5TH ANNUAL

DIVERSITY ABROAD

CONFERENCE

Embracing the Future of Global Education

March 19 – 22, 2017  |  Minneapolis, MN
Hosted by: Learning Abroad Center at University of Minnesota

About the conference

Diversity Abroad is excited to announce that the 5th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference will be held in Minneapolis, MN, on March 19 – 22, 2017, hosted by the Learning Abroad Center of the University of MN Twin Cities Campus. The 2017 conference marks the 10 year anniversary of Diversity Abroad! This milestone provides an opportunity for the international education community to both celebrate the progress we’ve made in expanding access and support for diverse and underrepresented students and chart a path forward toward inclusive excellence in global education. The annual Diversity Abroad Conference — along with the Global Student Leadership Summit & the MSI Global Education Summit — constitutes the most comprehensive national forum on issues of access, diversity, equity, and inclusion in global education.

important dates

  • Jan 16

    Innovation Competition Submission Deadline

    More details available here

  • Jan 16

    Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education (EDIIE) Awards Nomination Deadline

    More details available here

  • Jan 27

    Early Bird Registration Closes

    Early bird discounts apply for the General Conference, MSI Global Education Summit, & Global Student Leadership Summit

  • Mar 19

    5th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference

    General Conference, MSI Global Education Summit, & Global Student Leadership Summit: March 19 – 22

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM THE CONFERENCE?

WHY ATTEND? WHO ATTENDS?

WHY ATTEND?

Whether your interested in exploring the value of diversity in international education, looking for new and creative ways to interact with students from a variety of different backgrounds or seeking ways to collaborate with other professionals in the field, this conferenced is not to be missed. You should attend the Diverity Abroad Conference if you are interested in:

WHO ATTENDS?

This Conference is perfect for professionals, administrators and educators interested in learning more about how to attract, retain and serve the needs of diverse and underrepresented students in international opportunities. Individuals  who represent the following offices/organizations will particularly find the conference a worthwhile investment.

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Schedule

Time

Session

  • 8:00am - 8:00pm

    Registration

  • 8:30am - 11:30am

  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Networking Lunch for Diversity & Inclusion Professionals

  • 1:00pm - 4:00pm

  • 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    Exhibitor Fair

  • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Leveraging the Diversity Abroad Network to Meet Your Diversity & Inclusion Goals

  • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Conference Newcomers Welcome

  • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Introducing New diversityabroad.com Site

  • 6:00pm - 7:15pm

    Welcome & Keynote Address

  • 7:15pm - 8:45pm

    Opening Reception

  • 7:00am - 5:00pm

    Registration

  • 7:30am - 8:30am

    Task Force Meetings

  • 8:30am - 9:45am

  • 9:45am - 10:30am

    Refreshment Break & Exhibitor Fair

  • 10:30am - 11:45am

  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm

    Welcome Luncheon

  • 1:45pm - 3:00pm

  • 3:00pm - 3:30pm

    Exhibitor Fair

  • 3:45pm - 5:00pm

    Plenary Session

  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Reception

  • 7:00am - 12:00pm

    Registration

  • 8:15am - 9:30am

  • 9:30am - 10:30am

    Refreshment Break & Exhibitor Fair

  • 10:30am - 11:45am

  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm

    Awards Luncheon

  • 1:45pm - 3:00pm

    Think Tank Discussions

  • 3:15pm - 4:45pm

    Closing Plenary

  • 4:45pm - 5:00pm

    Closing Remarks

  • 5:00pm -

    Restaurant Hop

Time

Session

  • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Welcome Reception

Time

Session

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