Congratulations on your recent voyage abroad! We know you are excited and brimming with stories of your experiences abroad and insights into your host country’s culture. Might you be looking for a captive audience with whom to share those experiences, or are you seeking new ways to study, travel, or work abroad again? If so, then we invite you to attend the Lessons From Abroad Chicago Returnee Conference on Saturday, February 4th, at Rotary International (1560 Sherman Ave., Evanston, IL).
LFA Chicago 2017 Conference Schedule
8:30 Registration Opens
9:00 Opening Remarks
9:20-10:50 Exploring Careers Panel (Shriver Law Center, US Department of State, CIA, Upwardly Global; and more)
11:00-12:45 Lunch, Exhibitor Hall, and Optional Resume Review
12:45-1:30 Breakout Sessions – Adapting Back: Navigating Reverse Culture Shock, How to Leverage Your Study Abroad Experience, Personal Branding
1:40-2:25 Breakout Sessions – Personal Branding, How to Apply ICC Skills, How to Leverage
2:35-3:20: How to Lead an Internationally Focused Life, Repeat the Adventure: Study, Work, Teach, Volunteer Abroad, Adapting Back
3:30-4:30 Group Session – Post-Election Call to Action (Chicago Council on Global Affairs)
4:55-5:00 Closing Remarks
Conference highlights include:
This is a great opportunity to network with other students and professionals. We ask that you dress business casual and bring several copies of your resume.
Registration is now open. Students, staff, sponsors and exhibitors are welcome to register here.
We hope to see you there! If you have any questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Chicago Lessons From Abroad Planning Committee