2020 Region VIII Conference

Our regional leadership team remains committed to connecting with our community and supporting our region. We invite you to register for our series of virtual events: Region VIII Reconnect.

 Conference Dates

June 29, 2020 - November 13, 2020

Update on 2020 Fall Regional Conference

June 1, 2020

With health and safety as top priority for us all these days, we are announcing that we will no longer host an in-person 2020 Region VIII Conference, which was scheduled for November 10-13  in Roanoke, VA.

Region VIII Reconnect

Our regional leadership team remains committed to connecting with our community and supporting our region. We will instead offer a series of virtual events- the Region VIII Reconnect. Please subscribe to our social media for more updates in the coming weeks. Thank you for being a part of NAFSA Region VIII.


  • Region VIII Reconnect Kick Off
    June 29, 4:00 p.m. EDT

Region VIII Reconnect KC Conversation Series

Region VIII Reconnect: Back to School Programming

  • Region VIII Poster Power Hours
    October TBD
    Submit a poster proposal- link coming soon!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Region VIII is excited to offer the Region VIII Reconnect series.  If you would like to sponsor an event during the series, please contact the Region VIII team.

Member Interest Groups (MIGs) and State Groups

Coordinators of Member Interest Groups (MIG's) and State Groups should contact the Region VIII planning team as early as possible if they are interested in hosting an event during the Region VIII Reconnect series. Requests and questions can be sent to the Region VIII team

Future Conference Sites

  • 2021: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • 2022: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Region VI and Region VIII Bi-Regional Conference