EDUCAUSE Annual Conference

October 26–29, 2021
Philadelphia, PA & Online

Access to the online event platform ended November 29, 2021.

EDUCAUSE Annual Conference

The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference showcases the best thinking in higher education IT! 

The past year has brought many changes in higher education, and we’ve all learned something worth sharing about transformation, resilience, and the common good. With the best presenters, the best content, and the best networking, the premier higher ed IT event brings together professionals and technology providers from around the world to discuss their discoveries, grow professionally, and explore solutions to continuing challenges.

“EDUCAUSE remains the best event to advance my institution’s strategy, further my own professional development, and maintain and grow my network.”

Choose the Conference Experience That Is Best for You

The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference will be held in-person in Philadelphia, PA, and online—two distinct experiences, one engaging conference.

  • In-Person


    Participate in the immersive in-person conference in Philadelphia, PA.

  • Online


    Participate in the interactive online conference from the comfort of your home or office.

No matter how you plan to attend, EDUCAUSE 2021 will include:

  • Premium Programming

    Premium programming on the latest trends in higher ed IT from experts and community peers

  • Networking

    Numerous networking opportunities for meaningful connections

  • Innovation

    Access to innovative technology and solutions providers


View Programs & Tracks 

General Session Presenters

  • Join the Conversation

    Interact with your peers and share your excitement for #EDU21 on Twitter.

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    Explore the EDUCAUSE 2021 Agenda

    Explore the full conference agenda. 

    View Agenda

    Health and Safety Information

    View the health and safety guidelines for the conference.

    View Resources

  • Key Dates

    Oct 27

    Conference Begins

    Both the Philadelphia and online conference experiences begin.

    Oct 29

    Conference Ends

    The Philadelphia conference experience ends midday. The online experience continues into Friday afternoon.

    Nov 29

    Access to Online Event Platform Ends

    Attendees can access the online event platform to view recorded sessions on-demand content until November 29, 2021.

EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2021

is supported by these great sponsors

Platinum Partners

Gold Partners

Silver Partners

Bronze Partners

Additional Sponsors

EDUCAUSE Annual Conference Future Dates and Locations

Plan to take part in the best thinking in higher education IT for years to come.

October 25–28
Denver, CO | Online

October 9–12
Chicago, IL | Online

October 21–24
San Antonio, TX | Online