NAFSA 2019 Annual Conference & Expo

Join peers and experts at the premier global professional learning and networking event for all international educators and organizations that support international education for the NAFSA 2019 Annual Conference & Expo, "Global Leadership, Learning, and Change."

NAFSA Global Learning Lab Preregistration fee and ticket required.

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

Management Development Program Preregistration fee and ticket required.

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

Symposium on Leadership Preregistration fee and ticket required.

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

Presidents and Provosts Summit Preregistration fee and ticket required.

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

Latin America Forum Preregistration fee and ticket required.

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

NAFSA and AFS-USA Secondary School Assembly Preregistration fee and ticket required.

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