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The 61st International Conference on Financial Literacy & Economic Education, organized by the Council of Economic Education of the United States, will take place on September, 30th and October, 1st, in Chantilly, Virgina. The conference provides professional development workshops, exchange and insights on didactically innovative concepts for teachers in the field of economics and personal finance. Sebastian Heidel from the Institute of Business and Economic Education (Faculty of Business and Economics) of Leipzig University, is one of the invited speakers at the conference. Mr. Heidel will be presenting his initial findings from the research on barriers to understanding economic concepts among young adults with an immigrant background. The main focus of the session will be on showcasing findings on media usage, as well as factors of financial socialization of young adults with an immigrant background. Based on these findings, approaches will be presented that support a migration-conscious design of teaching and learning materials, didactic teaching concepts and a sensitization of teachers with regard to intercultural requirements. More information on the conference can be found on this link: