Region XII Fall Virtual Event: HO‘OMAU LŌKAHI (Perseverance Through Unity)

 Conference Dates

October 19 - 23, 2020

Thank you for your interest in this year’s Region XII Virtual Conference! Especially during this time of uncertainty and upheaval in our communities, we believe more than ever in the strength and importance of our community as a NAFSA region. We are committed to connecting with our community and supporting our region and our field, and look forward to gathering virtually this October.

Pre Conference Events

October 14, 2020

Homegrown Workshop
Grey Areas in International Student Advising: Special Focus on COVID-19 Issues & Concerns

Registration fee: $50.00

October 16, 2020

Newcomers Orientation
Included in Conference Registration

Conference Events

October 19-23, 2020

  • Opening Session & Welcome
  • Live Sessions & Open Meetings
  • Pre-Recorded Sessions & Poster Fair
  • Regional, District & KC Updates
  • Professional Development Programs - Resume Review and Mentor-Mentee Meetings
  • Networking & Social Opportunities
  • Community Service Involvement
  • Closing Session

Conference events will be scheduled in 2- to 3-hour blocks between 11:00am and 5:00pm (PDT)


NAFSA Members: $25.00
Nonmembers: $40.00
Students: $25.00
NAFSA Academy and Life Members: $0

Online registration will open September 22, 2020.

Registration waivers will be available for attendees who will not receive financial support from their institution or organization.


Region XII has developed a number of sponsorship opportunities for this year's virtual conference. Find information about how your organization can become a conference sponsor

NAFSA Workshops

NAFSA is pleased to offer virtual Core Education Workshops and Current Topics Learning Labs in October – December 2020. The live workshops and labs are designed to meet the diverse needs of international education professionals. And, the workshops will welcome participants from the U.S. and abroad. Regardless of where you are, you can now participate in proven live, virtual NAFSA Core Education Workshops that have formerly been offered only at NAFSA Annual and Regional Conferences and On-Site throughout the United States. Find more information and registration details


Please contact Region XII.