The Virtual 2022 WAIE Annual Conference was held on April 6-7, 2022

2023 Annual Conference

We look forward to sharing the details of our 2023 Annual Conference soon!

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 Schedule

Time Session
12:45 pm – 1:15 pm Welcome Meeting and Hong Rost Award
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Concurrent Roundtables #1:

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

Education Abroad (EA)

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Exhibitor Breakout #1
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Concurrent Roundtables #2:

International Enrollment Management (IEM)


4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Roundtable #3:
Supporting Students Affected by Active Conflict Zones
5:00 pm  – 6:30 pm Happy Hour and Trivia


THURSDAY, April 7, 2022 Recordings

Click the session title to view the recording. More recordings available soon!

Time Session
9:00 am – 9:45 am:
Concurrent session 1

Nonresident Tax – The Survival Guide (ISSS)

Discussion on the Recent Trend of Initials Immediately Transferring Out (ISSS)

Reflections on Faculty-Led Travel During a Pandemic (EA)

What You Need To Know When Recruiting From Mexico (IEM)

10:00 am – 10:30 am Exhibitor Breakout #2
10:30 am – 10:45 am Get Involved with WAIE!
11:00 am – 11:45 am:
Concurrent session 2

Career Fair Preparation for International Students (ISSS)
Additional resources

“IDEAS” for Expanding Access for Wisconsin Students Abroad (EA)

A Foot in Both Camps: Helpful Takeaways for Planning and Executing Short-Term English Programs During the Academic Year (ESL/TLS)

Fulbright Awards for Students, Faculty, and Staff

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm:
Concurrent session 3

CPT Shenanigans – Let’s Talk About the Tough Ones (ISSS)

Do I Really Post on the Refrigerator? (ISSS)

U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (EA)

Activities in a Virtual Space Can Be WONDERful

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm:
Concurrent session 4

SEVP Updates with SEVP Representative Ronald Hudson

Evaluating Afghan and Other Refugee Credentials (IEM)

Fun with Funding: Forging Stronger Partnerships With Your Financial Aid Office (EA)

Responding to Sexual Assault on International University Campuses (EA)

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm:
Concurrent session 5

Should We Be Talking About Human Trafficking? (ISSS)

Chinese Credential Evaluations ABC’s: from Easy to Complicated (IEM)

Teaching Through Tech: The Successes and Challenges of Developing Online Orientation Programs for Incoming International Students (ESL/TLS)

Boundary Waters: Are You Staying Afloat At Your Workplace?

4:00 pm – 4:20 pm:
Raffle, designated virtual exhibit hall time
Raffle Drawing
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Roundtable #4: K-12