In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the United States and other countries, most upcoming adoption-related conferences are being postponed or cancelled. Here’s what we know so far.
If you know of any others, please let us know in the comments or by email at [email protected].
Adoption Network Cleveland
Postponed. Originally scheduled for March 20-21, 2020, in Cleveland. Conference fees can be refunded or carried over. More information.
Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York (AFFCNY)
Likely Rescheduled. Originally scheduled for May 28-30, 2020, in Albany, New York. Most recent information states that it is “looking to reschedule the [conference] currently scheduled for the end of May. We are hoping for similar dates in the fall and will communicate and update as we receive the information.”
American Adoption Congress: 41st Annual International Conference
Cancelled. Originally scheduled for April 15-18 in San Diego. Conference fees will be refunded. Information emailed to presenters and attendees and posted on social media.
California Adoption Conference
Rescheduled. Originally scheduled for March 27-28, 2020, in Oakland. Rescheduled to October 23-24, 2020. Conference website.
Indiana Adoptee Network
Rescheduled. Originally scheduled for March 27-28, 2020, in Indianapolis. Rescheduled to September 11-12, 2020.
Rudd Adoption Research Program Conference
Cancelled. Originally scheduled for April 17, 2020, in Amherst, Massachusetts. Announcement on Facebook and conference website.
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