2023 Annual Conference & Expo

The 75th NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo was held May 30–June 2 in Washington, DC. Together, we learned and connected with peers and experts dedicated to "Inspiring an Inclusive Future." Thank you for being a part of the most diverse, comprehensive, and exciting international education conference and exposition! 

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The 75th NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo welcomed international educators from more than 100 countries in Washington, D.C. We met to learn, network, and connect with peers and experts dedicated to "Inspiring an Inclusive Future." Experience the sights and sounds of this unforgettable event.

Enjoy special highlights that celebrate our excitement and engagement. Be inspired by the voices of our esteemed plenary speakers, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Nadia Murad, and writer, activist, and comedian, Baratunde Thurston. Reach for the future with NAFSA leadership addresses. Connect with U.S government officials. And, enjoy the week-in-photos, along with social media highlights from the annual conference and #NAFSA75.

Highlights from NAFSA 2023


Featured Speakers 


NAFSA Leadership Plenary Addresses


Special Messages from U.S. Government Officials


Day One

Sharing memories from Day One of #NAFSA75, from a stunning performance by Parijita Bastola to Nadia Murad's inspiring plenary to the Opening Celebration at Nationals Park.


Day Two

A fabulous Day Two of the conference included a bustling day in the Expo Hall and Poster Fair, the Rising Star Young Leader Award, and toasts to our new publication on the history of NAFSA.


Day Three

Enjoy Day Three with photos of U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Lee Satterfield with NAFSA CEO Fanta Aw, plenary speaker Baratunde Thurston with NAFSA President LaNitra Berger, a performance by CenterStage Academy, and fascinating panels. 


Day Four

Very special Day Four memories from spotlight speakers to good cheer at our closing celebration. We can't wait to see you at our NAFSA Regional Conferences this fall and #NAFSA2024 in New Orleans, Louisiana next year! 


#NAFSA75 and #NAFSA Social Media