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Title: Spring 2019 Global Education Risk Management Workshop
Instructor: Jacob Moore, OIE Education Abroad and Kaija Lazda, OIE Education Abroad Advisor    
Location: UGA Health Ctr, conf room A
The Office of Global Engagement will hold its Spring 2019 Global Education Risk Management Workshops on February 7 and February 13 from 1-5 p.m. at the University Health Center. Each session will be held in Conference Room A. Participation is required for all new UGA Global Education program directors, including: instructional staff, teaching assistants, and/or program support staff who may be responsible for students in any capacity while abroad. Global Education program representatives must participate in a Risk Management Workshop on an annual basis, since programs have since been updated. If you have previously participated in a Risk Management Workshop and would like to view the shortened returner version of the workshop, please contact Jacob Moore at This session is also recommended for administrative program support staff, as well as potential directors of future study abroad programs. The workshop includes a review of the Global Education Risk Management Emergency Response Protocol and expectations for program directors and staff abroad. Campus-wide representatives will also present on legal issues, travel safety, student conduct/judicial programs, creating safe spaces for diverse program participants, as well as mental health and medical issues while abroad. Please register with OGE here: