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Will the Symposium 2021 be in-person or virtual?

The Aurora Institute Symposium 2021 will be held virtually on October 25-28, due to health and safety considerations with travel and hosting large in-person gatherings. Registration will open soon. We hope you will join us.

I’d like to submit a proposal to present. How do I do this?

Aurora is now accepting presentation proposals to present during the virtual Aurora Institute Symposium, held on October 25-28, 2021. Click here to submit your proposal. Proposals are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, March 26, 2021. Unfortunately, we cannot accept late submissions. If you submit a proposal, you can expect to be notified about your proposal status by May 10, 2021.

*NOTE: Keynote plenary speakers are selected by invitation only.

Who attends the Aurora Institute Symposium?

The Aurora Institute gathers leading practitioners and educators shaping the future of education across the U.S. and around the world. Attendees include superintendents and district administrators, principals and school administrators, teachers, researchers, policymakers, technical assistance, and professional development providers, higher education leaders, funders, school board members, students, and other advocates for transforming education systems.

Where can I find the Symposium agenda and program?

The Symposium agenda and program are not yet finalized. We are currently accepting proposals to present at the Symposium. We expect to be able to announce an agenda and full program in early summer.

How can I register to attend the Symposium?

Attendee registration is not yet open for the Symposium. We expect registration will open in early summer. Consider joining our mailing lists to ensure you receive important Symposium updates, such as registration opening.

What is the attendee registration fee?

Attendee registration fees have not yet been announced. Please check back in early summer for more information.

I’m interested in sponsoring the Symposium. Where can I learn more?

Thank you for your interest in sponsoring the Symposium. Please contact RK Walker Wolf to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.