IIE Summit 2019: The Future of International Education
February 17 – 19, 2019 | Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York, NY

IIE Summit Highlights

Coinciding with a celebration of IIE's Centennial, the IIE Summit 2019 explored, examined, and addressed critical issues for the future of international education. At a time of great change in the field of international education, the Summit convened change-makers from across all sectors to address the joint-issues facing the industry and determine the future of international education for the next 50 years, specifically centered around these primary themes:  


  1. Student Mobility: How do we create opportunities and support systems that strengthen student mobility in both directions and strategically increase participation while preparing students to enter the global workforce? 
  2. Access & Equity: How can we develop programs and services that make an international experience accessible and equitable for a broader population? 
  3. Scholars & Innovation: What is the role that scholars and faculty play in advancing curriculum development, fostering international opportunities, integrating industry, and driving internationalization of the campus? 
  4. Higher Education in Emergencies: What are the successful approaches and strategies for supporting students and scholars who have been displaced from their home country due to violence, political persecution, or other emergent circumstances? 
  5. International Partnerships: How do we create a future where comprehensive and innovative international partnerships are at the core of how higher education institutions, government, industry, and the non-profit sector work together?