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.

 Conference Dates

May 24 - 29, 2020

 Conference Location

America's Center Convention Complex

701 Convention Plaza St. Louis, MO 63101

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: Association of International Educators, the world’s largest association dedicated to international education and exchange, invites you to the NAFSA 2020 Annual Conference and Expo! Be a part of the most diverse and comprehensive global event attended by professionals from across the field.

Join together with more than 9,000 international educators from 100-plus countries to discover the latest innovations, new strategies, and best practices. Establish institutional partnerships. Attend sessions led by international education leaders and changemakers. Connect with fellow attendees and build a network essential to your professional success.

Don’t miss the opportunity to tour and meet with hundreds of exhibitors joining us from every region of the world at the International Education Exposition at the NAFSA 2020 conference.

Explore the NAFSA 2020 theme, Innovate, Influence, Impact, which focuses on how international educators can inspire positive change in local and global communities.

Event Overview

Join us in St. Louis, Missouri, for the international education event of the year.

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Plenary Speakers

Nicholas Kristof
Nicholas Kristof
Michele Norris
Michele Norris
Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein
Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Jackie Joyner-Kersee

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