NAFSA 2020 Annual Conference & Expo

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

Thank you for your interest in submitting a proposal for the NAFSA Annual Conference to be held in St. Louis! We hope that you join us as we explore this year’s theme: Innovate, Influence, Impact. Please use the resources below to help you prepare the best proposal possible.

Please note the submission dates for the NAFSA 2020 Annual Conference have all passed. We encourage you to submit a proposal in the future.

Past Deadlines

  • Sessions, Workshops, and Career Center Sessions: August 21, 2019
  • Poster Fairs: December 11, 2019

Conference Theme

Calls for Proposals

Key Dates

Content Focus Areas

NAFSA Audiences

Submit a Poster Proposal

Submission Policies

Proposal Tips

Review and Selection Process

Proposals for NAFSA 2020

Kathy Hammett, Chair of the NAFSA 2020 Annual Conference Committee, discusses what makes a great proposal for sessions, workshops, and poster fairs for the NAFSA 2020 Annual Conference & Expo in St. Louis, MO.