Wednesday, November 26, 2008

New Conference in Oman, January 2009

Hi Everyone, It's official, the International Relocation and Mobility Conference (IRMC): Strategies for Successful International Living is going ahead in Muscat, Oman: January 18-19, 2009.

"IMRC will bring together professionals from around the world to discuss the impact of global relocations on internationally mobile families. Experts will address such topics as education and youth issues, Third Culture Kids, adjustments and resiliency in children, mental health issues for families, employment and identity issues for spouses and caregivers, and the role of schools, counselors, educators, and human resource professionals in meeting this need."

Speakers include: Rebecca Grappo; Jo Parfitt; Robin Pascoe; Jane Bickmore-Jaffer; Dr. Shama Rasheed; Ann Houston Kelly; and Susan Bagyura.

If you have been looking for an excuse to explore Oman and that fascinating part of the world, check out the conference website today. Early bird registration is OMR 153 (or around US$400).

If you cannot go, but know someone else who might be interested, please help the organisers to spread news of this exciting new conference. Thanks.

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