Conference Details

Conference Details

Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018

Time: 9:30AM-3:30PM

Location: Siena College – Snyder Hall

Theme: Return, Reboot, Refocus: From the Capital Region to the World!

Prizes: After you register, we’ll offer you the chance to enter our study abroad photo/reflection contest where you could win one of several exciting prizes. All students who register AND actually attend the conference will be entered to win a $500 flight voucher applicable to travel anywhere in the world!


Cost

In an effort to make it possible for anyone and everyone to attend the Capital Region’s very first study abroad returnee conference, registration is free for all study abroad returnees and their advisors. That’s right, we are charging you ZERO dollars, and we’ll even feed you!


Directions & Parking

Located just off Exit 5 on the Northway, Siena is easily accessible from nearly every corner of the northeastern United States. Check back soon for a campus map and parking guide for complete directions!

Ample, free parking is available to conference attendees immediately in front of Snyder Hall, our conference home base. You may park in the Lot C, immediately next to the entrance to Snyder Hall, or Lot B, which is just across the street off Maloy Circle.

Get lost easily? Don’t worry, there will be conference signage posted around the Siena College campus and volunteers to guide you.


Who will you meet?

You will learn from and network with experts in a variety of fields, such as business, teach abroad, non-profit management, personal branding, international education, etc.

We expect to have study abroad returnees attend from all over the Greater Capital Region and beyond. You might even have the opportunity to connect with your peers from as far away as Williams College and West Point. As you know, the shared study abroad experience brings together people of all different backgrounds. We will most definitely have a fun and informative day!


Who are the organizers?

The EVOLVE Conference is a collaborative and combined effort of the study abroad/international programs offices of UAlbany, Union College, Siena College, SUNY Cobleskill, Marist College, SUNY New Paltz, and Skidmore College. Though we may be a few years older than you, our conference committee is full of study abroad returnees/nerds!

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