A detailed session guide is available, including session speakers and descriptions.



1:45pm – 3:00pm Concurrent Sessions on Student Mobility

  • The Role of English Language Programs in Future Student Mobility
  • Megatrends in Higher Education, Global Travel and International Education: Impact on Policy, Practice and Planning
  • The Future of Virtual Learning and International Education
  • Andrew Heiskell Award Winners: Spotlight on Student Mobility

3:45pm – 5:00pm Concurrent Sessions on Student Mobility

  • Governmental Initiatives and Policies to Promote International Student Mobility
  • Cultivating Career Readiness from International Experiences
  • The Future of International Education: A Conversation with Leading Experts
  • Perspectives on Language Learning


10:00am – 11:00am Concurrent Sessions on Access & Equity

  • Leveling the Playing Field in Higher Education: The Role of International Scholarships and Fellowships in Supporting Students and Scholars
  • The Global Challenge of Failing to Protect the Human Right to Education
  • Diverse Voices Through Virtual Learning
  • The First Year Experience: How an Early Start and Strategic Campus Partnerships Can Increase Education Abroad Participation

11:15am – 12:15am Concurrent Sessions on Access & Equity

  • Innovations in Credential Evaluation and Recognition: Helping Displaced Populations Overcome Barriers to Academic and Professional Integration
  • Regional Specific Approaches to Engaging Diversity
  • Evidence for Study Abroad - Access for Underrepresented Students
  • Andrew Heiskell Award Winners: Spotlight on Access & Equity

2:00pm – 3:00pm Concurrent Sessions on Scholars & Innovation

  • Global Academic Embassies: Building Partnerships in China, the Middle East and East Africa
  • The Role of Third Parties in Creating and Sustaining Partnerships
  • Leading Invention in Engineering Education: A Three-Way Partnership
  • Research Partnerships as Drivers of Innovation

3:45pm – 4:45pm Concurrent Sessions on Scholars & Innovation

  • The Evolving Landscape of the U.S. Professoriate: Challenges and Opportunities for International Education Exchange
  • Leveraging Alumni for Impactful Global Experiential Learning to Fulfill Quality, Curriculum and Calendar Demands of Graduate Programs
  • Sustaining a Culture for International Exchange: Supporting Inbound and Outbound Scholars at U.S. Institutions
  • The Nexus of Academic and the Private Sector: How Institutions Advance Innovation

*Session details may be subject to change and will be updated accordingly.