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Summit 2021

    2021 Summit for Learning Abroad

    The LAC is pleased to announce that we will be hosting our 6th Summit for Learning Abroad in the summer of 2021, sponsored by the Learning Abroad Center and Global Programs and Strategy Alliance at the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities.

    This two-and-a-half-day event will provide opportunities for our national partners to visit our operations in Minneapolis and attend workshops pertaining to curriculum & career integration, programming & student affairs, Study Abroad office management, and more. Sessions will discuss strategies that have led to the success of our office. We look forward to hosting what we hope will be a catalyst to many future conversations and sharing of models for progress.

    Cost

    $500 per person (Guests of the Learning Abroad Center)
    $400 per person (Affiliates of the Learning Abroad Center)

    Price reduced by $50 when offices send multiple staff members, affiliates or non-affiliates. Contact BJ Titus, for more details.

    Payable by check made out to Learning Abroad Center, University of Minnesota. Memo field: ℅ Summit for Learning Abroad. Send checks attention Anna Kerben, Learning Abroad Center, University of Minnesota, 230 Heller Hall, 271 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55455-0430.

    Quotations from past participants

    "Highly applicable to my organization’s work, and a really excellent insight on the current generation of students!"

    "Even after 25+ years in the profession, I learned a lot. This was my second time in attendance and I would consider a third. WELL DONE!"

    "Thanks for a great conference! You did an amazing job of highlighting the strengths of your office and the wide range of talented individuals who make it all happen"

    Registration

    Registration will open in the spring of 2021. If you have any questions, contact Anna Kerben

    Lodging

    Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown: Nearest hotel to the Summit location
    (mention that you'll be attending a university event and request the UofM rate)

    The Graduate Minneapolis: Within walking or light rail distance.
    (UofM rate available)

    University Inn: Within walking or light rail distance.

    Days Hotel: Within walking or light rail distance.
    (UofM rate available)