19th Annual FCIE Conference

Need help with your registration? If you have any problems with the registration process, please send an email to: info@fcie.org


Please Find the Complete 19th Annual FCIE Conference Program with Session Descriptions Here. 

Check Out The FCIE Pre-conference Reception Menu! It’s Going To Be Delicious! 




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Early Bird pricing from May 15th, 2019 – Aug. 16, 2019. Standard price in effect from Aug. 17, 2019 – Oct. 10th, 2019.

Ticket Prices:

Members Only Early Bird Ticket $225 Nonmember Early Bird Ticket $275
Members Only Standard Ticket $250 Nonmember Standard Ticket $300


Student Ticket Price: No cost if you register using your student email address. May ask for more information to verify student status.

Sponsor Opportunities:

  •  Gold- $1,000
    • Name on website + Program + App
    • Honorable Mention during conference
    • Opportunity to table
    • One free registration
  •  Platinum- $2,000
    • Name on the website + Program + App
    • Honorable Mention during conference
    • Opportunity to table at the conference
    • Opportunity to speak for 10 minutes during the conference at the networking reception or lunch break
    • Two free registrations

(includes tabling opportunity, access to all sessions and networking event)

Check To pay by check you will still need to register through our registration page. Please utilize the below information to write your check. Mail it to:

Florida Consortium for International Education

Seminole State College

100 Weldon Blvd.

Sanford, FL 32773

Credit Card – Use registration portal and select pay by credit card.

Walk-In Payments Walk-In Registrations and Payments can be made the day of the conference when you arrive. We do not recommend using this option, however, we can accommodate if necessary.

Note:  all cancellation requests must be received in writing by September 13, 2019.  No refunds will be given after this date.  NO EXCEPTIONS.  There is a $10 processing fee for all conference cancellations.

Seminole State College, Heathrow Campus

Important Reservation Details: Orlando Marriott Lake Mary.

A block of rooms has been reserved for October 9, 2019 – October 11, 2019. The special room rate will be available until September 25th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Sept 25, 2019

Room Reservations Cut Off. This date reflects the last day that the block will be held for our group.  At 12 a.m. on this day, the block will be released into the Hotel’s inventory.

There is a group rate set for this event for FCIE members at $139 (plus 12% tax) for standard and double rooms (limited rooms available).  Institutional representatives should make their own reservations. You may need to provide proof of tax exempt status at the time of check-in. Self-parking is free. Hotel is located less than two miles away from Seminole State College-Heathrow Campus. Please see the hotel address below:

1501 International Pkwy, Lake Mary, FL 32746 US

For online reservations: click the following link and follow the directions listed: Book Your Room Here

For phone reservations: call 800-380-7724. Guests calling in should refer to the FL Consortium for International Education / FCIE.

Any questions or special requests may be made through group.res@pinnaclehm.com OR (407) 995-7032 – Group Housing Coordinator.

Amenities for the hotel include:

  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Free – Wifi / Internet Access
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Dry Cleaning

Bistro 1501, is one of the hotel’s 3 restaurants, or you can stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available for a fee.

If you have any questions, please contact info@fcie.org. For additional questions about the hotel, please visit the hotel website.

Your airport arrival can be from any of the following airports.

Orlando International Airport (MCO) or Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB)

FCIE Welcomes Featured Speakers

October 10-11, 2019

Featured Speaker: Charles “Chic” Dambach

Chic Dambach is an adjunct faculty member at Johns Hopkins and American Universities, and he is a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow. He was President and CEO (currently President Emeritus) of the National Peace Corps Association; former President of the Alliance for Peacebuilding, and former Chief of Staff for Congressman John Garamendi. Previously, he held executive positions in the arts, sports, and health, and he was an “expert” advisor to the director of the Peace Corps. He serves as Chair of the Mali Affinity Group, and he has served on dozens of nonprofit boards. He lectures regularly at colleges and universities and at conferences, and he was a senior consultant with BoardSource where he helped write two books on nonprofit governance. His career began as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Colombia, and his memoir, Exhaust the Limits, the Life and Times of a Global Peacebuilder, features a lifetime of service and successful initiatives for peace in Africa. He was nominated for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, and the Institute for Economics and Peace presented him the Leadership and Service for Peace Award in 2016. He was named the “2016 Peace Corps Champion” for keeping the spirit of service alive. His TEDx Talk “Why Not Peace” is available on YouTube. He was a national champion kayak racer and served as an official for canoe and kayak competition in the 1988, 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University, and he has an MBA degree from Wake Forest University.

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