NAFSA 2020 Annual Conference & Expo

With concern for the health and safety of our attendees, the NAFSA board of directors decided to cancel the 2020 NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo scheduled to take place on May 24-29 in St. Louis, Missouri.

 Conference Dates

May 24 - 29, 2020

 Conference Location

America's Center Convention Complex

701 Convention Plaza St. Louis, MO 63101

NAFSA: Association of International Educators, the world’s largest association dedicated to international education and exchange, has hosted the NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo for more than 70 years! It is the most diverse and comprehensive global event attended by professionals from across the field.

The event unites nearly 10,000 international educators from more than 100 countries to discover the latest innovations, new strategies, and best practices. The annual conference is where you can create institutional partnerships and attend sessions led by international education leaders and changemakers. It is where you connect with fellow attendees to build networks essential to professional success.

The International Education Expo at the annual conference is your opportunity to tour and meet with hundreds of exhibitors joining us from every region of the world.

The NAFSA 2020 theme, Innovate, Influence, Impact focused on how international educators can inspire positive change in local and global communities.

Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic the NAFSA 2020 Annual Conference & Expo did not take place, but international educators from around the world were able to convene virtually at the 2020 NAFSA eConnection.

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Plenary Speakers

 
Nicholas Kristof
Nicholas Kristof
 
Michele Norris
Michele Norris
 
Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein
Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein
 
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Get Ready for NAFSA 2020 in St. Louis

International educators reflect on the NAFSA 2020 conference theme, “Innovate, Influence, Impact” and share what they are most looking forward to in St. Louis, MO.