Upcoming Events

18th Annual Conference

University of South Carolina Columbia

Columbia, SC

October 10-11, 2019

Past events

17th Annual Conference

Brigham Young University

Provo, Utah

October 2018

16th Annual Conference

University of Minnesota

Carlson School of Management

Minneapolis, MN

October 11-13, 2017

15th Annual Conference

University of Washington

Foster School of Business

Seattle, WA

October 13 and 14, 2016

14th Annual Conference

Indiana University

Kelley School of Business

Bloomington, IN

October 12 and 13, 2015

13th Annual Conference

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Wisconsin School of Business

Madison, WI

October 6 and 7, 2014

Topics presented: study abroad and career development; success sessions: social media, diversity in business study abroad, orientations and pre-departure programs, and returned student programming; navigating relationships with campus study abroad offices; assessment; safety, crisis and risk management

12th Annual Conference

The University of Arizona

Eller College of Management

Tucson, AZ

October 10 and 11, 2013

Topics presented: 100% study abroad participation, Chinese summer schools, international graduate school, international internships, processing student experiences on short term-programs, benchmarking BisNet members, electronic collaboration

11th Annual Conference

University of Virginia

McIntire School of Commerce

Charlottesville, VA

October 8 and 9, 2012

Topics presented: Exchange consortium, international degree-seeking students studying abroad, international internships, in pursuit of 100% participation, and models and practices for short-term courses abroad.

10th Annual Conference

The Ohio State University

Fischer College of Business

Columbus, OH

October 3 and 4, 2011

Topics presented: Social media, effective marketing, customer relationship management systems, and connecting study abroad to career management.

Ninth Annual Conference

Washington University in St. Louis

Olin Business School

St. Louis, MO

October 7 and 8, 2010

Topics presented: Assessing Program Impact, Risk Management and Study Abroad, Using Study Abroad Providers, Best Practices and Know Your Partners

Eighth Annual Conference

Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA

October 29 and 30, 2009

Topics presented: Coordinating Multi-destinaton Programs, Recruiting Underrepresented Students, The Facilitating Post Study Abroad Experience, Know Your Partners, Best Practices

Conference Colloquia on Internationalizing Business Education

2009 NAFSA Convention

Los Angeles May 27, 2009

Keynote Speaker Elvin C. Lashbrooke, Jr., Interim Dean Eli Broad College of Business Michigan State University

Colloquium Presentations

Global Workforce Development: Are your students competitive?

Best Practices Roundtable Discussions

1) Junior Year Dilemma: Study Abroad versus On-Campus Recruiting

2) Encouraging Collaboration Across Schools and Departments, Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

3) Promoting Nontraditional Study Abroad Locations, Particularly Emerging Economies

4) Integrating Foreign Language and Business Curriculum

How Are Business Schools Leading the Way in Internationalization Efforts Across Campus?

Wisconsin School of Business University of Wisconsin-Madison

Fox School of Business Temple University

Fisher College of Business Ohio State University

BISNET Meeting, International Reception

Seventh Annual Conference

University of Pennsylvania

Wharton School of Business

Philadelphia, PA

October 16 and 17, 2008

Topics presented: Marketing to Millenials, Career Services for Study Abroad, Short Term Programs, Best Practices

Sixth Annual Conference

Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

October 25 and 26, 2007

Topics presented: Funding Opportunities and Membership, Evaluation and Assessment Workshop, Best Practices, Submitting NAFSA Proposals, Know Your Partners

Fifth Annual Conference

University of Texas - Austin

October 19 and 20, 2006

Topics presented: Best Practices, BISNET Strategy and Organization, Handling the Bologna Accord with Partners, Exploring a BISNET International Competition, Know Your Partners

Fourth Annual Conference

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

September 29 and 30, 2005

Topics presented: Best Practices, Promoting Study Abroad, Running a Successful Case Competition, Short Course Study Abroad - Design and Planning, Know your Partners

Third Annual Conference

Ohio State University

September 30 and October 1, 2004

Topics presented: Best Practices, Maximizing Study Abroad through Culture and Language Learning Strategies, Credit Transfer and Grade Conversion, Summer Programs, Know Your Partners

Second Annual Conference

Indiana University - October 2 and 3, 2003

Topics presented: Best Practices, Impact of Study Abroad on Students' Career Plans, Assessment of Students Learning Abroad, Finding International Internships/Working with Career Centers, Know Your Partners

First Annual Conference

University of Wisconsin-Madison - October 2002

Meetings at NAFSA conference

Philadelphia, PA - May 2018

Los Angeles, CA - May 2017

Denver, CO - May 2016

Boston, MA - May 2015

San Diego, CA - May 2014

Saint Louis, MO - May 2013

Houston, Texas - May/June 2012

Vancouver, Canada - May/June 2011

Kansas City, MO - May/June 2010

Los Angeles, CA - May 2009

  • Hosted afternoon on International Business Education

Washington, DC - May 2008

  • Discussion with NAFSA leadership on International Business session

Minneapolis, MN - May/June 2007

  • Successful Poster session "Partnerships Begin at Home"

Montreal, Canada - May/June 2006

Seattle, WA - May/June 2005

Baltimore, MD - May 2004

Salt Lake City, UT - May 2003

San Antonio, TX - May 2002

Founding Meeting and Reception

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