10 higher education conferences in 2019 to schedule now
With a plethora of higher education conferences to attend, it can be difficult to pick the one that will motivate and inspire you.
To renew your passion for higher education, try these picks for 2019:
1. MLA 2019
As the leading organization promoting the humanities, the Modern Language Association will collaborate with the American Historical Association at this annual conference. The theme is Textual Translations, and the focus will be on interdisciplinary collaboration. Intensive workshops require an additional fee.
January 3-6, 2019/Chicago, IL (Registration: $290)
This year’s theme is “Raising Our Voices: Reclaiming the Narrative on the Value of Higher Education.” The conference will provide keynotes and session that focus on how to elevate the value of higher education in the eyes of graduates. The Association of American Colleges and Universities seeks to show how higher education leads to better career readiness and improved civic responsibility.
January 23-26, 2019/Atlanta, GA (Registration: TBD)
Deans, recruiters, and digital marketers in higher education come together for three action-packed days that focus on marketing your school to attract and recruit top talent to your institution.
February 19-21, 2019/Atlanta, GA (Registration: $785)
This conference and exposition for public-private partnerships (P3s) attracts higher education leaders and industry experts alike to learn about innovations and asset management. This is an opportunity to forge new partnerships and expand networks with like-minded people.
March 4-6, 2019/Dallas, TX (Registration: $1,095)
Higher education professionals who are considering developing educational programs abroad or who already have them should attend this conference. The 2019 theme is “Broadening the Circle of Education Abroad.” The conference will focus on best practices and how to improve learning experiences for students who choose to study abroad.
March 27-29/Denver, CO (Registration: TBD in April)
Working at a branch campus can leave higher education professionals feeling isolated. The National Association of Branch Campus Administrators (NABCA) assists those assigned to branch and satellite campuses.
April 10-13, 2019/Spokane,WA (Registration: $1,095)
Learn about initiatives in curriculum as you explore strategies in disruptive technology and continuous improvement. The focus in on redesigning curricula for business schools. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business supports more than 800 schools of business around the world.
May-5-7, 2019/Providence, RI (Registration: TBD)
The National Association for College Admission Counseling selected the theme “Guiding the Way to Inclusion” for this 2019 conference. Attendees will learn about trends in expanding diversity and multiculturalism in higher education.
July 28-31, 2019/Ft. Lauderdale, FL (Registration: $770)
Higher education experiences unique issues when it comes to digital technology. This conference addresses the challenges higher education tech professionals and provides opportunities for them to network and share ideas.
July 29-31, 2019/Ft. Philadelphia, PA (Registration: $TBD)
10. APA 2019
One conference brings together educators, clinicians and psychologists devoted to the benefit of society: the annual APA conference. The American Psychological Association advocates for expanded opportunities for studying psychology in higher education.
August 8-11/Chicago, IL (Registration: TBD in April)
Be sure to check out conferences for your specific discipline as well.