18th Annual Conference


“The Fulbright Difference:

Academic Exchanges & Economic Linkages”

Washington D.C.

November 10-12, 1995


Friday, November 10, 1995

12-6 p.m. Conference Registration Ballroom Foyer, ANA Hotel

12:30-2:45 p.m. Fulbright Association Chapter Development Seminar

  • Executive Forum, Ballroom Level

12:30-1:30 p.m. Veterans Session

  • Moderator:  Mary C. McEniry (Colombia 1984), Vice President for Membership and Chapter Development
  • Lisa Chapin, Director of Member and Chapter Services
  • Richard J. Larschan (Ireland 1970, Wales 1988), President, Eastern Massachusetts Chapter
  • Mary Nilles (Belgium 1973, Yugoslavia 1974, Czech Republic 1991), President, Greater New York Chapter
  • Thomas Speelhoffer (Germany 1988), President, Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter

1:45-2:45 p.m. Newcomers Session

  • Moderator:  Mary C. McEniry
  • Lisa Chapin
  • David N. Levin, Senior Program Officer, United States Information Agency
  • Richard Lundquist (Zimbawe 1985, Sri Lanka, 1989, Latvia 1994), Past-President, Western New York Chapter
  • Jesus Mendez (Argentina 1983), President, South Florida Chapter

3-3:45 p.m. Annual Business Meeting of Members

  • Executive Forum

3:45-4:30 p.m. Fulbright Program Legislative Update

  • Executive Forum
  • Ken Nakamura, Director, Congressional Relations, American Foreign Service Association
  • Fulbright Association Representatives

4:45-6 p.m. Fulbright Association Task Force Meetings

  • Fulbright Association AIDS Task Force
    • Longworth Room, Ballroom Level
    • Donna Richter (Sierra Leone 1994), Chairwoman, Department of Health Promotion and Education, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina
    • Sally Shelton (France 1968 ), Assistant Administrator for Global Programs, U.S. Agency for International Development
  • Fulbright Association Task Force on Eastern and Central Europe and the former Soviet Union
    • Executive Forum, Ballroom Level
    • Moderator:  Thomas J. Keil (Romania 1991), Professor and Chairman, Department of Sociology, University of Louisville
    • Krzysztof Cichocki (USA 1991), Vice President, Polish Fulbright Alumni Association
    • Arthur Helweg (India 1977, Australia 1982, Romania 1991), Professor of Anthropology, Western Michigan University
    • Stefan Kapsch (Slovenia 1994), Professor of Political Science, Reed College
    • Dennis McConnell (Bulgaria 1992), Director, East European Enterprise Network, College of Business, University of Maine
    • Linda Scanlan (1993 Bulgaria), Professor of Journalism (Ret.), Norfolk State University
  • Arts Task Force Organizers
    • Culpeper Room, Ballroom Level
    • Naima Prevots (Australia 1987)
  • Environment Task Force Organizers
    • Dumbarton Room, Third Floor
    • Eric S. Howard (Germany 1989)

6:15-6:55 p.m. Reception — Cash Bar

  • Ballroom Foyer

7-9:30 p.m. 18th Annual Banquet Ballroom, ANA Hotel

  • Keynote Speaker:  Timothy E. Wirth, Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Saturday, November 11, 1995

9-9:15 a.m. Welcome & Introduction Thomas L. Shillinglaw (Yugoslavia 1967), Conference Chairman Ballroom, ANA Hotel

9:15-10:45 a.m. International Economic Linkages and Development

  • Ballroom, ANA Hotel
  • Moderator:  Herbert V. Morais (USA 1966), Assistant General Counsel, International Monetary Fund
  • Tran Vu Hoai (USA 1993), Deputy General Director, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Carol Lancaster (Bolivia 1964), Deputy Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development
  • Akilagpa Sawyerr (USA 1992), Director of Research, Association of African Universities

11-11:20 a.m. Bus Departures from ANA Hotel to State Department 23rd Street Entrance

11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. J. William Fulbright Prize for International Understanding Award Ceremony and Lecture by 1995 Fulbright Prize Laureate Austrian Federal Chancellor Franz Vranitzky

  • Dean Acheson Auditorium, Department of State

1-2 p.m. Luncheon Reception with Federal Chancellor Vranitzky Diplomatic Rooms

2:15 p.m. Buses Depart for ANA Hotel

3-4:30 p.m. Development and Cultural Heritage and Preservation Panel Ballroom, ANA Hotel

  • Moderator: Gustavo Araoz, Executive Director, U.S. Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites
  • Richard Engelhardt, UNESCO Regional Advisor for Culture in Asia and the Pacific
  • Ellen Herscher (Sweden 1972, Cyprus 1992), Consultant in Archaeology; Chairman, Committee for the Protection of Cultural Resources, American Society of Oriental Research
  • Sofia C. Paredes Maury (USA 1993), Consultant, Mayarema Project, The Wildlife Society of Guatemala

Dinner on Your Own

7:30 p.m.  Kennedy Center Performance of “Sheila’s Day”

  • Transportation on Your Own

Sunday, November 12, 1995

9-10:30 a.m.  Concurrent Workshops

  • Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program
    • Latrobe Room, Ballroom Level
    • Moderator: Ilo-Mai Harding, Senior Program Officer, Teacher Exchange Branch, USIA
    • Stephanie Maupin (Senegal 1990), Teacher, Oakville High School, St. Louis
    • Roxanne Nawara (Hungary 1993), Teacher, Rosemont Middle School, Minneapolis
    • Hana Ripkova, Executive Director, Fulbright Commission, Czech Republic
  • Recent Developments in the Fulbright Program for Faculty
    • Dumbarton Room, Third Floor
    • Charles A. Riess, Area Leader, Council for International Exchange of Scholars
  • International Grant Opportunities
    • Executive Forum, Ballroom Level
    • Moderator: Pat Kern Schaefer, Executive Assistant, USIA
    • George Lucas, Jr. (Belgium 1989), Assistant Director, Division of Research Programs, National Endowment for the Humanities
    • Richard Scarfo, Director, Center for International Education, U.S. Department of Education
  • Fulbright Program 50th Anniversary
    • Culpeper Room, Ballroom Level
    • Edward McBride, Coordinator, Fulbright 50th Anniversary Observances, USIA
    • Philip O. Geier (France 1977, Germany 1988), Co-Chairman, Fulbright Association 50th Anniversary Committee
    • Jane L. Anderson, Executive Director, Fulbright Association

10:45-12:30 p.m. Closing Plenary Brunch and Address

  • Ballroom, ANA Hotel
  • Greetings, Edward McBride, Director, Office of Academic Programs, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Information Agency
  • Klaus Daweke (USA 1966), Secretary General, Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations, Stuttgart, Germany