Please find the working schedule for our 2017 National Conference, Fulbright: Now More Than Ever, below. Further detailed information will be added, including panel names and room numbers, closer to the date of the conference.

Saturday, November 4

9:00 AM-5:00 PM – Chapter Leadership Workshop (Regency B)

1:00-5:00 PM - Registration and Fulbright Store (Regency Foyer)

6:00-9:00 PM – Diplomatic Opening Reception and Keynote Address (Columbia AB)

*Individuals with Full Conference registration passes are invited to attend the Opening Diplomatic Reception. You may also purchase reception-only tickets on our conference registration page.

Sunday, November 5

7:00 AM-5:00 PM - Registration and Fulbright Store (Regency Foyer)

8:30-9:45 AM – Concurrent Panel Sessions

  • Crises in Governance in Human Rights (Bryce)
  • Distributive Justice in Offshore Natural Resources Development (Yosemite)
  • The Future of Public Diplomacy: How the Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship Enriches International Cooperation (Congressional CD)
  • Fulbright Scholarship: Influence on Professional Careers (Glacier)
  • Sustaining Peace: Fulbright Projects in Liberia (Grand Teton)
  • Transforming Higher Education through Transdisciplinary Action, Research, and Advocacy (Congressional B)

9:45-10:00 AM – Coffee Break (Plenary Session Back Area)

10:00-10:15 AM – Remarks by Allan Goodman (Regency A)

10:15-11:10 AM - Plenary Session on Human Rights (Regency A)

11:10-12:00 PM – Selma Jeanne Cohen Lecture (Regency A)

12:00-1:00 PM – Lunch on your own

1:15-2:30 PM – Concurrent Panel Sessions

  • Your Career: The Next Step (Congressional CD)
  • Fulbright Adviser Panel Session (Yosemite)
  • Contemplating Our Future (Grand Teton)
  • Deconstructing the Dilemma of Fake News (Congressional B)
  • Pathways to Peace, Health, and a Sustainable Future in Malawi (Bryce)
  • Acculturation of Incoming Fulbrighters (Glacier)

2:00-4:00 PM – Poster Session (Regency/Columbia Foyer)

2:30-4:15 PM - Individual Career Counseling Sessions (Congressional A)

2:45-4:00 PM – Research Roundtables (Regency/Columbia Foyer)

3:45-4:15 PM – Coffee Break (Regency/Columbia Foyer)

4:15-5:30 PM – Plenary Session: The Politics of Foreign Policy (Regency A)

6:30-9:30 PM – Awards Gala** (Regency A)

*Individuals with Sunday-only passes or Full Conference Registration passes are invited to attend our evening Awards Banquet. You may also purchase banquet-only tickets on our conference registration page. Please note that all guests must have a ticket, and tickets will not be sold at the door.

**Awards Gala dress code: formal, black tie optional

Monday, November 6

7:00 AM-5:00 PM - Registration and Fulbright Store (Regency Foyer)

8:30-9:30 AM – Panel: U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (Regency A)

9:30-10:15 AM – Annual Meeting (Regency A)

10:15-11:15 AM – International Commission Reports: Fulbright Around the World (Regency A)

11:15 AM-11:30 PM – Coffee Break (Regency A)

11:30 AM-12:45 PM – Concurrent Panel Sessions

  • Bringing the Virtual Student Foreign Service Internship to Your Campus (Yosemite)
  • Cleopatras Among Us: Stories from World Leaders (Congressional B)
  • Finding Common Ground Through the Art of Theatre (Grand Teton)
  • Global Technology Solutions and the Fulbright Network (Congressional CD)
  • Human Rights (Bryce)
  • Experience the Fulbright Difference: Travel with Us (Glacier)

1:00-1:30 Lunch for Advocacy Day participants (Regency A)

1:30-3:30 PM – Advocacy Training (Regency A)

3:30-5:30 PM - For Akheem Film Screening (Regency A)

6:00-8:00 PM – Embassy of Canada: Fulbright Reception (sponsored by the University of Arkansas)

*All guests with Monday-only tickets or Full Conference Registration tickets are invited to attend the reception. Guests or individuals wishing to only attend the reception may purchase reception-only tickets on our conference registration page.

Tuesday, November 7

All Day – Fulbright Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill