For Gap Year & LD Postsecondary Programs (non-therapeutic), and Related Service Companies

IECA 2023 Spring Conference

May 8–10, 2023

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IECA is excited to gather together in Seattle, WA! The Spring Conference will provide unique opportunities for you to connect with connect with hundreds of independent educational consultants (IECs) from around the world, highlight your program’s unique attributes, network with your colleagues, and learn from dynamic speakers in dozens of educational sessions!

The conference will kick off on Monday, May 8 at 1:00 p.m. PT and continue through 4:00 p.m. PT on Wednesday, May 10 with multiple networking and educational options available to you. You will be able to choose from several opportunities all day every day—from our College & Postsecondary Fair to our opening session ACE speakers and 80+ educational sessions, you will be able to design your time to best suit your needs.

College & Postsecondary Fair

The College & Postsecondary Fair is your opportunity to exhibit during the conference. Taking place on Tuesday, May 9 from 10:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m., the event will feature tabletop exhibits and represent a primary opportunity for Colleges/Universities, Gap Year/Travel programs, and LD Postsecondary programs (non-therapeutic) to network with independent educational consultants (IECs) and share information about their campuses and programs. This event will give all attendees an opportunity to discover new colleges and programs, reconnect with colleagues, and learn what’s new across the country and around the world.

Hosted Receptions

If you’d like another opportunity to engage with IECs, you can plan a fun after-hours event during the conference! We’ll coordinate with you to add it to our schedule of events which will be printed in the conference guide and found in the conference app. We will also include it on the list of special events that will be provided to all registered IECs when they arrive onsite. Please note that events may only be held before or after our scheduled conference events. Contact Jean Lockwood for specific details and availability: [email protected] or 703-591-4850 ext. 6982.

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All times listed on the schedule are in Pacific (PT)

Pre-Conference Workshops
Speakers & Breakouts