Programs and Events

NAFSA believes that international education lies at the core of an interconnected world characterized by peace, security, and well-being for all.

This belief reinforces NAFSA’s commitment to building the skills, knowledge, and competencies of the dedicated individuals who make global exchange and education possible. These key endeavors break down barriers, strengthen global connections, and foster greater understanding to build a more peaceful world.

Diversity Programs

Explore the many offerings and opportunities NAFSA provides to support diversity, a strategic priority for the association and the campuses it serves.

Learn More

Global Learning Lab

Deans, faculty, senior international officers, and scholar-practitioners discuss strategies for incorporating global competencies into learning across the curriculum.

Learn More

Management Development Program

Take your career to the next level with the most trusted and comprehensive management training program for international education professionals.

Learn More

NAFSA IEW Campus Connection

IEW Campus Connection features keynote speakers on topics such as social justice, internationalization, and cutting-edge research on trends in international education, as well as NAFSA's annual Simon Award presentations.

Learn More

NAFSA Strategic Retreats

Join the leading voices in education abroad and international enrollment management as they gather to think profoundly, strategically, and creatively about their work.

Learn More

Presidents and Provosts Summit

Join campus leaders to explore the latest trends in international education, build international partnerships, and discuss the critical issues facing institutions today.

Learn More

Symposium on Leadership

Gather with higher education leaders to examine the global demands on international higher education and share comparative perspectives and lessons learned.

Learn More

Seminar on Peace and Social Justice

Join scholars and practitioners in peacebuilding and international education to examine the role of higher education in promoting peace, security, and social justice around the world.

Learn more

Principles of Nonresident Alien Tax Compliance

Increase your knowledge of non resident tax compliance with this comprehensive overview. All of the critical tax concepts are included as well as model practices on how to build a collaborative team across your campus to support student, scholar, and institutional compliance. Learn from experts in
Read More

Applied Analysis for Strategic Decisionmaking

Application of analysis for strategic decisionmaking. How do we understand which aspects of our programs or courses lead to desired outcomes? How can we best communicate the importance of various program elements to achieving goals in the program, classroom, department, or institution? This event
Read More

Advocacy Day

The global coronavirus pandemic and the 2020 general election will impact international education in significant and lasting ways. Be a powerful voice to support and sustain the field! Join NAFSA for its first ever all-virtual Advocacy Day for insider-analysis of the political landscape in
Read More

NAFSA 2021 Annual Conference and Expo

NAFSA: Association of International Educators, the world’s largest association dedicated to international education and exchange, invites you to the NAFSA 2021 Annual Conference & Expo! Be a part of the most diverse and comprehensive global event attended by professionals from across the field. Join
Read More

2021 Region III Conference

NAFSA Region III looks forward to welcoming you to Shreveport, Louisiana for our annual regional conference in 2021. Details about the conference will be posted in the future. Important Dates June 2021: Exhibit Sales Open to the Public July 2021: Deadline for Session Proposals August 2021
Read More