Join us in Denver, Colorado, for Vision 2018!
December 28th, 2018 – January 1st, 2019
Vision is a 5-day conference for International and American students to experience Personal Growth, Global Community, and Spiritual Conversations. There is truly something for every international student at Vision. Watch the video below to get a glimpse of the conference!
2-Person RoomShare a room with one other person
- get your own bed
4-Person RoomShare a room with 3 other people
- share a queen-size bed with another person
Married CoupleA private room for you and your spouse
- A husband and wife each pay $535 for a total of $1070
- Prices will increase by $50 starting on Saturday, November 10th (for example, the 4-person room will become $425).
- Prices will increase by $50 again on Saturday, December 8th (4-person room will become $475).
Personal GrowthHear from engaging speakers and make a defining memory
Andre Yee is the Founder & CEO of Triblio – an award winning marketing technology company in Washington DC area. He is an experienced technology executive with a track record of growing successful software companies and was formerly Group Vice President at Oracle. Andre is an inventor of three software patents and a noted author of several technology related articles and books including Mastering Java.
Andre is also the founder of Gospel Translations, a ministry dedicated to translating and spreading free gospel content globally. He is also on the board of Desiring God, where he has written about a Christian perspective on business and work.
Andre studied as an international student from Malaysia at George Mason University, where he graduated in 1988.
Andre joined us for Vision 2017 and we are very honored to have him return this year!
DR. DOUGLAS SHAW
Opening Night Speaker
Indian-born Doug Shaw, once an international student himself, is the President/CEO of International Students, Inc. in Colorado Springs, Colorado and has served in that role since 2001.
At a time of extreme challenges and changing paradigms in Missions, Doug is a recognized international leader who is firmly focused on driving forward the strategic goals of International Students, Inc. as it pertains to reaching out to future world leaders and equipping those leaders to become disciple-makers who achieve Kingdom purposes in their home countries.
After receiving his initial education in Calcutta, Dr. Shaw came to the United States and earned both an MA and Ph.D. degrees.
Global CommunityMeet and make new friends from over 50 nations through our social events
This special event will give you the chance to meet and have fun with other students from around the world. Show off your karaoke skills, play group games, or sit down with a new friend for coffee. There will be something for everyone at Community Night.
NEW YEAR’S EVE TALENT SHOW & PARTY
Celebrate the New Year with people from over 60 different countries the Vision Conference way! You’ll experience an international Talent Show leading up to midnight, followed by a dance party highlighting music from around the world.
TOURING OUR LOCATION
Experience two afternoons of touring our location in Colorado. One afternoon will be spent visiting the beautiful Garden of the Gods Nature Center (pictured to the right) and the second afternoon will be spent enjoying downtown Denver. This is a unique part of the country you don’t want to miss!
Spiritual ConversationsExplore and learn about God, the Bible, and life's big questions in an open environment
Much of the conference will be spent in “Tracks”: smaller groups that will help you connect more with other students from your cultural background. This is a great place to have spiritual conversations and think more deeply about questions of life and faith. These tracks will meet once or twice daily for fun, learning, and community. In the midst of a big conference, they are a great way to interact with others one-on-one. Check our Tracks page to learn more specifics about each track!
My favorite part about the conference is that diversity is appreciated and valued at a level I had never experienced before. As an international student, I used to think cultural differences were barriers. But at Vision they are treasured and are being protected and advocated.Iris Wang, student attendee
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