GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics is designed to help students evaluate expectations, anticipate potential cultural and ethical challenges, prepare for engagement with global communities, and develop intercultural competencies.

First-time travelers and experienced globetrotters alike can benefit from session topics like “Voluntourism” + the White Savior Complex, The Ethics of Healthcare Abroad, Race + Ethnicity in a Global Context, and Local Global Opportunities.

The conference offers…

  • Interactive workshops led by faculty, staff, students and community members on the diverse contexts and challenges you may face while abroad;
  • An intimate global networking lunch featuring tables hosts with global experience;
  • Opportunities to connect with peers interested in global experiences and cross-cultural engagement; and
  • A Q&A forum for attendees to ask questions that may not have been answered during the day’s sessions.

Past Schedules

2020 Digital Schedule

2019 Digital Schedule | PDF

2018 Digital Schedule | PDF

2017 Digital SchedulePDF

2016 Digital Schedule | PDF

2015 Program (PDF)

2014 Program (PDF)

2013 Program (PDF)