Presidents Day at NAFSA 2017

Annual Conference & ExpoExhibitor Opportunities

Save the Date: May 31-June 1, 2017
Los Angeles, California

Presidents Day at NAFSA 2017 is an exclusive event for campus leaders held during NAFSA's Annual Conference & Expo, the largest international education conference in the world with attendees from over 100 countries. This series of events for university and college presidents, chancellors, and rectors is designed to engage campus leaders on the latest trends in international exchange and facilitate networking to build international campus partnerships. Campus presidents from over 20 countries are expected to attend, from across Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Registration Rates

$349 – Presidents Day registration for campus presidents only. Access to the Expo Hall and general sessions are included in the registration fee. 

Benefits of Attending

  • Network with colleague presidents from over 20 countries
  • Address key issues in campus internationalization
  • Attend sessions designed for and led by presidents in higher education
  • Tour the International Education Expo Hall and connect with more than 400 institutions

Network with Colleague Presidents

This special program for campus leaders offers numerous opportunities to explore international partnerships and discuss pressing issues in international education across the globe. Past speakers have included Shibley Telhami, noted author and expert on peace and development in the Middle East; David Wheeler, editor of Al-Fanar Media and former editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education; Jamil Salmi, former tertiary head of the World Bank, and Simon Award winning presidents in campus internationalization from the United States, Latin America, the United Kingdom, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

Presidents and Provosts Circle

NAFSA engages with campus presidents and provosts to advance the role of international education in producing globally competent graduates, creating cross-cultural learning environments, and international partnerships. NAFSA's programs for presidents and provosts support campus internationalization from the highest levels of campus leadership and allow presidents and chief academic officers to keep pace with the latest trends and 21st century challenges. Visit the Presidents and Provosts Circle to learn about other events and initiatives.


NAFSA thanks The California State University System for its generous support of this event.

The California State University System