Engage, explore, and envision the next generation of experiential learning with the Self-Authored Integrated Learning (SAIL) Initiative at Northeastern.

New to SAIL? Already exploring? Whatever your experience is with SAIL, this event offers something for all audiences. Connect and collaborate with colleagues across Northeastern and create and explore models that will shape the Northeastern ecosystem.


Date & Location
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2018
  • Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex (ISEC)

What to Expect?


Fast-paced, interactive sessions

Learn more about SAIL, hear from Northeastern educators across campus, brainstorm ideas, and tackle pressing questions


Connect with colleagues across departments and units at Northeastern, develop new and exciting collaborations


The SAIL app

Help us launch the first of the SAIL digital tools during an early evening celebration

Keynote Speaker

Bill Burnett

Executive Director of the Design Program at Stanford University and co-author of Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life.  The book captures the lessons from 9 years of teaching the Stanford class of the same name. Based on design thinking and positive psychology, Designing Your Life attempts to help people answer the age-old question, “What do I want to be when I grow up?”

Learn more about Designing Your Life and Bill Burnett.

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Stay tuned for more details and contact us any time at sail@northeastern.edu.