A Recap of the 2020 TAICEP Virtual Conference

First off, a big thank you to all of the attendees, presenters, sponsors and committees who helped bring the 2020 TAICEP Virtual Conference to life. Though we were unable to gather in person in Glasgow Scotland as we had hoped, the 2020 TAICEP Virtual Conference built upon the success of our five previous conferences in Toronto, Chicago, Rome, Philadelphia and Vancouver. In a virtual environment, we continued to share our similarities, understand our differences, and work for the common good. 

Our daily live sessions through the month of October 2020 brought together seasoned professionals and newcomers alike from around the globe.  Since sessions and events did not overlap, attendees could participate in far more sessions possible than during an in-person 3-day conference, and for a significantly reduced fee. Our 40+ sessions, and other networking opportunities spread over 20 days were all recorded and can still be accessed via last year's website to those who attended.

If you're new to TAICEP, welcome! This is a membership organization for anyone involved in the specialized field of international credential evaluation. Our members represent higher education institutions, independent evaluation agencies, ENIC/NARIC offices, government ministries, licensing authorities, examination boards, awarding bodies, and other organizations. At each TAICEP annual conference, credential evaluators from around the world, both those new to the field as well as those with years of experience, come together to learn, to share knowledge, to network, and to promote the interests of our unique industry.

2021 TAICEP Virtual Conference

Although we were hopeful to resume an in-person conference for 2021, the conference will be held in a virtual space this year and we will continue with our daily live sessions throughout the month of October and November. So mark your calendars, and get ready for an informative and transformative experience with TAICEP! 


What you can expect from this year's conference: 

Newcomer's Welcome

- A Tuesday to Friday schedule packed with sessions 

- Geographically themed weeks that target specific countries and regions

- Great networking opportunities with our tailored 'Coffee Talk' & round-table discussions

- Professional Development Opportunities throughout the conference

- 'Around the World' mini-sessions

- 'Credential Doctor' sessions

- Scholarship Opportunities to attend the conference‚Äč


The Message Board Is Back!

The Message Board is a space for you to network and connect with colleagues before the conference. We welcome you to share ideas for sessions and roundtable discussions, request topics that you would like to see offered, and find co-presenters for your session proposal. You're even welcome to share tips on how to stay productive and on task in a virtual working environment. Click on the image below to be directed to the Message Board and start sharing your ideas! 


 

How Will I Benefit From Attending The 2021 TAICEP Virtual Conference?


Both new and seasoned professionals in the field of international credential evaluation can benefit from attending the Virtual 2021 TAICEP Conference. You'll have the opportunity to connect with presenters and experts from around the world, all in the comfort of your own home of office. Attendees will have opportunity to establish connections that will positively influence your personal and professional development. Why should you attend the TAICEP 2021 Virtual Conference?


  • Your attendance directly supports the advocacy and sustainability of TAICEP
  • Partake in over 40 sessions, all focused on international credential evaluation
  • Join your colleagues from around the world for virtual networking events and other fun activities
  • No flight and hotel expenses, and a significantly reduced registration fee
  • Gain access to online resources including recordings for all the sessions offered
  • Learn about different educational systems around the world and understand best practices when assessing international credentials 
  • Refresh and refine your understanding of educational systems
  • Understand how the field is changing in respect to changing trends around the world
  • Gain insights from field experts on specialized topics such as accreditation, global standards in international credential evaluation, and more

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