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IES Abroad Annual Conference

Union League Club | Chicago, IL
Check back soon for our 2019 Annual Conference dates!

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.

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 Annual Conference In Review

The IES 2018 Abroad Annual Conference, held October 10–12, gathered study abroad professionals from around the globe to participate in expert-led sessions, network with colleagues, and recognize the accomplishments of outstanding study abroad professionals and students in the field.

Check out the highlights from this year's Conference, including hot topics from Plenary speakers, sessions that sparked deep conversations, and much more!

What Was 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 was packed with informative sessions, professional networking, and more. Meet the speakers who presented at last 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.