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]

2020 Conferences | 2019 Conferences 

2020 Conferences  

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

CCID 44th Annual Conference
February 7–10, 2020 in St. Pete Beach, FL, USA

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

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

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

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

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

30th Annual CCIS Conference
Overcoming Challenges of Access & Opportunity in Education Abroad
March 17-19, 2020 in New Orleans, LA, USA

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, USA

17th Annual Global Health & Innovation Conference
April 4-5, 2020 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Internationalisation in Higher Education for Society (IHES) Conference 2020
Making a Difference 
22-24 April 2020, Prague, Czech Republic

FAUBAI XXXII Annual Meeting
Global Learning, Global Citizens
April 25th-29th, 2020 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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

THE Asia Universities Summit
Crossing boundaries, unlocking creativity
June 2-4, 2020 in Nagoya, Japan

International Perspectives on University Teaching and Learning
June 3–5, 2020 in Orlando, Florida

2020 Global Internship Conference
Internship Ability: Accessibility, Scalability, Sustainability
June 9-12, 2020 in Vancouver, Canada

THE Young Universities Summit
Local impact, global influence
June 24-26, 2020 in Moscow, Russia

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

17th IMISCOE Annual Conference
Crossing Borders, Connecting Cultures
June 30-July 2, 2020 in Luxembourg

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

3rd Cultural Diversity, Migration, and Education Conference
August 27–29, 2020 in Potsdam, Germany

International Virtual Exchange Conference (IVEC 2020)
September 14-16, 2020 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

32nd Annual EAIE Conference and Exhibition
September 15–18, 2020 in Barcelona, Spain

The Forum's 5th European Conference
Beyond 2020: Innovative Practices for an Evolving Landscape
October 29-31, 2020 in Milan, Italy

IAU 2020 16th General Conference
Relevance and Value of Higher Education to Future Society
November 3–6, 2020 in Dublin, Ireland

ICERI2020 (13th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation)
November 9–11, 2020 in Seville, Spain

31st ISANA Annual Conference
November 24–27, 2020 in Christchurch, NZ


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