Virginia Tech Continuing and Professional Education - Connect - Plan- Enrich - Building relationships that facilitate diverse and meaningful learning experiences

Virginia Tech continues to be vigilant in adhering to a range of public health and university guidelines to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. For the latest guidelines, please visit the VT Ready page.

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We connect the university's academics and research to people throughout the world who long to expand their horizons.

We plan conferences, seminars and workshops that meet each group's unique needs and learning styles.

We enrich our participants' learning experiences so they gain knowledge and understanding.

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Private and public sector organizations seek answers to challenging issues through innovative solutions and high-quality learning experiences. As part of Virginia Tech Outreach and International Affairs, Continuing and Professional Education works with Virginia Tech teaching and research faculty, academic, government, and business leaders, as well as community partners to offer customized programs that achieve results.

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Plan your next academic symposium, conference or workshop.

Plan your next government-agency sponsored symposium, conference or workshop.

Arrange your next training opportunity.

Virginia Tech Continuing and Professional Education is your point of contact if you are an academic, government or corporate thought leader interested in designing programs that transform individuals, organizations and communities through innovative learning experiences.

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"It would not have been possible to organize and hold this conference at Virginia Tech without CPE being part of the planning and implementation."
- Maria Elisa Christie, Director, Women & Gender in International Development (Women & Gender in Development Conference)