Annual Conference

Each October, Alliance members convene in Washington, D.C. for our Annual Conference. The Alliance Annual Conference provides a valuable opportunity for members to collaborate with one another, engage with key stakeholders and establish connections within our community. The conference includes meetings of issue-based task forces, a networking dinner, and influential guest speakers from within and relating to international education and cultural exchange. 

2019 Annual Conference

October 24-25, 2019 at The Washington Hilton Hotel

Registration is now OPEN for the 2019 Annual Conference! Click here to register now.

To view a tentative agenda for the conference, please click here

Early Bird registration discounts will be offered until August 9, 2019. The deadline to register is October 9, 2019.

Please note, attendance at the Alliance Annual Conference is by invitation only. 


This year, the Alliance is offering unique opportunities to sponsor various events throughout the duration of the Conference, along with Platinum ($10,000), Gold ($5,000), Silver ($2,500), and Bronze ($1,000) sponsorship opportunities. For more information on the various sponsorship levels, please click here or visit the “Sponsorship” tab of the conference site


The hotel is located at 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington D.C. 20009. To reserve your room at the hotel, please follow this link or call 1-800-HILTONS and refer to group code AIE. Please note that the deadline to make your reservation is October 1, 2019. 


Future Conferences

2020 Annual Conference

October 28-29, 2020 at The Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown. 


Past Conferences

2018 Annual Conference

October 24-25, 2018 at The Westin Washington, D.C. City Center

2017 Annual Meeting

October 25-26, 2017 at The Westin Washington, D.C. City Center

2016 Annual Meeting

October 19-20 at the Embassy Suites Washington, D.C. – Convention Center


Pictures from Annual Meetings

Annual Meeting Photos