Taking Europe Beyond the Ivory Tower: A Symposium on How Universities Can Best Promote EU Visibility, Knowledge, and Outreach

Taking Europe Beyond the Ivory Tower: A Symposium on How Universities Can Best Promote EU Visibility, Knowledge, and Outreach"
A two-day Symposium co-sponsored by the European Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh and the Center for European Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel-Hill.

Funded by a Getting to Know Europe Grant (Engaging EU).

AGENDA
Washington D.C.
May 2-3, 2018 

DAY ONE
May 2, 2018

HOTEL CHECK-IN
Melrose Georgetown
2430 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington DC 20037
map: https://goo.gl/maps/rFsXuSN6VBK2

Official check in time is 3pm. However, early check in may be availble but cannot be guaranteed.
*If your room is not yet available, the hotel will store your bags. The Delegation is a short walk from the hotel.

LOCATION OF SESSIONS ON DAY ONE:
EU Delegation to the U.S.
2175 K St NW
Washington, DC 20037
(Google maps: https://goo.gl/maps/1Dt862Fqbf52)

12:45 pm                     Arrive at Delegation and pass through security

1:00 - 1:30 pm            Introduction and Greetings by Pitt, UNC, Delegation

1:30 - 2:30 pm            Session 1: EU Approaches to Public Diplomacy
                                     James Barbour and Yasmina Sioud, EU Delegation

2:30 - 3:15 pm            Session 2: Digital Diplomacy
                                      Rose Kouwenhoven, EU Delegation

3:15 - 3:30 pm            Break

3:30 - 5:00 pm            Session 3: Programmatic Overview of Delegation Initiatives
                                      Staff

5:30 - 6:45 pm            Keynote Address:  Mohamed Abdel-Kader
                                     
Aspen Institute, Stephens Initiative, formerly head of IFLE, U.S. Department of Education

7:00 pm                       Group Dinner at Scion Restaurant

                                      2100 P Street, N.W.

                                     Washington, D.C. 20037
                                             202.833.8899

 

DAY TWO
May 3, 2018

LOCATION OF SESSIONS ON DAY TWO:
Melrose Georgetown Hotel
Potomac III Room

7:00 - 8:00 am             Breakfast (William Penn)

8:00 - 9:00 am             Session 4: Think Tank and University Collaborations
                                      Jessica Hart, AICGS

9:00 - 10:15 am           Session 5: Outreach to Business Professionals
                                       Felicia Martinez, Denver University
                                       Christine Caly, Florida International University

10:15 - 10:30 am         Break (Potomac Foyer)

10:30 – 12:00 pm       Session 6: K-12 Educational Engagement
                                       Noel Bynum, UNC
                                       Katie Willet and Julie Kinnaird, North Carolina

12:00 - 1:00 pm           Lunch (William Penn)

1:00 - 2:15 pm             Best Practices for Post-Secondary Engagement (CC/HBCU/MSI)
                                       Zsuzsa Magdo and Veronica Dristas, University of Pittsburgh

2:15 - 2:30 pm             Break (Potomac Foyer)

2:30 – 3:45 pm            Session 8: Outreach Coordinator Facilitated Discussion
                                       Closed/internal session

3:45 – 5:00 pm            Session 9: Outreach and Higher Ed Administrators
                                       Closed/internal session

5:00 pm                        Networking cocktail 

Adjourn

 

HOTEL CHECK-OUT
May 4, 2018

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