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.

KCISSS AwardThe Knowledge Community of International Student and Scholar Services (KC ISSS) provides professional development opportunities for international student and scholar advisers and for those who work or volunteer in campus and community-based international programming.

About the Program

The KC ISSS Connector Program matches professionals who are new to NAFSA’s Annual Conference with seasoned professionals (“Connectors”) who have previously attended and are familiar with the annual conference.

Connectors Will:

  • Help first-timers navigate the annual conference and inform them of networking opportunities at the conference and beyond;
  • Maneuver conference schedule of events;
  • Be available for questions leading up to the annual conference in St. Louis.

Connector Program Timeline

  • Friday, April 17: Deadline to apply
  • Tuesday, May 5: Matches are notified by email
  • Friday, May 8: Make sure to contact your Connectors!

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ISSS at NAFSA 2020

Please join us for the following KC ISSS events at the 2020 NAFSA Annual Conference:

KC ISSS Update Meeting
Monday, May 25, 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Meet the member-leaders of the Knowledge Community for International Student and Scholar Services (KC ISSS) activities, new initiatives, resources, and online networks that support ISSS professionals.

International Student and Scholar Services Networking Reception
Monday, May 25, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Network with other conference attendees and NAFSA staff in the ISSS field.

Open Meeting: Tips for Newcomers to International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)
Tuesday, May 26, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Start networking with colleagues, get tips on how to navigate the sessions and events, and learn how NAFSA and the ISSS Knowledge Community can help you!

Questions? Contact us.