The following is a list of upcoming higher education conferences either with a focus on civic engagement or a broad theme that could include discussions of civic engagement. This list is by no means comprehensive, and we invite you to let us know about any other upcoming events that we could include on the list.
2015 Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association Conference
Location: Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah, USA
Conference Dates: January 20 - 22, 2015
Theme: Reaching the Summit: Explorations in Meaningful Learning through Community Engagement Conference link
Transforming STEM Higher Education
Location: Atlanta, GA
Dates: November 6, 2014 to November 8, 2014
Theme: The Transforming STEM Higher Education Conference, co-sponsored by AAC&U and PKAL, addresses both the importance of increasing the number of STEM baccalaureate degree earners who master complex STEM content and competencies and also the importance of enhancing STEM literacy for all students. Conference link
Location: Loyola Marymount, Los Angeles, CA
Conference Dates: February 19-22, 2014
Theme: The IMPACT Conference is historically the largest annual conference focused on the civic engagement of college students in community service, service-learning, community-based research, advocacy and other forms of social action. Conference link
Gulf Summit in Service-Learning
Location: Hosted by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, AR
Conference Dates: March 11-13
Theme: The mission of the Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education is to promote networking among practitioners, research, ethical practices, reciprocal campus-community partnerships, sustainable programs, and a culture of engagement and public awareness through service-learning and other forms of civic engagement. Conference link
The 2015 Annual Continuums of Service Conference: "Seeking Solutions to Complex Challenges Through Inquiry and Engagement"
Location: Long Beach, CA
Conference Dates: April 8 - 10, 2015
Theme: Focus is on the critical processes of inquiry and engagement in shaping how higher education and communities identify and respond to the complexities of the 21st century. Conference link
The Continuums of Service released a Call for Proposals. Proposal submission deadline is October 13. Click here for detailed proposal information.