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Join us for the 2024 Annual CAEL Conference!

Oct 30-Nov 1, 2024

This year CAEL is celebrating our 50th anniversary in New Orleans at the 2024 CAEL Conference! The CAEL Annual Conference is widely known as the leading place for leaders to connect and network with industry experts from postsecondary education, workforce and economic development, and industry.

The conference is a unique opportunity to learn from educators, employers, and community leaders focused on aligning learning and work so that adults achieve continuous economic advancement.  It is an exciting hybrid experience to accommodate both in person and virtual participation, held in accordance with all local and national safety regulations. You’ll have a unique opportunity to meet the best minds in adult learning, inside and outside of postsecondary education.

2024 Conference Tracks

  • Intelligent Solutions
  • Adult Learner Ecosystem Models
  • Workforce Talent Solutions
  • Policy & Advocacy
  • Equity & Access
  • Adult Learner Engagement: Enrollment, Recruitment, & Retention

Hilton New Orleans Riverside 

Close by to some of New Orleans’ best attractions and shops, Hilton New Orleans Riverside offers comfort and convenience in the heart of the city’s downtown area. The hotel is approximately a 25 minute drive to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.
Address: Two Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 561-0500
hilton overview

Call for Proposals

We are now accepting proposals from individuals and institutions interested in presenting at CAEL’s annual hybrid conference October 30 - November 1, 2024 in New Orleans and online! 

Become a CAEL Sponsor 

By becoming a conference or collaborator sponsor, you have the chance to connect with postsecondary education professionals from hundreds of colleges and universities across the country as they seek solutions to help their institutions better serve this population. 

With nearly 1,000 attendees at CAEL’s 2023 Hybrid Conference, we’re building on the momentum for 2024, when we again bring together adult learning leaders from postsecondary institutions, workforce and economic development, and other organizations working to support and serve nontraditional adult learners.

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities for 2024, please download our Sponsorship Prospectus or contact Matt Waltz at mwaltz@cael.org for more information.

Download the Sponsorship Prospectus


For any additional questions about the conference, please contact conference@cael.org


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