We are very excited to announce that registration for our 2021 Virtual Spring Conference is now OPEN! Thank you so much to everyone who submitted a session proposal, to our presenters, and to our panelists for your interest in our conference. We have some excellent sessions lined up that we can’t wait to share with you. Our Spring Conference theme is, “Where Do We Go From Here? Moving Study Abroad Forward Sustainably,” and we will explore themes around creating systemic change and incorporating sustainability in education abroad. The conference will be held on Friday,April 23, and we will host multiple sessions throughout the day. You will register for the individual sessions that you would like to attend. All of the sessions will be recorded and posted to the “Resources” page of our website after the conference.
Our keynote panel, “Navigating Study Abroad in a COVID-19 World: Perspectives from Around the Globe,” will be held from 9:00 – 10:30am EST. Join us to hear from our colleagues around the world and learn what their experience has been like navigating the challenges, and opportunities, that COVID-19 has presented at their program sites. We will then host multiple sessions to choose from in our morning session (11:00am – 12:30pm EST) and afternoon session (2:00pm – 3:30pm EST), and a happy hour from 4:30 – 5:30pm. Check out our website for the full list of sessions and to register!
Our unprecedented 2020 created a unique opportunity to reflect and provide a cultural reset on what education abroad can and should be. We encourage you to share your knowledge and creativity with the BASAA community and submit a session proposal! Our Spring 2021 Conference theme is, “Where Do We Go From Here? Moving Study Abroad Forward Sustainably,” and we will explore themes around creating systemic change and incorporating sustainability in education abroad. Sessions should be focused within one of five sub-themes:
Equity and Diversity
Evolving Best Practices with Technology
Preparedness and Risk Management
Sustainability & Ethics in Study Abroad
Virtual programming Sustainability
Please submit your session proposal here by 5:00pm on Thursday, April 1.
We look forward to hearing from you! Feel free to reach out if you have any questions!
Mark your calendar for the BASAA Fall Meeting! We’ll be holding our Fall Meeting a little differently this year. We’re planning to hold two sessions – one in the morning and one in the afternoon – and a happy hour in the evening (these will be virtual sessions, of course)! For more details and to register, please visit our Fall Meeting event page!