Meetings & Events

ILA events are a powerful arena to share and spread your message to thousands of education and literacy professionals. Learn more about our exciting events below, and find out how to become an advertiser, sponsor, or exhibitor.

ILA 2019 Conference

October 10–13, New Orleans, LA

ILA's annual conference is a truly transformative experience that not only inspires attendees but also empowers them to translate their inspiration into action in their classrooms, break rooms, conference rooms, boardrooms, and chambers of government after the conference is over.


ILA West 2018

March 16–17, San Diego, CA

ILA West is a unique two-day professional development event. This meeting of the minds brings national literacy experts and classroom practitioners together to share research and hands-on strategies that show how literacy can change lives and attitudes, decrease inequity, and drive positive school transformation.


Events in your area

Looking for an event closer to home? Check out our online calendar for literacy conferences and events near you. If you'd like to add an event to the calendar, please email