Lebanese American University

“Global Outreach and Leadership” (GOAL)

LAU - New York Headquarters & Academic Center (211 East 46th Street)
September 13–14, 2013

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Judith S. Eaton

“Higher Education Internationally: Trends and Challenges”

Judith S. Eaton
Dr. Judith S. Eaton is president of CHEA, the largest institutional higher education membership organization in the United States. More…

The inauguration of the Lebanese American University’s New York Center is a realization of LAU’s pioneering stance on global education and outreach. To mark the occasion, LAU will hold a “Global Outreach and Leadership” (GOAL) conference. The conference will consist of an opening ceremony on September 13, followed by a day of panels.

We invite global education specialists and scholars, study abroad and international exchange experts, Model United Nations advisors and leaders, civic advocacy and international NGOs specialists, practitioners, activists and researchers from universities, cultural centers, think tanks, NGOs and other related associations to share their experiences in the following areas:

  1. Global Education
  2. Youth Civic Engagement & International Diplomacy from a MUN perspective
  3. Civic Advocacy and International NGOs


September 13, 2013

3:30 PM – 6:00 PM Opening Ceremony
Plaque Unveiling
Opening Remarks: LAU President Joseph G. Jabbra, Ph.D.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Judith S. Eaton

September 14, 2013

8:30 – 9:30 AM: Registration/Coffee Reception

9:30 – 11:00 AM: Panel 1

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM: Coffee Break

11:30 – 1:00 PM: Panel 2

1:00 – 2:15 PM: Lunch

2:30 – 4:00 PM: Panel 3

4:00 – 4:15 PM: Coffee Break

4:30 – 5:30 PM: Closing Ceremony
Closing Remarks: President Joseph G. Jabbra, Ph.D.
Presentation of LAU NY Academic Center Associates

Steering Committee

Program Committee

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