Conferences_and_Meetings_on_International_Issues by ashrafp


									International or Internationally-themed Conferences and Meetings

Conference                           What                                                                         When               Where                 Web Site
International Studies Schools        ISSA is a national network of K-12 schools dedicated to improving            January 17-19,     Tampa, FL   
Association (ISSA) Conference        students‘ understanding of the world. The ISSA is administered by the        2009
                                     Center for Teaching International Relations (CTIR) at the University of
                                     Denver Graduate School of International Studies.
IALLT–International Association      Biannual conference                                                          May 26–30,         Atlanta, Georgia
for Language Learning Technology                                                                                  2009                                     ferences
Women's International Research       The European Science Foundation and US National Science Foundation           June 2-4, 2009     Barcelona, Spain      http://www.wires.gatec
Engineering Summit                   will partner to host the Women's International Research Engineering                                         
                                     Summit (WIRES) in Barcelona, Spain this June. Women researchers
                                     who are interested in pursuing international collaborative researching
                                     opportunities in these research areas should attend. The main objective of
                                     this summit is to enable meaningful and sustainable research exchanges
                                     between female engineers from around the world while identifying issues
                                     faced by females pursuing careers in engineering that could benefit from
                                     a global strategy.
Ninth International Research         The theme of the conference is Research for What? Making Inquiry             October 9-12,      Ottawa, Ontario,      http://www.researchslce
Conference on Service-Learning and   Matter. Is the research meant to transform academe? Deepen student           2009               Canada                .org/_Files/Public_Site/
Community Engagement.                learning? Improve community life, particularly for its more marginalized                                              Conference_Awards_Fi
                                     members and groups? Encourage engaged citizenship, participatory                                                      les/conferences.html
                                     democracy, community mobilization, and/or social justice? What models
                                     or approaches are most effective? From an academic standpoint, does the
                                     research indicate that service-learning and community engagement are
                                     too often ideologically or advocacy-driven?
Annual Colloquium on International   The purpose of the Annual Colloquium on International Engineering            October 22–25,     Ames, Iowa  
Engineering Education                Education is to provide engineering and language educators,                  2009                                     colloquia/index.html
                                     international program administrators, deans, provosts, presidents,
                                     corporate leaders, and public sector representatives an interdisciplinary
                                     forum for discussing and sharing ideas and practices pertaining to the
                                     education of American engineers for today's global workplace.
International Association of         The IAU International Conference will explore and offer a forum for          5 - 6 November     Notre Dame            http://www.iau-
Universities (IAU) 2009              sharing ideas, examples of good practice as well as innovative ways by       2009               University –
International Conference             which higher education can foster dialogue and understanding in the                             Louaize, Beirut,      ex.html
The Role of Higher Education in      context of diversity.                                                                           Lebanon
Fostering the Culture of Dialogue
and Understanding

"Promoting Study Abroad at           In collaboration with the American Association of Community Colleges,        February 19,       Houston, Texas        http://www.iienetwork.
the Community College:               the Institute of International Education (IIE) will be holding its 3rd       2010                                     org/?p=IIE/AACC_Wo
What Works Best"                     Annual IIE/AACC Study Abroad at the Community College Workshop                                                        rkshop

The 2010 EDGE (Emerging               Considering the rapid changes in the education milieu in India, the focal      March 3-5, 2010    New Delhi, India      http://www.edgeforum.i
Directions in Global Education)       theme for EDGE 2010 is Catalyzing Change. The Conference will focus                                                     n/
conference                            on Education Infrastructure, Faculty for Higher Education, International
                                      & Indian Partnerships, Finance in Education, Education Policy,
                                      Assessment & Testing, Technology in Education, Vocational Education
The Work Experience Travel Market     The Work Experience Travel Market and IAPA Annual Conference                   March 17-19,       Miami, Florida        http://www.wetm-
and IAPA Annual Conference            bring together the world‘s leading organisations in the cultural exchange      2010                           
                                      community, some 215 plus organisations representing more than 45
                                      countries under one roof. Co-sponsored by IAPA (IAPA is an
                                      international community and trade association for experienced and
                                      qualified au pair organizations that specialize in providing culture
                                      exchange services.) and WYSE(WYSE Work Abroad is the leading
                                      global forum and trade association for organisations involved in all
                                      aspects of work abroad, volunteer, internship, and work & travel
5th Annual IIE (Institute of          University presidents, provosts, deans, and other leading experts in the       March 19th,        New York City         http://www.iienetwork.
International Education) Best         field will present the most successful strategies for internationalizing the   2010                                     org/?p=IIEConference_
Practices Conference                  campus.                                                                                                                 2010
Education USA - "From Reykjavik       More than 110 EducationUSA advisers representing over 40 countries in          March 21-15,       Prague, Czech         http://www.educationus
to Vladivostok"                       Europe and Eurasia will be attending this workshop. U.S. exhibitors will       2010               Republic    
                                      be able to promote their institutions during the student fair and country                                               p_2010/
Going Global 4 - The UK's             "World Potential: Making Education Meet the Challenge"                         March 24-26,       London, England       http://www.britishcoun
International Education Conference                                                                                   2010                           
6th Global International Internship   Past conference presenters and participants have included disciplinary         April 13-16,       ITESM Campus          http://www.carrs.msu.e
Congress                              faculty from anthropology, engineering, chemistry, business, health            2010               Monterrey in          du/giic/
                                      professions, international development, languages, etc.; deans,                                   Monterrey, Mexico
                                      department heads and administrators of liberal arts colleges, Research I
                                      institutions, community colleges and school districts; business and
                                      corporate representatives from multinational companies; international
                                      program directors, NGO and social agency leaders as well as many
                                      others. The official conference language is English, though some
                                      presentations may be made in other languages. The theme of the 2010
                                      congress is Bringing Countries Closer Through International Internships.
                                      A special emphasis will be given at this conference to internships social
                                      service and Non-Governmental Agencies.
Asia Pacific Association for          The theme of this year's APAIE conference and exhibition, "Educating           April 14-16,       Gold Coast, 
International Education (APAIE)       for Extremes: Educating for Global Challenges in a Rapidly Changing            2010               Queensland,
2010 Conference and Exhibition:       World," will examine best practice in international education today and                           Australia
"Educating for Extremes: Educating    include discussions on how global events will affect how we educate our
for Global Challenges in a Rapidly    students. Hosted by Griffith University, this event is expected to attract
Changing World"                       over 600 delegates from more than 50 countries, including presidents and
                                      vice presidents from many of the Asia-Pacific region's leading
2010 SIETAR-USA (Society for       The theme of the 2010 conference is Living and Working in an                    April 14-17,       Spokane, WA USA       http://www.sietarusaco
Intercultural Education Training   Intercultural World. Within the mission of SIETAR is an orientation and         2010                           
And Research) Conference ::        a need to reach out and connect with people everywhere who are living
"Living and Working in an          and working in the diverse world we are learning to comprehend. That
Intercultural World"               diversity includes:
                                   people engaged in any profession, field of study, workplace, or activity
                                   that involves individuals or teams working across cultural boundaries;
                                   people whose cultural differences are defined by birthplace, ancestry,
                                   religion, skin color, gender, age, and/or sexual orientation.
Council for European Studies       Founded in 1970, the Council for European Studies (CES) is the leading          April 15-17,       Montreal, Canada      http://convention2.allac
Seventeenth International          academic organization for the study of Europe. The Council produces             2010                           
Conference                         and recognizes outstanding, multidisciplinary research in European                                                       10/
                                   studies through a range of programs, including conferences, publications,
                                   special events, and awards. The Council's biennial international
                                   conference brings together scholars from a multitude of countries and a
                                   multitude of fields for debate, discussion, and interdisciplinary exchange.
Africa Network Conference          The mission of the Africa Network is to develop and enhance a lasting           April 16-18,       Denison Univ.         http://www.africanetwo
                                   presence for Africa in the academic programs and campus life of the             2010               Granville, OH
                                   nation‘s liberal arts institutions.
CONAHEC's 13th North               North Americans share many historical, cultural, and linguistic                 April 21-          Houston, Texas
American Higher Education          bonds and have many common issues to face. A decade and a half                  23, 2010                                 /conahec/Conferences/
Conference                         into NAFTA, it is evident that our region must develop stronger,                                                         Houston2010/english/E
"Innovation in International       more productive and more resilient linkages both internally and                                                          N_Description.html
Higher Education                   with other world regions. Governmental and educational leaders
Collaboration:                     acknowledge that higher education institutions in North America
Creating Opportunities in          must be more proactive in offering students opportunities to gain
Challenging Times "                international expertise by becoming more internationally oriented
                                   while simultaneously strengthening local connections in their
                                   teaching, research and public service functions.
SCOLA Conference                   SCOLA is a non-profit educational organization that receives and re-            May 20-21, 2010    Omaha, Nebraska
                                   transmits television programming from around the world in native                                                         ola/ConferenceInformat
                                   languages. SCOLA also provides other language learning content on this                                                   ion.aspx
                                   website. Universities, Colleges, K-12 schools, cable systems,
                                   government language schools and individuals use SCOLA content for
                                   current news, language study and cultural enhancement.
United Nations Alliance of         A network of over 2,000 political and corporate leaders, civil society          27-29 May 2010     Rio de Janeiro,
Civilizations Forum: Rio 2010      activists, youth, journalists, foundations, and religious leaders will gather                      Brazil                ontent/view/465/73/lan
                                   in Rio and agree on joint actions to improve relations across cultures and                                               g,english/
                                   build the conditions for long-term peace. International youth and student
                                   exchanges have been identified as a high-priority item for the UN
                                   Alliance of Civilizations (AOC).
NAFSA: Association of              NAFSA: Association of International Educators is a member                       May 30-June 4,     Kansas City,
International Educators Annual     organization promoting international education and providing                    2010               Missouri
Conference                         professional development opportunities to the field.
IAU 2010 International Conference:    In line with International Association of Universities (IAU)‘s mission       June 24-26, 2010    Vilnius, Lithuania   http://iauconference.ho
Ethics and Values in Higher           and work, the IAU 2010 International Conference will address a number                                       
Education in the Era of               of broad questions related to the concepts of ethics and values and their
Globalization: What Role for the      place in higher education. Among these, the conference will seek to
Disciplines?                          address how different disciplinary approaches can enrich each other and
                                      contribute to instilling and promoting value-based and ethical higher
Partnership for Global Learning       The Partnership for Global Learning is an Asia Society membership            July 8-10, 2010     Hilton Washington    http://sites.asiasociety.o
Annual Conference                     network that connects state and district decision makers, school leaders,                        D.C./Rockville       rg/pgl2010/
                                      teachers, university faculty, and other stakeholders. Its focus is to                            Hotel & Executive
                                      increase the number of American schools offering rigorous international                          Meeting Center,
                                      studies curriculum.                                                                              Rockville, MD

Indo-American Summit on Higher        The Indo-American Society (IAS) is proud to convene the first ever           July 30-31, 2010    Mumbai, India        http://indo-us-
Education                             Indo-American Summit on Higher Education. Some of the issues to be                                          
                                      addressed at the Indo-US Summit on Higher Education include:
                                            Policy and Regulation in Higher Education
                                            Emerging Directions
                                            Overseas Investments
                                            Innovative Partnerships
                                            Faculty and Student empowerment
                                            Community Colleges
Education Outlook Australia 2010      Education Outlook 2010 is the region's leading higher education sector       17-20, August       Sydney, Australia
                                      forum where higher education providers, government and the business          2010                                     m/2010/edu/conf.stm
                                      sectors meet to strategise on new frontiers in the AU$17.2 education
International Education Association   The International Education Association of South Africa (IEASA), a           Aug. 28 - Sept 1,   University of the
of South Africa Conference            non-profit organisation, was established as a result of the need for         2010                Witwaters-rand,      wsRoom/Conferences/i
                                      universities and universities of technology in South Africa to respond to                        Johannesburg,        easa2010
                                      international educational trends. If South Africa is to remain competitive                       South Africa
                                      within the global economic environment it is important that our higher
                                      education provides opportunities for students to obtain a global
                                      perspective to their studies. It also means that we open up international
                                      contacts which will benefit students, our tertiary institutions and will
                                      assist South Africa to be a competitor and participant in world markets.
EAIE (European Association for        The EAIE is a non-profit organisation whose main aim is the stimulation      Sept. 15-18,        Nantes, France
International Education) Conference   and facilitation of the internationalisation of higher education in Europe   2010                                     ference/futureconferenc
                                      and around the world, and to meet the professional needs of individuals                                               es/
                                      active in international education.
The Cultures and Languages Across     The Fall 2010 conference on Cultures and Languages Across the                September 24-       Skidmore College     http://clac2010.wordpre
the Curriculum Consortium             Curriculum (CLAC) provides an opportunity for faculty, graduate              25, 2010            Saratoga Springs,
                                      instructors, and administrators to share expertise in building and                               NY
"CLAC in Practice: Evolving           managing post-secondary CLAC programs. The conference theme will
Pedagogies for Teaching Cultures      address the practical issues related to developing successful pedagogical

and Languages Across the              models for the CLAC classroom.
                                      A specific focus of the 5th annual conference on Cultures and Languages
                                      Across the Curriculum will be on supporting CLAC programs through
                                      effective pedagogical practices and useful applications of technology.
Women as Intercultural Leaders:       Second interdisciplinary conference exploring the intersections of          September 30 –     Saint Mary‘s          http://www.centerforwo
Imagination, Innovation, Integrity    women's studies, international and multicultural education,                 October 2, 2010    College     
                                      entrepreneurship, and leadership development hosted by                                         Notre Dame,           Conference/CFP.php
                                      Center for Women‘s Intercultural Leadership
                                      Saint Mary‘s College
                                      Notre Dame, Indiana USA
5th Global South Workshop -           The 5th Global South Workshop is open to outstanding doctoral students      October 4-8,       Geneva,               http://graduateinstitute.
Graduate Institute of International   from the global south pursuing advanced graduate research in areas          2010               Switzerland           ch/corporate/executive/t
and Development Studies               bridging the fields of international studies and development studies,                                                raining-
                                      broadly defined, and working in disciplines such as anthropology,                                                    workshops/global-
                                      history, law, politics and political science, and economics. Scholars                                                south-
                                      specializing in conflict, post-conflict societies, migration, and                                                    workshop_en.html
                                      governance are particularly encouraged to apply.
Observatory on Academic Rankings      This will be the fifth time that representatives of the ranking             6-8 October        Berlin, Germany       http://www.ireg-
and Excellence Conference (IREG-      organizations [―rankers‖], experts on quality assurance and academic        2010                           
5)                                    excellence as well as stake-holders and interested parties on academic                                               hp?option=com_conten
                                      rankings will meet to discus various topics concerning a phenomenon                                                  t&task=view&id=54&It
                                      which is now an important factor in higher education analyses, policy-                                               emid=71
                                      making and practice.
Australian International Education    AIEC 2010 in Sydney will mark the14th anniversary of the AIEC which         12 - 15 October    Sydney, Australia
Conference                            has grown into the largest international education conference in the Asia   2010                                     m/home.aspx
                                      Pacific region and one of the pre-eminent international education
                                      conferences in the world. The conference attracts over 1,300 Australian
                                      and international delegates working in higher, secondary,
                                      English language and vocational education, government and non-
                                      government agencies, the corporate sector
                                      and multilateral funding agencies.
26th in the series ―European Policy   "Everyone wants a world-class university. No country feels it can do        15 October,        Brussels, Belgium     http://www.aca-
Seminars‖ of the Academic             without one. The problem is that no one knows what a world-class            2010                           
Cooperation Association               university is, and no one has figured out how to get one." This is the                                               ?id=433
                                      verdict on the ‗world-class university‘ of one of the renowned speakers
                                      at this ACA European Policy Seminar and leading experts on the issue,
                                      Philip Altbach of Boston College. As Altbach points out, the ‗concept‘ is
                                      as hotly debated as it is vague and little understood. In short, it is a
                                      challenge. This one-day seminar aims to familiarise participants with
                                      the state-of- the-art thinking on what constitutes a ‗world-class
                                      university‘ and what it takes to build one.
Conference of the Americas on         Internationalization: Essential Building Block to Quality in 21st Century   October 20-23,     Calgary, Canada       http://caie-
International Education and           Education: The Americas have a long history of educational linkages.        2010                           
Canadian Bureau for International      Inter-American research collaboration and student exchanges are on the                                                =19&lang=en
Education (CBIE) Annual                rise. However, many commentators suggest that the potential for
Conference                             partnerships far exceeds the numbers that currently exist. The                                              
                                       Conference of the Americas on International Education (CAIE) is                                                       ish/aboutus/events.htm
                                       intended to provide a space for connecting with potential partners and for
                                       incubating new opportunities and ideas across the hemisphere.
The African Network for                The 2nd ANIE Conference aims to:                                             Nov. 2-4, 2010     Kampala, Uganda       http://www.anienetwor
Internationalization of Education      1) Identify issues and challenges to further research on                                                    
(ANIE) Conference                      internationalization of higher
                                       education in Africa.
                                       2) Develop an African agenda for research on internationalization of
                                       higher education and identify partnerships for building capacity and
                                       implementing the agenda.
                                       3) Stimulate the establishment of an African open forum and knowledge
                                       exchange on internationalization of higher education.
13th Annual Colloquium on              In previous years the Colloquium focused on how college campuses can         November 4-7,      Newport, Rhode
International Engineering Education    establish programs combining engineering and foreign studies. A number       2010               Island                colloquia/2010/
                                       of U.S. university international engineering programs exist and are
                                       growing. Now, in this new decade, the 2010 Colloquium centers on how
                                       programs can move from the basic level - learn a foreign language, study
                                       and intern abroad, graduate, repeat - to an advanced one.

                                       This conference is meant to appeal to many needs and constituencies. It
                                       welcomes college and university presidents, deans, provosts,
                                       administrators, engineering educators, foreign-language and business
                                       professors, corporate and nonprofit employers looking for engineering
                                       and foreign-language students, influential high school teachers who
                                       know the importance of study abroad, and even students seeking
                                       professional employment opportunities involving engineering and
                                       foreign languages.
Committee on Teaching About the        This conference, to take place at Shortridge Magnet High School for Law      November 6,        Indianapolis,
United Nations Conference: "It's       and Public Policy, provides a unique opportunity for national and local      2010               Indiana               rnationalinitiatives/unco
Our World: Lessons for Peace and       facilitators to explore how educators can take responsibility for                                                     nference.php
Reconciliation"                        transforming the world community. The speakers and workshops will
                                       offer strategies and resources for middle school through collegiate level
                                       students, educators, and organization representatives to integrate peace
                                       and conflict reconciliation in their classroom practices, in outreach
                                       activities, and in their lives.
CIEE Annual Conference -               The Conference is attended by industry leaders and experienced               November 10-       Philadelphia, PA
"In Pursuit of Excellence:             professionals in the field of international education. The level of          13, 2010                                 ference/home/index.asp
Prioritizing Quality as Study Abroad   experience among attendees, as well as the intimate nature of the event,                                              x
Evolves"                               provides a unique environment in which to participate in sessions,
                                       network with colleagues, and continue professional development within
                                       the field.
QS Asia-Pacific Professional           The annual QS Asia-Pacific Professional Leaders in Education (QS-            November 17-       Bangkok, Thailand
Leaders in Education (QS-APPLE)         APPLE) Conference, now in its 6th year, brings together international        19, 2010                                 /conference.php
Conference                              educators and administrators from across Asia-Pacific and the world. The
                                        mission of QS-APPLE is "to build world-class universities for Asia-
                                        Pacific communities through global partnership and collaboration" and
                                        the annual conference offers delegates the opportunity to network,
                                        exchange best practice and explore the rapidly changing shape of higher
                                        education in the Asia-Pacific - the world's most populous and fastest-
                                        growing region.
American Council on the Teaching        The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)            November 19-       Boston, MA  
of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)            Annual Convention and World Languages Expo brings together more              21, 2010                                 s/index.cfm?pageid=48
Annual Convention                       than 6,000 teachers, administrators, method instructors and students of                                               94
                                        foreign languages at all levels from across the world. The convention
                                        features over 600 educational sessions on such topics as: Assessment,
                                        Culture, Curriculum, Learner Variables, Literature, Materials,
                                        Methods/Techniques, Policy/Issues, Professional Development,
                                        Research, Specific Purposes, Standards and Technology.
Michigan State University is            The symposium will provide a unique forum for members of the                 June 10-11, 2010   Washington, DC
collaborating with the University of    international education community to exchange ideas with
Wisconsin—Madison and Indiana           representatives from the U.S. Department of Education and federal
University to hold a symposium on       agencies. The dialogue will further our mutual understanding of priorities
evaluation of international education   and cutting edge approaches in evaluation and assessment of
programming                             international education programming. We hope this initial discussion
                                        will lead to a major national conference in the coming years. Should you
                                        be in Washington during 10-11 June please feel free to attend any panels
                                        that you wish to hear. The symposium will be held in the 8th floor
                                        conference room at the Department of Education‘s 1990 K St. offices.
                                        For planning purposes, it is helpful if you could let us know if you plan
                                        to attend either of the days of the event (please e-mail Stacia Welter at
8th International Conference on         Relationships between Education/Training and                                 June 29-July 2,    Orlando, Florida
Education and Information Systems,      Information/Communication Technologies (ICT) are increasing                  2010                                     /imsci/website/default.a
Technologies and Applications:          acceleratingly, sometimes in unexpected ways, with original ideas and                                                 sp?vc=5
EISTA                                   innovative tools, methodologies and synergies. Accordingly the main
                                        purpose of EISTA 2010 is to bring together researchers and practitioners
                                        from both areas, in order to support the bridging process between
                                        education/training and ICT communities.
Beyond Citizenship: Feminism and        Beyond Citizenship: Feminism and the Transformation of Belonging is          30 June – 2 July   Birkbeck,   
the Transformation of Belonging:        organised by FEMCIT, an EU FP6 integrated research project on                2010               University of         isr/beyondcitizenship/
An International, Interdisciplinary     ―Gendered citizenship in multicultural Europe: the impact of                                    London, England
Conference                              contemporary women‘s movements‖, in collaboration with the Birkbeck
                                        Institute for Social Research, at Birkbeck, University of London,
                                        Rokkansenteret, at the University of Bergen, and is sponsored by the
                                        Norwegian Research Council.

                                   The biennial conference of the OECD's IMHE program has established          September 13-        Paris, France
OECD Higher Education 2010:        itself as an important event for those active in higher education.          15, 2010                                   e/0,3407,en_21571361_
"Higher Education in a World       Renowned for the quality of its speakers, stimulating conference sessions                                              43541789_1_1_1_1_1,
Changed Utterly: Doing More with   and engaging networking opportunities, it draws together a highly                                                      00.html
Less"                              influential audience of policy makers, institutional leaders and academic
                                   experts in higher education.
German Studies Association (GSA)   The annual conferences of the German Studies Association bring              October 7–10,        Oakland, California
Thirty-Fourth Annual Conference    together over 1,000 scholars in the areas of German history, literature,    2010                                       onferences/2010/index.
                                   culture, and politics. Presentations range over the period between the                                                 asp
                                   Middle Ages and the present. Not only established scholars but also
                                   younger ones (including graduate students) are welcome.
World Youth and Student Travel     As the signature event for the WYSE Travel Confederation, WYSTC             Oct 17-20, 2010      Beijing, China
Conference (WYSTC)                 serves as the global meeting point for key stakeholders and organisations                                              Docs/2010/
                                   providing youth, student and educational travel.

                                   WYSTC connects the diverse sectors that serve the millions of young
                                   people who travel to study, work and gain experience and skills. The
                                   event combines a business-to-business trade fair, trade association
                                   meetings and industry-focused seminars with daily networking
AIEA Conference                    Association of International Education Administrators                       February 20-23,      San Francisco, CA     http://www.aieaworld.o
                                                                                                               2011                                       rg/events/conferences.h
INTERNATIONAL                      The Association's annual convention is a major international scholarly      March                Montreal, Canada
STUDIES ASSOCIATION                event, including over 800 panel sessions and involving participants from    16-19,                                     onventions/
Annual Convention                  more than fifty countries. Our conventions and conferences are held at      2011
                                   sites in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and overseas. A group of
                                   scholars and practitioners founded the International Studies Association
                                   (ISA) in 1959 to pursue mutual interests in international studies.
                                   Representing eighty countries, ISA has over four thousand members
                                   worldwide and is the most respected and widely known scholarly
                                   association in this field.
Forum on Education Abroad Annual   The Forum on Education Abroad is the only organization whose                April 6-8, 2011      Boston, MA            http://www.forumea.or
Conference, "Making the            exclusive purpose it is to serve the field of education abroad.                                                        g/
Connection:                        Recognized by the US Department of Justice and the Federal Trade
Praxis and Theory in Education     Commission as the Standards Development Organization (SDO) for
Abroad''                           education abroad, the Forum‘s Standards of Good Practice are
                                   recognized as the definitive means by which the quality of education
                                   abroad programs may be judged.
NAFSA: Association of              NAFSA: Association of International Educators is a member                   May 29-June 3,       Vancouver, British
International Educators Annual     organization promoting international education and providing                2011                 Columbia, Canada
Conference                         professional development opportunities to the field.
American Council on the Teaching   The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)           November 18-         Denver, CO  
of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)       Annual Convention and World Languages Expo brings together more             20, 2011                                   s/index.cfm?pageid=48

Annual Convention                  than 6,000 teachers, administrators, method instructors and students of                                           94
                                   foreign languages at all levels from across the world. The convention
                                   features over 600 educational sessions on such topics as: Assessment,
                                   Culture, Curriculum, Learner Variables, Literature, Materials,
                                   Methods/Techniques, Policy/Issues, Professional Development,
                                   Research, Specific Purposes, Standards and Technology.
NAFSA: Association of              NAFSA: Association of International Educators is a member                 May 27-June 1,    Houston, TX 
International Educators Annual     organization promoting international education and providing              2012
Conference                         professional development opportunities to the field.
American Council on the Teaching   The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)         November 16-      Philadelphia, PA
of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)       Annual Convention and World Languages Expo brings together more           18, 2012                                s/index.cfm?pageid=48
Annual Convention                  than 6,000 teachers, administrators, method instructors and students of                                           94
                                   foreign languages at all levels from across the world. The convention
                                   features over 600 educational sessions on such topics as: Assessment,
                                   Culture, Curriculum, Learner Variables, Literature, Materials,
                                   Methods/Techniques, Policy/Issues, Professional Development,
                                   Research, Specific Purposes, Standards and Technology.
American Council on the Teaching   The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)         November 15-      Orlando, FL 
of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)       Annual Convention and World Languages Expo brings together more           17, 2013                                s/index.cfm?pageid=48
Annual Convention                  than 6,000 teachers, administrators, method instructors and students of                                           94
                                   foreign languages at all levels from across the world. The convention
                                   features over 600 educational sessions on such topics as: Assessment,
                                   Culture, Curriculum, Learner Variables, Literature, Materials,
                                   Methods/Techniques, Policy/Issues, Professional Development,
                                   Research, Specific Purposes, Standards and Technology.


To top