Annual national conferences are sites of collaboration, active dialogue, and problem solving around national issues. Each conference explores political, social, cultural, and physical contexts particular to the host city that inform local engagement initiatives, and reflect the national agenda that IA’s board and membership have defined in any given year.
IA conferences attract college presidents, administrators, professors, students, and community stakeholders. Topics are discussed at various levels of scale ranging from the course to campus-wide initiatives and beyond, and from local organizing to national policy and international exchange. Interactive session formats take place on-campus and at metropolitan and rural off-campus sites of campus-community collaborations.
The next IA national conference will be October 4–6, 2013, and held here in Syracuse, NY. See the sidebar for more information.