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Wednesday, October 9
 

9:00am

5:30pm

 
Thursday, October 10
 

9:00am

11:00am

1:30pm

3:00pm

AFS NOW | Trusted sources? Improving Media Literacy to Inspire More Global Citizens Room Cartier ISpeakers Coming Soon Activate Local Citizenship and Empower Leadership Foyer on 4th floorKimberlee Johnsen-Smith Can International Field Trips Nurture Intercultural Competence and Global Citizenship? Foyer on 4th floorNitin Deckha Designing and Implementing an Individualized, In-House Study Abroad Curriculum Foyer on 4th floorBetsy Thomas Integrating the SDGs in School Curricula to Foster Active Global Citizenship Foyer on 4th floorRajesh Awasthi Preparing Students for the World Stage Foyer on 4th floorMarla Hunter The Role of Language Learning and Study Abroad for Student Motivation Foyer on 4th floorRenata Serpa Vieira Weaving Common Threads through Personal Storytelling Foyer on 4th floorJudith Perron Citizen Diplomacy and Sister Cities Room Mansfield #5Udo Fluck • Toni Grace What is a “Global Citizen”? How to Become One? From Reality to Policy, the European Example Room Cartier IIFrancesca Minniti Building Effective Networks and Strategies to Advocate for Global Citizenship Education Room Mansfield #6Maeve Galvin • Agne Kuimet • Patricija Virtic Fostering Active Global Citizenship Through the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Method Room Mansfield #3Piero Maria Gentilini • Ulrike Niemann How World Learning Develops Global Citizens Through Results-Oriented Project Planning Curriculum Room Mansfield #2Jennifer Chen • Lisa George Innovations in Global Citizenship Education Room International IErika Nobels • Noor van Orshoven

5:00pm

 
Friday, October 11
 

9:30am

#GetOutside: Student Leadership via BioBlitzs Foyer on 4th floorAllison Fuisz Changemaker Bootcamp Lab-Activities to Develop Young Global Activists Foyer on 4th floorCarolyn Rehn Global Citizenship Education for the Youngest Learners Foyer on 4th floorSanny Zuiderveld Honing Global Citizenship Skills through the Less Commonly Taught Languages Foyer on 4th floorPeter Mwangi Improving Mobile Communication, Connectivity and Compliance between Stakeholders for Improved Participant Experience Foyer on 4th floorSven Thorslund Internationalizing Teacher Education: Examples and Challenges from the Field Foyer on 4th floorNilufer Guler Activating Global Citizens: A New Approach of Teaching and Learning Room International IIValentina Adriazola • Rocio Miranda Cultivating Global Learning for Global Civic Engagement at Large Public Research Universities Room Mansfield #5Janaka Ruwanpura • Nancy Erbstein • Joanna Regulska ROUNDTABLE | From Policy to Implementation on Global Competence Education (Invitation Only) Room Mansfield #3 Building Global Competence through Case Study Room Cartier IIMallory Tuominen Building Power Skills To Tackle the Sustainable Development Goals Room International ILiesbeth Spanjers • Katrien Mertens Creating Impactful and Meaningful “Glocal” Projects that Connect Formal, Non-Formal and Informal Learning Room Mansfield #6Mare Oja Science Meets Global Competence: Improving Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills of Young Future Leaders Room Mansfield #2Rodrigo Laje • Luisa Novelli

11:00am

AFS NOW | Back to Basics: What Makes a School Global Ready Room Cartier ISpeakers Coming Soon Engaging Alumni as Collaborators, Mentors, and Supporters for the Next Generation of Active Global Citizens Room Mansfield #5Kira Mendez • Lisa Choate • Denise Farrar Putting Global Competence into Practice: Lessons for K-12 Educators from Global Universities Room International IIKarin Shapiro • Wendy Kuran Comprehensive Intercultural Education Program for Teachers Foyer on 4th floorPetr Kostohryz • Klára Kutišová Developing Active Global Citizens from Day One: Challenges and Opportunities Foyer on 4th floorLuisa Novelli • Marcela Fuentes Educating the Uncertain Global Citizen: Study Abroad Students' Attitudes Towards Differences, as Demonstrated by the Global Perspectives Inventory (GPI) Foyer on 4th floorKaley Anderson Global Professionals: Designing Innovative Programs Foyer on 4th floorGiti Farudi • Karen Lee The Growing Need for Cultural Agility in Higher Education Foyer on 4th floorStephen Lyons Factoring the Diversity and Inequalities into Global Citizenship Education Room International IEvandro Marcos Saidel Ribeiro • Dulce Maria Pereira • isabel Orellana From Curiosity to Impact: Creating Opportunities for Active Global Citizens Room Cartier IIErin Dowd • Shauna Pollock Globally Networked Learning and Open Educational Resources: Toward a Better Understanding of Global Citizenship Room Mansfield #6Dominique Scheffel-Dunand • Liam Bekirsky • Agnes Lemesre-Valy • Laura Waddell

1:30pm

3:00pm