CIES 2019 San Francisco (April 14-18, 2019)
THANK YOU to the 3700+ participants from 125+ countries who joined us for CIES 2019! We hope to see you again at CIES 2020 Miami!

Conference Theme

During its “Development Decade” of the 1960s, the UN advocated education as a driver of economic growth. But, over the past fifty years, questions have been asked with increasing urgency about what kind of development is promulgated through literacy, skills training, and formal schooling. What is the longer term cost of an education that promises – and sometimes delivers – productivity, industrialization, modernity and consumption? Who pays this price? What are the larger costs? And with what ultimate consequence for the planet?


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CIES invites proposals that respond to the conference theme and build on the expansion of the parameters of knowledge production and educational practice within the field of comparative and international education. The full Call for Contributions and guidelines for proposal submissions has been published.  Download it here.

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Conference Venue

Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111

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