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.

The NAFSA 2020 Annual Conference & Expo scheduled to take place on May 24 – 29, 2020 has been cancelled out of concern for the health and safety of our attendees. Learn more about the decision to cancel the conference.

NAFSA's annual conference provides a multitude of educational offerings for international education professionals at all levels of experience and in every specialty. These opportunities will help you develop the knowledge, skills, and ideas you need to better serve your organization or institution, move forward in your professional development, and engage effectively with colleagues from around the globe.

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Access the online planner for the complete conference schedule and a personalized agenda-building tool.

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Plenary Speakers

Learn and find inspiration from our distinguished plenary speakers.

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Signature Programs

Build your expertise with leaders from the field.

Workshop participants

Preconference Workshops

Jumpstart the week and deepen your professional skills.

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Poster Fairs

Browse poster presentations available at NAFSA 2020.

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Career Center

Check out the career building resources at NAFSA 2020.

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Spotlight Presenters

Hear exciting perspectives from within and outside the field.

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Special Events

Explore opportunities to learn, network, and explore St. Louis at NAFSA 2020.

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Presenter Resources

Find what you need to create a great session or poster presentation.