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August 2020 

Dear National Society for Experiential Education Annual Conference Attendees:  

On behalf of the NSEE Board and the 2020 Conference Planning Committee, we are excited for you to join us for the 49th Annual NSEE Conference. As you know, the conference is scheduled to run in a fully virtual format from September 21-23. 

Our conference theme is Hindsight is 20/20: Using Reflection for Assessment, Program Excellence, and Student Success. The theme will be addressed through many unique and innovative lenses, and our presenters have stepped up to share their knowledge, experiences, and expertise virtually. Here is a brief overview of the conference: 

  • Monday, September 21 (Pre-Conference): Will be hosted by Nova Southeastern University and is free and open to the public.  You may join any one of these sessions as lon g as you pre-register no later than Sunday, September 20th through the Zoom registration links provided here. Sessions include: Welcome to NSEE; Virtual Conference Overview and How to Make the Most of Your Virtual Conference Experience; Introduction to NSEE’s Experiential Education Academy; Peer Consulting; and a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Town Hall. Monday’s session will close with a Guided Reflection and a virtual Networking Event.
  • Tuesday, September 22: Starting at noon (EST), we will celebrate our 2020 NSEE Awards and welcome keynote speaker Dr. Marian Higgins, a pioneer in the field of diversity and inclusion in higher education and the workplace. Dr. Higgins will share her expertise on how experiential educators can gain more awareness, knowledge, and skills to engage with a diverse learner population. Following the keynote, we will have a series of concurrent webcast presentations, roundtable discussions, and our very popular PechaKucha presentations. Tuesday afternoon will conclude with another networking opportunity.
  • Wednesday, September 23: An afternoon of concurrent webcast sessions and roundtables, concluding with the announcement of our 2021 NSEE Conference theme and a post-conference reflection. 

Throughout the conference, we are excited to use Remo rooms to host our NSEE Virtual Lounge, NSEE Information Table, and Exhibitor tables. Remo has proven to be an engaging platform for virtual conference attendees. NSEE Board Members and Conference Planning Committee members will be around to welcome and help you, including at the conference registration table when you arrive. We want you to leave the conference feeling like you are a part of this wonderful community!  

We look forward to seeing you soon!  


Marti Snyder, Ph.D., 2020 NSEE Conference Chair
Paul Gaszak, 2020 NSEE Conference Co-Chair