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the conference: This conference is intended as a resource for anyone
involved with international outreach, especially those professionals
under the umbrella of the US Department of Education's International
Education Programs Service (IEPS). More about
A draft online program is now available
with links to panels and abstracts -- this is a provisional and incomplete
program, however. For the most up-to-date program, with room assignments
and other details (but with no abstracts) please download
the pdf version here.
Speaker: We are pleased to have as our keynote speaker State Superintendent
of Public Instruction, Elizabeth Burmaster. More
about Superintendent Burmaster...
for the conference is $150 and includes a reception on Thursday and
Friday, lunch on Friday and Saturday, and a dinner on Friday. Online
registration for the conference - and additional information - is now
available. As of 17 April, late registration applies and
will cost $150/person.
original room block at the Concourse Hotel (the conference venue) is
full but we have arranged for the additional space (and rates) at additional
hotels. More about accommodations...
awards are available to support K-12 teacher participation at this
conference. More about travel awards...
Conference venue is the Madison
Concourse Hotel (1 West Dayton Street, Madison 53703), phone
608.257.6000 or 800.356.8293. Maps
and directions to the Concourse are available here.
information about the conference, contact Steven
K. Smith, Associate Director of Global Studies at the University
Fabbi, Canadian Studies Center, University of Washington
Gaerlan, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of California,
Kline, Center for Latin American and Carribean Studies, University of
Leslie, Center for African Studies, University of Florida
McGinley Marshall, Stone Center for Latin American Studies, Tulane University
Park, Russia, East European and Eurasian Center, University of Illinois
Petzen, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University
K. Smith, Global Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Weiss, Center for South Asia, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
deadline for individual paper
or panel proposals has passed
but submissions will be considered on a case by case basis.