What is the Colloquium theme?

The theme of the Colloquium is “The World is our House.” Keynote sessions include: Worldwide Communities, Mission, Technology, Identity, and Global Network and Collaboration.

Can I arrive early and/or stay late?

As attendees will be traveling to Boston from all over the world, we understand that there may be some early arrivals and late departures. You will have an opportunity to indicate if an early arrival or late departure is necessary for you. We invite guests to arrive for the ICJSE as early as Friday, July 27th, 2012 and to depart as late as Saturday, August 4th, 2012. A fee of $75 per night will apply for extended stays.

Will the Colloquium be a one-time event, or a will there be future International Colloquiums on Jesuit Secondary Education?

We certainly hope that as we gather as a global network of schools for the very first time, we will find immense value in the experience and choose as a global community to make the ICJSE an ongoing event.

Will we have a chance to visit Boston College High School?

Yes! Boston College High School will host a dinner during the Colloquium and is excited to welcome the global Jesuit community.

What languages will be spoken at the Colloquium?

The official languages of the Society of Jesus will be used at the Colloquium – Spanish, English and French. All keynote addresses will be simultaneously translated in all three languages. Breakout sessions and workshops will be delivered in the presenters language of choice and will be advertised as such.

Who is the Colloquium designed for?

As this is our first gathering of worldwide Jesuit secondary educators, our Colloquium has been designed for heads of schools, their leadership teams and Province Delegates.

What is the Colloquium registration fee?

Registration will be $950 per person. After the registration deadline of March 15, 2012 the registration fee will increase. Registration includes room, board and meals, but does not include airfare to Boston. Attendees may register by visiting www.icjse.org.

Who should I contact if I have questions regarding the colloquium?

You may contact Dan Carmody directly with questions at carmody@icjse.org. You may also refer to the Colloquium website at www.icjse.org.

What are the housing arrangements provided at the ICJSE?

Participants of the ICJSE will be staying in dormitories at Boston College where the Colloquium program will take place. Rooms are air-conditioned and suite-style, with attendees residing in their own rooms and shared baths between two rooms.

Can I bring a spouse or my family to the ICJSE?

Absolutely! You may submit requests to bring additional members of your family to the ICJSE.

How will I know when I am fully registered for the ICJSE?

You will be fully registered for the ICJSE when you have completed your full registration form (which you will receive via email from Colloquium Manager Lolita Elverrillo), and you have received an ICJSE confirmation document.