Conference Information

IDA’s Annual International Conference is the premier professional development conference dedicated to reading, literacy, and learning. The conference brings in experts from all over the world to educate attendees on the latest research, remediation, and more.

The Reading, Literacy & Learning Conference is held for both professionals and families and is attended by more than 2,000 teachers, educators, administrators, reading specialists, researchers, university faculty, psychologists, physicians, tutor, and parents.

The four-day conference includes four general sessions with keynote speakers, full- and half-day symposia, more than 100 sessions, poster presentations, and more on Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Response to Intervention, Literacy, Critical Reading, Vocabulary, Spelling, Language Disorders and much more!

The 2018 Conference will be held October 24-27, 2018 at Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket, Connecticut.


If you would like to submit a presentation to speak, please read and review the Submission Guidelines. You will need to create a profile before you begin your submission. Once you have created a profile you will be able to add your submission(s), click on the "Submissions" tab of the menu bar and "add new" to begin your submission. All submissions must be completed online by 11:59PM ET on March 2, 2018. Email or paper submissions will not be accepted.