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2015 FIGT Conference - Finding "Home": Amidst Global Change

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


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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
mgelwicks@figt.org if you have any questions.




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