Upcoming events

    • 06 Mar 2015
    • 08 Mar 2015
    • Tysons Corner Marriott, Virginia

    2015 FIGT Conference
    March 6-8, 2015
    Tysons Corner, VA

    Our theme this year is
    Finding "Home": Amidst Global Change

    Highlights of this year's conference include:

    • Inspiring Keynote speakers:
      • Teja Arboleda
      • Drs. Doug Ota
    • Over 40 renowned speakers representing all aspects of the expat experience.
    • Thought provoking concurrent sessions.
    • Dynamic, interactive kitchen table conversations.
    • Ignite sessions to spark new ideas!
    • Panel Discussions to look at the big picture.
    • Networking with some of the most respected names in expat research, service providers, and cross cultural educators.
    • Forums and workshops with successful expat innovators and writers.
    • Dedicated Research Forum, promoting expertise exchange for academic researchers.
    • A bookstore brimming with expat centric literature and an opportunity to meet many of the authors.

    Registration: To register, please click the 'register' button to the left, or download a registration form here.

    Accommodation Information:  FIGT has reserved a block of rooms at the conference venue, the Tysons Corner Marriott for $89.00 USD per night (excluding local and state taxes). To reserve your room online, please click here. For reservations by phone, please call 800-228-9290 and reference the group name either using FIGT or Families in Global Transition. Reservations must be made by Thursday, February 19, 2015.

    Conference Location Address:

    Tysons Corner Marriott
    8028 Leesburg Pike
    Vienna, VA 22182

    Transportation: Please click here for your transportation/travel options.

    Cancellation Policy

    If you need to cancel your conference registration you must do so prior to February 25, 2015. There will be a $50 cancellation fee. After February 25, 2015 FIGT is unable to refund any registration fees. If you are unable to attend the conference and would like to transfer your registration to another attendee, there will be a $50 administrative fee to complete that transaction. Please contact FIGT at if you have any questions.




Past events

04 Dec 2014 DC Winter Networking Event
16 Oct 2014 DC Fall Networking Event
26 Jun 2014 DC Summer Networking Event
13 Jun 2014 Webinar | Two Minds Abroad--What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Global Living
24 Mar 2014 Switzerland Affiliate: Preparing your Student for the University Transition
21 Mar 2014 FIGT 2014 Conference: Reception & Keynote with Ray Leki
21 Mar 2014 2014 FIGT Conference - The Global Family: Redefined
06 Feb 2014 DC February Networking Event
04 Dec 2013 DC December Networking Happy Hour
05 Nov 2013 Switzerland Affiliate: Beating the « November Blues »!
21 Oct 2013 Webinar | Best Practices in Cross-cultural Training for Expatriates
09 Sep 2013 Webinar | Practical Tools for Making Sense of Cultural Transitions
28 Jun 2013 Industry Event | Celebrate Canadian Success- New York 2013
18 Jun 2013 Industry Event | The North-East USA Totally Expat Show
30 May 2013 Webinar | Using Story Board Techniques for Needs and Expectation Assessments
17 May 2013 UK Affiliate | To IB or not to IB - The IB: Not Just for University, for Life
16 May 2013 DC May Networking Happy Hour
16 May 2013 Webinar | In Search of Identity: Awakening Your Authentic Self
22 Mar 2013 2013 FIGT Conference
21 Mar 2013 Pre-conference Workshop: Discover Your Cultural Intelligence (CQ) and learn how to Increase It!
21 Mar 2013 Pre-conference Workshop: 3 Keys to Creating your Portable Career
21 Mar 2013 Pre-conference Workshop: HKEELEE (Talk to Me) – Stories as Tools for Cross-cultural Communication and Negotiation
21 Mar 2013 Pre-conference Workshop: Rebranding To Be Better Than You Believe
20 Mar 2013 Pre-conference Workshop: Transitioning Successfully for University Training of Trainers Program
11 Mar 2013 Webinar | Getting the Best Out of Your FIGT Conference: Guidlines for First Timers
05 Sep 2012 Webinar: Going Global - Coaching with a Global Mindset
28 Jun 2012 Webinar: Third Culture Kids Transitioning Successfully for University
21 Jun 2012 UK Affiliate Official Launch Reception
29 Mar 2012 2012 FIGT Conference
27 Mar 2012 Switzerland Affiliate: Preparing for University Transition
19 Oct 2011 Webster University's Geneva Campus First International Counseling Conference
13 Oct 2011 Growing Up Cross-Culturally: Broadening Horizons for Academic Research Symposium
10 Oct 2011 Swiss Chapter launch
17 Mar 2011 2011 FIGT Conference
20 Jan 2011 USA Girl Scouts Overseas Webinar on Third Culture Kids

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