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.

Before submitting your proposal, consider whether your proposal fits with what our Knowledge Communities (KCs) are looking for in terms of content for NAFSA 2020.

Learn more about our Knowledge Communities.

Knowledge Community Target Audience Roles Include
Education Abroad  

Program development staff; college/university-based education abroad advisers; directors of education abroad offices; resident directors, overseas faculty and staff involved in international education; faculty running education abroad programs; recruiters for outbound students; education abroad providers; and education abroad advisers in secondary schools.

International Education Leadership

International education professionals engaged in visioning, coordinating and building commitment for internationalization, including senior international officers, experienced leaders in international education, senior campus leaders, and others in similar positions.

International Enrollment Management

International enrollment management professionals involved in international marketing and recruitment, foreign credential analysis, placement, English language preparation, admissions, enrollment, and advising of inbound students.

International Student and Scholar Services

College/university-based international student advisers; international student advisers in secondary schools; campus and community programming staff; international scholar advisers; human resource professionals; immigration practitioners; and front-line office staff.

Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship

Faculty involved in intercultural/international education scholarship; professionals interested in applying theory and research to practice; graduate students/post-docs; researchers; intercultural trainers; and cross-cultural counselors.

Career Center

The Career Center encourages proposals that reference NAFSA’s cross-cutting International Education Professional Competencies.

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.