

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, USA

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

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, USA

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

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

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

THE World Academic Summit
How talent thrives
September 10-12 2019, Zurich, Switzerland

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

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

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

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

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, USA

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, USA

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

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

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

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

33rd NAGPS National Conference and Leadership Academy
Building an Inclusive, Diverse and Engaging Graduate Community
November 7th-11th, 2019 in Lexington, KY, USA

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, USA

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

American International Recruitment Council (AIRC) Annual Conference
New Directions in International Recruitment: Exploring, Diversifying, and Leading the Way
December 11-14, 2019 in Miami, FL, USA