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2016 Best Practices Conference Website is Now Live

We are pleased to announce that the Institute of International Education’s 2016 Best Practices Conference website is now live. You are invited to view valuable speaker and panel presentations to help you and your colleagues make the most of the best practices that were featured at the conference. You can also see photos of the events, download the conference program and presentations from the pre-conference roundtable sessions. We also encourage you to visit IIE’s Best Practices Resource, featuring profiles of all of the current and past winners of the annual Andrew Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education, along with honorable mention and special recognition recipients – an impressive archive of over 100 program examples to inspire you and your campus leadership.
IIE’s Best Practices in Internationalizing the Campus Conference, March 10-11, 2016

The IIE Best Practices Conference on March 11, 2016 at the University of California, Davis featured presentations by university provosts, deans, and government officials who shared their strategies and achievements for internationalizing their respective campuses. The opening Keynote speaker was Linda Katehi, Chancellor, University of California Davis, and the afternoon Keynote speaker was Marianne Craven, Managing Director of Academic Programs in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Winners of the 2016 IIE Andrew Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education discussed their programs, all of which contribute to the internationalization of higher education in the United States and abroad.
Panel sessions included:
      •    Best Practices for Expanding Participation in Study Abroad
      •    Strategic Planning for Comprehensive Internationalization
      •    New Strategies for Global Engagement and Partnerships

IIE also held a day of pre-conference roundtables on important current topics in international education on March 10. These sessions included discussions on:
      •    Project No More Lost Generation: Principles of Higher Education Support
      •    The Future of U.S. – Iran Academic Cooperation
      •    Models and Best Practices for Internationalization at the Community College

Thank you to the sponsors who helped make this conference possible:

IELTS was pleased to sponsor this year's IIE Best Practices Conference in Davis, CA! IELTS is a test that measures the Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking abilities of people who want to study or work in English speaking environments, and is progressively being accepted and used by secondary, associate, undergraduate, graduate, and law programs across the United States. More than 9,000 organizations trust IELTS as evidence of English proficiency, and over 2.5 million IELTS tests are administered worldwide each year. Find out why more people go more places with IELTS at www.ielts.org.
Terra Dotta congratulates the winners of the 2016 IIE Heiskell Awards. We were pleased to be a sponsor at the recent IIE Best Practices Conference that celebrated these innovative contributions. These programs, and more like them, remind us that the full benefit of technology is realized when it fosters greater opportunity for personal interaction among students, faculty and community worldwide. Terra Dotta, through its automated processes, has supported a path to developing interactions for the past 15 years, and will for many more years to come. With over 480 clients in 11 countries, we remain a committed partner in Generation Study Abroad. Learn more online: www.terradotta.com
The USC Rossier School of Education’s Global Executive Doctor of Education program is designed to meet the needs of senior leaders in education by providing them with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in the 21st century in just 25 months. The program is global through its location, curriculum, and student body. Participants will travel for 9 intensive 1-2 week class session to Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and Qatar. Between in-person sessions, extensive interaction will accomplished through a robust online Learning Management System. Qualified candidates should have significant senior leadership experience and have a passion for international education. Learn more about the program: http://rossier.usc.edu/programs/doctoral/global-executive



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