Phi Beta Delta



Online Web Conference
Monday - Tuesday: May 24th and May 25, 2021
Theme: Moving Forward: The Future of Collaboration in Our Diverse World.

Registration (Fees in US Dollars) Individual Chapter Deadline
Early Bird $60 $350 April 9, 2021
Regular $75 $375 May 24, 2021

Please see below for details regarding the 35nd Annual PBD Conference. We look forward to gathering online to connect with our members via the 2021 web conference.

Conference Date/Time:

The Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars is pleased to announce that the 2021 PBD Conference will be offered via Zoom on Monday - Tuesday: May 24th and May 25, 2021 during the following time blocks:

  • Pacific: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Mountain: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Central: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Eastern: 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM

Conference Online Access/Viewing:

PBD members are invited to register for the conference and attend the complete conference or specific segments of interest, as convenient. Please contact your PBD Chapter Coordinator for details about a campus viewing, or refer to the email shared by PBD headquarters for individual login instructions.

Keynote Speaker: Christina Pope - Senior Network Director Welcoming America

Topic: Messaging Strategies to Foster Belonging

Abstract: Christina designs programs and strategies for the Welcoming America network of local governments and nonprofits who are building more welcoming communities where immigrants can thrive and see more equitable life outcomes, with gains for all residents. She addresses emerging needs in the field and provides technical assistance to institutions making local policy, program, and system change to advance immigrant inclusion.

Christina’s background is in community development and international education. She previously worked as an international student advisor at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Other prior roles include work at the community-based organization CASA, and the public school system and binational institute of Recife, Brazil as a Fulbright grantee. She is based in St. Louis, MO, where she serves on the board of the Migrant and Immigrant Community Action Project.