The Forum's Annual Conference


The Forum's Tenth Annual Conference:

New and Emerging Paradigms for Education Abroad

April 2-4, 2014
San Diego, CA


Learn more by visiting the 2014 Annual Conference Homepage»






Future Annual Conferences:


  • March 25-27, 2015, New Orleans, LA
  • April 6-8, 2016, Atlanta, GA
  • March 29-31, 2017, Seattle, WA
  • March 13-15, 2018, Boston, MA


Read about past conferences and events in our Events Archive.



Standards of Good Practice Institutes


Date: June 20, 2014

Host/Location: University of Denver/ Denver, CO




General Event Information


Call for Regional Workshop Hosts

  • Submit a proposal to host a regional Forum workshop


Host a Customized Standards Workshop (Forum members only)


Cancellation & Refund Policy


Sponsorship Opportunities


Conference Event Guidelines

The Forum's European Conference


The Forum's Second European Conference:

What Does it Mean to be a "Traditional" Destination? Challenges & Opportunities for Education Abroad in Europe

October 23-25, 2014
Barcelona, Spain
Host: Universitat Pompeu Fabra


Learn more by visiting the European Conference Homepage»


Forum Workshops and Training


We are now accepting proposals to serve as host institutions for Forum workshops during the 2014-15 academic year! View the RFP»



The Forum is offering a range of workshops and training opportunities in 2013-2014: See the schedule!


Upcoming Workshops:


Focus on Standard 8: Crafting Emergency Action Plans and Protocols

Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Host/Location: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Register: here


Focus on Standard 8: Health, Safety, Security and Risk Management

 Date: Thursday, June 19, 2014

Host/Location: University of Denver, Denver, CO

Register: here


Focus on Standards 4 (Student Preparation for the Learning Environment Abroad and Returning Student Support) and 5 (Student Selection and the Code of Conduct) 

Date: Thursday, June 19, 2014

Host/Location: University of Denver, Denver, CO

Register: here


See the full list of confirmed 2013-2014 Forum workshops.



Forum Webinars


New Member Webinar

A Member’s Orientation to the Forum: Programs, Projects, Services & Benefits

Date: Monday, May 5, 2014

Time: 12 noon (EDT)

Register: here



2013-2014 Webinar Series: The Standards Guidelines


Check back for more webinars on the Standards Guidelines!


Forum Fireside Dialogues


Date: April 5, 2014, in conjunction with the Forum's Tenth Annual Conference

Location: San Diego, CA