The Washington International Education Conference (WIEC) is a two-day conference dedicated to professional development and building connections between higher education institutions and key figures in foreign embassies and sponsoring organizations. You will be escorted to embassies representing key international student markets and hear from key Federal government partners including the Department of Commerce, the Department of State, and the Department of Homeland Security. In addition, you will learn from highly regarded peers and research institutions that are committed to the study and implementation of international student recruitment, inter-university partnerships, and international student services.
You will leave WIEC with the newest information on student mobility trends and issues for your office to utilize, while also having the data and practical tips to more effectively manage your international student program.
Conference attendees include education and cultural attaches, government representatives, NGO staff, vendors, as well as stakeholders at all stages of the international student lifecycle from universities, colleges, high schools and language programs. WIEC offers unparalleled value and useful sessions for senior international officers, directors of international admissions, recruiters, and international student services officers.