2016 Summer Seminar
Offered by World Education Services and The Boston College Center for International Higher Education

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2016 WES International Credential Labs

2016 Summer Seminar
Offered by World Education Services and
The Boston College Center for International Higher Education

Boston College, Chestnut Hill, June 22-24

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The Changing Landscape of Global Higher Education
and International Student Mobility

The volume of internationally mobile students is expected to reach 8 million by 2025.
Is your institution prepared?

World Education Services (WES) and The Boston College Center for International Higher Education (CIHE) are partnering to provide an interactive seminar for higher education professionals who lead international operations and recruitment services at their institutions.

Seminar benefits include:

Dialogue with leading experts in the international education field
Benefit from the small format of this event by engaging with our expert presenters and networking with your peers.
Learn about the latest trends in global higher education
Gain a deeper understanding of the current global education landscape with insight from seasoned presenters from all over the world.
Gain actionable insights to inform your internationalization agenda
Practical and interactive sessions will teach you how to implement the latest trends and best practices on your campus.


Presenters

  • Philip Altbach

    Philip G. Altbach

    Boston College Center for
    International Higher Education

  • Mariam Assefa

    Mariam Assefa

    World Education Services

  • Rajika Bhandari

    Rajika Bhandari

    Institute of International Education (IIE)

  • Hans De Wit

    Hans De Wit

    Boston College Center for
    International Higher Education

  • Stephen C Dunnett

    Stephen C. Dunnett

    The State University of New York at Buffalo

  • Bryce Loo

    Bryce Loo

    World Education Services

Event Program

1:00 pm

Registration

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Opening

Mariam Assefa, Executive Director of World Education Services
Hans de Wit, Director, Center for International Higher Education at Boston College
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Participant Introductions and Expectations

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Trends in Higher Education Worldwide

Philip Altbach, Founding Director, Center for International Higher Education
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Break

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Internationalization of Higher Education: Concepts, Trends and Challenges

Hans de Wit, Director, Center for International Higher Education at Boston College
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Interactive Session on Implications for Your Work

Liz Reisberg, Research Fellow, Center for International Higher Education at Boston College
Laura Rumbley, Associate Director, Center for International Higher Education at Boston College
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Wine and Cheese Reception for Presenters and Participants to Network

8:30 am - 9:30 am

Welcome, Coffee and Rolls

9:30 am - 10:30 am

International Student Flows: What Do the Numbers Tell Us?

Paul Schulmann, Senior Research Associate, World Education Services
Bryce Loo, Research Associate, World Education Services
10:30 am - 10:45 am

Break

10:45 am - 11:30 am

The European Response to International Students, Implications from National Policies, the Bologna Process, and European Mobility Schemes

Hans de Wit, Director, Center for International Higher Education at Boston College
Laura Rumbley, Associate Director, Center for International Higher Education at Boston College
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Canadian Approach to International Students

Karen McBride, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Bureau for International Education
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

American Higher Education and its Internationalization

Robin Helms, Director for Research, American Council on Education
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Lunch Break

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Latin America: Higher Education and Student Mobility

Liz Reisberg, Research Fellow, Center for International Higher Education at Boston College
Iván Pacheco, Research Fellow, Center for International Higher Education at Boston College
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm

Asia: Higher Education and Student Mobility

Philip Altbach, Founding Director, Center for International Higher Education
Qi Michelle Wang, Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and Research Fellow, Center for International Higher Education at Boston College
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Break

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Refugees: The Hidden Immigrant Student Population

Bryce Loo, Research Associate, World Education Services
Timothy Owen, Director, World Education Services Canada
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Interactive Session: Implications for Your Work

Liz Reisberg, Research Fellow, Center for International Higher Education at Boston College
Laura Rumbley, Associate Director, Center for International Higher Education at Boston College
8:30 am - 9:00 am

Welcome, Coffee and Rolls

9:00 am - 10:00 am

International Student Flows: The US in a Global Context

Rajika Bhandari, Deputy Vice President, Research and Evaluation Director, IIE Center for Academic Mobility Research and Impact, Institute of International Education (IIE)
10:00 am - 10:30 am

Break

10:30 am - 11:30 am

How to Identify and Address Challenges with International Students Before, During and After Their Stay at the Campus

Stephen Dunnett, Professor and Vice Provost for International Education, The State University of New York at Buffalo
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Panel Discussion: Graduate Education and International Students: The New Competition

Hans de Wit, Director, Center for International Higher Education at Boston College
Stephen Dunnett, Professor and Vice Provost for International Education, The State University of New York at Buffalo
Rajika Bhandari, Deputy Vice President, Research and Evaluation Director, IIE Center for Academic Mobility Research and Impact, Institute of International Education (IIE)
Karen McBride, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Bureau for International Education
12:30 pm

Closing Statements

Mariam Assefa, Executive Director of World Education Services
Hans de Wit, Director, Center for International Higher Education at Boston College

**Times are subject to change.

Seminar Location

Boston College, Chestnut Hill
Lynch School of Education
Campion Hall 139
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
(617) 552-8000
How to get to Boston College
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Accommodation

Holiday Inn Boston-Brookline is offering a discounted rate for seminar participants. Please mention ‘WES’ during booking for discount. Below you will find a list of other hotels near Boston College, some of which offer discounts to Boston College visitors (please mention “Boston College” during booking for discount).

Chestnut Hill Area Hotels



*Boston College rate available based on availability

Registration


Fees:


Registration Type 1 Person Price per person if two or more people register from the same institution
Registration US $1,100 US $900
Full-Time Student US $200 N/A


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Presented by:

World Education Services

World Education Services is dedicated to helping people with international education achieve their higher education and professional goals by evaluating and advocating for the recognition of international education qualifications.
Center for International Higher Education
CIHE was founded in 1995 to advance knowledge about the complex realities of higher education in the contemporary world through its research, publications, training programs, and advisory activities.