August 4, 2016
IIE. Interactive Newsletter
What is the future of work?
With globalization and technology changing the way the world works and how we work -- how can we prepare today’s students to succeed in the 21st-century workforce? Join us at the 2016 Summit to learn about LinkedIn’s efforts to digitally map the global economy and predict what the future of work will be like.
IIE is pleased to announce the following plenary speakers at the 2016 Summit:

Nicole Isaac, Head of U.S. Public Policy at LinkedIn
Martin Mühleisen, Head of the Office of the IMF’s Managing Director Christine Lagarde
Evan Ryan, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

Check out the Summit website for a current list of speakers

The Summit will also offer Learning Labs, Think Tanks and Summit Talks focused on strengthening the connection
between study abroad experiences and career readiness and employability. 
     •   Are Today’s College Students "Career Ready?"
     •   What do Employers Want? Turning Global Skills into Workforce Competencies
     •   Do Students Gain Career Enhancing Competencies Abroad? A Discussion between Career Services and Study
     •   The "Triple Helix" Model for Cooperation: How Governments, Institutions and Industries Can Work Together to
          Give Students Real World Entrepreneurial Experiences


Sunday, October 23 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm     
Led by The Design Gym, the Design Thinking Crash Course is an incredibly fast-paced introduction to some of the tools and mindsets of Design Thinking.  Participants will explore topics of empathy building, idea development, rapid prototyping and storytelling and walk out with a comprehensive understanding of design thinking and some concrete tools to take back to work.

Workshop Fee: $150.00 
Registration:Space is limited and on a first come first serve basis. 

Media Partner Highlight
Diplomatic Courier is a proud media partner for the 2016 Summit on Generation Study Abroad. Diplomatic Courier is a global affairs media network that connects global publics to leaders in international affairs, diplomacy, social good, and more, with a global network spanning 180 countries and five continents. Readers can find us in print, online, mobile apps, video, and social media. Diplomatic Courier also hosts the futuristic global series of events called the World in 2050 to address several megatrends such as food, jobs, philanthropy, cities, and more. Learn more here:

           Regular registration ends September 1st. 
If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities at the 2016 Summit, please contact Jeff Bunkin at Naylor, LLC, at 352.333.3342 or via email at



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