Conferences & Events

EDUCAUSE provides a variety of professional development experiences, both face-to-face and online, that address the networking and learning needs of the higher education IT community.

Bringing the Community Together

EDUCAUSE professional development programs deliver both forward-thinking innovative solutions as well as practical, tangible ideas to handle campus challenges and identify opportunities.


The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference unites the best thinking in higher education IT.

EDUCAUSE Connect takes place in locations across the U.S. and are highly interactive, action-driven events where peers solvenetwork and grow together.

Additional programs target specific skills and issues:

  • Advanced Programs: Created for CIOs and senior IT leadership to network and explore issues and solutions
  • EDUCAUSE Institute: Builds and enhances progressive management and leadership skills for success
  • Focus Areas and Special Topic Events: Focused on specific roles and responsibilities, including enterprise and infrastructure, policy and security, and teaching and learning.

Choosing the Right Activity For You

Use these tools to identify the professional development activities that are right for you:

Accessibility and Accomodations

EDUCAUSE strives to make its conferences and events accessible for all registrants. Please see the special needs section of the face-to-face and online registration forms to request additional services as needed. Registrants with hearing impairments may request assistance for the face-to-face meeting and captioning and/or transcripts for the online meeting. We’ve worked to provide resources that are accessible to as many people as possible, and if you encounter any issues while accessing our resources, please contact member services at 303-449-4430,, or see the Contact Us section.

Host or Speak at an Event

EDUCAUSE On Campus: Resources to help with a professional development event on YOUR campus

Presenter Concierge: Tips and best practices for preparing speaking proposals and presentations for events

Apply for Financial Assistance

Fellowship/Scholarship Programs: Financial assistance exists to attend EDUCAUSE professional development events.