2019 Conference Theme:
“Peace in the Era of ‘America First’: An Argument for International Education.”
This year’s conference title and overall theme is, “Peace in the Era of ‘America First’: An Argument for International Education.” We welcome proposals on all international education topics. If you are an international education practitioner and you are interested in submitting a proposal for the conference, please complete the Session Proposal form.
All sessions are 50 minutes in duration.
The committee invites proposals that highlight the importance of:
- Study abroad and global experiences
- International Service Learning
- International Internships and exchange programs
- Internationalizing the curriculum
- International Student Services
- Global Partnerships
- Legal governance and compliance in study abroad. Issues influencing study abroad programs, security risks, safety, etc.
Please make sure your title and session description accurately depict the content of your session. When considering a title, keep in mind that it should be able to stand alone and clearly convey what your presentation will cover. The same concept goes for your session description! Make sure that your session description reflects your learning objectives to attract the appropriate audience for your topic.
Make sure your presentation is feasible to present in a 50-minute session
Call for Proposals
Prepare your proposal ahead of time.
Skip the rush and prepare your proposal ahead of time with our session proposal templates. If you have co-presenters, please include, names, titles, institution names, emails and phone numbers.
To submit a form, please click on the button blow:
Session Proposal Submissions
Deadline: July 26, 2019.
Thank you for your interest.
Proposal Session Themes:
Study Abroad & Exchanges
Within this theme, presenters can discuss how to plan a study abroad program, an example of a successful program, students and study abroad, student or faculty exchanges, scholarships and financial aid resources, pros and cons of using third party providers and consortia, risk management issues dealing with study abroad or faculty travel, or any other topic related to the subject while keeping in mind the overall conference theme.
Internationalizing the Curriculum
Within this theme, presenters can discuss ways to incorporate global learning into the classroom, ways students, staff, or faculty can engage students outside the classroom, how to help people on your campus engage in international learning, as well as campus-based Global Studies Certification programs.
International Student Services
Within this theme, presenters can discuss the services offered to international students on their campus, what resources are available to them on campus and in the community, challenges these students face, efforts to recruit international students, pros and cons of using agents to recruit, and how to better serve this population especially considering the global challenges faced recently.
Within this theme, presenters can discuss how to build partnerships abroad, establish partnerships that have helped or hurt their institution, how these relationships have impacted their campus, the needs of a global partner, and utilizing partnerships to support college-wide internationalization initiatives.