Annual Conference

About NAAEE's Conferences

For nearly five decades, NAAEE has convened one of the leading annual conferences for environmental education professionals, designed to promote innovation, networking, learning, and dissemination of best practices. The annual Research Symposium, held in advance of the conference, attracts new and established researchers to examine in-progress EE research and promote dialogue between researchers and practitioners. 

Tucson 2022

51st Annual Conference: October 12–15
19th Annual Research Symposium: October 11–12
Westin La Paloma Resort

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Looking Back

2021 Conference: Virtual

NAAEE 2021—Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to lessen our carbon footprint, our 50th Annual Conference and 18th Annual Research Symposium was held online, October 4–15. We welcomed more than 1,400 participants from across the globe. Recordings of all sessions are available to all registrants through April 2022. Post-conference registration remains open for those who would like access now.

2020 Conference: Virtual

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NAAEE 2020—Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our 49th Annual Conference and Research Symposium was held online, October 5–16. We welcomed our largest audience ever for the virtual event, with an even broader diversity of participants from around the world than could have participated in person.

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