Invitation to PEACER WEEK 2016 in Chicago

Invitation to PEACER WEEK 2016 in Chicago

Polish and European Academic Center for Exchange and Research (PEACER) in Chicago is hosting series of meetings with distinguished guests and scientists from Northeastern Illinois University and University of Warsaw. All meetings are taking place the Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 North St. Louis Avenue.

Schedule of meetings: December 12th – 17th, 2016

Monday, December 12th, 2016
1:00PM, BBH 201, Bernard Brommel Hall
Roundtable: The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
Panelists:
Profs. Aleksandra Jarczewska and Jerzy Ciechanski, University of Warsaw
Prof. Martyn De Bruyn, Northeastern Illinois University
5:30PM, Alumni Hall South, Student Union Building
Kick-Off Ceremony: Omicron Delta Epsilon Honor Society 7th Annual Induction Ceremony
Distinguished Guest:
Piotr Janicki, Consul General of the Republic of Poland
Keynote Speaker:
Prof. Jerzy Ciechanski, University of Warsaw

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
11:00AM, Room SU 217, Student Union Building
International Exchange Programs for Faculty: Real-Time Experiences of NEIU Faculty
Moderator:
Prof. Larry Berlin
Panelists:
Profs. Christina Ciecierski and Scott Hegerty – Fulbright
Prof. Hardik Marfatia – Erasmus
Prof. Michael Wenz – Kosciuszko Foundation
Profs. Aleksandra Jarczewska and Jerzy Ciechanski – University of Warsaw
6:00PM, Golden Eagles Room, Student Union Building
UNESCO/Kosciuszko Foundation Teaching English in Poland Program: International
Exchange Opportunities for Teachers, Faculty and Students
Guest Speakers:
Mr. Tom Rusnak (Teacher) and Michal Romaniuk (Student)
Discussants:
Profs. Aleksandra Jarczewska and Jerzy Ciechanski – University of Warsaw

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
6:00PM, Golden Eagles Room, Student Union Building
Lecture: “Mothering Abroad: Empowerment in the Face of Language Barriers and Cultural
Dissonance”
Moderator:
Prof. Aleksandra Jarczewska
Guest Lecturer:
Anna Kuroczycka Schultes PhD.
Panelists:
Denise Cloonan, Czeslawa Kolak, Jeanine Ntihirageza
7:00PM, Golden Eagles Room, Student Union Building
Book Signing: “The Migrant Maternal: „Birthing” New Lives Abroad”
by Anna Kuroczycka Schultes, PhD.

Thursday, December 15th, 2016
11:00AM, SU 215, Student Union Building
NEIU European Study Tours – Spring/Summer 2017
Moderator:
Prof. Larry Berlin
Presenters:
Shan Wang (summer IA ‘17)
Ed Stuart (spring break ‘17)
Mike Wenz (summer IA ‘17)

Friday, December 16th, 2016
11:20PM, FA 108, Fine Arts Building
Presentation: Discontinuity and Model Identification: An Application to the Polish Casino Industry
Presenter: Mike Wenz, Northeastern Illinois University
1:00PM, FA 108, Fine Arts Building
Presentation: The Singapore International Mathematics Challenge (SIMC): “An Introduction to
Mathematical Modeling”
Presenters: Students from Stefan Batory High School, Warsaw & SIMC 2016 Laureates
Piotr Molenda
Kacper Łęcki
Franciszek Oleksiak
Michał Romaniuk
Zbigniew Luchciński, Mathematics Teacher and Coach

Saturday, December 17th, 2016
10:30AM, FA 108, Fine Arts Building
Presentation: “Financial Risk Management with Zero-Cost Collars” and “Zero-Cost Collar
Valuation”
Presenter: Prof. Izabela Pruchnicka-Grabias, Warsaw School of Economics
7:30PM, NEIU Auditorium
Evening Excursion: Ensemble Español, Concierto Navideño

Martial Trezzini/EPA

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