In this Issue:

Welcome New Member

The Forum welcomes the following institutional member committed to Standards of Good Practice:

Carthage College


For more information on joining the Forum, visit: http://www.forumea.org/
memberservices.cfm


Dates and Deadlines

Sunday, September 9
Registration deadline: Indianapolis workshop

Thursday, September 13 
Indianapolis: Workshop on the Forum's Code of Ethics for Education Abroad
 
Saturday, September 15
Registration deadline: Standards workshop in Cuenca, Ecuador
 
Monday, September 24
Free webinar for members: Understanding the Standards of Good Practice – Standard 2: Student Learning and Development
 
Thursday, October 4
Pittsburgh: PaCIE preconference workshop on the Forum’s Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad with a focus on Health and Safety
 
Friday, October 5
Cuenca, Ecuador: Full-day workshop on the Forum’s Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad with a focus on Standard 8: Health, Safety, Security and Risk Management
 
Monday, October 15
Early-bird registration ends for European Conference in Dublin

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Book your Hotel for the Forum’s First European Conference

Hotels are filling up quickly for the Forum’s First European Conference in Dublin. The Forum conference coincides with a meeting of the European Union and hotels near University College Dublin have already been filled. Additional hotels are available in the city center and conference attendees are encouraged to arrange their accommodations as early as possible. The Forum is currently in negotiation with another hotel in Dublin city center and will provide this information on the website as it becomes available. Keep checking www.forumea.org/Dublinhotel.cfm for updates.
 
Register for the European Conference before October 15th to take advantage of early-bird pricing.




Standards Workshop in Cuenca, Ecuador: Registration Deadline Approaches

September 15th is the deadline to register for the full-day workshop in Cuenca, Ecuador on October 5th. This workshop is designed to provide expert training in the Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad with a focus on Standard 8: Health, Safety, Security and Risk Management. It will present the Forum’s Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad through case studies and issues of concern to Ecuadorian and South American universities and organizations.
 
Fundación CEDEI is hosting the workshop in the historic center of Cuenca:
Centro de Estudios Interamericanos
General Torres 11-02 y Gran Colombia
Cuenca, Ecuador
 
For more information, go to www.forumea.org/Cuencawkshp.cfm 
Register here




Upcoming Workshops in Indianapolis and Pittsburgh

Date: September 13, 2012 (1pm-4pm)
Workshop: The Forum's Code of Ethics for Education Abroad
Location and Host: Indianapolis, IFSA-Butler
Facilitator: Rob Hallworth (The George Washington University)
Register here by September 9th


Date: Thursday, October 4, 2012 (1pm-5pm)
Workshop: The Standards of Good Practice for Short-Term Education Abroad Programs, with a specific focus on Health and Safety
Location and Host: Pittsburgh, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Council on International Education (PaCIE) 2012 Conference
Facilitator: Rob Hallworth (The George Washington University)   
Register at the PaCIE website

For a complete list of Forum workshops and training opportunities, visit: http://www.forumea.org/fulleventscal2012-13.cfm




Look for the Forum at the EAIE Conference

Next week, the Forum on Education Abroad will be at the EAIE Annual Conference in Dublin, Ireland. Find us at Stand #123 in the exhibition hall.




*Photo credit: This issue's photo comes to us from Boston University.
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