Who Attends ACSS?

Delegate Demographics at a Glance

Our Conferences in Numbers

  • 50,000 attendees
  • 129 countries
  • 59% higher education faculty members
  • 56% hold a PhD or other terminal degree
  • 25% PhD or postgraduate students

Since our first conference in 2009, more than 50,000 academics and professionals have attended our interdisciplinary events. Our conferences attract attendees representing 129 countries – truly international events. This diversity serves as a wonderful comparative and contrastive resource.

The majority of conference attendees are higher education faculty, with 59% holding an academic post. At 25% of the total registered delegates, postgraduate and doctoral students make up the next largest group of attendees. The remaining attendees come from the business sector (3%) and from the field of primary & secondary education (6%), with 7% registered as "other".

(Source: 2018–2024 Conference Registration Data)