2015 AASCU/NAFSA Institute for New Senior International Officers
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 to Friday, February 13, 2015
The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and NAFSA: Association of International Educators are pleased to announce the Institute for New Senior International Officers. Designed for SIOs working on AASCU member campuses, the institute offers participants the opportunity to be introduced to the key skills and knowledge a SIO must master as a leader in internationalization at a public comprehensive college or university.
About the Conference
Applicants accepted into this focused and practical professional development institute will benefit from sessions led by a group of experienced international educators, and topical experts. This institute is ideal for new senior administrators (those with less than three years of experience) that want to deepen their knowledge, expertise and leadership skills.
The Institute for New Senior International Officers’ two-and-a-half day program will introduce participants to key issues in each of the critical subject areas for which they are responsible. The program will address topics including regulation, risk management, institutional partnership development, integration into curricula, principles of internationalization, outcome assessment, budget and physical plant management, and the “culture” of international educational exchange.
Applications must be received by Friday, December 14, 2014.
The meeting will begin at 7:45 a.m. on Wednesday, February 11th and end on Friday, February 13th at Noon. You should plan on arriving in DC on Tuesday the 10th and departing after 2 p.m. on Friday the 13th.
Registration for Senior International Officer: $885
Fee includes all program sessions and materials; opening reception, breakfast, lunch and refreshments at all breaks. All SIO are expected to register and participate in all program activities.
Registration Information top
Two options to register:
- Register Online
- Register via the downloadable registration form (pdf), to be mailed or faxed in to:
Felicia Durham, SIO Institute
American Association of State Colleges and Universities
1307 New York Avenue, NW, 5th floor
Washington, D.C. 20005-4701
Fax: (202) 296-5819
Phone: (202) 478-4673
Washington Marriott at Metro Center
775 12th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
A special room block has been made at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center. The rate for a single/double room is $219 a night. So that you can enjoy AASCU's tax-free Washington DC status, AASCU will be making your room reservation for you and then invoicing you for the room night's after the meeting. This saves you from having to pay the 14.5% tax per night.
To make your room reservations, please contact AASCU's Meeting Manager, Jill M. Gately at (202) 478-4668 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please call Jill to make your hotel reservation by January 23rd. After January 23rd you will be subject to a higher rate.
Cancellation & Refund Policytop
If you must cancel your registration, you will receive a full refund if the cancellation is before 5 p.m. EST Friday, January 9th. There will be a $250.00 cancellation fee after that date. Special circumstances will be handled on an individual basis.