National Foreign Language Center's 25th Anniversary

National Foreign Language Center's 25th Anniversary

A symposium celebrating the 25th anniversary of the
National Foreign Language Center,
University of Maryland

Beyond Preaching to the Choir:
Realizing the Vision of a Multilingual Nation

Thursday, May 12, 2011
9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Hay-Adams Hotel, Washington, DC


Attendance by invitation only.

  Register now.  



  • Registration
  • Welcome
  • Keynotes
  • Lunch
  • Directors' Panel
  • Breakout Discussions
  • Synthesis
  • Conclusion
  • Reception
Keynote Speakers
  • David S. C. Chu
    President and Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Defense Analyses
  • Charles Kolb
    President, Committee for Economic Development
  • Deborah W. Robinson
    World Languages Consultant, Ohio Department of Education

Directors' Panel

  • Richard D. Lambert
    Founding Director, National Foreign Language Center
  • Richard D. Brecht
    Executive Director, Center for Advanced Study of Language 
  • Catherine W. Ingold
    Executive Director, National Foreign Language Center


Discount Accommodations
A limited number of discount rooms are available 1/2 mile from the conference at the Four Point Sheraton for $279.00/night if booked by April 20, 2011. To take advantage of this offer, you must call Diane Waller at Globetrotter, 301.570.0800, ext. 112, and request a room as a participant in NFLC's 25th Anniversary Symposium. The discounted rooms are available on a first come, first serve basis.



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