Initiatives in Refugee & Migrant Education

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Welcome to RME’s international conference! This page will have the most up-to-date conference information including conference schedules, zoom links, and updates.

Conference Schedule

Please see here for additions and corrections to the printed schedule.

Audience with Pope Francis


Conference participants who have indicated that they will be attending the audience with the on Thursday, September 29th should meet at 7:45. 


We will meet at the fountain by St. Peter’s Basilica. The fountain is to the right when facing the basilica.

Here is the pin on Google Maps, or feel free to the map below:

Pictured: 2017 Conference attendees with Pope Francis

Finding the Conference

The conference is being held at Pontificia Universitá Gregoriana in Rome, Italy.

Room specifics:

Monday September 26: Aula Magna and Foyer

Tuesday September 27 & Wednesday September 28: Matteo Ricci Congress Centre. Plenary sessions will take place in the Sala Loyala Auditorium and workshop rooms will be posted in the conference center.

Map of the conference center:

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