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14th Wthe ashington Washington International International Education Education Conference Conference Morning Sessions: Washington International Education Conference

2016

University of California Washington, DC Center Washington International Education Conference 1608 Rhode Island Avenue NW January 25th 26th 2016 Washington, DC and 20036 (three blocks from Dupont Circle) University of California Washington, DC Center

1608 Rhode Island Avenue NW Afternoon Sessions: Embassies and Sponsoring Washington, DC 20036 Organizations throughout Washington (three blocks from Dupont Circle)

conference agenda

January 27th28th, 2014 Conference Agenda January 25th27and 26th January th-28 th,2016 2014

Washington International Education Council 330 Hart Road North Potomac, MD 20878-5457 Washington International Education Council Telephone: (301) 947-0015 330 Hart Road E-mail: [email protected] North Potomac, MD 20878-5457 www.washcouncil.org Telephone: (301) 947-0015 E-mail: [email protected] www.washcouncil.org

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Monday, January 25, 2016 8:30 am – 12:00 pm Lobby, Ground Floor

8:30 am – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Registration Continental Breakfast Courtesy of the Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman Special thanks to Dr. Talal Al-Balushi, Cultural Attaché Dr. Talal Al-Balushi, Cultural Attaché Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman New Opportunities for Students from Oman

Kim Shaw Visa Office / US Department of State Louis M. Farrell Director Student and Exchange Visitor Program United States Department of Homeland Security Katie Westerlund, School Certification Unit / Policy Unit Chief Ann Balough Program Management Section Chief Systems Management Unit Barry Kobe Adjudicator SEVP Analysis and Operations Center Dr. Nicholas Arrindell Facilitator

10:30 am – 10:45 am Lobby

Coffee Break

Monday, January 25, 2016 10:45 am – 11:30 am

“China U.: The Stories Behind the Statistics In Higher Education’s Chinese Student Boom.” Karin Fischer Senior writer, The Chronicle of Higher Education

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

“What Matters Most; the strategies, activities and actions which can make the most difference in the effectiveness of an international student recruitment and global marketing initiative.” Pamela Barrett Director of Client Services, North America Director, Barton Carlyle KPMG Associate

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

Buffet Luncheon

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Engaging US Universities and Colleges in International Education and Development Kaia Benson, Project Director Katrin DeWindt, Project Director Sarah Boeving, Senior Program Officer Michelle Grajek, Program Officer IREX

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Open Doors Christine A. Farrugia Senior Research Officer IIE Center for Academic Mobility Research and Impact Institute of International Education (IIE)

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm

Coffee Break

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm

Embassy of Colombia Education Developments in Colombia Andrés Brito Minister Plenipotentiary Daniel Pedraza First Secretary Presentation at the University of California Washington, DC Center

Monday, January 25, 2016 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Embassy of Australia 1601 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036 Conference Reception Monday, January 25th 6 p.m. to 8 p.m With thanks to: Mr. John Angley, Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner, Australian Trade Commission Mr. Anthony Murfett, Minister Counsellor for Industry, Science and Education and Taylor White, Deputy Director (Education, Policy & University Research)

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 8:30 am – 12:00 pm Lobby, Ground Floor

Registration

8:00 am – 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

8:30 am – 9:15 am

Mr. Peter Phippen Director, International Business Development CHEGG Maximizing Outreach Efforts Through Latest Trends in Chinese Social Media

9:15 am – 10:00 am

Hadhramout Scholarship Program Marie-Claude Svaldi Founder and President ECCOS

10:00 am – 10:45 am

Daniel Gaines Senior International Trade Specialist US Department of Commerce Recruiting International Students with an Eye Towards the Future

10:45 am – 11:15 am Lobby

11:15 am – 12:00 pm Coaches depart at 12:15

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Coffee Break Where Do International Students Work After Graduating Neil G. Ruiz Executive Director Center for Law, Economics, and Finance The George Washington University School of Law Luncheon and Presentation Embassy of Malaysia 3516 International Court NW Washington, DC 20008 His Excellency Datuk Dr. Awang Adek Hussin Ambassador Dr. Md. Amin Md. Taff Minister Counselor (Education)

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Tuesday, January 26, 2016 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Embassy of Kuwait Dr. Abdulazeez Al Omar American Councils for International Education Cultural Attaché Sponsored at American Councils – 3500Programs International Drive NW Internationalization Opportunities Colleges and Universities Washington, for DCU.S. 20008 Michael Curtis, Vice President Graham Hettlinger, Director of Higher Education Programs Vladka Shikova, Manager, Outbound Programs Presentation at the University of California Washington, DC Center

OR Seating Capacity Limited – Only for Preregistered for this meeting Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission or Dr. Mohammed Abdullah Saud Aleissa Cultural Attaché 8500 Hilltop Road Fairfax, VA 22031 Advancing Internationalization: Sponsored Students and Recruitment Support Denise Ifkovic Program Manager, Higher Education Programs Meeting at the University of California Building

WIEC conference program 2016 Special thanks to the University of California and the University of California, Riverside

Washington International Education Council 330 Hart Road North Potomac, MD 20878-5457 Telephone: (301) 947-0015 E-mail: [email protected] www.washcouncil.org