Tuesday, May 31, 2016



7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Check-in and Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Keynote Address: The Shape of Things to Come: The Role of Internationalization in Times of Change
Alex Usher, president of Higher Education Strategy Associates, will examine global demands such as changing demographics and economic realities that are transforming higher education.

9:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Comparative Institutional Perspectives
José Celso Freire Junior, associate provost for international affairs at São Paulo State University (UNESP) and president of FAUBAI (Brazilian Association for International Education), Laura Howard, lecturer at the Universidad de Cádiz and president of the European Association for International Education, and Ashish Vaidya, provost and vice president for academic affairs at St. Cloud State University, will provide institutional perspectives from three distinct regions. Participants will engage in roundtable discussions.

11:00a.m. - 12:25 p.m.

Lessons Learned: Voices from the Field
Douglas Palmer, vice president for academic affairs and associate professor of history at Walsh University, Kavita Pandit, associate provost for faculty affairs at Georgia State University and a member of the NAFSA board of directors, Mike Proctor, vice president for global initiatives at the University of Arizona, and Jeff Riedinger, vice provost for global affairs at the University of Washington and member of the NAFSA board of directors, and will share their perspectives as senior international officers.

12:25 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Final Comments and Wrap-Up