March 2, 2015 IIE Summit on Generation Study Abroad
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Early Registration Deadline: May 1, 2015 | Registration and Conference Details

Registration for the IIE Summit on Generation Study Abroad is now open. On October 1-2, 2015, the inaugural IIE Summit will bring together Generation Study Abroad commitment partners in Washington, DC, to highlight their progress and create positive new solutions.

The Summit will feature high-level plenary debates, action-oriented sessions, think tanks and networking opportunities, as well as an engaging expo hall, to mobilize commitments and inspire new actions. The Embassies of Brazil, New Zealand, Norway and the United Kingdom will host networking receptions for the conference participants.

Who Should Attend?

The Summit will bring together hundreds of participants and speakers, including senior level leaders from diverse sectors. Summit participants will include U.S. and non-U.S. higher education institutions, the K-12 community, foreign language community, study abroad organizations, education associations, private sector corporations and foundations, student ambassadors, the U.S. Department of State and other U.S. government agencies; and foreign government partners, including Ministries of Higher Education and Human Resource Development.

Participation is exclusively for Generation Study Abroad Commitment Partners from around the world. Higher education institutions from Generation Study Abroad Commitment Partner Countries are eligible to participate. There will be a limited number of registrations available for individuals who are not Generation Study Abroad Commitment Partners.
Partners from U.S. colleges and universities are encouraged to invite representatives from a diverse range of offices and academic departments, including:
  • Study Abroad Offices
  • Career Services Offices
  • Diversity Offices
  • Development and Alumni Relations
  • Academic Advising
  • Senior International Officers
  • Faculty
What Are the Summit Themes?

The IIE Summit on Generation Study Abroad will highlight best practices, ideas, and innovations that advance the collective Generation Study Abroad goal of significantly expanding and scaling education abroad.

The four major themes of the IIE Summit are:
  • How does study abroad build a globally minded workforce?
  • How can study abroad be redefined and rebranded for today's global economy?
  • What is the impact of study abroad?
  • What innovative solutions are most effective in increasing study abroad participation?

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