Registration for the 2016 IIE Summit is open!
The 2016 IIE Summit on Generation Study Abroad will take place on October 23-25, 2016 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC.
Be part of the movement. Discover and share solutions on reaching our shared vision. Make connections and form new partnerships.
Doubling Study Abroad by 2020. Explore. Exchange. Experiment.
The 2016 IIE Summit on Generation Study Abroad will bring education, government and business leaders and journalists together in Washington, DC for action-oriented discussion on how to ensure international experience is a key part of a 21st Century education and make study abroad opportunities available to all. We invite you to join the conversation, so that together we can learn and share innovative solutions to increase and diversify study abroad participation.
Top 3 Reasons to Attend:
- Explore ideas to expand study abroad participation and why it's so important in preparing the next generation to be successful in the global economy.
- Exchange with leaders from higher education, K-12, career services, and government representatives about scaling existing best practices.
- Use the tools of Design Thinking to Experiment with new actions so that many more students have the opportunity to undertake an international experience.
Learn more about our interactive sessions and speakers here.
With over 30 sessions, 12 summit talks, 4 Think tanks, and 5 learning labs, the IIE Summit is an interactive conference with opportunity to network and innovate. Attendees will hear from innovators, thought leaders, and study abroad alumni and be given actionable prototypes to implement at home.
To date, more than 600 partners from the U.S. and abroad have joined Generation Study Abroad with a bold vision to double the number of U.S. students studying abroad by the end of the decade. The latest Open Doors data showed 5% growth in study abroad, but much more is needed to achieve our ambitious goal.
Learn more about Generation Study Abroad