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InterContinental Hotel - Athens, Greece

Preconference Meetings

Tuesday & Wednesday, October 16-17
8:30-5:00NESA Professional Development Advisory Committee meeting (invitation only)
8:30-5:00NESA Virtual School meeting (invitation only)

Preconference Workshops: Weds, October 17

Wednesday, October 17
8:30-5:00

Creating a Compelling Case for Change – JOHN BURNS

8:30-5:00

Fundamentals of Trusteeship in an International School (for new trustees) — RICK DETWILER

8:30-5:00Atlas Rubicon Preconference Workshop

8:30-3:00

Middle States Association Self-Study Workshop: Organizing for Self-Study / Developing the Plan - Objectives & Action Plans

1:00-4:00General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Overview Session -- OPEN TO ALL (Sign up required. No fee).
Are you wondering about the implications of these new regulations for your school? Attend this open session to receive information relevant to GDPR compliance in international schools.

Everyone is welcome, but sign up is required - no registration fee. Time: 1:00-4:00pm

Thursday, October 18

8:30-10:00PLENARY SESSION:
  • Welcome Remarks
  • Extended Keynote, Part 1 - Panel on School Change: Innovations, Opportunities and Transformational Learning, with Selected Thought Leaders and Friends of NESA, including NESA School Graduates
    Facilitator: JOELLEN KILLION
10:00-10:30COFFEE BREAK - Exhibition area
10:30-11:15PLENARY SESSION: Extended Keynote, Part 2
11:15-12:00PLENARY SESSION: Extended Keynote, Part 3
12:00-1:00LUNCH (provided by NESA)
1:00-4:30SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS (includes 30-min. coffee break)
2:30-3:00COFFEE BREAK - Exhibition area

3:00-4:30SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS, continued
6:30WELCOME RECEPTION - InterContinental Hotel, Athens

Friday, October 19

8:30-10:00PLENARY SESSION
Morning announcements
Keynote - EEQBAL HASSIM, Intersecting Cultures: Implications for Leading Learning
10:00-10:30COFFEE BREAK - Exhibition area
10:30-2:30SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS (includes one-hour lunch)
12:00-1:00LUNCH - provided by NESA
1:00-2:30SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS, continued
2:30-3:00COFFEE BREAK - Exhibition area
3:00-4:00
GENERAL INTEREST WORKSHOPS

FREE EVENING TO EXPLORE ATHENS

Saturday, October 20

8:30-10:00PLENARY SESSION:
  • Awards Presentation: NESA Virtual Science Fair Awards | Accreditation Awards
  • Keynote - DONNA OREM, The Great Shift: Understanding and Preparing for the Tipping Points Ahead
10:00-10:30COFFEE BREAK - Exhibition area
10:30-2:30SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS (includes one-hour lunch)
12:00-1:00LUNCH - provided by NESA
1:00-2:30SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS, continued
2:30-3:00COFFEE BREAK - Exhibition area
3:00-4:00GENERAL INTEREST WORKSHOPS
4:15-5:15ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING
7:30GALA EVENING: NESA 50-Year Celebration
InterContinental Hotel, Athens

Sunday, October 21

8:30-9:30GENERAL INTEREST WORKSHOPS
9:30-10:00COFFEE BREAK - Exhibition area
10:00-1:15SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS (includes 15-min. break)
11:30-11:45BREAK (15-minutes) - Exhibition area
11:45-1:15SPECIALIST THREE-HOUR WORKSHOPS, continued

CONFERENCE ADJOURNS