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International Education Conference

Conference Information

Conference Schedule

8:00-9:00

Registration and Breakfast

8:30-9:00

Student Poster Session

9:00-9:45

Keynote Address by Dr. Uzma Quraishi, author of Making Houston Home

10:00-10:30

Block 1: Immigration & Cultural Transformation

10:45-11:15

Block 2: Bringing the World to Your Students

11:30-12:00

Selected repeat presentations from Blocks 1 & 2

11:30-12:30

Student Model UN Simulation

12:00-12:30

Student Poster Session

12:30-2:00

Lunch, musical performance, and Keynote Address by Alex Triantaphyllis, Director of Immigration and Economic Opportunity at BakerRipley

2:15-2:45

Dessert and Roundtable Discussions on topics which include Administrative Support for Study Abroad, International Student Support for faculty, Internationalizing your Course, Financial Resources for International Students, and What Students Need to Know about Study Abroad.

Timeline

  • April 16, 2018: Deadline for faculty mentor to approve the final draft of student projects
  • April 20, 2018: Conference date

Student Poster Contest

This year students will present research on international subjects in the Student Poster Contest. The following will be awarded:

  • Outstanding: $250
  • Distinguished: $200
  • Honorable Mention: $100

Click here for guidelines and sample posters.

Please note that all proposals will require a faculty mentor to sponsor your project.

Questions?

Email LSC-IEC@lonestar.edu for more information.