CONFERENCE OUTLINE

Location: Edward St. John Learning & Teaching Center, Room 2212 | University of Maryland, College Park (registration, welcome, and closing reception will be held at H.J. Patterson Hall, Global Crossroads Atrium, directly across from the Edward St. John Center)

8:30 - 9:20am | Registration & Breakfast (provided)

9:20 - 9:30am | Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:40 - 10:50am | Plenary

  • A Higher (Education) Purpose: Countering Globalization of Far-Right Extremism in Mainstream Political Rhetoric & Promoting LGBTQ+ Inclusivity through Education

11:00 - 12:05pm | Session 1

  • Verified: Utilizing Digital Storytelling to Validate Your Narrative
  • Coming Out of Nowhere: Gay International Students & the Construction of the Closet

12:05 - 1:30pm | Lunch Break (on your own)

1:35 - 2:40pm | Session 2

  • Addressing LGBTQ+ Advising Gaps Using Social Media & Pop Culture
  • Different Perspectives: Same Goals

2:50 - 3:55pm | Session 3

  • Choices, Choices: Studying Abroad, Career Paths, & Beyond
  • Inclusion by Design: Adapting Surveys to Meet the Needs of Your Student Body

4:00 - 5:00pm | Closing Reception

*Conference schedule is subject to change.

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