24th Annual Conference

Program

Schedule of Events

“Transforming Transitions: A Fulbright Perspective”

November 8 – 11, 2001


THURSDAY – November 8th

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Conference Registration7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Member Share Program

FRIDAY – November 9th

8:00 a.m. – 10 a.m. Conference Registration10:15 a.m. Bus Departs for Fulbright Prize Event11:00 a.m. – 1:15 a.m. Fulbright Prize Award Ceremony, Lecture, &
Luncheon Reception, U.S. Department of State2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Conference Registration2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.Concurrent Workshops:

Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program

*Jochen Hoffmann – Chief, Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program

Fulbright Scholar Program

*Ellen S. Barclay – Deputy Executive Director, Council for
International Exchange of Scholars

3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Coffee Break

3:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Fulbright Association: Looking Forward

*Fulbright Program Update

*Advocacy

*Chapter Development

7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. 24th Annual Banquet & Keynote Address

*Patricia de Stacy Harrison – *invited* Assistant Secretary of
State for Educational & Cultural Affairs

SATURDAY – November 10th

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Conference Registration

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. The Digital Divide

*Gail Breslow (France 1977) – Director, The Computer Clubhouse
Network, Boston

*Sally Shelton-Colby (France 1968) – Deputy Secretary-General,
Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development; Member, Digital
Opportunities Task Force

*Ethan Zuckerman (Ghana 1993) – *invited* Co-founder &
CEO, Geekcorps

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Coffee Break

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. International Engagement: Art as Ambassador

*Miguel-Angel Corzo (USA 1979) – President & CEO, The University of
the Arts

*Charles Hobson (Germany 1996) – Executive Producer, Vanguard
Documentaries; Senior Fellow, Medgar Evers CUNY Digital Media Center

*Shirley Lim (USA 1969; Distinguished Lecturer, Singapore 1996) –
Writer, Professor of English, University of California at Santa Barbara

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Plenary Luncheon & Address

*Thomas E. Gouttierre – Dean, International Studies and Programs
& Director of the Center for Afghanistan Studies, University of
Nebraska at Omaha & University of Nebraska Medical Center; former
Executive Director, Afghan-American Educational Commission (Fulbright
Foundation), Kabul, Afghanistan (1971 to 1974)

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Shaping Civil Society

*Mark Brzezinski (Poland 1991) – Partner, McGuireWoods LLP; former
Director of Southeast European Affairs, National Security Council

*Kenneth Gallant (Nepal 1991; India 1995) – Professor of Law &
Director of Clinical Programs, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

* Denis Makarov (USA 1998) – Associate Professor of Political
Science, Moscow State Pedagogical University

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Coffee Break

4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. The Selma Jeanne Cohen Fund Lecture

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Embassy Reception & Performance, The Embassy of Indonesia*I Nyoman Catra (USA 1992) – Member of the Faculty, Indonesian Arts College (STSI), Denpasar Performing “Topeng Pajegan,” a solo masked dance portraying several characters

SUNDAY – November 11th

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Conference Registration

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Chapter Seminar

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Global Fulbright Network

12:00 p.m. 24th Annual Conference Adjourned

Venue

Hotel
Information

To make reservations, you should contact the hotel directly at
(202) 737-1234.

The Hyatt is located at 400 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington,
DC 20005.

For more information, see:

 Hyatt
Regency Washington D.C. on Capitol Hill

The Official Tourism Site
of Washington, D.C.

The
Washington Post Entertainment Guide

It is highly recommended that you make hotel reservations earlier, as the number of these special-rate rooms is limited and may sell out well before October 17. After special-rate rooms are sold, the hotel will accept reservations on a rate-available, space-available basis.

Reservations must be accompanied by a first night’s deposit by check, money order, or major credit card number. To make reservations, please call the Hyatt Regency at (202) 737-1234. To receive our special rate, identify your affiliation with the Fulbright conference. You must register for the Fulbright Association conference to qualify for the special hotel rate.

Hotel-Room Sharing

The Association will try to match you with another conference-goer looking for a roommate, but the Association will not make your hotel reservation.

If you are interested in sharing a room with another conference-goer, make sure you check the appropriate line on the registration form.

Please go ahead and make your own reservation for a double room.

Speakers

Confirmed
Speakers To Date

“Transforming Transitions: A Fulbright Perspective”

November 8 – 11, 2001


This list represents those speakers confirmed as of Tuesday, February 17, 2009
.  We are still in the process of securing speakers and will continue
to update this page as more speakers are confirmed.

Friday

Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program:

Jochen Hoffmann – Chief, Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program

Fulbright Scholar Program:

Ellen S. Barclay – Deputy Executive Director, Council for International Exchange of Scholars

Saturday

The Digital Divide:

Gail Breslow (France 1977) – Director, The Computer Clubhouse Network, Boston

Sally Shelton-Colby (France 1968) – Deputy Secretary-General, Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development; Member, Digital Opportunities Task Force

International Engagement: Art as Ambassador:

Miguel-Angel Corzo (USA 1979) – President & CEO, The University of the Arts

Charles Hobson (Germany 1996) – Executive Producer, Vanguard Documentaries; Senior Fellow, Medgar Evers CUNY Digital Media Center

Shirley Lim (USA 1969; Distinguished Lecturer, Singapore 1996) – Writer, Professor of English, University of California at Santa Barbara

Plenary Luncheon & Address

Thomas E. Gouttierre – Dean, International Studies & Programs and Director of the Center for Afghanistan Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha & University of Nebraska Medical Center; former Executive Director, Afghan-American Educational Commission (Fulbright Foundation), Kabul, Afghanistan (1971 to 1974)

Shaping Civil Society:

Mark Brzezinski (Poland 1991) – Partner, McGuireWoods LLP; Former Director of Southeast European Affairs, National Security Council

Kenneth Gallant (Nepal 1991; India 1995) – Professor of Law & Director of Clinical Programs, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Denis Makarov (USA 1998) – Associate Professor of Political Science, Moscow State Pedagogical University

Embassy of Indonesia Performance

I Nyoman Catra (USA 1992) – Member of the faculty, Indonesian Arts College (STSI), Denpasar; performing “Topeng Pajegan,” a solo masked dance portraying several characters