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Oct 23, 2020

Two great organizations have teamed up for a digital event!

Adoption Network Cleveland/AKA Conference

ANC - the Ohio Family Connection is a national model for reform-focused non-profits. And, they have a track record of putting together outstanding conferences.  Check out this year's event themed "Journeys of Discovery." 

Nov 14, 2020

A Virtual Live Symposium

Celia Center Adoption Conference - Los Angeles

The goal of the conference is to provide insight, education and resources for people involved in any aspect of the adoption/foster care constellation.

Jan 01, 2020

Dates and locations vary.

International Society of Genetic Genealogy Events

Click link for details.  

Jan 01, 2020

Locations and dates vary

COPARC Education and Training

The Adoption Exchange offers a wide range of training opportunities for both adoptive families and professionals. 

Feb 01, 2020

Dates and locations vary.

Overcoming Odds Conferences

A new generation of resilient voices brought together by former Russian orphan Oleg Lougheed are overcoming adverse childhood experiences and sharing their stories!  Dates and locations vary. 

Mar 27, 2020

Oakland, CA

California Adoption Conference

A  biennial conference presented by a coalition of Bay Area non-profit organizations.   For 2020, the CAC is focused on the theme "New Narratives in Adoption and Foster Care."   

Mar 27, 2020

Indianapolis, IN

Indiana Adoptee Network Conference

"Building Unity in Our Community:  A Broader Vision for 2020."  Filmmakers, writers, activists, and healers are quickly recognizing this conference as a unique oasis for our tribe.  Take a look at this year's program and register today!   

Apr 17, 2020

Austin, TX

AKA 26th Annual Conference

Adoption Knowledge Affiliates is a leader in the adoption education community. The 2020 edition of their conference is entitled, "Navigating the Intersections of Adoption."   

May 02, 2020

Whippany, NJ

CPFA NJ Conference

"Let's Talk Adoption" 38th annual conference sponsored by Concerned Persons for Adoption and the Rutgers School of Social Work. 

May 28, 2020

Albany, NY

AFFCNY Conference

"Through the eyes of our children: Empowering voices and elevating the experts." 

Jun 26, 2020

Korean American Adoptee/Adoptive Family Network

KAAN Conference

 Location:  Doubletree Airport Denver.  Program:  TBA.  

Aug 10, 2020

Indianapolis, IN 2020

National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)

Support the original Adoptee Rights Coalition as we sponsor a booth and legislative breakfast at this annual event, held in different cities around the US.  The NCSL is a unique opportunity to connect with and educate legislators about adoption reform issues.  We can't do it without your help!  Please consider a meaningful donation in any amount today. 

Aug 27, 2020


North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC)

The largest conference in North America designed for adoptive parents, with space for adoptee voices as well. Click for more details.  

Sep 11, 2020

Winter Park, CO

Male Adoptee/Alumni Impact Summit

Location:  Trailhead Inn

Dates:  September 11 - 13 (Friday evening through Sunday morning)  

Activities available during free time:  zip lines, hiking, jeep trips, horseback riding, archery, spa, horseshoes, game room, spectacular scenery. 

Men who attended the first two MAAIS events described the community experience as a "safe zone" that is "therapeutic," "powerful" and "intense." Monthly conference calls continue! To join our mailing list, contact  

Sep 24, 2020

Universit of Winnipeg, Manitoba

Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture


Oct 23, 2020

Safety Harbor, FL

Concerned United Birth Parents Retreat

Date tentative. Program TBA in July 2020.   

Oct 23, 2020

St. John's University

Adoption Initiative Conference

"The Evolution of Practice:  Activism and Community Perspectives"  

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