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The following is a list of upcoming international higher education conferences either with a focus on civic engagement or a broad theme that could include discussions of civic engagement. This list is by no means comprehensive, and we invite you to let us know about any other upcoming events that we could include on the list. Some upcoming events are also highlighted in our bi-monthly newsletter.

View a list of 2017-18 conferences here and other previous conferences and events, here.


2019 Conferences and Events

January 2019

Association of American Colleges & Universities
“Raising our Voices: Reclaiming the Narrative on the Value of Higher Education”, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. 23-26 January, 2019.

March 2019

Diversity Abroad
“Equity and Opportunity through Inclusive Global Education.” Boston, MA, USA. 2-5 March 2019.

April 2019

Brazilian Association for International Education (FAUBAI)
“Global Community Engagement.” Belém, Brazil. 13-16 April 2019.

May 2019

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

July 2019

Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA)
Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement.” Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. 5-6 June 2019.

August 2019 

Latin American Center for Learning and Solidarity Service (CLAYSS)
 22nd International Service Learning Conference. Pontificia Universidad Católica, Argentina. 29-30 August.

October 2019 

Engaged Scholarship Consortium Deepening our Roots: Advancing Community Engagement in Higher Education” Denver, USA. 6-8 October, 2019

Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU)
“Global Engagement and Social Responsibility”  San Antonio, Texas, USA. 17-19 October, 2019.

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities
“All In: The Urban Mission”  Philadelphia, USA. 21-23 October, 2019.

International Association for Research and Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSCLE). New Mexico, USA. 23-25 October 2019.


2020 Conferences and Events

Global University Network for Innovation (GUNi) 
“Sustainable Development Goals and Higher Education.” Barcelona, Spain. 5-6 March 2020

Campus Compact “Compact 20: The Promise of Full Participation: Democracy, Opportunity, Voice” Seattle, USA. 29 March – 1 April 2020.


2021 Conferences and Events

Talloires Network Leaders Conference (TNLC 2020)
Global Universities, Local Impact.” Boston, USA. September 30- October 3 2021.