The 2018 TAIE Annual Conference will be held March 8-9, 2018, at Ezell Center - Lipscomb University, in Nashville.

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Lipscomb University – Nashville, TN

Thursday, March 8, 2018

·         7:30am-12:00pm Registration

·         7:30am-8:00pm Light Breakfast

·         8:00am-6:00pmF-1 Intermediate Workshop

·         5:30pm-7:30pm: Reception - Black Abby Brewing

Friday, March 9, 2018

·         8:00am: Registration

·         8:30am-9:30am: Breakfast

·         9:00am-9:55am: Session Block #1

Work permission programs under F and J statuses

Government Agency Alphabet Soup

·         10:00am-10:55am: Session Block #2

Freedom to Reshape: Immigration in the Age of Trump

Advisor Blind Spot: Failure to educate/equip students for tax compliance is risky business. 

·         11:00am-11:30am: Study Tennessee Meeting

·         11:30am-12:40pm: Lunch and State Meeting

·         12:45pm-1:40pm: Session Block #3

Short-term Program, Long term effect: LGBTQ Short-Term Programs Abroad

SEVP Update - Heather Young - SEVP Field Representative

·         1:45pm-2:40pm: Session Block #4

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: A roadmap to prioritizing support services for international students. 

Best Practices for Working with Agents and Breaking Myths

·         2:40pm-3:00pm: Coffee Break

·         3:00pm-3:55pm: Session Block #5

"Have you 'Anchored Down?'": Supporting First-Year Undergraduate International Students at Vanderbilt through Individual Advising and Coaching

Study Tennessee Meeting: Study Tennessee will continue its momentum with a meeting and updates presented by the leadership team. 

Click for the TAIE Annual Conference Registration Form

  • Early Registration deadline was Friday, February 9, 2018.
  • Walk-in Registration: 7:30am-12pm 3/8/2108 & 8:00am 3/9/2018
  •     Ezell Center near room 301 & 363
Conference - March 9th, 2018

Send your Conference Registration Form and payment (checks can made payable to "TAIE" or payment can be submitted online above) to:
Grace Chee
Vanderbilt University-ISSS             
PMB 401568,  2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37235, USA
Ph: (615) 875-8870

*Online payment option also included on the registration form. Please also be sure to send in the conference registration form if you submit an online payment.  

Pre-Conference Workshops: TAIE will offer two concurrent pre-conference workshops this year: F-1 Advising: Intermediate and F-1 Advising: Secondary Schools. 

Workshop - March 8th, 2018


Suggested Hotel Accommodations:

Hampton Inn & Suites - Green Hills

2324 Crestmoor Road, Nashville, TN 37215

∙ Ask for the Lipscomb Rate

To book call (615) 777-0001

Visit online: Hampton Inn & Suites


Scarritt Bennett Center

1027 18th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212

To book call (615) 340-7500

∙ Visit online: Scarritt Bennett Center



2019 TAIE Conference - at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Thursday, March 21st & Friday, March 22nd at