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.

Enrich your NAFSA 2020 experience with these exciting conference programs. Many of these events are included in your registration.

Preconference Campus Visits

Explore colleges and universities in the St. Louis area and learn more about the facilities, programs, and services at each campus. Each visit is free, but all require advance registration. Register and download information for the following schools:

Opening Celebration

An Evening in Ballpark Village

Day/Time: Tuesday, May 26 | 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Join your fellow attendees for a sensational evening with food, entertainment, and one drink ticket included! This event is included in your conference registration.

Guest tickets available for purchase with registration.

Africa Forum 2020

Innovative Partnerships to Transform Higher Education in Africa

Day/Time: Tuesday, May 26 | 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Join us to explore innovative approaches, key partnerships, and specific solutions to help transform higher education in Africa.

Sponsored by Penn State

About the Africa Forum

Global Issues Forum 2020

Higher Education and Environmental Sustainability

Day/Time: Wednesday, May 27 | 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
This inaugural forum will bring together international education professionals, students, and researchers from around the world to explore best practices on sustainable development.

Sponsored by Education in Ireland

About the Global Issues Forum

Networking Luncheons

Day/Time: May 26-28 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Join other international education professionals to discuss shared interests and opportunities for partnerships.

Sponsored in part by West Chester University and Northern Virginia Community College

About the luncheons

NAFSA in St. Louis

Local Learning Experiences and Service Project

Day/Time:
Wednesday, May 27 | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday, May 29 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
These two programming opportunities form an important part of NAFSA’s commitment to learn from our host city and bring a positive impact to our community.

About NAFSA in St. Louis

Bookstore Events

Day/Time: Various Times
Visit the NAFSA bookstore for book signings and discussions about best-selling NAFSA publications.

Closing Celebration

Look Ahead to Orlando, Florida

Day/Time: Friday, May 29 | 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Share memories of the week in St. Louis as we look ahead to the next exciting conference destination: Orlando, Florida! This event is included in your conference registration.

Guest tickets available for purchase with registration.