IES Abroad 2023 Annual Conference

We can't wait to welcome you back to Chicago for our in-person conference October 11 - 13, 2023!

Our Annual Conference is free to attend for Consortium Members and invited guests, and features a program designed to optimize learning, networking, and professional development opportunities. This year's conference program and hotel block takes place at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Chicago. More details coming soon!

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October 11 - 13, 2023

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More information coming soon!

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Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel in Chicago, IL

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Submit a Proposal

This year, we invite you to submit a topic you're interested in seeing covered or a proposal for a presentation you would like to present at the Annual Conference

The deadline to submit is Monday, April 17th at 4 p.m. CT. 

Submit a Topic or Proposal

Conference Highlights

New Conference Location
Join us at our new conference location at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel.
Free Pre-Conference Workshops
Enjoy access to our free pre-conference workshop(s).
Attend Our Film Festival
Receive a complimentary ticket to our 9th Annual Study Abroad Film Festival.
Dinner at Cultural Destination
Enjoy an awards dinner at a cultural destination.
Network & Catch Up
Network and catch up with Center Directors and IES Abroad Staff.

Experience the Magic of our Study Abroad Film Festival

Annual Conference attendees will have the chance to celebrate student stories on the big screen with a complimentary ticket to our Study Abroad Film Festival. 

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Things to Keep in Mind

Annual Conference App

You will have access to all the conference details in the palm of your hand with an app powered by Guidebook.


Accessibility is a priority for us. We will ensure all our venues are accessible so everyone can experience Annual Conference. 


Stay tuned for more details, including registration and session info! If you have any questions, please email us at

We can't wait to welcome you to our Annual Conference!

See Last Year's Highlights
2019 Annual Conference Recap