THE WASHINGTON DIPLOMAT

Global Education Conference

November 12, 2019 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Conference Attendance $395

Complimentary tickets for currently serving foreign diplomats.

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Global Education Conference

About us

​The Washington Diplomat is an independent monthly publication and media company with a readership of more than 200,000. The Diplomat has served as the flagship newspaper of the diplomatic and international community in Washington D.C. and New York for the past 25 years and it is the only publication distributed to all 185 foreign embassies in the nation’s capital.​

Distribution is also sent to the United Nations in New York, World Bank, the White House, Congress, Pentagon, State Department, World Bank/IMF, IDB, PAHO, Fortune 500 companies, federal agencies, think tanks and various points of influence in Washington, Virginia, Maryland and New York. The Washington Diplomat works very closely with embassies and foreign governments as a convener of dozens of conferences and roundtable discussions focused on international affairs, U.S. foreign policy, trade and investment, health care, tourism and more. Moreover, we host several public diplomacy networking programs throughout the year and an annual White Correspondents’ Association Dinner Pre-Party.

Global Education Conference

Speakers and Panelist

Grace Suh
Vice President, Education - IBM Corporation
Anthony Arend
Professor of Government and Foreign Service - Georgetown University
John A. Simmons
Visa Policy Analyst - U.S. Department of State
Ken Eisner
Director, Worldwide Education Program and Global Lead - Amazon Web Services
Albert Mokhiber
Immigration Attorney - Mokhiber & Moretti, PLLC
Dr. Sanjeev Khagram
Dean of ASU’s Thunderbird School of Global Management
Christina Casagrande
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Academic Programs U.S. Department of State
Nahlah Al-Jubeir
Director, Center for Career Development, Saudi Arabian Culture Mission
Xingyu YANG
Minister Counselor Embassy of China — Education Office

Global Education Conference

Conference Schedule

Tuesday November 12, 2019

8AM TO 4PM

Visa & Immigration
Challenges for International Students

New Fields of Study
Trends in Higher Education

Strategies
Communicating with Embassies to Attract Students

International Students to the U.S.
How to Adapt to Multicultural Classrooms

Governments Abroad
How to Attract Major U.S. Institutions

Disruptive Technologies
How Tech is Transforming the Classroom

Future Workforce
21st-Century Skills and Continuing Education

Women in Tech
The Importance of STEM Fields

Global Education Conference

Conference Venue

EMBASSY OF FRANCE
4101 Reservoir Road NW
Washington, DC 20007
TIME: 8:00 AM – 4PM

 

Hotel Accommodations

Special Rates at
The Fairfax at Embassy Row

The Fairfax at Embassy Row is an approachable, upscale, and historic icon with a recent modernization to its public space. The classically current feel and openness of our multi-functional common areas give the hotel a brand new appeal to established and growing business professionals, diplomatic/ international guests, and its local neighbors. Choose to work quietly by the fireplace in our common spaces or join a group conversation. Enjoy one of the 259 elegantly appointed sleeping rooms. Mix and mingle in The Sally, the cocktail-centric small-plates restaurant; stop in The Market for a grab and go bite or locally sourced cup – of- joe in the mornings and afternoon. It is all about the convenience, ease and elegance at The Fairfax.

To book: The Washington Diplomat Global Education Conference or call: 1-855-559-8899 or call the hotel directly at 202-835-2116

Special rate: $189.00 for Superior Rooms King or Two-Double Beds
$30 extra per person+

Rates extended until Oct. 28, 2019

Global Education Conference

Sponsors & Partners

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Officials from these Countries are Confirmed

Afghanistan

African Union

Australia

Azerbaijan

Bangladesh

Bolivia

Botswana

Brazil

China

Colombia

Costa Rica

Egypt

Equatorial Guinea

France

Guatemala

Haiti

Iraq

Israel

Japan

Kyrgyz Republic

Lesotho

Lithuania

Moldova

Namibia

New Zealand

Nigeria

Paraguay

Qatar

Romania

Rwanda

Saudi Arabia

Sri Lanka

St. Kitts Nevis

UAE

Zambia

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