The 2017 TAIE Annual Conference will be held March 8-9, 2017, at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE
Trevecca Nazarene University – Nashville, TN

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

·         8:00am-12:00pm Registration

·         8:00am-6:00pm J-1 for Beginners Workshop

·         5:30pm-7:30pm: Reception at Urban Grub, 2506 12th Ave South

Thursday, March 9, 2017

·         8:00am: Registration (TSAC)

·         8:30am-9:30am: Breakfast (TSAC)

·         9:30am-10:25am: Session Block #1

o    Here’s What I Need – Where Do I Find It? (McClurkan 200)

  • Lisa Gaddy – Immigration Specialist, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

o    Study TN Meeting (Benson Auditorium)

  • Maria Gonzales – ISS Director, Roane State Community College (Study Tennessee Co-Chair)

·         10:30am-11:25am: Session Block #2

o    Getting a Pulse: Immigration Options for International Physicians in the U.S. (McClurkan 200)

  • Deanna Hartman – Senior Immigration Consultant, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

o    Recruiting International Students (Benson Auditorium)

  • Brie Knox – Director, US Commercial Service Nashville

·         11:30am-12:45pm: Lunch and State Meeting (TSAC)

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

o    Updates on the Executive Orders from the Perspective of a DSO and an Immigration Lawyer (Benson Auditorium)

  • Ali Soltanshahi – Director of International Student and Scholar Services, Vanderbilt University
  • Adam Cohen - Immigration Lawyer, Siskind Susser

o    Have you talked with your students about taxes? (McClurkan 200)

  • Brian Todd – Coordinator of International Student and Scholar Services, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
  • Scott Cantrell – Director of International Student and Scholar Services, University of Tennessee at Knoxville

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

o    eCampus Resources: Utilizing Available Institutional Software for Study Abroad (McClurkan 200)

  • Jonathan Holland – Study Abroad Advisor, University of Memphis

o    SEVP Update (Benson Auditorium)

  • Heather Young - SEVP Field Representative

·         2:40pm-3:00pm: Coffee Break

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

o    I Just Have One Quick Question (Benson Auditorium)

  • Erik Simons – International Student Advisor, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
  • Candice Gilreath – Administrative Coordinator, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
  • Maria Gonzales – Director of Student Enrollment and Recruitment, Roane State Community College
  • Kathy Skinner – Director of International Student Services, Belmont University

o    Blended Learning in IEPs: Like it or not! (McClurkan 200)

  • Todd Beard – EAP Program Director, Lipscomb University

 

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS
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 is Friday, February 10, 2017.
  • Regular Registration deadline is Friday, February 24, 2017.
Conference Registration

Send your Conference Registration Form and payment (checks can made payable to "TAIE" or payment can be submitted online above) to:
Allison Cavopol
International English Institute
640 Spence Lane, Suite 121
Nashville, TN 37217, USA
Ph: 615-327-1715
Email: acavopol@iei.edu

*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: J-1 for Beginners and Risk Assessment for Education Abroad Programming. 

Pre Conference workshop

 

Suggested Hotel Accommodations:

Club Hotel Nashville

2435 Atrium Way, Nashville, TN 37214

∙ Ask for the Trevecca Rate

To book, call (615)883-0500 or book online

Visit online: http://www.clubhotelnashville.com/  

 

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Nashville

714 Spence Lane, Nashville, TN 37217

To book, call (615)366-6691 or book online

∙ Visit online: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Nashville