As the world becomes increasingly globalized, higher education institutions seek ways to better prepare students to succeed in cross-cultural academic and professional environments. By reimagining education as a networked phenomenon, Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) has emerged as an innovative response to this need. In COIL courses, faculty across borders co-create learning environments in which students gain valuable technological and cross-cultural competence and hands-on experience collaborating with international peers. With the growth of COIL at many institutions, this conference will explore paths through which this model connects new audiences, new regions, and new networks.
The SUNY COIL Center is the most prominent organization implementing this learning format. Our annual conference is the leading international event in the field and brings together 350+ faculty, international programs staff, instructional technology staff, and senior university and college administrators from SUNY, across the U.S. and around the world to celebrate innovative models and best practices. It is expected that approximately 50% of attendees will be from 30+ SUNY campuses and the remaining 50% will come from 100+ higher education institutions around the world. The conference provides a unique opportunity to reach and interact with a range of practitioners and decision makers utilizing technology to advance teaching and learning in international education.
The event will be held at the CUNY Graduate Center in one of New York City's most distinguished landmark buildings just across from the Empire State Building.
We are pleased to offer the opportunity to partner with SUNY as a conference sponsor. More details on sponsorship levels and benefits can be found in this document.