2023 NAFSA Region II Conference

Join us for the 2023 conference in Lawrence, Kansas.

 Conference Dates

October 24 - 27, 2023

 Conference Location

The Oread

1200 Oread Ave Lawrence , KS 66044

The 2023 Region II Conference will take place in Lawrence, Kansas. Learn, network, and engage with IE professionals dedicated to advancing the field of international education at the Region II Conference! Build lasting partnerships with peers and institutions from across the region and around the world.

Important Dates

  • August 15th 9:00am ET - Registration Opens
  • September 25th 5:00pm ET - Early Bird Registration Deadline
  • October 23rd 1:00pm ET - Preconference Workshop
  • October 24th 8:00am ET - Preconference Workshop, Opening Reception
  • October 25th ET - First Day of the Conference

Hotel Information

All attendees are encouraged to make plans to stay at the conference hotel. Use the reservation booking link or call the hotel as instructed below to receive a special discounted rate on your room nights. Booking this way will help the Region meet its financial commitments to the hotel, plus it has the convenience of only being an elevator ride away from the sessions!

Hotel information:

The Oread Hotel
1200 Oread Ave
Lawrence, KS 66044

Discounted Room Rate: $129/night, rate available until October 5th.

To Book a Room: Click the button below, enter the dates of the conference, and continue through the regular booking process. Rooms are still available at the discounted room rate listed above. If you run into any issues, please call 785-843-1200 and indicate that you're attending the NAFSA Region II Conference in October.

    Exhibitor and Sponsor Information

    Thank you for supporting NAFSA Region II! We look forward to welcoming you to Lawrence, Kansas.

    Booth Details & Schedule

    Please find the following schedule for all exhibitors:

    Booth Setup Tuesday, October 24th, 1pm - 5pm
    Booth Breakdown Friday, October 27th, 12:00pm

    Exhibitor Hours:

    Date Time
    Wednesday, October 25th 8am - 4pm
    Thursday, October 26th 8am - 4pm
    Friday, October 27th 8am - 12pm

    If you need electricity for your booth, there is an electricity upgrade available. Complimentary wifi will be included for all conference attendees.

    Exhibitor booth includes:

    • One (1) individual full-conference registration
    • One (1) 6’ x 30” table with two chairs
    • Visibility in the online conference program guide


    Exhibitors may mail their boxes no more than one month before the start of the conference to the following address:

    Attn: Amanda Reeder
    NAFSA Region II Conference
    The Oread Hotel
    1200 Oread Ave
    Lawrence, KS 66044


    NAFSA Region II looks forward to growing our partnerships. In addition to sponsorship opportunities, we are excited to introduce Friends of Region II where you can show your support for the region and gain further exposure at the conference. See our Sponsorship Details document for more information.

      Conference Registration Pricing
      Travel Information
      Request a Letter of Invitation - International Travelers

      The Region II conference schedule will be available online by September 12th!

      Preconference Workshops
      Schedule at a Glance
      Code of Conduct
      Cancellation and Refund Policy
      Health and Safety
      NAFSA Privacy Policy