Events & Meetings
Events & Meetings
Upcoming Events

Critical Approaches to Education Policy Research—Improving Researchers’ Capacity to Address Injustice 

May 23, 2024
This public forum will further conversation, understanding, and attention regarding critical approaches to education policy analysis and to research findings of consequence for just and democratic schools and society. Registration for the public forum is open to the public and available at no cost. View the event page.

AERA 2025 Annual Meeting 

April 23–27, 2025
The 2025 Annual Meeting, with the theme "Research, Remedy, and Repair: Toward Just Education Renewal," will take place in Denver, CO, April 2327.

Past Events

AERA 2024 Annual Meeting 

April 11–14, 2024
The 2024 Annual Meeting, with the theme "Dismantling Racial Injustice and Constructing Educational Possibilities: A Call to Action," took place in Philadelphia, PA, April 1114. 

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AERA 2023 Brown Lecture in Education Research

October 19, 2023
The Annual Brown Lecture in Education Research is designed to feature the important role of research in advancing understanding of equality and equity in education. Leslie T. Fenwick delivered the public lecture on Thursday, October 19, 6:00–7:30 p.m. ET, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. Learn more

Inclusion and Advancement of LGBTQ+ People in STEM Fields 

May 30, 2023

Hear from government leaders, researchers, and community members about the state of LGBTQ+ people working and pursuing education in STEM fields at a free symposium on May 30 hosted by the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and AERA. Learn more and register.

AERA 2023 Annual Meeting 

Place-Based in Chicago: April 13–16, 2023 | Virtual: May 4–5, 2023
The 2023 Annual Meeting, with the theme "Interrogating Consequential Education Research in Pursuit of Truth," took place in Chicago, IL, April 1316 and virtually May 45.

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AERA 2022 Brown Lecture in Education Research

November 3, 2022
The Annual Brown Lecture in Education Research is designed to feature the important role of research in advancing understanding of equality and equity in education. The Lectureship was inaugurated in 2004 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. John B. Diamond has been selected to give the lecture. Learn more

2022 Annual Meeting: Cultivating Equitable Education Systems for the 21st Century

April 21-26, 2022
The 2022 Annual Meeting took place in San Diego, CA, and online, April 21-26, 2022. The theme was "Cultivating Equitable Education Systems for the 21st Century."

2021 AERA Awards Virtual Celebration

December 7, 2021
AERA held a Virtual Awards Celebration to honor recipients of the 2021 AERA-wide awards, giving attendees an inside look at their exemplary accomplishments across domains and career stages. Learn more

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Webcasts of Lectures and Events

Previous webcasts of AERA lectures and events, such as the Brown Lecture in Education Research and the AERA Annual Meeting, are available through AERA's website. Learn more

Prominent 2022 Annual Meeting Sessions

AERA is pleased to offer open access videos of selected prominent sessions from the 2022 Annual Meeting, including the presidential address, the opening plenary, and major lectures. Learn more