Event Time and Date
The 2017 Global Experiences Conference is a free event open to everyone in the UT community (students, faculty, staff) with an interest in international and intercultural experiences.
This year’s conference with the theme of “Dream. Do. Discover.” will include presentations and poster sessions featuring first-hand experiences and a lunch with a keynote speaker. Topics will include types of international experiences, benefits, challenges, lessons learned, development of international activities and more. Awards will be given for best poster and presentation.
Date: Saturday, March 25
Location: Baker Center for Public Policy
Address: 1640 Cumberland Avenue, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-3340
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Michael Handelsman, Distinguished Professor of Humanities, Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures and Faculty Director of Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships (ONSF)
Attendance at the conference is free of charge.
A tentative schedule for the conference may resemble the following:
9:30 – 10:00 Check-in/continental breakfast & Poster session
10:05 – 10:35 Session 1 (concurrent sessions)
10:40 – 11:10 Session 2 (concurrent sessions)
11:15 – 12:05 Session 3 (featured sessions, longer format-50 minutes)
12:15 – 1:30 Lunch, Keynote Speaker & Conference Wrap-up (including awards presentation)
For more information contact the conference organizers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are looking for the presentation and poster submission form follow this link: http://tiny.utk.edu/gecsubmit.
Howard Baker Center
Cultural, Diversity, Educational