24th Annual National Conference

U.S. Refugee Protection: Reflecting on the Past and Preparing for the Future  


April 18 - 19, 2018; HOLIDAY INN HOTEL AND SUITES ALEXANDRIA - OLD TOWN •625 FIRST STREET•ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA 22314


 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

 

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 8:35 a.m. Introductions
8:35 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Welcoming Remarks and Introduction of Keynote

Tsehaye Teferra, Ph.D., President, ECDC

8:50 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Keynote Address
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9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Migration Trends and the Future of Refugee Protection
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11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions











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1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
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3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m - 4:45 p.m. Challenging the Refugee Narrative
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration/Coffee and Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

U.S. Refugee Policy Updates

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9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions

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11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m - 12:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions














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12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m.- 2:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions












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2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Public Outreach and Community Engagement

   
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks

  Tsehaye Teferra, Ph.D., President, ECDC
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Annual Banquet