May 17, 2015 IIE Summit on Generation Study Abroad
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On October 1-2, 2015, the inaugural IIE Summit will bring together Generation Study Abroad commitment partners in Washington, DC, to highlight their progress in increasing the number of U.S. students studying abroad and to create positive new solutions.

The IIE Summit will feature high‐level plenary debates, solution‐oriented sessions, think tanks and networking opportunities to mobilize commitments and inspire new actions.

Who Should Attend?
  • International universities and organizations
  • Government representatives from education, foreign affairs, and trade departments
  • CEOs and senior HR professionals from the private and public sector
  • Presidents and senior administrators from U.S. and foreign universities
  • Deans of international affairs from U.S. and foreign universities
  • Academic department heads from U.S. and foreign universities
  • Representatives from education associations and study abroad organizations
  • Representatives of organizations focused on youth empowerment and access to education
  • Directors of U.S. study abroad offices
  • Representatives from Career Services and Diversity Offices
  • Bring new voices to the discussion and to share ideas and strategies for expanding study abroad participation
  • Meet new partners from all sectors, including 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, and U.S. and foreign government partners
  • Find new ways to better understand and quantify—and better communicate—the impact of study abroad in building a globally minded workforce
  • Walk away with new tools and innovative solutions to increase study abroad participation
We look forward to seeing you in the fall in Washington, DC.

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IIE has a special negotiated rate for accommodation with the Grand Hyatt for Summit participants. The group rate discounted hotel rooms are available on a first-come, first-serve base. The Summit’s headquarter hotel is conveniently located in the Penn Quarter neighborhood of downtown Washington, DC. A variety of public transportation options from nearby airports are available to and from the hotel, including convenient DC Metro access from the lobby.

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