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March 28, 2017

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The 13th Annual Forum Conference
Kicks Off Tomorrow!

The Forum’s 13th Annual Conference, Creating and Sustaining the Education Abroad Continuum, is this week, March 29-31, at The Westin Seattle.

Conference Quick Links:

On-Site Registration & Check-In

On-site conference registration and check-in will be open during the following hours:
  • Tuesday, March 28: 4-7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 29: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 30: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Friday, March 31: 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
There is still time to register online, or you may go to the conference registration desk during the above times to register on-site.

Arriving Early? Add a Workshop!

If you are arriving in Seattle early, consider participating in the full-day or half-day pre-conference workshops. Visit The Forum’s on-site registration table to add any of these options to your conference registration.

Exhibit Hall

Make time to explore the Exhibit Hall to learn more about the programs and services offered by Forum member organizations.

The Exhibit Hall will be open:
  • Wednesday, March 29, 2-8 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 30, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Forum extends its appreciation to all sponsors and exhibitors for their support of the Annual Conference.

Opening Plenary Event

The conference officially begins Wednesday evening at 5:30 p.m. with the presentation of the Peter A. Wollitzer Advocacy Award and the plenary address by award-winning author, poet and screenwriter Sherman Alexie: “Security, Sovereignty, Selfishness: How to be a 21st Century American Nomad.” The Welcome Reception will immediately follow.

Session Schedule & Descriptions

View the full schedule of conference sessions and lunchtime conversations. The Forum is delighted with the high-quality sessions that are being offered at this year’s conference!

Download the Conference App

All of the information for the 13th Annual Conference is at your fingertips. Download The Forum’s free mobile conference app in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Search for keywords: The Forum 2017.
  • View the conference schedule, session descriptions and presenter bios;
  • Build an agenda: Click the star at the top of any specific event that piques your interest, then access your “liked” events by pressing the star at the top of the workshop or session page;
  • Stay informed of changes and communications;
  • Access the conference attendee list;
  • View the list of exhibitors and a diagram to help you navigate the Exhibit Hall;
  • Learn more about the sponsors and exhibitors who support The Forum and the Annual Conference;
  • Complete session and conference evaluations.

Join the Dialogue!

Whether you are with us on-site, or checking in from the office - don’t forget to follow us on StorifyFacebook and Twitter @ForumEA. Join in on the discussion:
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