Pre-Conference Workshops


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Pre-Conference Workshops

Workshops all take place on Wednesday, December 11. 

Workshop 1:  New to Working with Recruitment Agents? Where Do Agents Fit Within Your Recruitment Strategy? 

1:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m
Attendance Cost: $175

In this workshop we will explore together best practices for integrating recruitment agencies within your larger international enrollment plan. Where do agencies fit best? How do you manage them? How do you help them be successful? How many agencies is too many? And where does the budget come from? Combining the expertise of university leaders in international enrollment with that of recruitment agents, the workshop will be led by representatives of universities and agencies.

Chair & Presenter: George T. Sipos, University of Missouri- St. Louis

Co-Presenter: Mauro Mandil, N&M Intercambios 
Register for this workshop in your conference registration form.

Workshop 2: The Data That Informs and Justifies Your Global Recruitment Plans

1:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m 
Attendance Cost $175 
This workshop will provide a review of the many data sources that inform and justify your recruitment planning decisions. Learn where to find it and how to use it to develop an effective global recruitment plan and build internal alignment around that plan. Participants will receive a set of marketing planning worksheets specifically designed to support international student recruitment.

Chair & Presenter: Ben Waxman, Intead 

Co-Presenters: Vanessa Andrade, California State University, Northridge
Santhana Naidu, Indiana State University

Register for this workshop in your conference registration form.

AIRC Professional Development Course

*Registration is now open for the AIRC Professional Development Course in International Student Recruitment and Enrollment Planning. The first 2 modules of a 7 part course, will be taught in-person at the Conference Hotel, prior to the start of the AIRC Conference from 9:00 a.m- 4:30 p.m, Wednesday December 11th, 2019. Click Here to register or here to learn more