The Association off International Student Organization (AISO) will host a conference March 14-16 to advocate for international student issues and resources.
The goal of AISO is to represent all the different types of international student organizations and students studying in the United States. Last year was the first year hosting the conference, with approximately 80 students in attendance from 30 different universities and colleges.
Read: AISO: We Are the Winning Generation highlighting coverage of last year’s conference by Janice Levi, International Programs Coordinator at the University of Oklahoma.
This year the conference will be held March 14-16 at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. The conference will provide various types of sessions focusing on developing leadership and communication skills. The keynote speaker will be Shelia Siwela Ambassador and CEO of Sheila Siwela Global Foundation. Lastly, there will be social and cultural activities.
If you would like to attend AISO this year, registration is open until Friday, February 14. It costs only $75 for students and this covers the hotel, meals, and registration. You will have to find your own transportation. Ask your international office for funding or seek out your student government on campus.
For more information about the conference, please visit http://www.gvsu.edu/aiso/