Upcoming Conferences


2019 Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit

April 2-3, 2019
Monona Terrace Convention Center
Madison, Wisconsin

Calling all health literacy professionals, educators, researchers and enthusiasts! We invite you to submit a proposal for a breakout session and/or poster presentation for the 2019 Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit. This year’s theme is “A sharper view through the lens of health literacy”. 

Sponsored by Wisconsin Health Literacy, this every-other-year event is going to be on April 2-3, 2019, at Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison, Wisconsin. 

Join this year’s line-up:

The keynote speaker is Dean Schillinger, MD, Professor of Medicine at the University of California-San Francisco and Founding Director of the Center for Vulnerable Populations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. 

Other plenary speakers are:

  • Perri Klass, MD, Professor of Journalism and Pediatrics at New York University and National Medical Director at Reach Out and Read

  • Matthew W. Kreuter, PhD, MPH, Kahn Family Professor of Public Health and Senior Scientist at Washington University in St. Louis

  • Shonna Yin, MD, MSc, General Pediatrician and Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Population Health at the NYU School of Medicine / Bellevue Hospital Center

  • Michael Paasche-Orlow, MD, MPH, Professor at Boston University School of Medicine and Editor-in-Chief for Health Literacy Research and Practice. 

  • Closing speaker is Annie Griffiths, National Geographic Photographer and Executive Director of Ripple Effect Images 

Pre-conference speakers include:

  • Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi, M.Ed., Assistant Professor for the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine

  • Audrey Riffenburgh, Ph.D., President of Plain Language Works and Founding Member of Clear Language Group. 

2019 CCAE State Conference

April 25-27, 2019
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
San Diego, California

Collaborate with your colleagues from around the state on April 25-27, 2019 in San Diego, California at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina.

Learn about new best practices and receive targeted training from state- and national-level speakers. Ten strandscomprised of more than 100 breakout sessionswill be offered, providing valuable, state-of-the-art training that you will be able to bring back to your adult ed program!

Join more than 1,000 conferees and enjoy numerous networking opportunities with your peers in adult education and around the state. Registration for the 2019 CCAE State Conference is now open!


JULY 24-26, 2019


Join us in exciting Chicago, Illinois from July 24-26, 2019,  to be inspired by Adult Education thought leaders and load up on innovative teaching and testing strategies from the experts. Through workshops and endless networking opportunities, you'll be able to dive deeper than ever before into GED topics. 

Now through March 31st you can register at the early bird rate for the 2019 GED Annual Conference and save $50!


October 8-11, 2019
St. Louis, Missouri

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We are looking forward to seeing new and familiar faces in St. Louis at the Arch in October! The American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) is dedicated to the belief that lifelong learning contributes to human fulfillment and positive social change. To that end, we provide leadership for the field of adult and continuing education by expanding opportunities for adult growth and development; unifying adult educators; fostering the development and dissemination of theory, research, information, and best practices; promoting identity and standards for the profession; and advocating relevant public policy and social change initiatives.

Maine Adult Education Conference 2019

June 19 & 20, 2019
University of Maine
Orono, Maine

This year’s Maine Adult Education Association (MAEA) Conference will be held on June 19 and 20, 2019 at the University of Maine in Orono. The conference will be held in the Donald P. Corbett Building and lunch will be at the Food Court in the Student Union. These two buildings are adjacent to each other.

Call for Presenters 2019

Directions to the Donald P. Corbett Building, University of Maine, Orono

Save the Date 2019

MAEA Conference 2019 Hotel Blocks