2019 FAIE Annual State Conference


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Conference Details:

Dates: February 21 – 22, 2019


Florida International University
11200 SW 8th Street
Modesto Maidique Campus
Miami, FL 33199

Conference Details/ Registration*:  If paying by check, please do not mail it after February 8th. Please pay at the registration table on site. 

  • $150 Early Bird Registration for Members through 1/13/2019. To become a member, fill out the form on the Join FAIE tab
  • $170 Registration for Non-Members and Members registering between 1/13/2019- 2/9/2019 (after 2/8/2019 payment & registration must be done onsite)
  • $100 for Students
  • $225 for Pre-Conference Workshops (does not include conference registration)
  • $200 for Exhibitors (includes conference registration)

*Registration fees for the conference include the Reception (and Salsa classes!) on Thursday, February 21 and the Conference (and post-conference gathering) on Friday, February 22. Registration fees do not include NAFSA pre-conference workshops on Thursday, February 21.  Registration will remain open! Do not hesitate to join us on the day of the conference!

Enjoy these highlights of our conference!

Thursday, February 21, 2019

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. NAFSA Preconference Workshops (SASC Building)

  • F1- Beginners
  • F1- Intermediate
  • J1- Beginners

Latest addition!

3:30 p.m. FIU sponsored event! 

RSVP here to attend if you are not participating in a Pre-Conference Workshop.

5:30 p.m.  A visit to the Frost Museum on FIU Campus

Enjoy an exhibit of art and taste on the FIU Campus and learn  how this institution capitalizes on its resources and art collection. Meet at the door of the museum at 5:15!

 6:30 p.m. 2019 FAIE Conference Reception and Cultural Celebration!

Come to the MARC Building (next to Museum) and enjoy a celebration infused with the Miami flavor of salsa dancers! Learn how to dance salsa and have fun with colleagues. 

Friday, February 22, 2019

Enjoy the day full of exciting sessions, and don’t forget…

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Farewell Gathering at Vicky’s Cafe on Campus

 Have a “Cafecito” by the water and listen to good music on us! Debrief with colleagues, plan future projects, and enjoy the end of what promises to be a great conference!

Campus Information, Parking, and Transportation

If you are driving to campus, please access this MAP where you will find the buildings and locations of where each day’s activities will take place and also, where to park. 

Day 1 (February 21)- SASC Building- 230 and MARC Building for Reception

Day 2 (February 22)-Graham Center Ballrooms

FAIE will cover parking fees but you MUST register your car using this PARKING LINK and use the parking lots and spots indicated (blank or blue). Please make sure you do this before you arrive on campus.

It is VERY IMPORTANT that you plan to arrive early on Thursday and Friday to be able to find parking spaces. (It is suggested that you arrive no later than 7:45 am)

The Conference Hotel (Courtyard Marriott Dolphin Mall) will provide a SHUTTLE SERVICE to and from the Conference on Friday, February 22 departing the hotel at 7:15 am and returning at 5:30 pm. 

Information for Presenters

Thank you for sharing your expertise and your knowledge with your colleagues! Please access the Conference Schedule to find out the time and location of your pre-conference workshop/session.

All the rooms are equipped with a projector and a screen for your presentation. Please bring your own laptop and corresponding adapters (if needed) to connect to the equipment in the room.

See you soon!

Conference Hotel Information: 

Courtyard Marriott Dolphin Mall 
11275 NW 12th St.
Miami, FL 33172
305.994.9343 ext. 602
Please call the hotel directly to make your reservation 

Rate of $189 per night available 2/20/19 to 2/23/19
Last day to book: 1/30/19

Number of rooms at this special rate are limited.

The hotel will provide a SHUTTLE SERVICE to and from FIU on Friday, February 22 departing the hotel at 7:15 am and returning at 5:30 pm. 

Exhibitor and Sponsorship Information: 

For information on how to be an exhibitor or a sponsor of the 2019 FAIE Annual Conference please visit our information page.

You Made a World of Difference: 

(We need your nominations!)

Each year, we award the You Made a World of Difference Award at the FAIE Annual Conference. The recipient is an FAIE member who has made an outstanding contribution in any of the areas of international education which significantly impacts their institution, community, and/or the professional practice. Please nominate your colleagues by January 25, 2019, applications can be found on the award page.