What Do You Need?

At the CAFO2020 Summit you will find a fully immersive learning, worship, and community environment where your heart will be encouraged and growth fueled by thousands passionately pursuing God’s heart for vulnerable children. No matter where you are on your journey, there is something here for you!

Dallas, TX | Sept 9th - 11th

Find Your People

Discover Connection

You are not alone. Others have faced the same challenge and walked the same road… and they will be here! Come meet others who are working in your field and or living the same journey. Dive into this one-of-a-kind community made up of parents, churches and professionals immersed in adoption, foster care and global orphan initiatives.

Interactive Workshops

Join any of these workshops during your Summit experience.  You can view all workshops or search by focused topic track.

All Workshops

Workshop Tracks

Meet-Ups

We want you to find your people at the CAFO Summit. We’ll be posting specialized meet-ups in the days to come, so stay tuned for those opportunities!

Coaching Tables

Discuss issues and questions with an expert coach and others walking the same road as you. Any CAFO2020 attendee can register to attend a FREE coaching table session led by an expert from your area of interest.  Small group conversations will provide wise counsel and personalized guidance. Choose the coaching table topic that works best for you!

View Coaching Tables

Feed Your Soul

Discover Rest

Encouragement and Renewal is right around the corner. Summit is full of opportunities for rest, refreshment, and restoration. We meet you where you are, so that you can remain steadfast and vibrant in the long, hard work of justice and mercy.

SMALL MATTERS. Little Things Can (Re)Make a Life

The theme for this year’s conference is, “SMALL MATTERS. Little things can (re)make a life.”

What are the small actions that prove most significant over time — to heal a wounded child?  Inspire a church?  Strengthen a struggling family?  Grow a team?  Restore a weary soul?   Join servants and leaders from across America and around the world at CAFO2020 to explore together the little things that make the biggest difference.

Praise & Petition

During the Praise & Petition sessions, be encouraged by live worship music while interceding on behalf of others.

Soul Care Track

Come weary.

From adoption & foster parenting to discipleship to family dynamics to organizational health to personal battles… deep commitment to soul care is essential for fruitful leadership and ministry.

Find hope, encouragement and thoughtful insight for spiritual healing and growth!

View Soul Care Workshops

Inspiring Worship

During each General Session we hope you’ll be inspired and encouraged by the musicians leading us this year!

View Musicians & Speakers

Focus Your Mind

Discover Growth

More than 100 workshops at Summit offer instruction from top national experts on topics ranging from marriage and parenting issues, to engaging foster care networks, to children with special needs to growing church ministries, to effective global partnerships. A broad mix of instruction, experiential, collaborative and small group coaching - discover rich content for the beginner or the veteran.

Workshops

Join any of these workshops during your Summit experience.

All Workshops

What's Here For You?

Find just the content for you by searching focused topic tracks.

Workshop Tracks

Expert Speakers

Each year, Summit features some of the foremost movement leaders from around the world.
Past speakers have included David Platt, Francis Chan, Lisa Harper, & Eugene Cho…and this year will not disappoint.

View CAFO2019 Speakers

Deep Dive Intensives

Come to the CAFO Summit early  to join a Pre-Summit Intensive!

View Deep Dive Intensives

Fill Your Hands

Discover Abundance

You won’t leave empty handed! Resources, how-to’s, practical action items, fresh ideas, new partners, must-read books, expert coaching all await you! Come ready to receive tools, help and inspiration that will make a tangible difference when you get home.

Coaching Tables

CAFO2020 attendee can register to attend a FREE coaching table session led by an expert from your area of interest.  Small group conversations will provide wise counsel and personalized guidance. Choose the coaching table topic that works best for you!

View Coaching Tables

Genius Bar

Are you worried you’re not making a great first impression online?

Do you struggle to reach more of the right people so your business or organization can grow the way it should?

Maybe you’ve got a solid list of people who love your brand, but you don’t know how to keep them engaged in a meaningful way.  Schedule an appointment with experts ready to help!

Check back for information on the CAFO2020 Genius Bar!  

Exhibit Hall

Hague & CEU Credits

Register Today!

At Summit, you can expect a fully immersive learning, worship, and community environment where your growth will be fueled by thousands passionately pursuing God’s heart for vulnerable children.

Summit Schedule

Don't miss the opening session at 3:00pm on Wednesday!

Monday, September 7th
9am Pre-Summit Intensive
Tuesday, September 8th
9:00am Pre-Summit Intensives
Wednesday, September 9th
8:30am Pre-Summit Intensives
1:00pm Check In
3:00pm Main Session
4:15pm Workshop
5:30pm Dinner Break
7:30pm Main Session
Thursday, September 10th
8:45am Main Session
10:00am Workshops
12:00pm Lunch
1:15pm Workshops
4:45pm Dinner Break
7:00pm Main Session
Friday, September 11th
8:30am Workshops
11:00am Main Session

SMALL MATTERS. Little Things can (re)Make a Life

YOU are invited to join remarkable men and women from across the US and around the globe at CAFO2020, where we’ll explore together the small choices that can (re)make lives – both our own and those we serve.

General Registration
Mar 20 - July 31
Individuals:
$215 General
$165 CAFO Members
Groups: 10+
$205 General
$155 CAFO Members
Late Registration
Aug 1 - Sept 7
Individuals:
$250 General
$200 CAFO Members
Groups: 10+
$240 General
$190 CAFO Members

Thank you to our CAFO2020 Signature Sponsors

Thank you to our CAFO2020 Champion Sponsor

Bethany
lifeline
OneMoreChild

Thank you to our CAFO2020 Sustainer Sponsors

Orphan-Outreach
ECFA
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