2023 NAFSA Region XII Conference

Join us for the 2023 conference in Honolulu, Hawaii.

 Conference Dates

October 18 - 20, 2023

 Conference Location

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikīkī Beach Resort

2005 Kalia Road Honolulu , HI 96815

The 2023 Region XII Conference will take place in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. Our theme for this year is ʻOhana: Bound Together through International Education.

Join us in Hawaiʻi to learn, network, and engage with IE professionals dedicated to advancing the field of international education! Build lasting partnerships with peers and institutions from across the region and around the world.

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact [email protected].

Important Dates

  • August 15, 2023: Conference registration opens
  • September 25, 2023: Early Bird registration deadline 
  • September 29, 2023: Last day to reserve hotel at special NAFSA rate (just extended!)
  • October 16 - 17, 2023: Preconference Workshops
  • October 18, 2023: First Day of Conference

Hotel Information 

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikīkī Beach Resort
2005 Kalia Road
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96815

Enjoy the conference and networking with colleagues at the beautiful Hilton Hawaiian Village located right on Waikīkī Beach! The Village is home to the conference center and boasts 18 onsite eateries, 80+ shops and services featuring local vendors, multiple pools, and its very own Lagoon! This gorgeous beachfront resort is conveniently located, with many restaurants, shopping, and activities just a few steps away. 

The deadline for the special conference hotel rate has passed, but attendees can still book directly through the hotel.

Additional Hotel Information:

  • Resort Fee of $15/night applies
  • Parking Fees:
    • Day Parking $10/day (self-park)
    • Overnight $35/night (self-park)
    • For hotel guests, the cost of overnight parking ($35) will be billed to your room reservation.
    • If you are driving to the conference and do not stay at the hotel, please visit the conference registration desk to request a $10 day-parking pass. When leaving the parking facility with this pass, please ensure you exit from the beachside of the building.

Exhibitor and Sponsor Information

Sales are open for expo hall booths as well as a variety of sponsorship opportunities! Options start as low as $300 and some opportunities include:

  • Addressing the entire conference or individual sessions
  • Branding our online conference planner
  • Sponsoring a refreshment break and more!

Please visit the sponsor portal for more information or email [email protected]

Conference Registration Pricing
Honolulu Information & Resources
Request a Letter of Invitation - International Travelers

View the Online Conference Planner for full conference schedule, personalize your own conference plan, and learn about speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors.

Preconference Workshops
Schedule at a Glance
Professional Development Opportunities
Special Events & Cultural Programs
Giving Back to the Local Community
Code of Conduct
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Health and Safety
NAFSA Privacy Policy