2018 NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo Registration Brochure - 14
DIVERSIFY YOUR PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND
GAIN VALUABLE INSIGHTS IN PHILADELPHIA
The NAFSA Annual Conference offers a unique and
comprehensive educational program of rich and diverse
sessions, poster fairs, and open meetings throughout the week.
Connect with fellow professionals in the field and discover
common interests, new ideas, and model practices that will
inform and enhance your work throughout the year.
Leave Philadelphia with practical knowledge, resources,
and strategies you can immediately implement within
For Education Abroad Leaders: Take advantage
of a special focus track to engage in education
abroad strategy and policy. Learn more at
Each day of the NAFSA Annual Conference will feature
outstanding guest speakers and presentations from experienced
peers, researchers, administrators, and international colleagues.
Highlights of this year's session topics include:
Marketing Strategies for Education Abroad and
International Student Recruitment
Accreditation and Credential Evaluation
Country- and Region-Specific Updates, Trends, and
National Initiatives Affecting International Education
Curriculum Internationalization and Transformative
Institutional Approaches to Global Learning
Conference sessions focus on the needs and interests of
NAFSA's Knowledge Communities:
International Education Leadership
International Enrollment Management
International Student and Scholar Services
Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship
Shared Interest (topics applicable to more than one
For a complete list of sessions and seminars, including
descriptions and presenter biographies, view the conference
program at www.nafsa.org/ac18program.
Special Guest Speakers
Throughout the week, special guest speakers will discuss
important trends and issues to the field of international
education. Learn more about each guest speaker at
Student Careers and Employment
Impacts of Political Events on International Education
Supporting Academic Success of International Students
U.S. Government Agency Updates
Evaluating Virtual Exchanges
Inclusivity and Diversity in International Education
Add value to your conference experience by attending poster
fairs. Explore 14 unique themes while engaging one-on-one
with fellow conference attendees. Each poster fair will spark
discussion, build networks, and offer innovative ideas.
Safety and Crisis Management
Assessing Comprehensive Internationalization
For a complete list of poster fairs, including new fairs on crisis
management and model practices in international student and
scholar services, visit www.nafsa.org/ac18posters.
Are You Based Outside of the United States?
Visit www.nafsa.org/ac18international to learn about offerings and networking opportunities especially relevant for
international conference participants, including a special orientation program.
REGISTER TODAY AT WWW.NAFSA.ORG/PHILADELPHIA