The seventh annual Global Education Conference, a free week-long online event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world, will be held Sunday, November 13 through Wednesday, November 16, 2016 (November 17th in some time zones).
The entire virtual conference will be held online using the Blackboard Collaborate platform.
The Global Education Conference is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. It is designed to significantly increase opportunities for building education-related connections around the globe while supporting cultural awareness and recognition of diversity. To attend this year’s conference and to be kept informed of the latest conference news and updates, please join this network.
The conference seeks to present ideas, examples, and projects related to connecting educators and classrooms with a strong emphasis on promoting global awareness, fostering global competency, and inspiring action towards solving real–world problems. Through this event, attendees will challenge themselves and others to become more active citizens of the world. Participants are encouraged to learn, question, create, and engage in meaningful, authentic opportunities within a global context!
Keep in mind that this conference is not focused on technology exclusively; proposals must focus on global collaboration and tie to the mission of the conference.
The call for proposals for the 2016 conference will open August 1st, 2016. Presenters can submit proposals for general sessions focused on four possible tracks: Teachers, Students, Curriculum, and Leadership.
Proposals should focus on ideas, projects, and initiatives that promote global understanding and collaboration. Those who enter submissions that do not relate to the mission of the conference will be asked to revise. Companies must be sponsors of the conference to participate.
The final deadline for submissions is November 1, 2016, and presenters will be notified of acceptance on a rolling basis starting immediately.
Keynote presentations are by invitation only; suggestions can be sent to Lucy Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org.