San Francisco BA-PIER

Bay Area Professional International Educators Roundtable

IIE Representation at the 2011 AIEA Conference

2011 Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, February 20-23

The AIEA conference in San Francisco is approaching, and once again IIE will have an exhibit table and will participate in various panel discussions and sessions.

To learn more about new programs or activities or ask questions about your membership, please come visit our exhibit table. We look forward to meeting you in person. Here are some items that might be of particular interest:
  • Learn more about how to get involved with the U.S. Department of State's Fulbright Scholar Program
  • Pick up the new issue of the IIENetworker magazine on "International Education in Europe"
  • Pick up copies of the new IIEPassport Study Abroad in China publication
  • Check out the new editions of IIE's key publications, including Open Doors 2010 and the brand-new book: Student Mobility and the Internationalization of Higher Education
  • Browse through brochures of various scholarship and fellowship programs

IIE Staff Representation on Panel Discussions

Monday, February 21

U.S.-India Institutional Partnerships: Strategies, Opportunities and Challenges
3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Shannon Harrison

Leadership Solutions: Including Students with Disabilities in International Education
3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tony Claudino

Tuesday, February 22

EU-US Cooperation: Unanticipated Mobility Patterns and Funding for Partnerships
11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Wes Teter, EducationUSA/REAC

Wednesday, February 23

The Essential Role of Faculty in Internationalizing a Campus
9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
David Adams, CIES/Institute of International Education

Learning from Each Other: Hot Topics and Global Trends in HE Internationalization
9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Peggy Blumenthal

New Approaches to Cooperation with Indonesia
9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Daniel Obst

For more information on the conference, visit:

(AIEA) Volunteer and Internship Opportunity

2011 Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, February 20-23

The Association of International Education Administrators

is looking for interns and volunteers to prepare for and staff this year’s conference:

Competition and Collaboration in the Global Transformation of Higher Education

During this 4-day program, volunteers and interns will have opportunities to:

·        Network with several hundred senior-level leaders in international education

·        Hear addresses by prestigious keynote speakers

·        Attend workshops and members’ sessions*

The conference will be held at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.

Those who are studying, working, or interested in the fields of international education and international affairs are invited to email a cover letter to Natasha Kolar, Senior Volunteer Coordinator, at

Please indicate your availability from Saturday, February 19, to Wednesday, February 23.

Prospective interns, please also attach a resumé for consideration.


*AIEA offers attendance to 1 session of the volunteer’s choice for each day (8 hours) volunteered at the conference. An intern’s responsibilities are greater; AIEA offers attendance to 1 workshop, access to multiple sessions, as well as a letter of recommendation from the staff, if requested.