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Date Apr 4, 2013 - Apr 6, 2013
Time All Day

Bloomington, IN


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Phone 812-855-5944
Event type Conference
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Originating Calendar CIBER Calendar

From April 4-6, 2013 the IU Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), together with a consortium of CIBERs nationwide, will host the 15th annual Business Language Conference in Bloomington, Indiana. The theme for the conference, The Business of Language: Educating the Next Generation of Global Professionals, calls for an exchange of ideas on how to make the teaching of business language and culture a priority in the academic setting. Session topics will encourage participation from individuals and programs that supply training or instruction for the following:

 All levels of learning: K-12, college and university, and in-service;

 A wide spectrum of languages, including commonly taught languages as well as those languages for which the current needs are critically lacking;

 Small, medium, or large businesses, both multi-lingual domestic endeavors and globally based firms;

 Commercial sectors for goods, services, and professions including financial, tourism, high tech, banking, transportation, engineering, law, and security;

 Needs assessment of linguistic and cross-cultural skills required for successful communication in a particular business task or job.

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