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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 2017-19 conferences here and other previous conferences and events, here.


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.

Latin American Center for Learning and Solidarity Service (CLAYSS)
23rd International Service Learning Conference. Online. 26-28 August.

Engaged Scholarship Consortium 
ESC 2020 Virtual Meeting.” Online. Throughout Fall 2020.

Association of American Colleges and Universities
Lessons on Global Learning from Higher Education’s Response to a Global Crisis.” Online. 8-10 October, 2020.

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities
26th Annual Conference.” Online. 19–23 October, 2020.


2021 Conferences and Events

University Social Responsibility Network
University Social Responsibility: Priorities for the Next Decade.” Pretoria, South Africa. 3-6 February 2021.

Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
“2021 NASPA Virtual Conference.” Online. 17-26 March, 2021.

Talloires Network Leaders Conference (TNLC2021)
Global Universities, Local Impact.” Boston, USA. September 30- October 3 2021.

International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement
From Field Building to Global Action: Charting the Next 20 Years of Service-Learning and Community Engagement Research.” Minneapolis, USA. TBD Fall 2021.

Imagining America
2021 Imagining America National Gathering” New Orleans, USA. October 1-3, 2021.