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IB Conference of the Americas
Each year the International Baccalaureate hosts the IB Conference of the Americas in a selected city in the Americas. The 2015 IB Conference of the Americas will be held in Chicago, Illinois, USA, from 23-26 July.
The annual conference provides an opportunity for educational leaders, decision makers and practitioners from schools, universities and governments to come together to share best practices around cultivating the way we educate students. Motivated by the IB mission, the conference fosters partnership and participation, providing a forum for discussions on educational quality, pedagogical leadership and international mindedness.
On the Saturday night at this year's confernece, there wiull be a closing dinner and celebration at the Museum of Science and Industry.
|Standard conference fee||USD $1,095.00|
Watch one of our keynote speakers
An internationally recognized authority in creativity and innovation in education and business, watch a talk given by Sir Ken Robinson – one of the keynote speakers at this year's conference.
Join this year's service project
As at every Conference of the Americas, the IB is running a service project to help give something back to the community in which the conference is held.
The project will take place on 22 July, between 12-5:30pm. The session is free to attend.
Find out how to register for the conference, including costs for half-day and full-day pre-conference sessions.
Read about the life and work of the conference's four keynote speakers.
Hotels and travel
All events for the 2015 IB Conference of the Americas will take place at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers.
There are a number of pre-conference workshops on offer at the 2015 IB Conference of the Americas.
Explore the schedule for the five-day conference. You can also read about IB Meet Up events - the perfect way to meet colleagues from around the globe.