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2021 IEW Event Schedule

This year, IEW will take place from November 15-19. If your organization is interested in participating in International Education Week, you can still fill out the following form with a proposal for your event: https://gatech.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8CkFDGTubkx5VBk.

Questions? Need help developing an idea? Email Kelci Reyes-Brannon at Kelci@oie.gatech.edu

Monday, November 15

  • Passport Photo Service Returns!
    • Location: BuzzCard Center
    • Time: 9 am to 4 pm
    • Description: The BuzzCard Center is pleased to reintroduce their Passport Photo Service - so you can get these specialized photos taken conveniently on campus! This service will be available again starting November 15, and during that week the first 20 Yellow Jackets to take advantage of the service will receive their photos at half-price in honor of International Education Week! For more information on how you can get your Passport Photos, visit buzzcard.gatech.edu/services.
    • Note: This event will take place during the whole IEW week (11/15 to 11/19)
  • IEW Kick-off Event
    • Location: Skiles Walkway
    • Time: 10:30 to 11:30 am
    • Description: Find out more about International Education Week by picking up your 'passport' to the week of event and taking your IEW Flag photo! Come take pictures with Buzz, grab a donut, or win an IEW t-shirt. Join us in kicking-off IEW!
  • Georgia Tech-Lorraine Table at IEW Kick-Off!
    • Location: Skiles Walkway
    • Time: 10:30 to 11:30 am
    • Description: Stop by the Georgia Tech-Lorraine table at the IEW Kick-Off Event on November 15th from 10:30-11:30am outside of Clough. GTL representatives will be present to answer all your questions and give you details about a semester on Tech's campus in France for undergraduates and graduates!
  • French program tabling at IEW Kick-off
    • Location: Skiles Walkway
    • Time: 10:30 to 11:30 am
    • Description: Information about French and Francophone Studies at Georgia Tech, including study abroad summer 2021 LBAT Paris and Senegal, and SLS GT Lorraine semester-long immersion program in Metz, fall 2022.
  • English Conversation Hour
    • Location: Clough 447 
    • Time: 5 to 6 pm 
    • Description: Learning English? Come practice your spoken English skills in a friendly, informal setting with the staff of the Naugle Communication Center!

Tuesday, November 16

  • How to Afford Study Abroad
    • Location: Exhibition Hall: Buckhead Room
    • Time: 11 am to 12 pm 
    • Description: Study abroad doesn't have to break the bank. Come to the "How to Afford Study Abroad" information session to learn more.
  • Salud in Spain Summer Program Informational Session
    • Location: virtual/bluejeans - https://bluejeans.com/556633472/1660
    • Time: 11 am to 12 pm 
    • Description: If you are interested in participating in the Salud in Spain Program in Summer 2022, please attend this information session.
  • ISYE Summer Program in Europe Information Session
    • Location: virtual/bluejeans - https://bluejeans.com/616106986/8966
    • Time: 11 am to 12 pm 
    • Description: Learn more about the ISYE Summer Program in Europe! This 10-week summer program offers Georgia Tech ISYE students the opportunity to take standard undergraduate industrial engineering courses in Ireland and Spain during the Summer 2022 semester.
  • Leadership for Social Good Virtual Info Session
    • Location: virtual/bluejeans - https://bluejeans.com/676192608/7312
    • Time: 11 to 11:30 am 
    • Description: Come join this alumni-led information session to hear more about the Leadership for Social Good Study Abroad Program. The Leadership for Social Good Study Abroad Program in Central and Eastern Europe offers interested students the opportunity to gain insight into global civil society, to learn about the challenges of creating and leading effective and sustainable social enterprises, and to make a positive impact by working closely with a non-profit organization in Budapest, Hungary.
  • Japan Day
    • Location: Swann Building Backyard
    • Time: 11 am to 2 pm 
    • Description: Please join us, "Japan Day"! Learn about the Japanese program at Tech! Meet Furoshiki master and Kendama master and have fun with Anime trivia contest and more! Japanese sweet and bakery will be served.
    • Note: If it rains on the 16th, this event will be move to Nov. 18th 
  • Information Session on the LBAT France & Senegal and SLS Study Abroad and Immersion Program
    • Location: Swann 115
    • Time: 11 am to 12 pm 
    • Description: Learn more about the School of Modern Languages' LBAT (Language for Business & Technology) France (Paris) and LBAT Senegal (Dakar) study abroad summer programs, and the SLS (Serve-Learn-Sustain) fall semester program at Georgia Tech Lorraine (Metz, France).
  • Georgia Tech-Lorraine Undergraduate Info Session
    • Location: virtual/bluejeans - https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/live-event/gjfwagkq
    • Time: 1 to 2 pm 
    • Description: Can't make it to a weekly GTL Info Session held on Thursdays from 11am-12pm? No worries! Tune in to this special IEW GTL Info Session held on Tuesday, November 16th from 1-2pm for details about studying at Tech's campus in France!
  • ISYE Summer Program in Asia Information Session
    • Location: virtual/bluejeans - https://bluejeans.com/734576054/3476
    • Time: 2 to 3 pm 
    • Description: Learn more about the ISYE Summer Program in Asia! This 12-week summer program offers Georgia Tech ISYE students the opportunity to take standard undergraduate industrial engineering courses while exploring some of the most important locations for logistics and manufacturing in the 21st century: China and Singapore.
  • French for international business opportunities - A conversation with Hélène Touré, Director of the French Desk at YER USA.
    • Location: virtual/bluejeans - https://bluejeans.com/444115413/4401
    • Time: 4 to 5 pm 
    • Description: Come learn about French businesses and business institutions in the Atlanta area, recruitment, and job opportunities for French speakers. Guest Speaker: Hélène Touré, Director of the French Desk at YER USA. Moderator: Dr. Lionel Gall, School of Modern Languages.

Wednesday, November 17

  • Passport to GT
    • Location: virtual/bluejeans - RSVP at https://gatech.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7QxiuEsHQtiuqnc
    • Time:  9:30 to 11:30 am
    • Description: Join OIE ISSS Staff to learn more about the international student experience of coming to Georgia Tech, as well as the various services ISSS offers. Registration is required. Limit of 30 attendees. *This event if for faculty/staff only*
  • Graduate Studies at Georgia Tech-Lorraine: Virtual Info Session
    • Location: virtual/bluejeans - https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/live-event/uwfqpxtj
    • Time:  10:00 to 11:00 am
    • Description: Join Georgia Tech-Lorraine's virtual Grad Student info session to learn how easy it is to spend a semester on Tech's European campus in Metz, France at up to half the cost of the Atlanta campus!
  • LBAT Ecuador Information Session
  • OpenTalks - How to succeed in a foreign work environment
    • Location: 3403 Manufacturing Related Disciplines Complex (MRDC)
    • Time:  4:30 to 5:30 pm
    • Description: Get insights into the German and Danish culture from two Fulbright alumni and their tips about how to succeed in a foreign work environment: becoming a professor at GT (AJ Medford) and finding an internship abroad (Jana Boerger).

Thursday, November 18

  • International Fellowships
    • Location: virtual/bluejeans - https://bluejeans.com/2610797883/
    • Time:  11 am to 12 pm 
    • Description: Attend this informational webinar to learn about Prestigious Fellowships offering International Placements!!
  • Photo Contest Reception
    • Location: Price Gilbert - G116 Wilby (by Blue Donkey)
    • Time:  2 to 3 pm 
    • Description: Join the Office of International Education as we celebrate the winners of the annual Photo Contest!
  • Boren Information Session
    • Location: Savant #308
    • Time:  3:30 to 4:30 pm
    • Description: Want to learn more about getting $23,000 to study language abroad? Join us at the Boren Information Session to learn more about this exciting
  • Q&A with Sabine Landolt & Agathe Laurent, co-authors of Can We Agree to Disagree
    • Location: virtual/bluejeans - https://bluejeans.com/655772209/7771
    • Time:  5:00 to 6:00 pm
    • Description: Join us for a Q& A with Sabine Landolt, the co-authors of Can We Agree to Disagree, a compelling collection of anecdotes about French and American professionals on their experiences working together. This book reveals the risks of misjudgments. It provides tips and tricks to foster mutual understanding, sparks curiosity, and encourages professionals to adopt the best methods from both cultures, and to better work together. Meeting URL

Friday, November 19

  • IEW Fest
    • Location: Exhibition Hall: 2nd floor
    • Time:  11 am to 1 pm
    • Description: Join us in a mini UN Sustainable Development Goal passport fair, where students will visit each of the five tables, get their passports stamped, and learn about programs and resources at GT that are advancing the SDGs. Students who get all five stamps will earn a tasty plate of food from Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia!
  • Pacific Program Information Session
    • Location: virtual/bluejeans -  https://bluejeans.com/655185001/1185 
    • Time:  11 am to 12 pm
    • Description: Are you interested in participating in study abroad program during the Summer? If you are, make sure you mark your calendar and come to one of the Pacific program's information sessions. The Pacific program is GT faculty-led program that usually happens during the Spring semester; however, it has recently been shifted to the Summer semester for 2022 only. The Pacific program travels to New Zealand and Australia for 11 weeks! In this information session you will learn valuable information about the program including what classes the program is offering, specific program dates, program itinerary, and much more. Please note that the program's application is nor open. If you can't attend the session, but you would like more information, reach out to Andrea Henriquez (andrea.henriquez@oie.gatech.edu) to make an online advising appointment.
  • Budgeting for International Experiences
    • Location: Savant #308
    • Time:  4 to 5 pm
    • Description: Join us to learn ways to make international experiences more affordable!
  • Laternenfest 
    • Location: Tech Green
    • Time:  4:15 to 6:15 pm
    • Description: Join the German Program to celebrate Laternenfest by making Lanterns, eating sweet treats, and learning children's songs for the holiday!
Day Date Event Tittle Location Time Description 
Monday 11/15 IEW Kick-off Event Skiles Walkway 10:30 to 11:30 am Find out more about International Education Week by picking up your 'passport' to the week of event and taking your IEW Flag photo! Come take pictures with Buzz, grab a donut, or win an IEW t-shirt. Join us in kicking-off IEW!
Monday to Friday 11/15 to 11/19 Passport Photo Service Returns! BuzzCard Center 9 am to 4 pm The BuzzCard Center is pleased to reintroduce their Passport Photo Service - so you can get these specialized photos taken conveniently on campus! This service will be available again starting November 15, and during that week the first 20 Yellow Jackets to take advantage of the service will receive their photos at half-price in honor of International Education Week! For more information on how you can get your Passport Photos, visit buzzcard.gatech.edu/services.
Monday 11/15 Georgia Tech-Lorraine Table at IEW Kick-Off! Outside of Clough 10:30 to 11:30 am Stop by the Georgia Tech-Lorraine table at the IEW Kick-Off Event on November 15th from 10:30-11:30am outside of Clough. GTL representatives will be present to answer all your questions and give you details about a semester on Tech's campus in France for undergraduates and graduates!
Monday 11/15 French program tabling at IEW Kick-off Outside of Clough 10:30 to 11:30 am Information about French and Francophone Studies at Georgia Tech, including study abroad summer 2021 LBAT Paris and Senegal, and SLS GT Lorraine semester-long immersion program in Metz, fall 2022.
Monday 11/15 English Conversation Hour Clough 447 5 to 6 pm Learning English? Come practice your spoken English skills in a friendly, informal setting with the staff of the Naugle Communication Center!
Tuesday 11/16 How to Afford Study Abroad Exhibition Hall: Buckhead Room 11 am to 12 pm  Study abroad doesn't have to break the bank. Come to the "How to Afford Study Abroad" information session to learn more.
Tuesday 11/16 Salud in Spain Summer Program Informational Session https://bluejeans.com/556633472/1660 11 am to 12 pm  If you are interested in participating in the Salud in Spain Program in Summer 2022, please attend this information session.
Tuesday 11/16 ISYE Summer Program in Europe Information Session https://bluejeans.com/616106986/8966 11 am to 12 pm  Learn more about the ISYE Summer Program in Europe! This 10-week summer program offers Georgia Tech ISYE students the opportunity to take standard undergraduate industrial engineering courses in Ireland and Spain during the Summer 2022 semester.
Tuesday 11/16 Leadership for Social Good Virtual Info Session https://bluejeans.com/676192608/7312 11 to 11:30 am  Come join this alumni-led information session to hear more about the Leadership for Social Good Study Abroad Program. The Leadership for Social Good Study Abroad Program in Central and Eastern Europe offers interested students the opportunity to gain insight into global civil society, to learn about the challenges of creating and leading effective and sustainable social enterprises, and to make a positive impact by working closely with a non-profit organization in Budapest, Hungary.
Tuesday 11/16 Information Session on the LBAT France & Senegal and SLS Study Abroad and Immersion Program Swann 115 11 am to 12 pm  Learn more about the School of Modern Languages' LBAT (Language for Business & Technology) France (Paris) and LBAT Senegal (Dakar) study abroad summer programs, and the SLS (Serve-Learn-Sustain) fall semester program at Georgia Tech Lorraine (Metz, France).
Tuesday 11/16 Japan Day Swann Building Backyard 11 am to 2 pm 

Please join us, "Japan Day"! Learn about the Japanese program at Tech! Meet Furoshiki master and Kendama master and have fun with Anime trivia contest and more! Japanese sweet and bakery will be served.

Note: If it rains on the 16th, this event will be move to Nov. 18th 

Tuesday 11/16 Georgia Tech-Lorraine Undergraduate Info Session https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/live-event/gjfwagkq 1 to 2 pm  Can't make it to a weekly GTL Info Session held on Thursdays from 11am-12pm? No worries! Tune in to this special IEW GTL Info Session held on Tuesday, November 16th from 1-2pm for details about studying at Tech's campus in France!
Tuesday 11/16 ISYE Summer Program in Asia Information Session https://bluejeans.com/734576054/3476 2 to 3 pm Learn more about the ISYE Summer Program in Asia! This 12-week summer program offers Georgia Tech ISYE students the opportunity to take standard undergraduate industrial engineering courses while exploring some of the most important locations for logistics and manufacturing in the 21st century: China and Singapore.
Tuesday 11/16 French for international business opportunities - A conversation with Hélène Touré, Director of the French Desk at YER USA. https://bluejeans.com/444115413/4401 4 to 5 pm Come learn about French businesses and business institutions in the Atlanta area, recruitment, and job opportunities for French speakers. Guest Speaker: Hélène Touré, Director of the French Desk at YER USA. Moderator: Dr. Lionel Gall, School of Modern Languages.
Wednesday 11/17 Passport to GT

Please RSVP:

https://gatech.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7QxiuEsHQtiuqnc

9:30 to 11:30 am Join OIE ISSS Staff to learn more about the international student experience of coming to Georgia Tech, as well as the various services ISSS offers. Registration is required. Limit of 30 attendees. This event if for faculty and staff only.
Wednesday 11/17 Graduate Studies at Georgia Tech-Lorraine: Virtual Info Session https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/live-event/uwfqpxtj 10 to 11 am Join Georgia Tech-Lorraine's virtual Grad Student info session to learn how easy it is to spend a semester on Tech's European campus in Metz, France at up to half the cost of the Atlanta campus!
Wednesday 11/17 LBAT Ecuador Information Session Skiles 170 12:30 to 1:30 pm Information session about Study Abroad Program in Ecuador (Cuenca and Galapagos Islands) for summer 2022. https://modlangs.gatech.edu/lbat/ecuador-galapagos
Wednesday 11/17 OpenTalks - How to succeed in a foreign work environment 3403 Manufacturing Related Disciplines Complex (MRDC) 4:30 - 5:30 pm Get insights into the German and Danish culture from two Fulbright alumni and their tips about how to succeed in a foreign work environment: becoming a professor at GT (AJ Medford) and finding an internship abroad (Jana Boerger).
Thursday  11/18 International Fellowships https://bluejeans.com/2610797883/ 11 am to 12 pm  Attend this informational webinar to learn about Prestigious Fellowships offering International Placements!!
Thursday 11/18 Photo Contest Reception Price Gilbert - G116 Wilby (by Blue Donkey) 2 to 3 pm  Join the Office of International Education as we celebrate the winners of the annual Photo Contest!
Thursday 11/18 Boren Information Session Savant #308 3:30 to 4:30 pm Want to learn more about getting $23,000 to study language abroad? Join us at the Boren Information Session to learn more about this exciting opportunity!
Thursday 11/18 Q&A with Sabine Landolt & Agathe Laurent, co-authors of Can We Agree to Disagree https://bluejeans.com/655772209/7771 5 to 6 pm Join us for a Q& A with Sabine Landolt, the co-authors of Can We Agree to Disagree, a compelling collection of anecdotes about French and American professionals on their experiences working together. This book reveals the risks of misjudgments. It provides tips and tricks to foster mutual understanding, sparks curiosity, and encourages professionals to adopt the best methods from both cultures, and to better work together. Meeting URL
Friday 11/19 IEW Fest Exhibition Hall: 2nd floor 11 am to 1 pm Join us in a mini UN Sustainable Development Goal passport fair, where students will visit each of the five tables, get their passports stamped, and learn about programs and resources at GT that are advancing the SDGs. Students who get all five stamps will earn a tasty plate of food from Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia!
Friday 11/19 Pacific Program Information Session  https://bluejeans.com/655185001/1185  11 am to 12 pm  Are you interested in participating in study abroad program during the Summer? If you are, make sure you mark your calendar and come to one of the Pacific program's information sessions. The Pacific program is GT faculty-led program that usually happens during the Spring semester; however, it has recently been shifted to the Summer semester for 2022 only. The Pacific program travels to New Zealand and Australia for 11 weeks! In this information session you will learn valuable information about the program including what classes the program is offering, specific program dates, program itinerary, and much more. Please note that the program's application is nor open. If you can't attend the session, but you would like more information, reach out to Andrea Henriquez (andrea.henriquez@oie.gatech.edu) to make an online advising appointment.
Friday 11/19 Budgeting for International Experiences Savant #308 4 to 5 pm Join us to learn ways to make international experiences more affordable!
Friday 11/19 Laternenfest  Tech Green 4:15 to 6:15 pm Join the German Program to celebrate Laternenfest by making Lanterns, eating sweet treats, and learning children's songs for the holiday!