The Forum on Education Abroad’s 19th Annual Conference

Forum’s 19th Annual Conference

The Forum’s 19th Annual Conference heads to Seattle for 2023 at the Sheraton Grand Seattle with a three-day, in-person conference on March 22-24, 2023. Online programming will take place one week earlier, with a two-day virtual conference on March 14-15, 2023.

We are proud to be a diamond sponsor! Visit us at booth 1 & 2 in the exhibit hall and speak our colleagues representing a range of departments. Additionally, our colleagues will be presenting on a range of topics. 

Attend Our Sessions on Thursday, March 23:  

8:45 AM - 10:00 AM | Becoming the Equity & Inclusion Future We Want – and Our Students Deserve! 

  • Noelle Baldwin, Director of Diversity Relations and Advising; Katherine N. Yngve, Assessment Specialist, Equitable & Intercultural Learning, Institutional Data Analysis + Assessment (IDA+A) at Purdue University; Dr. Keshia Abraham, Founder & CEO, Abraham Consultancy; Christina Thompson, Director of Partnership Development & Diversity Initiatives, Barcelona SAE 

8:45 AM - 10:00 AM | Legal Claims Abroad: A Global Survey of Study Abroad Cases 

  • William Hoye, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer; Lesley Melega, Assistant Vice President and Deputy General Counsel; and Gian Franco Borio, Attorney at Law

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM | Career-Integrated Global Learning: What, Why and How? 

  • Robin Deering, Internship Program Advisor; Kate Moore, Ed.D., Principal and Co-Founder at Global Career Center (GCC); Kimberly Harn, Advisor and Program Manager at University of Wisconsin Madison 

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM | The Resilience of the Small Study Abroad Office: Sharing Strategies for Leveraging Resources and Maintaining Well Being Description of Presentation 

  • Kate Bryant, Senior College Relations Manager; Rebecca Avery, Director of Study Abroad and International Exchanges at Haverford College; Tracy Weber, Director of Global Education at Bryn Mawr College 

Additional Information:

  • IES Abroad was named a finalist for Forum’s Award for Advancing the SDGs through Education Abroad! The winner of the award will be announced at the conference.
  • Destiny Oppe, Assistant Director, Internship Programming at IES Abroad, serves on the 2023 Forum Conference Planning Committee and will be in attendance, 
    Assistant Director, Internship Programming at IES Abroad
  • Mary Parsons, Internship College Relations Manager serves on the Forum 2023 Award Selection Committee, and will be in attendance.