​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​2018 Symposium Schedule


Sunday, June 10

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Preconference Workshop Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Introduction to U.S. Visa Management Preconference Workshop
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Welcome Reception
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM I-9 Workshop
7:00 PM – 7:45 PM Sunday Session #1
7:00 PM – 7:45 PM Sunday Session #2
7:45 PM – 8:30 PM Sunday Session #3
7:45 PM – 8:30 PM Sunday Session #4

Monday, June 11

7:00 AM – 7:30 AM Morning Yoga
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:15 AM – 8:45 AM  Newcomers Orientation
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Opening Session
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM Political Update
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Enforcement Plenary
11:35 AM – 12:15 PM CFGI Board Reflection Session 
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM        Luncheon & Keynote
1:45 PM – 2:45 PM         Concurrent Workshops
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Snack Break and Exhibitor Showcase
3:45 PM – 4:45 PM Concurrent Workshops
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Concurrent Workshops
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Gala Event

Tuesday, June 12

7:00 AM – 7:30 AM Morning Yoga
7:30 AM – 8:15 AM        Breakfast
8:15 AM – 8:55 AM Keynote
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Department of State J-1 Meetings
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Processing Plenary
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Plenary
10:35 AM – 11:20 AM Global Plenary
11:35 AM – 12:20 PM CFGI Board Reflection Session 
12:20 PM – 1:35 PM Luncheon
1:45 PM – 2:45 PM         Concurrent Workshop
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Snack Break and Exhibitor Showcase
3:45 PM – 4:45 PM Concurrent Workshop
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM Closing Session with Keynote
5:45 PM – 6:45 PM Farewell Reception

Wednesday, June 13

8:00 AM – 9:15 AM Congressional Advocacy Day Breakfast Briefing
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Networking Group Roundtables
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Congressional Advocacy Day