Joint Annual Conference

November 20, 2020

Conference update:

July 21, 2020 — IASB has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 IASB/IASA/IASBO Joint Annual Conference this November in Chicago in order to protect the health and safety of all who are involved with the event planning and participation. We know that our members look forward to the learning opportunities this Conference offers every year and will miss connecting with and learning from school leaders from across the state. Unfortunately, it has become clear that IASB cannot safely host an event of this size under the Restore Illinois recovery plan.
 
Due to the circumstances, Conference registration for attendees was postponed until July 27, therefore no refunds are necessary. All exhibitors will be notified separately of the cancellation process.
 
For those planning to participate, or who have questions, please refer to the FAQs. If you have additional questions, please contact IASB Meetings Management Director Carla Bolt.
 
The Association will continue to host virtual events for its members. Information will be communicated to IASB membership and updated on the events calendar.

Save the date: The 2021 IASB/IASA/IASBO Joint Annual Conference is scheduled to take place on November 19-21, 2021 in Chicago.
 


About Conference

Recognized as one of the nation's largest state education conferences, the Joint Annual Conference is a premier training event for school board members, administrators, and business officials. It is held annually in November at the Hyatt Regency Chicago (co-headquarters), Sheraton Grand Chicago (co-headquarters), and Swiss├┤tel Chicago.


By the Numbers

  • 200+
    EXHIBITORS
  • 114
    PANEL SESSIONS
  • 9,000
    ATTENDEES

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