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Media Advisory: University System to Stage International Education Summit at the Carter Center

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Atlanta — October 4, 2007

WHAT: 2007 International Education Summit (http://www.usg.edu/oie/summit/)

WHERE: Carter Center, Atlanta, Ga.

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Dr. George L. Mehaffy, vice president for academic leadership and change
American Association of State Colleges and Schools

Strategic Goals of the Summit
Dr. Richard C. Sutton, assistant vice chancellor for international education
University System of Georgia

“Transforming Undergraduate Education in the USG: The International Imperative”
Dr. Dorothy Leland, president
Georgia College & State University

Keynote Address
“Seven Revolutions: The World in 2025”
Dr. Eric Peterson, senior vice president, William A. Schreyer Chair in Global Analysis and director, the Global Strategies Institute Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, D.C.)

Panel Discussion
“Integrating the Seven Revolutions into Undergraduate Education.”

Keynote Luncheon Address
“War and Terror: How The New York Times Covers Today’s Global Conflicts”
Ethan Bronner, deputy foreign editor, The New York Times

Concluding Remarks (following Breakout Sessions to Draft Action Plans, Implementation Strategies)
Erroll B. Davis Jr., chancellor, University System of Georgia (USG)

WHY: Delegations of key leaders from each campus in the University System of Georgia will gather to shape the design of international education in Georgia, addressing the complex issues USG students will confront as they assume responsibility for the 21st century world.

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