Due to COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to cancel what would have been the 73rd Annual CIEE Conference on Study Abroad, originally scheduled for November 2020 in Seoul, South Korea. Instead we will replace that venerable in-person gathering with a virtual gathering of leaders from all types of international exchange programs who will invited to address the significant challenges we all face in a COVID-19 world.
CIEE will host the CIEE International Education and Exchange Summit (CIEES) during International Education Week, November 16-20, 2020. The CIEES will be a free online event, delivered through a series of short workshops and presentations, that will look at the future of cultural exchange programs of all types and tackle topics around the theme: Reimagine, Rebuild, Reopen.
A planning committee comprised of thought leaders in international exchange will set the final agenda, but possible questions that might be addressed include: