Welcome to the Fulbright Association’s 45th Annual Conference Schedule at a Glance! Conference events will take place from October 6 to 8, with post-conference workshops taking place on Sunday, October 9. Activities in this schedule will be updated as content goes live.

Please note that the following schedule is still subject to adjustment, and more information will be forthcoming.

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Schedule at a Glance

Thursday, October 6

Thursday, October 6 
4:00 pm – 8:00 pmConference Registration & Help Desk 
7:00 pm - 8:15 pmOpening Keynote: Oksana Markarova – Ukraine Ambassador to the USA
8:15 pm - 9:30 pmWelcome Reception

Friday, October 7

Friday, October 7 
7:00 am – 7:45 amWellness Activity: Gentle Yoga
8:00 am – 5:30 pmConference Registration & Help Desk 
8:30 am – 5:00 pmFA Store
8:30 am – 9:30 amConcurrent Sessions - Block #1
  • Changing the World Without Losing Your Mind: Leadership Lessons from a Career Launched by Fulbright
  • Your Career: The Next Step
  • Critiquing Supreme Court Shortlists and the Credentials of Those Selected
  • Finding Your People
  • Fulbright Advocates Reunion Panel: Sharing Grant Experiences with Ongoing Engagement
  • Calcutta 1908: Apocalypse Now
  • A Mentoring Program for Visiting Fulbright Students and Scholars
  • 8:30 am – 10:30 amRoundtables
    8:30 am - 8:50 am
  • English Learning Environments and Methods in Rural Settings in Europe and Idaho
  • To Unite or Reunite? How to Keep the Collegial Link Alive and Expanding
  • Introducing and Adapting New Techniques - Our Role as Teachable Expert
  • Using Total Physical Response to Make a Difference in Language Acquisition
    9:00 am - 9:20 am
  • The Role of a Campus Committee in Diversifying the Fulbright Applicant Pool
  • How Can We Empower The Working-Class?
  • Learning Disabilities and Education For All in India: The Dilemma of Difference
  • Research Findings: Type Design/Type Abstraction and Meaningful Human Experiences
    9:30 am - 9:50 am
  • Development of Diaspora Studies in Kazakhstan - A New Branch in Humanities
  • Egyptian Nursing Faculty Development
  • Fostering Collaborative Online International Learning: Lessons Learned From a United States - Uzbekistan Partnership
  • Academic Leadership
  • Collaborating Successfully with Host Institutions
    10:00 am - 10:20 am
  • Climate Change and the role of cities
  • Media Literacy—We Know It's Important, So What’s Stopping Its Spread?
  • Ukraine, From Hybrid Warfare to War and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
  • 9:45 am – 10:45 amConcurrent Sessions - Block #2
  • Blind Bliss, the Reality of Others and the Rise of Fascism
  • Ensuring Access to Water and Sanitation: A Fight We Need to Finish Now.
  • Project Treaty Justice: The Revolution of Conscience & Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
  • Is there a Blended Future for Fulbright? Consider COIL!
  • 10:45 am – 11:15 amConference Break (snacks available)
    11:00 am – 12:00 pmPlenary: Selma Jeanne Cohen Dance Lecture
    12:00 pm – 1:30 pmConference Break (Lunch on Your Own)
    1:45 pm – 2:45 pmConcurrent Sessions Block #3
  • UN Permanent Forum for People of African Descent
  • BRACE For Impact™: Wrapping Racial Equity in Belonging, Racial Access and Context
  • Mapping Global Diversity
  • Our Babies, Our Futures: Community-Based Initial Education in Indigenous Oaxaca MX
  • Dwelling in Possibility with The Belle of Amherst
  • 1:45 pm – 3:30 pmFulbright Talks
  • Strange Love: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Lizard Roommates
  • Always Room at the Table
  • Fashion Advocacy: Support for Human Rights
  • Resilience - Fortitude in Foreign Language and Foul Mouths
  • Teaching Around the World Including My Fulbright to Malaysia
  • From Adversity to Hope: How Music Reveals the Beauty of Life
  • My Resilience Journey as a Fulbrighter
  • 3:30 – 4:00 PMConference Break (snacks available)
    4:00 pm – 5:00 pmPlenary: Film – “Fulbright: The Man, the Mission, and the Message”
    5:00 pm – 8:00 pmExplore Bethesda - Dinner on Own
    8:00 pm – 10:00 pm#FulbrightReunion Party

    Saturday, October 8

    Saturday, October 8  
    7:30 am – 8:15 amWellness Activity: Gentle Yoga
    8:00 am – 5:30 pmConference Registration & Help Desk 
    8:30 am – 5:00 pmFA Store
    9:00 am – 10:50 amRoundtables
    9:00 am - 9:20 am
  • The Power of Personal History: Turning one's life tragedies into triumph
  • Online ESL Program for Women Refugees and Immigrants
  • Tejanos con Ganas
  • Hearing Histories: Albanian Composer Dhora Leka’s “Improvisus” as Lament and Commemoration
  • Strategies to Promote Fulbright Opportunities for Community College Faculty and Leaders
    9:30 am - 9:50 am
  • Sustainability of Internationalization in Higher Education
  • A gestalt approach to North American Indigenous issues
  • Deference or Distrust? Recognizing Foreign Commercial Arbitration Awards Against Due Process Concerns
  • Children Love to Read Their Own Stories and Books
    10:00 am - 10:20 am
  • Roundtable Discussion - Whose Story?: Anti-Racist Writing Strategies for Mentoring Student Fulbright Personal Statements
  • International Exchange Programs in a Time of Pandemic and War
  • Women Leadership in Business Schools
    10:30 am - 10:50 am
  • Maximizing Fulbright and International Learning in the Time of COVID
  • WIRED in Ireland: US-Ireland Research and Learning for Life Heritage Project
  • A Fulbright Experience During the COVID Crisis: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Why Don’t We Talk About Money? Building Communal Resilience and Financial Wellbeing
  • 9:00 am – 10:50 amPosters & Exhibitors
  • Teachers in the Educational Overseas: Stress, Burnout, and Resilience
  • Low-Cost Sensors to Highlight Patterns of Environmental Inequities: Preliminary Findings From Two Experiments
  • Force-Driven Weave Patterns for Shell Structures in Architectural Design.
  • Children’s Literature: Reuniting students, creating peace-building solutions in uncertain times.
  • The Evolution of a Purpose: Spain Public Diplomacy in the United States
  • Migrants' Rights At Stake: Border Externalization in the US and Spain
  • The Gratitude Project: Visual and LIterary Arts
  • Comparative Education Reform: Japan and the USA
  • Reverse Culture Shock - Unexpected Response to Return
  • First Gen Students and the Fulbright Progam
  • Routine Gestures: Examining Materiality Through Art and Teaching
  • Prototype Your Life: Lessons from Testing an Entrepreneurship Mindset Program in Laos
  • The History and Impact of Women's Catalysis
  • Philippines Educational Institutions: Window into Identity and Culture
  • International Collaboration: Creating With the Community - Not Just In or Around It
  • An Additive World in a Digital Era
  • Evaluating the Fulbright Specialist Program: Strengthening International Collaboration through Short-Term Exchange
  • Portuguese Residential Care For Children
  • Poster Presentation - The Impact of Supply Chain Disruptions on Contraceptive Security in Zambia
  • Research at the border: Language and Identity along the Uruguay-Brazil Border and the U.S.-Mexico Border
  • Multicultural Social Groups and Conviviality in Puglia: Enhancing Intercultural Understanding and Belonging
  • The Impact of Neocolonialism on India’s COVID-19 Response
  • Creating Giant Puppets that Spotlight a Host Country's Historical Personalities
  • Caring Approach to Communication
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pmConcurrent Sessions #4
  • Bridging the Gap: EMGLEX and the Discrepancies in Global Emergency Medicine
  • Reunion, Resilience & Reciprocity: FulbrightÆs Yemini English Teacher Trainees
  • The Lasting Impacts of Economic Empowerment
  • From Vietnam, Lithuania, Poland, to Ukraine: World Peace in the Time of Putin
  • Diversity & Transparency: Fulbright Abroad
  • Holistic Policing: The Art of the Performance
  • Fulbright Chronicles: A Workshop for Fulbright Alumni
  • 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm1946 Society Luncheon (by Invitation only)
    12:00 pm – 1:30 pmConference Break (Lunch on Your Own)
    1:45 pm – 2:30 pmPlenary: FA Programs and Groups
    2:30 pm - 3:30 pmProgram Fair (snacks available)
    3:45 pm – 4:45 pmConcurrent Sessions #5
  • Project Based Learning on Global Health Bridging an American and a Brazilian University
  • Dialogue and Difference: Global Cultural Diplomacy and Community-Building through Collaborative Theater and Storytelling
  • Social Suffering and Bearing Witness to Marginalized Communities in a Post-pandemic World
  • How to Turn Your Fulbright Into a Book — No Matter What Happened
  • Effective Leadership: Building and Developing Leadership Capacity
  • The Art Of Cultural Integration (Tajikistan, Zambia, and America)
  • American Image Abroad: Determinants of the Contemporary U.S. Nation Brand
  • 3:45 pm – 4:50 pmFulbright Talks
  • The Ubiquity of Malaysian Rain
  • Winding Roads
  • The Balancing Act
  • Hearing Histories: Albanian Composer Dhora Leka’s “Improvisus” as Lament and Commemoration
  • 6:30 pm – 8:00 pmChapter Awards Dinner

    Sunday, October 9 (Post-Con)

    Sunday, October 9 
    8:30 am – 9:00 amBoard & Chapter Leaders Breakfast
    9:00 am - 12:00 pmBoard Meeting
    9:00 am - 12:00 pmChapter Leaders Workshop
    10:00 am - 5:00 pmHillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pmBoard & Chapter Leaders Lunch