Submit your proposal for the 2019 ROC Your Global Future Conference!
Applications are currently being accepted through the end of August
Have you lived, worked, studied or traveled overseas? Do you lead student groups abroad? Is cultural awareness and humility taught in your curriculum? We’re looking for faculty, staff, administrators, study abroad alumni and professionals in the community to join us in educating student study abroad returnees on how to successfully integrate their international experience in all facets of their academic, personal and professional lives. We encourage you to submit proposals on a broad range of topics related to the themes listed below!
Sessions will last 50 minutes and further information on location, who will be attending, and further conference details can be found here.
All proposal topics should satisfy one of these themes:
- Going Abroad Again
(For example, session topics might include: “How To Apply for International Fellowships”, “Teaching Abroad”, “WWOOFing, Couch Surfing & Other Creative Ways To Go Abroad Again”)
- Reflecting On Your Experiences
(For example, session topics might include: “Creatively Capturing & Displaying Your Time Abroad: Alternatives to Scrapbooking”, “On The Road Again: Coping with Re-Entry Stress Through Travel Writing”, “Reverse Culture Shock: What, When & How to Cope”)
- Study Abroad in Your Career
(For example, session topics might include: “Building a Global Career & Global Network in the U.S.”, “More Than It Was Awesome: How To Use Your Study Abroad Experience in Your Resume and Job Interview”)
- Becoming A Global Citizen
(For example, session topics might include: “Become A Global Ambassador: Encourage Others to go Abroad”, “Continued Language and Intercultural Education”, “Use Study Abroad to Engage in Your Community”, “Keep The International Connections Alive: Keeping in Touch with Your Host Country”)