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IES Abroad Annual Conference

Union League Club | Chicago, IL
October 10-12, 2018

Every fall, our Annual Conference gathers study abroad professionals from around the world to participate in expert-led sessions, build a global network, and recognize the accomplishments of outstanding professionals within the field, as well as our students.

We invite you to join us for this year’s exciting Conference where networking, innovation, and creativity take center stage helping us to create the global experiences that influence students to change the world.

Registration has officially closed for the 2018 Annual Conference.

Our Annual Conference is an opportunity to share ideas, make connections and celebrate the study abroad field amongst friends and colleagues from our prestigious partner institutions. Together we can make a transformative difference for a brighter future for our students.

Dr. Mary Dwyer, IES Abroad President & CEO
Our Pre-Conference Workshop

Join us for this year's Pre-Conference Workshop: Addressing Student Mental Health Concerns, presented by Dr. Matthew Rader, Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students at IES Abroad, and Dr. Kathy Hollingsworth, IES Abroad Consulting Psychologist on Wednesday, October 10, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

What's On the Agenda

From a deep dive into Generation Z to an evening at the Saturday Night Live - The Experience exhibition, the 2018 IES Abroad Annual Conference is packed with informative sessions, professional networking, and more. Meet the speakers presenting at this year's Conference. 

Get to Know Chicago

We look forward to welcoming you to Chicago—home to the IES Abroad headquarters. As the third largest city in the United States, Chicago has it all. Beautiful parks, world-class museums, amazing food, and more.