Edition 178 - February 2016

IIE: Best Practices Conference 2016

The Institute for International Education (IIE) will host the Annual Best Practices in International Education Conference on March 10- 11, 2016. For the first time ever, IIE is bringing the conference to California, hosted by UC Davis. This event will cover many exciting keynote, plenary, and session themes, and will feature high-level experts, including presidents, provosts, and international education administrators from institutions around the world. In addition, a special awards portion of the conference will honor the winners of the 2016 IIE Andrew Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education

Pre-Conference Roundtable Discussions and Networking Reception on Thursday, March 10, 2016:

  • Morning Special Workshop: Project No More Lost Generation: Principles of Higher Education Support
  • Afternoon Concurrent Roundtable: The Future of U.S. - Iran Academic Cooperation
  • Afternoon Concurrent Roundtable: Models and Best Practices for Internationalising the Community College
  • Networking Reception

Best Practices Conference on Friday, March 11, 2016. Conference sessions will feature best practices in the following areas:

  • Strategic Planning for Comprehensive Internationalisation
  • Best Practices in Expanding Participation in Study Abroad
  • New Strategies for Global Engagement and Partnerships
  • Keynote by representative from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), U.S. Department of State

Registration Deadline: March 9, 2016

Register here.

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