IIE Best Practices Conference in New York City

The Institute of International Education recently announced that its 6th Annual IIE Best Practices in International Education Conference:  “Lead your Campus to the Top: Best Practices in Internationalizing the Campus”,  will take place on March 18, 2011 in New York City. This event will cover many exciting keynote, plenary and session themes and will feature high-level experts, including presidents, provosts and international education administrators from institutions around the world. In addition, a special awards portion of the conference will honor the winners of the 2011 IIE Andrew Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education.

IIE also invites you to attend the optional pre-conference roundtable discussions and the networking events on March 17.

The event will take place on Friday, March 18, 2011 at:
IIE Headquarters
809 United Nations Plaza
New York City

The early-bird registration deadline is January 21, 2011. IIE Network members receive a registration discount.

Conference sessions will feature best practices in the following areas:
– Strategic Planning for Comprehensive Internationalization: Best Practices for Internationalizing Business Education
– Student Mobility and Emerging Educational Hubs: National Strategies
– Best Practices for Building International Partnerships
– Public Policy and Academic Exchange

Pre-Conference Roundtable Discussions and Networking will take place on Thursday, March 17, 2011:

Morning Roundtables:
Concurrent Roundtable 1: Global Student Mobility and Emerging Educational Hubs
Concurrent Roundtable 2: Best Practices in Increasing Diversity in Study Abroad Participants
Networking Luncheon
Afternoon Roundtables:
Concurrent Roundtable 3: Best Practices in Diversifying Study Abroad Destinations
Concurrent Roundtable 4: Best Practices in Developing International Partnerships with Asia, Africa, and Latin America

Networking Dinner (by registration only)

More detailed information may be found on IIE’s website.

If you haven’t attended this conference in the past, be sure to bring your camera with you.  IIE’s office has one of the best views of the United Nations and the East River in New York!