7th COIL Conference
The Expanding Landscape of COIL Practitioners, Networks, and Hubs: What's Next?
The 2015 COIL Conference was once again hosted at the SUNY Global Center in Manhattan and was a great success! From March 19-20th, the COIL Center was excited to welcome nearly 300 faculty, staff and administrators from over 100 different institutions and organizations from 17 countries, 32 SUNY campuses and 50 non-SUNY higher education institutions.
Highlights of this years’ conference included:
- Two Pre-Conference Workshops and a COIL Latin America Academy Workshop held Thursday morning
- An Opening Plenary that included a greeting from Nancy L. Zimpher, Chancellor, State University of New York, as well as a Keynote Address and Plenary Panel Discussion led by Jason E. Lane, Senior Associate Vice Chancellor and Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, SUNY System Administration (see the archived videos here)
- A Keynote Address during our Luncheon Plenary by Maurits van Rooijen, RSA, PhD, Rector & CEO of London School of Business and Finance; President, Compostela Group of Universities (see the archived video here)
- This year also included the following special conference tracks during our breakout sessions: Student Voices, Teacher Education, Language Learning, and International Education.
We urge you to access the conference resources that have been uploaded and are accessible via our Thursday & Friday Conference Agendas. Here you will find PowerPoint presentations from most of the sessions. A video archive of all conference sessions will be posted as soon as possible!
We are looking forward to seeing you at the 2016 conference to celebrate the COIL Center’s 10th anniversary!