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