Preliminary Conference Schedule

Tuesday, March 5

NSE Council Meeting 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Conference Check-In 4:00 to 6:00 pm

Mardi Gras New Coordinator Welcome Reception 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Wednesday, March 6

Conference Check-In 7:30 to 8:30 am

NSE Professional Institute (NPI) 8:00 am to 3:00 pm Required for new coordinators and first-time attendees

Committee Meetings 2:00 to 3:45 pm

Conference Check-In 2:00 to 3:45 pm

Conference Welcome and Plenary Session 4:00 to 5:15 pm

New Orleans Dine Around 6:00 to 9:00 pm

Thursday, March 7

NSE Priority Placements 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Conference Banquet 5:45 to 9:00 pm

Friday, March 8

Concurrent Sessions: Panels and Presentations 8:00 to 10:45 am

  • Transforming Your Returning Exchange Students into NSE Ambassadors
  • Email? Text? Instagram? Understanding and Connecting with Generation Z
  • Welina Hawai’i (Welcome to Hawai’i): Important Things to Know About Paradise
  • Cultural Charms and Challenges: Helping Students Adjust to Exchange Culture
  • Exchanging with Canada: Nuts and Bolts of Exchange with our Northern Partners
  • Conducting a Comprehensive Self-Study of Your NSE Program

Regional Discussion Meetings 11:00 am to Noon

Coordinator Recognition & Business Meeting Lunch 12:15 to 3:00 pm

University of New Orleans Tour and Closing Banquet 3:30 to 9:00 pm

Saturday, March 9

Louisiana State University and Southern University Tours 8:00 am to 6:00 pm