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IIE Panels and Workshops at the 2012 NAFSA Conference


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IIE and EducationUSA will deliver a range of timely and informative panels and workshops at the 2012 NAFSA conference. What follows are highlights from the schedule of IIE presentations.

Sunday, May 27

1-5pm
Workshop: A Primer on U.S. Higher Education                        
Linda Tobash, Director, Placement Service Division

Tuesday, May 29

2:30-3:45pm 
Global Changes and Challenges: Is the United States Doing Enough to Stay Competitive as a Study Destination?
Linda Tobash, Director, Placement Service Division

Wednesday, May 30

8:45-9:45am
Recruiting and Retaining Government-Sponsored Students from Abroad 
Kristen Cammarata, EducationUSA MENA

10:15-11:15am
The Fulbright Program Moves Forward in Challenging Times
Mary Kirk, Senior Counselor, Academic Exchanges (joined by Executive Directors of the Fulbright Commissions)

10:15-11:15am
Take the Next Step with Social Media: Market, Manage, and Track Your Community
Marty Bennett, Outreach Coordinator, Global EducationUSA Services

10:15-11:15am
Panel: Promoting International Mobility in Doctoral Education: National and Regional Trends and Policies
Daniel Obst, Deputy Vice President, International Partnerships (Chair)

1:15-2:15pm
An Introduction to Recruitment and Mobility Trends: The EducationUSA REAC Perspective
Kristen Cammarata, EducationUSA MENA
Rosie Edmond, EducationUSA Northeast Asia & the Pacific

Thursday, May 31

9am-1:15pm
IIE Information Session: Gilman, Fulbright, Boren, Global E3, and Whitaker Programs
Offsite at: University of Houston–Downtown, White Oak Room, Academic Building, 3rd Floor, 1 Main St, Houston (approximately 1 mile from the Convention Center)

9:00-9:30am      Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
9:30-10:30am    Gilman International Scholarship Program
10:45-11:45am  Boren Scholarships & Fellowships
12:00-12:30pm  Global E3 & Whitaker International Fellows & Scholars Program
12:30-1:15pm    Fulbright U.S. Student Program

2-3:30pm
Poster Session: Funding Opportunities for Education Abroad
Chris Powers, Director, Education Abroad Programs
Sarah Gleisner, Outreach Manager, Education Abroad Programs

Poster Session: Resources That Fund and Support Internationalization
Luke Epplin, Publications Manager

Poster Session: Enrolling More Sponsored Students at Your Institution Fair--IIE: Academic Matchmakers Table
Jordanna Enrich, University Placement Services
Christine Giancatarino, University Placement Services
Michele Pickard, University Placement Services

Friday, June 1

9-10am
Panel: Close Encounters: U.S. Officials Discuss Visa Interviews and Inspections
Jenny Wilson, Assistant Director, Foreign Fulbright Program Division

9-10am
Panel: U.S.-Indonesia Academic Partnerships: Strategies and Lessons Learned
Diana Jahja, Director, IIEF Indonesia
Clare Banks, Senior Program Manager, International Partnerships

10:30-11:45am
Panel: Keeping Fresh Talent: Australia, Canada, and the United States
Rajika Bhandari, Deputy Vice President, Research and Evaluation

 

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