Annual Conference




"The Long Term Sustainability of Schools with a French Program in North America"

January 29 - January 31, 2017


120 South Main Street, 

Greenville SC 29601

T864.421.9700      D864.250.7910      F864.421.9719


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Annual Conference Stories

Part 1

Part 2


*2017 Conference Speakers (January 29 - January 31, 2017)


Opening from Frédéric Canadas, AFSA President 

Rich Odell, CEO & Senior Consultant, Heads Up Educational Consulting

Stephen Scott Brewer, Maître de Conférence, Université Paris-Est Créteil

Frédéric Losfeld, Entrepreuneur chez F-Cube

Thibaut Bourgon, Consultant & CEO at Digital Effervescence

Thierry Warin, PHD, Associate Professor at HEC Montreal and Visiting Scholar at Harvard University
Amada Torres, Vice-President Studies, Insignts, Research, NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools)


The Westin Poinsett Hotel

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*2016 Conference Speakers (January 31 - February 2, 2016)


Opening from Frédéric Canadas, AFSA President 

Brian Bordainick, CEO at Dinner Lab; Founder of the 9th Ward Field of Dreams

Kristen Carey Power, National Director, Business Development, National Association of Independent Schools 

Jane Hulbert, founder of The Jane Group, crisis communications consultant

Yves Morieux, Director for The Boston Consulting Group


Hotel Monteleone New Orleans

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*2015 Conference Speakers (February 1 - February 3, 2015)

Kim Bartlett, Director of Admissions, at McGill University in Montreal, Canada
Philippe Claus, doyen du groupe enseignement primaire de l’inspection générale de l’éducation nationale de juillet 2008 à septembre 2014
Donna Orem, Chief Operating Officer, National Association of Independent Schools
Dr. Yong Zhao, internationally known scholar, author, and speaker

Hotel Grand Bohemian Orlando
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*2014 Conference Speakers (February 2 - February 4, 2014)


Frédéric Bove, Mosaic HEC Montreal

Kirsten Cutshall, President of Steel Branding
Rob EvansExec. Director The Human Relations Service
Marc LevinsonPrincipal, Independent School Solutions
Joshua WinterWestern Solution 

The Driskill Hotel Austin
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*2013 Conference Speakers (February 3 - February 5, 2013)


Paul Mathias, PHD in philosophy, Program Director at the Collège International of Philosophy (Paris)

Lucy Gray, consulting expertise on best practices in educational technology

Dominique Wolton, PHD in sociology, Director of research at CNRS

Maxime Legrand, PHD in economics, Founding Président of Project Education

Caryn Pass, Partner at Venable LLP

Mathieu Farrugia, Technology Director at the International School of the Peninsula

Children Online, consulting company on impact of technology on child and adolescent development


Hotel Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel
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