Join us for WISE 2017: Enhancing Intercultural Learning at Home and Abroad, February 8 – 10, 2017 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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      WISE Conference 2017

 Registration Rates
Registration-Early Bird 
WISE Conference February 9-10, 2017
Rate Applies: October 1, 2016-December 16, 2016
WISE Conference February 9-10, 2017
Rate Applies: December 17, 2016-January 17, 2016
Pre-Conference Workshops
Transformative Learning and Teaching I
Dr. Tara Harvey
February 8, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Transformative Learning and Teaching II
Dr. Mick Vande Berg
February 8, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Micro-Practices to Enhance Intercultural Learning
Dr. Adriana Medina-López-Portillo
February 8, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Ethnography Methods with In-Bound Students
Dr. Steve Folmar
February 8, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
  • What Your Registration Includes

    Conference registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks on Thursday and Friday. Coffee/tea and snacks will be served during morning and afternoon breaks.

  • Hotel Information

    Conference registration does not include accommodations. A block of hotel rooms has been reserved with the Winston-Salem Marriott Hotel and the Embassy Suites Hotel. Visit the Hotel Information page for additional information.

  • Registration Changes or Refunds

    Changing Registration

    After completing registration, please request any changes (for example: adding a pre-conference workshop or changing contact information) by emailing  Phone: 336-758-5994.

    Refund Policy

    Requests for refunds must be emailed to Upon request, refunds for withdrawal from the conference will be made based on this schedule:

    • Requests made on or before January 8, 2017: Registration and workshop fees will be refunded minus a 20 % administrative fee
    • Requests made January 9 – 23, 2017: Registration and workshop fees will be refunded 50%
    • Beginning January 24, 2017: No refunds will be made

Online Registration

Participate in WISE Conference 2017

Registration for WISE 2018 will be available this fall

Wake Forest University faculty, staff & students

WFU Attendee Complimentary Registration

Wake Forest University faculty, staff, and students receive complimentary registration to the WISE Conference on February 9 – 10. Wake Forest participants must register through EventBrite.

Pre-conference workshops on February 8, 2017 are not included in the complimentary registration for Wake Forest University attendees. WFU personnel are welcome and invited to register for the enriching pre-conference workshops at their own or approved departmental expense. A limited number of scholarships are available for WFU faculty/staff to attend a pre-conference workshop. Contact wiseconference for information on how to apply. For billing to your WFU department, request an invoice code by emailing wiseconference.

UNC-Greensboro Faculty & Staff Registration

Faculty and staff from UNC-Greensboro should coordinate their registration and payments with Dr. Nell Pynes.