NAFSA 2018 Annual Conference Program - 86
THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2018
2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Expand Your Tool Kit for Intercultural
Expand your tool kit for developing intercultural
skills in students, faculty, and staff with engaging
participatory techniques. This session takes learners
through experiential exercises and practices
beyond the commonly used intercultural activities.
Facilitators spark creativity and inspire innovation
for using these exercises in various settings.
Chair and Presenter: Alyson Hyman, University of
Presenters: Darla Deardorff, EdD, Association of
International Education Administrators; Julia Kruse, PhD,
University of North Carolina
Getting Students Back on Track: Advising Chinese
Students on Academic Probation (ISSS)
Chinese undergraduate students often encounter
academic challenges while studying at U.S.
institutions. This session combines empirical data
with students' experiences to highlight effective
advising strategies and explore institutional efforts
that help foster academic success.
Chair and Presenter: Jun Liu, PhD, Stony Brook
Presenters: Andrew Chen, WholeRen Education;
Charles Liu, JD, Michigan State University; Jianyang
Mei, Michigan State University
NAFSA 2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXPO
Hot Topics in Advanced Employment-Based
This session provides key updates regarding
employment-based immigration, including the latest
issues in H-1B visas, PERM, and compliance. The
presenters highlight hot topics and share practical
guidance on PERM modernization, legislative
and regulatory proposals to restrict immigration,
prevailing wage issues, site visits, RFE trends, best
practices, and compliance.
Chair and Presenter: Elise Fialkowski, JD, Klasko
Immigration Law Partners, LLP
Presenters: Shinn Ko, Emory University; David
Muusz, University of Michigan
Impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on
Higher Education in the Asia Pacific (SI)
As physical, digital, and biological realms
converge in the twenty-first century, transforming
virtually every industry and reshaping society,
how should universities respond to the speed and
intensity of such unprecedented disruptions? APAIE
explores this topic, focusing on Japan, Taiwan, and
Thailand, as examples from the Asia Pacific. This
session is presented by the Asia-Pacific Association
for International Education (APAIE).
Chair and Presenter: R. Anderson Sutton, PhD,
University of Hawaii-Manoa
Presenters: Jen-Sue Chen, PhD, Foundation for
International Cooperation in Higher Education
of Taiwan; Nopraenue Dhirathiti, PhD, Mahidol
University; Shinnosuke Obi, Keio University