AIR Forum Denver, CO May 28-31, 2024

2024 AIR Forum

May 28–31 | Denver, CO

Mark your calendars to join us at the Colorado Convention Center May 28–31 in Denver, Colorado, for the 2024 AIR Forum! Pre-conference educational opportunities will be offered May 27–28 for an additional fee. 

AIR Forum includes more than 200 presentations by colleagues and thought leaders representing all sectors of higher education and an Exhibit Hall featuring the latest tools and resources to support data use for decision-making. The 4-day conference presents a unique opportunity to network with peers, share best practices, and learn from practical workshops and sessions led by the field's leading experts. AIR Forum is the “must attend” event for both seasoned and early-career professionals.

With 300 days of sunshine, a walkable downtown, thriving arts and culture, an award-winning culinary scene, and the Rocky Mountains as a backdrop, Denver offers an affordable mix of urban sophistication and outdoor adventure.


Convention Center


Important Dates 

Colorado Convention Center

Conference Center

Colorado Convention Center 
700 14th Street 
Denver, CO 80202 

Host Hotels

Grand Hyatt
Grand Hyatt Denver 
1750 Welton Street  
Denver, CO 80202 
(303) 295-1234 
Hyatt Regency
Hyatt Regency Denver
650 15th Street
Denver, CO 80202 
(303) 436-1234 

See Travel and Hotel page for rates, reservation links, and more information.

Getting There

Denver International Airport (DEN) is a major airline hub in the United States. Since the airport opened in 1995, it has consistently won top honors from publications like Business Traveler Magazine and the Wall Street Journal. DEN was named "Best Large Airport" in the 2021 USA Today Readers’ Choice Awards and was named the fifth best airport in the world (60–70 million passengers) in the 2020 Skytrax World Airport Awards, the only airport in North America to place in the top five. With convenient rail service to downtown Denver, free Wi-Fi access throughout the airport, and top-notch customer service, you'll be glad you landed in Denver. 

Airport Rail | Ground Transportation | Parking | Accessibility | Amenities | Getting Around Denver | Accolades & Markets Served 

#AIRForum Buzz

See what attendees said during the 2023 conference: 

"So grateful for the opportunity to attend the 2023 AIR Forum in Cleveland. These gatherings each year have been inspiring, thought-provoking, and highly valuable. I met so many amazing people and love the community that AIR provides for institutional researchers in higher ed. @ Association for Institutional Research (AIR) #airforum” 

LinkedIn  Michelle Borckardt, MPA

"I’ve learned so much this week at the #AIRFORUM in Cleveland, OH! I can’t wait to take it back to Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology - Okmulgee to make our small but mighty IR Office, even better!” 

LinkedIn  Michelle Owens

"Sometimes you need to step away to get a clearer view of your work. Looking forward to connecting with old and new colleagues at the 2023 AIR Forum. #airforum“

LinkedIn  Christopher Marcoux

"Meeting wonderful people at AIR #AIRFORUM #AIRForum via Whova event app” 

LinkedIn  Allen A.

And we’re off! Back to Boston after a full week at the #AIRForum. Thanks to  @air4data for pulling off such a great conference full of interesting sessions, fun events, and endless opportunities to connect with others in the field #highered” 

Twitter  @HAIAnalytics

“Learning so much about data and analytic literacy from Dr. Jason Simon and Dr. Loralyn Taylor #data #literacy #AIRForum #Cleveland #GreatLakes #dataculture” 

Twitter  @christy_wentz

"Thank you @air4data  for an amazing experience at the @rockhall #AIRForum"

Twitter  @MidAIR_org

"Anytime an event begins with honoring the Natives of the land, I know good energy will flow. #AIRforum"

Twitter  @kiki_doe

AIR Forum 

AIR Forum, the annual conference of the Association for Institutional Research (AIR), is the largest global gathering of higher education professionals working directly in institutional research, institutional effectiveness, assessment, planning, and those who build and support data-informed decision cultures.