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2018 CGE Annual Meeting - Samford University - September 12-14

Samford Univ Fall  Change Drives Global Education:

    Effects on Faculty and Students

              31st Annual Meeting

 

Join CGE Members, Partners and Colleagues at Samford University

CGE holds the 31st Annual Meeting September 12-14, 2018 hosted by Samford University in Birmingham, AL. CGE members, colleagues and guests will meet to share challenges and successes from their programs engaging in international education. CGE is unified in moving forward for the next few decades will be cast as we consider the challenges of overseas speakers, organizational leaders, CGE Presidents and leaders, and all attendees.  A special thank you is given to Dr. Andy Westmoreland, President of Samford University for inviting CGE this year.

CGE’s commitment to the great and small illustrates the heart and trustworthiness of our organization. Each member embodies the values that attribute each person as significant and no cause unworthy - if it advances educational skills and abilities of citizens who create healthy global partnerships.

Attend this year to hear international speakers who lead universities in East Asia, Europe, North and Sub-Sahara Africa, and the Middle East. Come early on Wednesday afternoon, September 12th and participate in the dialogue for the CGE Forum beginning at 4:00 PM.  This year's FORUM will focus on the faculty-led academic and culture trips. Hear faculty speak about different models. hear options at CGE overseas member campuses, combine overseas trips with entrepreneurship, internships, research and future study-abroad.

Each year attendees are enriched by the strategic topics covered in Plenary events, the international student focus at the Thursday luncheon, special music and speakers at the Thursday evening banquet, and amazing content and new opportunities presented during the workshops and breakout sessions! 

Browse this official website information updates on the 2018 CGE Annual Meeting, including the most updated draft schedule of events, workshops and tracks, speaker bios.

CGE TODAY WEBSITE WITH DRAFT SCHEDULE - WORKSHOP & TRACKS LINK - COMING IN MAY

Hotel Cost at Special CGE Rates will be posted soon.


  • Early Bird Cost for CGE members and previous attendees: $265.00 (add $70.00 if registering a spouse). Early Bird offered until July 15, 2018.
  • After July 15th, Attendee Registration will be $305: Add $70 for registering a spouse.
  • Cost for non-members who are attending for the first time: $295.00 Early Bird Rate and $335 for Registration after July 15, 2018 (add $70.00 if registering a spouse).
  • To make payment via credit card, please click here.
    • Please write "CGE Annual Meeting Registration" as the Program/Project Name.
  • To pay via check, send a check to 1633 Mount Vernon Road, Ste. 200, Atlanta, GA 30338. 
    • Please make the check out to "Consortium for Global Education", and in the Memo section, write "CGE Annual Meeting Registration". 

Hotel Information:

COURTYARD by MARRIOTT

Click for Courtyeard Booking Link

50 rooms held in CGE Block

DRURY INN: 

Click for Drury Booking Link

20 rooms held in CGE block

Address: 500 Shades Creek Parkway 160 State Farm Parkway                 
  Birmingham, AL, 35209 Birmingham, AL, 35209
Phone:

1 (800) 393-7928

Refer to Courtyard Homewood Samford CGE Rate

1-800-325-0720 

Refer to CGE Group Code 2338902 

CGE Conference Rate: $109/night -  booking held until 8/22/2018 $105/night -  booking held until 8/22/2018   

FOR BOOKING PLEASE USE LINKS FOR RESERVATIONS (Coming soon)

 

NOTE: RESERVATIONS DATES CAN BE CHANGED ACCORDING TO YOUR INDIVIDUAL TRAVEL PLANS. 



NOTE: Shuttle service to and from Samford University will only be offered at the Courtyard by Marriott. If you are making reservations at Drury Inn or any other local hotel, please be sure to have a vehicle for travel to and from the Samford University campus.

 

  • If traveling by car, the address for Samford University: 800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229. Maps available.
  • If flying, please fly into the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) 5900 Messer Airport Highway and rent a vehicle.
    • It is approximately 30 minutes from the  airport to the Samford University campus.

 

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