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).
May 2-3, 2018
May 2, 2018
2430 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington DC 20037
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
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
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
3:45 – 5:00 pm Session 9: Outreach and Higher Ed Administrators
5:00 pm Networking cocktail
May 4, 2018