Annual Conference 2017

Image credit: Gilbert J. Tucker


Registration is now live for the 2017 Conference, with discounted fees now through 18 September 2017.
Visit the Registration Page to complete your registration.

New for 2017:
Partnership with PSMLA!

PACIE is proud to co-sponsor its 2017 conference with the Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association, a non-profit professional organization dedicated to the teaching and learning of languages and cultures from kindergarten through university levels.

"Capitol"izing on International Education

This year’s theme embodies a significant part of PACIE’s and PSMLA's own missions— to build and strengthen connections and collaborations among educational institutions, governmental bodies, businesses, and non-profit organizations throughout Pennsylvania.

Award Nominations
Deadline: 15 May 2017

Do you know a colleague whose hard work and dedication to the field deserves special recognition? If so, submit their name for one of three special PACIE Awards to be presented at this year's conference. For more details, see the Award Nomination Form

Session Proposals
**All spots now full**

Attendees are encouraged to contribute their knowledge and skills to the conference by leading one or more sessions. As of 17 May 2017, all sessions are now full.



The Holiday Inn Harrisburg-Hershey will host this year's conference. Secure your room reservation now through 17 September 2017 for $109 (plus tax) per night. Be sure to reference "PACIE conference" when making your reservation.


Schedule Preview

Thursday, October 5

  • Pre-conference workshops

Friday, October 6

  • 7:30am-8:30am        Registration / Continental Breakfast / Visit Exhibitors
  • 8:30am-9:30am        Concurrent Session I / PACIE Opening Session
  • 9:45am-10:15am      Concurrent Session II (30 mins)
  • 10:15am-11:00am    Coffee Break / Visit Exhibitors
  • 11:00am-12:00pm    Concurrent Session III
  • 12:15pm-2:00pm       Luncheon / Keynote Speaker / Awards
  • 2:15pm-3:15pm         Concurrent Session IV
  • 3:30pm-4:30pm         Concurrent Session V
  • 4:30pm-5:30pm         Wine & Cheese Reception / Visit Exhibitors / Language Lotto & Silent Auction
  • 6:00pm                   Optional Trip

Saturday, October 7

  • 7:30am-8:30am         Registration / Continental Breakfast / Visit Exhibitors
  • 8:00am-9:00am         Concurrent Session VI
  • 9:15am-9:45am         Concurrent Session VII (30 mins)
  • 9:45am-10:30am       Coffee Break / Visit Exhibitors
  • 10:30am-11:30am     Concurrent Session VIII
  • 11:45am-1:30pm       Luncheon / Keynote Speaker / PSMLA Business Meeting / Language Lotto & SA
  • 1:45pm-2:45pm         Concurrent Session IX / PACIE Board Meeting
  • 3:00pm-4:00pm         Concurrent Session X