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Pre-conference Workshop: 3 Keys to Creating your Portable Career

  • 21 Mar 2013
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Silver Spring Civic Building | Silver Spring, MD


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Pre-conference Workshop

3 Keys to Creating your Portable Career

Facilitated by Colleen Reichrath-Smith

Please note that registration closes March 15th

Date: March 21, 2013

Location: Silver Spring Civic Building | Silver Spring, MD

Workshop Description:

Did you leave your career behind when you made an international move? Discover ways to revive and bring your career with you, to take the elements of what you call your career and apply them in whatever setting you find yourself in. This interactive workshop will teach you the 3 keys to creating your portable career. This will include developing your navigation system, learning to read the signposts along the way, and connecting with others on your journey.

To register online, please select the registration button on the left hand side of this webpage, and you will be prompted to choose the registration type that best suits you.

About the Facilitator:

A career consultant with twelve relocation experiences, Colleen Reichrath-Smith supports mobile career adventurers (and wannabe’s) to make personally meaningful career choices. She's a trained career development specialist who enjoys helping people create their preferred future, taking work, learning, and leisure options into account in mapping their career journey.

Accommodation Information

FIGT has reserved a block of rooms at the nearby Courtyard Silver Spring Downtown for $199.00 USD per night for March 19-20, 2013 in addition to a room block for the nights of March 21-23, 2013 for $139.00 USD per night (excluding local and state taxes). This hotel is in walking distance to the Silver Spring Civic Building.

To make reservations by online for March 19-20, please click here; for reservations for March 21-23 please click here. For reservations by phone, please call 800-321-2211 and use code FGTFGTA for the FIGT room rate. Reservations must be made by Friday, March 8, 2013.

Courtyard Silver Spring
8506 Fenton Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Traveling into the area? Click here to learn about all your transportation options and other nearby hotels.

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your conference registration you must do so prior to March 13, 2013. There will be a $25 cancellation fee. After March 13, 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 $25 administrative fee to complete that transaction. Please contact FIGT at mgelwicks@figt.org if you have any questions.


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