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 7:00 pm

Wednesday, March 6

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

NSE Professional Institute (NPI) 8:00 am to 3:45 pm (Required for new coordinators and first-time attendees)

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 8:00 am to 2:30 pm

Regional Discussion Meetings 2:45 pm to 4:00 pm

Conference Banquet 6:00 to 9:00 pm

Friday, March 8

Concurrent Sessions: Panels and Presentations 8:00 to 11:45 am

  • Conducting a Comprehensive Self-Study of Your NSE Program
  • Cross Cultural Adjustment: Helping Students Adjust to Different Cultures with NSE
  • Diversity at HBCUs: Debunking the Myth
  • Email? Text? Instagram? Understanding and Connecting with Generation Z
  • Exchanging with Canada: Nuts and Bolts of Exchange with our Northern Partners
  • La Tierra de Borinquén: Planning a Puerto Rico Exchange
  • Transforming Your Returning Exchange Students into NSE Ambassadors
  • Welina Hawai’i (Welcome to Hawai’i): Important Things to Know About Paradise

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

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

Saturday, March 9

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