2017 Commission on International Initiatives Summer Meeting


The 2017 CII Summer Meeting took place July 16-18 at the Delta Lodge Kananaskis, Alberta, Canada, co-hosted by the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary.

Thank you to our 2017 CII Summer Meeting Sponsors

2017 CII Summer Meeting Program

2017 CII Summer Meeting Presenter Biographies

Plenary and Keynote Sessions:

Monday AM Concurrent Sessions

  • Assessing International University Partnerships – Jones, Ruwanpura, and Trigo
  • Learning Abroad: More than Good Intentions Required – Mitchell and Weir
  • Seeking US-Canada Leveraging for Agricultural Development in the Food-Water-Energy Nexus

Monday PM Concurrent Sessions

  • Federal Support for International Research and Capacity Building: Avenues for Engagement
  • Linking Research Undergraduate Experiences with Global Initiatives – Proctor and Chadd
  • Fostering International Leadership in Mexico through 4-H Youth Developmental Programs – Carrasco

Tuesday PM Concurrent Sessions

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