Past & Future Conferences
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Future Conferences

Please mark your calendars for the upcoming Annual ICA Conferences:

2021 - Denver, Colorado, USA
27-31 May 2021

2022 - Paris, France
26-30 May 2022

2023 - Toronto, Canada
25-29 May 2023

2024 - TBD

2025 - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
22-26 May 2025


Past Conferences

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2020 - Open Communication
Virtual Conference
21-26 May 2020
Print Program
Itinerary Planner
YouTube panel sessions

2019 - Communication Beyond Borders
Washington, D.C., USA
24-28 May 2019
Photos from Conference
Print Program

2018 - Voices
Prague, Czech Republic
24-28 May 2018
Photos from Conference
Online Program

2017 - Interventions: Communication Research and Practice
San Diego, CA, USA
25-29 May 2017
Photos from Conference
Online Program

2016 - Communicating with Power
Fukuoka, Japan
9-13 June 2016
Photos from Conference
Online Program

2015 - Communication Across the Life Span
San Juan, Puerto Rico - 21-25 May 2015
Photos from Conference
Online Program

2014 - Communication and the Good Life
Seattle, WA - 22-26 May 2014
Photos from Conference
Online Program

2013 - Challenging Communication Research
London, UK - 17-21 June 2013
Conference Survey Results
Photos from Conference
Online Program

2012 - Communication and Community
Phoenix, AZ USA - 24-28 May 2012
Conference Survey Results
Online Program

2011 - Communication @ the Center
Boston, MA USA - 26-30 May 2011
Conference Survey Results
Online Program

2010 - Matters of Communication
Singapore - 22-26 June 2010
Conference Survey Results
Online Program

2009 - Keywords in Communication
Chicago, IL USA - 21-25 May 2009
Conference Survey Results
Online Program

2008 - Communicating for Social Impact
Montreal, Quebec CANADA - 22-26 May 2008
Conference Survey Results
Online Program

2007 - Creating Communication: Content, Control, & Critique
San Francisco, CA USA - 24-28 May 2007
Conference Survey Results
Online Program

2006 - Networking Communication Research
Dresden, GERMANY - 19-23 June 2006
Conference Survey Results
Online Program

2005 - Communication: Questioning the Dialogue
New York City, New York USA - 26-30 May 2005
Online Program

2004 - Communication Research in the Public Interest
New Orleans, Louisiana USA - 27-31 May 2004
Online Program

2003 - Communication in Borderlands
San Diego, California USA

2002 - Reconciliation Through Communication
Seoul, KOREA

2001 - Communication Research Matters
Washington, DC USA

2000 - ICA: 50 Years of Research in Communication, Culture, and Cognition
Acapulco, MEXICO

1999 - Communication and Contradictions: Embracing Differences Through Discourse
San Francisco, California USA

1998 - Miscommunicating Across Boundaries
Jerusalem, ISRAEL

1997 - Communication in the Global Community
Montreal, Quebec CANADA

1996 - Democracy at the Crossroads
Chicago, Illinois USA

1995 - Communication and Reality
Albuquerque, New Mexico USA

1994 - Communication and Diversity
Sydney, AUSTRALIA

1993 - Faces and Interfaces: Communicating Across Disciplines
Washington, D.C. USA

1992 - Communication and New Worlds
Miami, Florida USA

1991 - Communication and Health
Chicago, Illinois USA

1990 - Communication and Equality
Dublin, IRELAND

1989 - Comparatively Speaking
San Francisco, California USA

1988 - Communication and Peace: What Can We Offer?
New Orleans, Louisiana USA

1987 - Ecology of Communication, Montreal
Quebec, CANADA

1986 - Paradigm Dialogues: Connections
Chicago, Illinois USA

1985 - Beyond Polemics: Paradigm Dialogues
Honolulu, Hawaii USA

1984 - Communication in Transition
San Francisco, California USA

1983 - Dallas, Texas USA

1982 - Boston, Massachusettes USA

1981 - Minneapolis, Minnesota USA

1980 - Acapulco, MEXICO

1979 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA

1978 - Chicago, Illinois USA

1977 - Berlin, GERMANY

1976 - Portland, Oregon USA

1975 - Chicago, Illinois USA

1974 - New Orleans, Louisiana USA

1973 - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA

1972 - Atlanta, Georgia USA

1971 - Phoenix, Arizona USA

1970 - Minneapolis, Minnesota USA

1969 - Cleveland, Ohio USA

1968 - New York, New York USA

1967 - Boulder, Colorado USA

1966 - College Park, Maryland USA

1964 - Geneseo, New York USA

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