GLOBAL LIVING MAGAZINE
AS A NEW MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT
FIGT and Global Living Magazine are pleased to announce our new partnership. As a result, FIGT members now have complimentary access to the digital edition of Global Living Magazine through the Global Living app.
In addition to the main conference program, the FIGT Research Network holds an open session of short presentations of relevant research of interest to the FIGT community, prior to the main event. If you are a researcher and would like to share your findings at the Research Forum please contact Sarah Gonzales (email@example.com) and Ann Baker Cottrell (firstname.lastname@example.org).
THANK YOU LINDA JANSSEN!
Everyone at FIGT would like to say a huge Thank You to Linda Janssen, our newsletter editor who is joining the Programs committee. She has worked tirelessly over the last year to shape the newsletter into the informative, engaging format that you currently see.
We’re excited to welcome Emily McDermott, the new communications committee chair, into the role.
If you will be in The Hague from 26 October to 14 November this year, stop by The Hague City Hall to see “Expat Impressions of The Hague”, a new exhibition showcasing the expat experience in The Hague from the 1950s to the present. Through letters, photographs, diaries, and other materials, the exhibition will show how the international residents of The Hague have experienced the city over the past several decades.
When and Where The exhibition is free of charge, and will run from 26 October to 14 November 2015 in the Atrium of the City Hall in The Hague. Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 7:00 to 19:00, Thursday from 7:00 to 21:30, and Saturday from 9:30 to 17:00. The mayor will officially inaugurate the exhibition at an invitation-only reception to be held on 4 November. For more information, contact The Expatriate Archive Centre at 70 427 2014 or email@example.com.
And for those of you attending #FIGT16NL in Amsterdam in March, 2016, do make time for a visit to The Hague (an easy, short train-ride away) to visit the EAC.
FIGT AFFILIATE NEWS
FIGT Boston Affiliate
The FIGT Boston Affiliate meets every 6-8 weeks in a member's home on a weekend afternoon for wine, cheese, networking, and a lively discussion around cross-cultural issues that impact our lives or work. If you are in the Boston area and would like to know when our next meeting is, you can email Tina Quick at firstname.lastname@example.org or Anne Copeland at email@example.com.
Also, the FIGT Boston Affiliate has now created a LinkedIn group and welcomes you to join. The FIGT Boston Affiliate LinkedIn Group is a place to share innovations, discuss ideas and develop collaborations amongst professionals in the Greater Boston area and beyond interested in the cross-cultural aspects of global transitions.
FIGT Korea Affiliate
Throughout the year, the FIGT Korea Affiliate organizes monthly meetings to support TCKs and expat families in Korea. For more information on the upcoming meeting, visit their Facebook group.
For more information about the FIGT Korea Affiliate, check out their page on the FIGT website or contact Isabelle Min at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FIGT Netherlands Affiliate
The next meeting of FIGT NL will be held on Friday November 20th, at The International School of Amsterdam (Sportlaan 45, 1180 AX Amstelveen). Co-hostesses Kathy Bader (ISA) and Katie Reindl (private practice) will be putting together an interesting program. Details are coming soon so watch this space.
This meeting will be special for us not only because we will be welcoming some FIGT members from neighboring European countries, but in addition, it will be the last FIGT Affiliate meeting before the 2016 FIGT Annual Conference (taking place in The Netherlands, did you hear?!). We will also be using the November meeting partially as an opportunity to discuss a potential volunteer committee to help support the annual FIGT Conference to be held in Amsterdam March 10-12, 2016. We really hope you'll join us.
For more information about the FIGT Netherlands Affiliate, check out their page on the FIGT websiteor contact Co-Creators Kate Berger, Kristine Racina or Vivian Chiona at email@example.com .
FIGT Switzerland Affiliate
For information about the FIGT Switzerland Affiliate, check out their page on the FIGT website or contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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