Regions I, II, & IV

 

Tri-Regional Welcome

Tri-Regional in Denver, CO
November 3-8, 2017
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel (lodging and conference site)

Participating Regions
Region I, Region II, and Region IV

Welcome
Read a welcome letter from the regions' chairs.

Conference Schedule

View the tentative schedule at-a-glance.  

View accepted sessions and posters.

Schedule is subject to change.

Tentative Conference Schedule

  • Pre-Conference Workshops
    Friday, November 3 - Saturday, November 4
  • Main Conference
    Sunday, November 5 - Wednesday, November 8
  • Opening Reception
    Saturday, November 4
  • Gala Closing Reception & Silent Auction
    Tuesday, November 7
  • Sessions will end by noon
    Wednesday, November 8

Call for Proposals and Events

Session submissions are now closed. Check back for more session information at a later date.

Registration

Register now for the tri-regional conference

Registration Dates:

  • August 1st - Registration Opens
  • October 1st - Early Bird Registration Deadline
  • October 2-27th - Regular Online Registration
  • October 28th - On-Site Registration Only

Registration Rates

Full Conference Registration

  • $390 Early Bird Rate, NAFSA Member
  • $455 Early Bird Rate, Non-Member
  • $450 Regular Rate, NAFSA Member
  • $535 Regular Rate, Non-Member
  • $190 Student Rate

    Early Bird Rate Registration Deadline is October 1, 2017
 

Daily Conference Registration

  • $225 NAFSA Member
  • $250 Non-Member
  • $100 Student  
 

Tri-Regional Pre-Conference Workshop Offerings

Workshop Name Knowledge Community Time Cost
F-1 for Intermediate ISSS Friday, November 3: 1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 4: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00p.m.
$275
F-1 for Beginners ISSS Friday, November 3: 1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 4: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00p.m.
$275
Filing H-1B Petitions ISSS Friday, November 3: 1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 4: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00p.m.
$275
J-1 Beginner ISSS Friday, November 3: 1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 4: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00p.m.
$275
Expanding the Role of the Education Abroad Advisor EA Friday, November 3: 1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 4: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00p.m.
$275
Make an Impact: Marketing your Programs on Campus EA Saturday, November 4: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. $75
Risk Assessment and Crisis Management in Education Abroad Advising EA Saturday, November 4: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. $250
Recruiting International Students IEM Saturday, November 4: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. $250
Breaking Into the Field of International Education Homegrown Saturday, November 4: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. $75
Intercultural Communication in Practice TLS Friday, November 3: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m
Saturday, November 4: 8:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
$275

Housing and Travel

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel (lodging and conference site)

Make a hotel reservation

Room Rates:

  • $199 Single/Double Rate
  • $219 Triple Rate
  • $239 Quad Rate

Rates will be available 3 days prior to and following the conference dates 11/3-11/8, subject to availability of guest rooms at the time of reservation.

Sponsorship and Expo Hall

Visit the sponsorship and exhibiting page

Find details regarding sponsorship opportunities, rates, exhibit hall hours and more. 

Purchase conference sponsorship or exhibitor space

Gala and Silent Auction

Join us for the Tri-Regional Gala and Silent Auction, on Tuesday, November 7th from 7:00-9:00pm. Dress to impress or keep it casual, it is up to you. This is a great chance to network, take a break from sessions and relax, and/or participate in the silent auction.

Do you have any items you would like to donate for the auction? Proceeds from donated auction items will support NAFSA travel grants! We are seeking new or homemade items, please no used items or college/university swag. Some examples of previous donations include: handmade jewelry, scarves, wine for the wine tree, gift cards, traditional clothes from other countries, etc.

Please let our team know what to expect by filling out the donation form.

Save space in your luggage and ship them ahead of time! Andrew Wingfield, at UC-Boulder, has graciously offered to receive donations prior to the conference at the following address:

c/o Andrew Wingfield
422 UCB
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309

Note: Please alert Andrew prior to shipping by emailing him at Andrew.Wingfield@Colorado.EDU.

Networking

More details regarding networking and mentorship opportunities will be shared throughout the summer.

Awards and Travel Grants

Award and travel grants are administered by individual regions. Please see your respective regional pages for further information:

Volunteers

NAFSA relies heavily on volunteers to make regional conferences a success, and your help is especially needed as we prepare for more than 1000 conference-goers this November. Complete this form to sign up to volunteer.

Questions About the Conference?

Contact the Regional Conference Planners: Region I, Sarah Reed; Region II, Angela Perryman; and Region IV, Beth Riley