NAFSA Signature Programs
NAFSA Global Learning Lab
Investigate the strategies, tools, practices, and sophisticated approaches that effectively integrate global learning into your curriculum and across programs. Experienced global learning scholar-practitioners; faculty members; senior academics and administrators; and industry and government leaders from around the world will come together to share and discuss resources, interdisciplinary thinking, and partnerships that make for global learning. The lab format provides participants opportunities to examine which specific activities best integrate global learning into their classrooms and campuses. To learn more, visit www.nafsa.org/globallearninglab.
Management Development Program
Whether you were recently promoted to a managerial position, have been leading staff for years, or see management in your future, this intensive program will help you excel in your career. Throughout this three-day program, assess your leadership style and how to best support your staff. Learn how to manage change, conduct an "environmental scan" of external factors affecting international education, and develop strategies to build continued support for your program. Learn more at www.nafsa.org/mdp.
Symposium on Leadership
How will you, as a higher education leader, balance competing interests and pressures in the face of changing demographics and economic realities? The Symposium on Leadership will provide an overview of the global demands on higher education and offer comparative perspectives and lessons learned. Learn more at www.nafsa.org/symposium.
Presidents and Provosts Summit
This special event brings campus presidents, chancellors, rectors, and chief academic officers together to connect with colleagues from around the world. Attendees will gain insights from keynote speakers; unique sessions designed for presidents and for provosts, respectively; and a panel discussion with higher education leaders. Program registrants will have access to an exclusive hotel block at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC. For more information, visit www.nafsa.org/presidentsprovosts19.
Latin America Forum
Latin America and the Caribbean provide diverse opportunities for strategic and institutional engagement. How can the region remain competitive and leverage collaborative networks to achieve institutional goals? How do such networks impact capacity building in the region? Do they aid in the pursuit of innovative partnerships? What model networks already exist? Higher education leaders from throughout the region will provide insights on developing effective and sustainable partnerships through collaborative networks. Country-specific breakout tables will be available for networking. Learn more at www.nafsa.org/latinamericaforum.
NAFSA and AFS-USA Secondary School Assembly
Professionals will connect with a new network of peers, select from focused session content, and access resources specifically for the secondary school community. This two-day program features a breakfast orientation, concurrent sessions, and a choice of a workshop: "F-1 Advising: Secondary Students" or "Health and Safety Management for Secondary School Programs Abroad." Also included is access to the International Education Expo Hall, Opening Celebration, and Tuesday and Wednesday plenaries. Learn more at www.nafsa.org/secondaryschoolassembly.