Calendar of Events

The International Literacy Association (ILA) and the ILA Network present professional development events, conferences, and meetings across the globe.

If you represent an ILA Council or International Affiliate, contact literacytoday@reading.org to add your event to this online calendar.

Learn more about the ILA Annual Conference, International Literacy Day, and Clock Hours on our News & Events webpage.

2017 Iowa Reading Association Summer Conference

Dates: 27 – 28 Jun, 2017
Location: Ames, IA, US
Theme: "Dive Into Reading"

20th European Conference on Literacy

Dates: 03 – 06 Jul, 2017
Location: Madrid, Spain

Theme: "Working together to encourage equity through literacy communities: a challenge of the 21st Century"

The Call for Papers will be open until October 31, 2016.

Australian Literacy Educators’ Association Conference

Dates: 06 – 09 Jul, 2017
Location: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

International Literacy Association 2017 Conference & Exhibits

Dates: 15 – 17 Jul, 2017
Location: Orlando, FL, US
Conference & Exhibits - Saturday, July 15 to Monday, July 17
Preconference Institutes - Friday, July 14

Pan African Literacy for All (PALFA) Conference

Dates: 27 – 31 Aug, 2017
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Please e-mail intldev@reading.org to confirm dates and locations of international events. 

XIV Latin American Congress / XIV Congreso Latinoamericano

Dates: 28 – 30 Sep, 2017
Address: Hotel Wyndham Herradura
Location: San José, Costa Rica

Alaska Cross Content Conference

Dates: 29 Sep – 01 Oct, 2017
Location: Fairbanks, AK, US

Louisiana Reading Association Conference

Dates: 04 – 06 Oct, 2017
Location: Sulphur, LA

2017 Illinois Reading Council (IRC) Conference

Dates: 05 – 07 Oct, 2017
Location: Peoria, IL, US

Literacy Association of Ireland (LAI) 41st International Conference

Dates: 05 – 06 Oct, 2017
Address: Marino Institute of Education
Location: Dublin, Ireland

Keystone State Reading Association (Pennsylvania) 50th Annual Conference

Dates: 08 – 11 Oct, 2017
Location: Hershey, PA, US
Preconference Institutes: 8 Oct, 2017
Conference: 9-11 Oct, 2017
Theme: Celebrating 50 Years of Literacy Leadership

West Virginia Reading Association 62nd Conference

Dates: 16 – 17 Nov, 2017
Address: The Greenbrier Resort
Location: White Sulphur Springs, WV, US
Theme: Reading in All Directions

Tennessee Reading Association Conference

Dates: 10 – 12 Dec, 2017
Location: Murfreesboro, TN, US

Nebraska State Reading Association Annual Conference - 2018

Dates: 22 – 24 Feb, 2018
Location: Kearney, NE, US

2018 Texas Association for Literacy Education (TALE) Conference

Dates: 23 – 24 Feb, 2018
Connections in the Community: Fostering Partnerships through Literacy

The Call for Proposals is open through August 7, 2017.

Australian Literacy Educators’ Association Conference

Dates: 08 – 11 Jul, 2018
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

2018 Illinois Reading Council (IRC) Conference

Dates: 04 – 06 Oct, 2018
Location: Peoria, IL, US

Nebraska State Reading Association Annual Conference - 2019

Dates: 21 – 23 Feb, 2019
Location: Kearney, NE, US

2019 Illinois Reading Council (IRC) Conference

Dates: 03 – 05 Oct, 2019
Location: Peoria, IL, US

2020 Illinois Reading Council (IRC) Conference

Dates: 01 – 03 Oct, 2020
Location: Peoria, IL, US