California Study Abroad Town Hall Meeting











Friday, May 5, 2017
8:00am - 4:00pm

Location: Carson (Los Angeles County), California
                at California State University at Dominguez Hills Campus

Co-Sponsored by:

  • California State University Systemwide Office of International Programs
  • University of California Systemwide Education Abroad Program
  • California Colleges for International Education
  • Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities
  • Region XII, NAFSA: Association of International Educators, Education Abroad Knowledge Community
  • Southern California Consortium for International Studies (SOCCIS)
  • Ascension Benefits & Insurance Solutions, Student Health
  • Terra Dotta Software
  • Cultural Insurance Services International, Inc.
  • Center for Global Education at California State University at Dominguez Hills

Agenda:

8:00 Check-in, Informal Networking, and Continental Breakfast

9:00 Innovative Best Practices:  “What’s Working?” 

- Catch up with colleagues and share recent initiatives

9:20 Welcome and Introductions from CSU Dominguez Hills

9:30 Updates from UC EAP, CSU IP, Community Colleges, Independent/Private institutions

10:00 Current Topics in Health and Safety

- Town Hall Discussion

11:00 Collaboration and Support for Study Abroad During Challenging Times

- Various Topics

- Table Discussion

12:00 NETWORKING LUNCH

1:00 California and Collaborative Organization Updates
           - Upcoming NAFSA National Conference in Los Angeles, Other Local Conferences, Meetings,& Program Announcements

1:30 Sharing California Innovation and Opportunities for Program Sharing

- Town Hall Discussion

11:00 Collaboration and Support for Study Abroad During Challenging Times

- Various Topics

- Table Discussion

2:45 BREAK

3:00 Breakout Session – Continuing the Conversations

3:30 Town Hall Open Discussion, Future Efforts, Next Steps, and Continuing Collaboration

4:00 Meeting Concludes

5:00 International Educators Social Hour


"Own what you can always carry with you; know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your bag."

A. Solzhenitsyn