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									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              http://www.du.edu/issa/
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                                                           June 21-25, 2010   UC-Irvine, CA          http://www.iallt.org/con
for Language Learning Technology                                                                                                                             ferences
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Women's International Research       The European Science Foundation and US National Science Foundation            June, 2010 but     Lake Buena Vista,      http://www.wires.gatec
Engineering Summit                   will partner to host the Women's International Research Engineering           cannot find        Florida                h.edu/
                                     Summit (WIRES) in Disney World this June. Women researchers who               actual dates
                                     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.
Tenth International Research         The featured theme for the 10th annual conference is ―International           October 28-30,     Indianapolis,          http://www.researchslce
Conference on Service-Learning and   Perspectives: Crossing Boundaries through Research.‖ Service-                 2010               Indiana                .org/_Files/Public_Site/
Community Engagement.                learning is valued as an active learning strategy across the globe;                                                     Conference_Awards_Fi
                                     however, little is known about the ways that service-learning is similar or                                             les/conferences.html
                                     different in varied contexts. Understanding service-learning and
                                     community engagement from diverse cultural perspectives will add
                                     insight necessary for comparative research and to improve practice.
Annual Colloquium on International   The purpose of the Annual Colloquium on International Engineering             October 22–25,     Ames, Iowa             http://www.uri.edu/iep/
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                                                                                       June 24-26, 2010   Mykolas Romeris        http://www.iau-
Universities (IAU) 2010              The IAU International Conference will explore and offer a forum for                              University, Vilnius,   aiu.net/conferences/ind
International Conference             sharing ideas, examples of good practice as well as innovative ways by                           Lithuania              ex.html
                                     which higher education can foster dialogue and understanding in the
                                     context of diversity.
                                     Theme: Ethics and Values in Higher Education in the Era of
                                     Globalisation:
                                     What Role for the Disciplines?
Association of Academic              Theme: Perspectives on Reciprocity in International Education                 February 16-19,    Kennesaw,              http://www.aaplac.org/c
Programs in Latin America                                                                                          2011               Georgia, USA           onference/
and the Caribbean
(AAPLAC) 2011 Annual
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"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 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                                    iac.org/Docs/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
                                      programmes.)
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              a.info/prague_worksho
                                      be able to promote their institutions during the student fair and country                                                p_2010/
                                      exhibition.
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                                    cil.org/goingglobal-
                                                                                                                                                               gg4-themes.htm
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          APAIE 2011 Conference and Exhibition will introduce the theme Asia-Pacific       March 9-12,       Taipei, Taiwan        http://www.apaie.org/
International Education (APAIE)       Education: Impacting the World, where delegates from around the world will       2011
                                      consider how strategic approaches can make our actions and decisions more
                                      globally significant and responsible.
2011 SIETAR-USA (Society for          The 2011 conference program seeks to build on the theme of the 2010 conference   April 13-16,      Denver, CO USA        http://www.sietarusaco
Intercultural Education Training      Living and Working in an Intercultural World yet with a focus on risk and        2011                                    nference.com/
And Research) Conference              resilience.




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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                                    ademic.com/one/ces/ces
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        rk.org
                                      nation‘s liberal arts institutions.
CONAHEC's 13th North                  North Americans share many historical, cultural, and linguistic                 April 21-          Houston, Texas       http://www.conahec.org
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.
Expanding Our Horizons:               The mission of the conference is to address the education of teachers of        May 19–21,         Minneapolis,         http://www.carla.umn.e
Seventh International Conference on   all languages, at all instructional and institutional levels, and in all the    2011               Minnesota            du/conferences/lte2011/
Language Teacher Education            many national and international contexts in which this takes place,
                                      including: English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL)
                                      instruction; foreign/modern/world language teaching; bilingual
                                      education; immersion education; indigenous and minority language
                                      education; and the teaching of less commonly taught languages.
SCOLA Conference                      SCOLA is a non-profit educational organization that receives and re-            May 20-21, 2010    Omaha, Nebraska      http://www.scola.org/sc
                                      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,      http://www.unaoc.org/c
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 29-June 3,     Vancouver, BC,       http://www.nafsa.org/
International Educators Annual        organization promoting international education and providing                    2011               Canada
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                                                   me.mruni.eu/
Education in the Era of               of broad questions related to the concepts of ethics and values and their
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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
                                      education.
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                                                   summit.org/
                                      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   http://www.terrapinn.co
                                      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
                                      industry.
International Education Association   The International Education Association of South Africa (IEASA), a           Aug. 28 - Sept 1,   University of the   http://web.wits.ac.za/Ne
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        International higher education professionals from around the world will      Sept. 13-16,        Copenhagen,         http://www.eaie.org/con
International Education) Conference   meet in Copenhagen from 13–16 September 2011 at the 23rd Annual              2011                Denmark             ference/futureconferenc
                                      EAIE Conference; the largest event of its kind in Europe. Hands-on                                                   es/
                                      workshops and cutting-edge sessions will highlight the latest trends in
                                      the field of international education.

The Cultures and Languages Across     The Seventh International Conference on Language Teacher Education           May 19–21,          Radisson            http://www.carla.umn.e
the Curriculum Consortium             welcomes proposals for papers and symposia on all aspects of the             2011                University Hotel    du/about/carlaupdate.ht
                                      education and professional development of language teachers. Papers                              Minneapolis,        ml
Expanding Our Horizons:               and symposia may report on data-based research, theoretical and                                  Minnesota, USA
Seventh International Conference      conceptual analyses, or best practices in language teacher education.


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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               meninleadership.org/#/
                                      entrepreneurship, and leadership development hosted by                                        Notre Dame,           Conference/CFP.php
                                                                                                                                    Indiana
                                      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                                    observatory.org/index.p
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     http://www.aiec.idp.co
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                                    secretariat.be/index.php
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-
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International Education and            Education: The Americas have a long history of educational linkages.         2010                                     caei.org/2010/?page_id
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                                                        http://www.cbie.ca/engl
                                       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                                                              k.org/Conference.html
(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        http://www.uri.edu/iep/
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,         http://www.kdp.org/inte
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      http://www.ciee.org/con
"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.
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QS Asia-Pacific Professional            The annual QS Asia-Pacific Professional Leaders in Education (QS-            November 17-       Bangkok, Thailand    http://www.qsapple.org
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           http://actfl.org/i4a/page
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
                                        swelter@msu.edu).
8th International Conference on         Relationships between Education/Training and                                 June 29-July 2,    Orlando, Florida     http://www.iiis2010.org
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,            http://www.bbk.ac.uk/b
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.

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                                       The biennial conference of the OECD's IMHE program has established             September 13-      Paris, France         http://www.oecd.org/sit
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   http://www.thegsa.org/c
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        http://www.wystc.org/
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
                                       opportunities.
Mobility under the magnifying          Europe seems rather unique on the world map of international student           3 Dec. 2010        Brussels, Belgium     http://www.aca-
glass: New insights, old challenges,   mobility, at least in one respect: the degree of visibility and support - be                                            secretariat.be/index.php
future perspectives                    it academic, political or financial - granted to this phenomenon during                                                 ?id=434
                                       the past decade within the ‗old continent‘ is simply outstanding. But
                                       while various European states are undoubtedly keen to attract the ‗best
                                       and brightest‘ foreign mobile students from around the world, to make
                                       European ‗youth‘ more mobile, and to ensure that 20% of those
                                       graduating in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) by 2020 will
                                       have had a study or training period abroad, do we really have a clear
                                       picture of European and global mobility developments? How accurate is
                                       our knowledge of this highly interesting phenomenon, and how might
                                       our understanding be deepened and refined?

                                       The 4th ACA European Policy Seminar of this year will investigate these
                                       questions, as well as many other controversial aspects related to the
                                       international mobility phenomenon.
9th Annual Washington                  The WIEC is recognized as the premier event focused on international           Jan. 24-25, 2011   Washington, DC        http://www.washcounci
International Education Conference     student recruitment, bringing together universities from throughout the                                                 l.org/
(WIEC)                                 United States with sponsoring organizations. Conference participants
                                       will hear from key Embassy and sponsoring organization personnel on
                                       programs that fund international students in the United States. The
                                       Conference also features information on the latest trends in international
                                       student enrollment and emerging developments on visa issuance and
                                       regulations governing international students while they are in the United

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AIEA Conference                        Association of International Education Administrators                        February 20-23,      San Francisco, CA     http://www.aieaworld.o
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The 2011 EDGE (Emerging                Education sector has currently taken center –stage in India. We are at a     March 9-11,          New Delhi, India      http://www.edgeforum.i
Directions in Global Education)        momentous time, when Indian government recognizing the need and              2011                                       n/
conference                             potential of the sector has introduced crucial bills which will shape and
                                       nurture the future of Indian higher Education Sector. Also the demand
                                       for quality education and transparent education system has increased.
                                       Therefore the theme for EDGE 2011 has been chosen as ‗Shaping the
                                       Future of Indian Higher Education‘.
British Council Going Global           The British Council's Going Global Conference provides an opportunity        10-12 March          Hong Kong             http://www.britishcoun
Conference                             for delegates to debate the drivers and motivations for international        2011                                       cil.org/goingglobal-
                                       education, at both policy and practitioner level. Delegates consider how                                                gg5-general-
                                       strategic approaches at both levels might integrate, and how they might                                                 information.htm
                                       support elements such as research, curriculum development, teaching,
                                       the student experience and staff development.
INTERNATIONAL                          The Association's annual convention is a major international scholarly       March                Montreal, Canada      http://www.isanet.org/c
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.
Intercultural Horizons: Best           Siena Italian Studies and the Associazione Culturale Ulisse at the           May 7th and 8th,     Siena, Italy          http://www.sienaitalian
Practices in Intercultural             International Center for Intercultural Exchange are pleased to invite you    2011                                       studies.com/intercultura
Competence Development                 to Intercultural Horizons 2011, the first biennial conference dedicated to                                              l_horizons.php
                                       exchanging ideas, practices and experiences in intercultural competence
                                       development.
NAFSA: Association of                  NAFSA: Association of International Educators is a member                    May 29-June 3,       Vancouver, British    http://www.nafsa.org/
International Educators Annual         organization promoting international education and providing                 2011                 Columbia, Canada
Conference                             professional development opportunities to the field.
Internationalisation of Pedagogy and   This international conference is aimed at exploring new and emerging         16-17 June 2011      University of         http://www.heacademy.
Curriculum in Higher Education:        thinking, practice and research in these areas and invites practitioners                          Warwick, UK           ac.uk/events/detail/201
Exploring New Frontiers                and researchers working in more internationalised higher education                                                      1/academyevents/16_17
Conference                             contexts around the world to consider and debate some of the following                                                  _June_TIS
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                                   issues:

                                           What are the challenges and opportunities for universities,
                                            teachers and students of increased student mobility (both
                                            inbound and outbound)?
                                         How can we use the diversity of student and staff perspectives
                                            and experiences for more internationalised learning for all?
                                         How can these shifts shape imaginative and creative approaches
                                            to teaching, learning and assessment; curriculum
                                            and programme design and delivery; research paradigms and
                                            epistemologies; and interactions and transnational partnerships?
                                         How can these inform more complex issues such as global
                                            citizenship and intercultural learning, and foster respectful
                                            dialogue between and among diverse cultures and knowledge
                                            traditions on university campuses and across the communities in
                                            which they exist?
                                         Is ‗internationalisation‘ an exclusively Western (or
                                            ‗Westernising‘) notion or are there other cultural academic
                                            paradigms or perspectives that can inform a wider debate?
American Council on the Teaching   The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)           November 18-      Denver, CO            http://actfl.org/i4a/page
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           http://www.nafsa.org/
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      http://actfl.org/i4a/page
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           http://actfl.org/i4a/page
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,
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                                      Research, Specific Purposes, Standards and Technology.
International Conference on           9th Washington International Education Conference        January 24-25,                          http://iienetwork.org/pa
Internationalization of Higher                                                                 2011                                    ge/Events/
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