May 31 - June 2 in Houston, TX

The 2018 AAAE Conference
hosted by The University of Houston
and The University of Houston-Downtown
May 31 - June 2 
Houston, TX 


Join us for a dynamic and arts rich event, featuring a broad selection of sessions and deep exploration of Houston's artistic character and resilient post-Hurricane Harvey spirit. Highlights of this year's event include: 

Pre-conference events with Project Row Houses and with Houston's graffiti artist GONZO247.
And stay tuned - more pre-conference events will be announced in the coming days!

A performance by Deborah DEEP Mouton, decorated Slam Poetry champion
and the Poet Laureate of Houston. 

Increased and enhanced opportunities for networking, including a specially designed
networking lunch on Saturday, June 2.

A closing party at the ball game! Celebrate this year's event at a rooftop deck party
during a game between 2017 World Series Champions the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox.


Learn more about programming and hotel rooms, register for the event
and more at