Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Last call for "early bird" savings on NAFSA's annual conference

Register Now—Early-Bird Savings Ends this Friday, April 22!

Time is running out to take advantage of early-bird discount registration rates to attend the NAFSA 63rd Annual Conference & Expo, May 29-June 3, 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Now more than ever you face challenges that require creative thinking, new approaches, and effective collaborations as you strive for innovation and sustainability in international education. Don’t miss the unparalleled networking, learning, and critical information at this year’s event to help you meet these challenges.

Conference Highlights:

*Gain new ideas and skills from 50 preconference workshops: 200-plus concurrent sessions and seminars, including more than 30 for advanced professionals; colloquiums on internationalizing business education and teacher education curriculums; and a great deal more;

*Hear from plenary speakers Naif Al-Mutawa, PhD, the imaginative and influential creator of the comic book series THE 99. A panel of social entrepreneurs, moderated by Bell Puri, noted CBC journalist, will inspire you to continue your work as international educators. Anand Sudarshan, CEO and managing director of Manipal Education, will share how this organization transformed into a major enterprise with a multicountry footprint at the International Plenary Luncheon;

*Explore one of the largest expositions ever, with more than 400 exhibitors and sponsors, providing services and programs to enrich your students’ and scholars’ experiences;

*Network with the best in the field at the Opening Reception, networking receptions, and networking centers hosted by NAFSA’s five knowledge communities, the Women’s College and University breakfast, and other special events and campus tours;

*Advance your career at the NAFSA Career Center;

*Connect with the Annual Conference & Expo community before, during, and after the event with our networking and scheduling tool, Conference Connection. After registering for conference, you’ll receive instructions on how to access the system to set up your personal conference schedule; and

*Keep learning after you leave Vancouver by preordering audio recordings of more than 125 conference sessions, which are available online or on CD-ROM.

Not a NAFSA member? Join now and attend for only $484 (USD)—that’s $230 in savings! (After April 22, registration prices will increase to $574 for NAFSA members and $844 for nonmembers). Add membership to your conference registration and take advantage of reduced member rates for preconference workshops and unique learning opportunities, plus receive all the benefits of NAFSA membership through June 30, 2012.

Don’t wait! Register by April 22 and take full advantage of early-bird savings!

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