2024 NAFSA Region XI Conference

Join us in Hartford, Connecticut, October 27-29 for our 2024 Regional Conference!

 Conference Dates

October 27 - 29, 2024

 Conference Location

Marriott Hartford Downtown

200 Columbus Blvd Hartford , CT 06103

The 2024 Region XI Conference will take place in Hartford, Connecticut. Learn, network, and engage with IE professionals dedicated to advancing the field of international education at the Region XI Conference! Build lasting partnerships with peers and institutions from across the region and around the world.

Important Dates

  • July 23rd -  Registration Opens
  • Late August - Online Planner Goes Live!
  • Friday, September 6th- Deadline to apply for a Travel Grant
  • October 26-27 - CEP Workshops
  • October 27-29 - Region XI Conference 

Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals closed on June 20th. 

Presenting at a regional is a fantastic way to share your expertise, collaborate, and connect with fellow international education professionals. We encourage all international educators to submit a proposal and foster the exchange of ideas within your knowledge community at a local level. NAFSA regional conferences will take place October through November 2024 at nine locations across North America. The submission portal closed on June 20th. 

Tips for Successful Proposal Submission:

  • Keep target audiences in mind.
  • Include best practices from all the twelve areas outlined in NAFSA’s International Education Professional Competencies
  • Have a diverse panel of presenters from different institutions.
  • Meet the NAFSA non-commercial policy
  • Make sure your title aligns with your abstract and is clear and concise

Check Your Submission Status

Hotel Information

Marriott Hartford Downtown
200 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT 06103

Please note: You'll need to adjust the number of nights you are looking for at the top of the hotel reservation page and click on enter to see room availability. If you have any questions regarding booking, please contact the Region XI team or email [email protected].

Hotel booking link is live! The last day to book through Hotel Block is September 25

Book your room now! 

Program and Schedule

The 2024 Region XI Conference is scheduled to begin on the afternoon of Saturday, October 26 and last through the day on Tuesday, October 29.

The full Region XI Conference schedule will be available soon! Through the Online Planner you can view the time, room, presenters, descriptions, and learning objectives of the sessions. You can also star the events you're interested in and create your own conference agenda, to view on the mobile webpage at the conference! There is also information on Sponsors, Exhibitors, and more!

Exhibitor and Sponsor Information

Hartford, Oct 27–29 – Booth Price $950 or $1050

New this year, we are piloting a new ordering method for exhibitors attending 5 or more regional conferences. Interested in exhibiting at multiple conferences this fall? Companies attending 5 or more conferences can fill out this form.

Come visit the Expo Hall at the Regional XI Conference to see:

More information coming soon!

Conference Registration Pricing
Request a Letter of Invitation - International Travelers
Preconference Workshops
Schedule at a Glance
Code of Conduct
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Health and Safety
NAFSA Privacy Policy
Reasonable Accommodations Policy