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Tuesday, October 13 • 9:20am - 10:35am
Your Global Situational Awareness Toolbox

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Duty of care increasingly necessitates maintaining an accurate sense of your campus' international footprint and a correspondingly accurate global situational awareness. This session will broaden the perspective of international travel often overlooked and provide participants with a toolbox of resources to maintain a timely awareness of potentially rapidly evolving global situations. With this baseline you will learn tips for engaging travelers both before departure and once a potential problem is identified. This session will include a tabletop exercise to practice applying your new tools.

As a result of participating in this session:
 Attendees will be able to fully consider and determine a campus’ international footprint.
 Recognize different scopes of global situational awareness.
 Learn of at least three resources and how to engage them in creating global awareness and assessing evolving situations.
 Determine at least two ways to engage travelers in monitoring and assessing global awareness.

Speakers
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Laura Provencher

International Risk Analyst, University of Arizona
Laura Provencher is the international risk analyst at the University of Arizona (UA), where she oversees the safety and security of all students, faculty and employees on official international travel. She works closely with the UA international travel safety oversight committee to facilitate policy development, emergency planning, international travel procedures, assessment and review of high risk travel, and training. Ms. Provencher oversees UA... Read More →
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Erin Wolf

International Risk & Insurance Analyst, University of Texas System
Erin Wolf is the international risk & insurance analyst at The University of Texas System where she liaises with institutional study abroad directors and travel managers to develop and coordinate comprehensive system-wide policies, procedures, risk assessments and best practices relating to faculty, staff and student international travel. Her focus is risk management, university liability, emergency preparedness and crisis management. Prior to... Read More →


Tuesday October 13, 2015 9:20am - 10:35am
Marquette II Hilton Minneapolis