2019 Region X Conference

Join us October 28-30 in Bolton Landing, NY for our regional conference!

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 Conference Dates

October 28 - 30, 2019


 Conference Location

The Sagamore

110 Sagamore Road Bolton Landing, NY 12814

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Registration

Registration is now open for the 2019 Region X Conference. The Early Bird Deadline is September 30.

Conference Schedule

Please note that the conference schedule is tentative and subject to change.

Sunday October 27
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Registration
Monday October 28
8:00 am - 6:00 pm Pre Conference Workshops
  1. 1. F1 Student Advising: Intermediate
  2. 2. J-1 Beginner Advising for Beginners
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm Pre Conference Workshops
  1. 1. Addressing Mental Health Issues Affecting International Students
  2. 2. Outbound but not Down: Best Practices for Outbound
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Resume Review
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Exhibit Hall Opening (Bellevue)
Tuesday October 29
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Conference Registration
7:00 am - 8:00 am Gwyneth A. Smith Fun Run/Walk
7:00 am- 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am - 10:00 am Session I
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Silent Auction
10:00 am - 10:45 am Coffee Break and Poster Sessions
10:45 am - 12:15 pm Session Il
12:30 pm -2:00 pm Regional Business Meeting/Networking Lunch
2:15 pm - 3:45 pm Session Ill
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Coffee Break
4:15 pm - 5:45 pm Session IV
6:00 pm - 8:00pm Reception
Wednesday October 30
7:00 am - 12:00 pm Conference Registration
7:00 am - 12:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
7:00 am - 8:00 am Morning Fitness
7:00 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
7:30 am - 8:15 am MIG Meetings
8:30 am - 10:00 am Session V
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Silent Auction
10:00 am -10:30 am Coffee Break
10:30 am -12:00 pm Session VI
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm Awards Luncheon
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Session VII
End of Conference

Hotel Reservations

Hotel accommodations can be made at The Sagamore. Click on "Special Code", choosing Group/Block Code and then enter the Promo Code "NAFSA1019". All reservations must be received by The Sagamore no later than September 27, 2019. Should you require special assistance call the Reservations Department at 1-866-385-6221 and identify yourselves as being with NAFSA Association of International Educators, Region X. Should you require special assistance call the Reservations Department at 1-866-385-6221 and identify themselves as being with NAFSA Association of International Educators, Region X.

A credit card is required to confirm each reservation. A non-refundable $35.00 processing fee will be charged at the time of booking. The balance of the stay will be charged to this card 14 days prior to the arrival date. Should the reservation be cancelled more than 14 days prior to arrival the $35.00 processing fee will be forfeited. If the cancellation is made 14 days or less from arrival, the total amount will be forfeited. In the event you do not arrive on the above arrival date your reservation will be cancelled and the amount collected will be forfeited at that time.

Please note, all individual reservations using a debit card during their stay will incur a per night pre-authorization “hold” on the credit card on file. Any incidental charges will be deducted from this amount and the authorization will be released within seven (7) days of departure.

Transportation Information and Directions

View real-time Google Maps driving directions to The Sagamore.

See The Sagamore's Island Maps, a local area map and list of nearby transportation hubs, and The Sagamore's transportation service information to better inform your transportation options.

The Sagamore can be reached by train or plane by travelling to Albany and then contacting the Sagamore on final transportation. For other transportation questions, please contact The Sagamore.

Workshops

NAFSA Region X is currently offering four workshops and Resume Review at the 2019 Region X Conference on Monday, October 28. Resume Review will take place Monday, October 28 from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Outbound but not Down: Best Practices for Outbound (4 hour)
  • Addressing Mental Health Issues Affecting International Students (4 hour)
  • F-1 Student Advising Intermediate (8 hour)
  • J-1 Advising For Beginners (8 hour)

Session Proposals

The 2019 Call for Session Proposals is now closed. The Region X Team will review all proposals submitted and decisions on session proposals will be communicated by mid-August. The Chairperson of your proposed session will be notified in August with decisions.

Questions? Email your Chair Elect Johanna Pan-Carr.