World’s Largest International Education Conference Coming to San Diego




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More than 8,000 education, immigration, and foreign policy experts from 100 countries will come together to share insights, data, and new trends that will impact higher education around the world at NAFSA's 66th Annual Conference and Expo. Each day includes a plenary address from a global leader committed to building a more secure, peaceful, and better world. Visit and follow #nafsa14.  


Tuesday, May 27 – Friday, May 30, 2014


San Diego Convention Center
111 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

2014 Plenary Speakers

  • Anna Deavere Smith, actress, playwright, and social commentator
  • José Manuel Ramos-Horta, United Nations special representative and head of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau
  • Kakenya Ntaiya, educator, activist, founder of Kakenya Center for Excellence
  • Albie Sachs, freedom fighter against apartheid, former judge in South Africa
  • Find more information about these speakers at


  • Find a full list of the more than 200 conference sessions at  
  • The International Education Expo Hall will feature exhibitors representing hundreds of organizations from around the world, including colleges and universities, study abroad and intensive-English programs, embassies and government agencies and more. Plan ahead with an online map of the Expo Hall.

NAFSA Media Pass

Check-in for news media begins Tuesday, May 27, at 7:00 AM at the “on-site registration” registration area in the San Diego Convention Center. Media workspace will be provided throughout the week. Register for a media pass in advance at