Registration

The Spring 2020 conference will be held on March 27th, 2020 at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA.

Conference registration is now open!

Submit a Proposal

As always, we are looking for great session proposals. Proposals relating to International Student & Scholar Services, Education Abroad, Enrollment Management, and Campus/Community Programming are the most popular, but we are always looking for any topics that are of interest to members. If you have a proposal idea, please complete the Session Proposal Form online. If you have an idea for a presentation but don’t want to present alone, please go ahead and fill out the form and indicate you would like help finding a co-presenter. You can also email the board at vie.nafsa@gmail.com for session proposal questions. Proposals are due February 24th. 

Campus Location

Liberty University, Jerry Falwell Library. Please follow this link to Google Maps directions for the conference location. 

Parking 

Parking passes will be e-mailed to conference attendees within a week of the conference.  Conference attendees can park in any parking garage on campus. If you are staying at the Fairfield Marriott l on Thursday night, parking is free for the night. On Friday morning, you must utilize the parking pass.

Thursday Night Dinner

The Thursday Night welcome dinner will be held at Shakers Restaurant at 6:30. Directions to the restaurant can be found here. 

Accommodation

There are rooms reserved at the Fairfield Inn and Suites Lynchburg Liberty University. You will need to ask for the VIE rate. Please reserve by March 5th for the best rate.

3777 Candlers Mountain Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502

(434) 845-1700

Tentative Schedule

8:30-9:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:15 Welcome

9:15-10:15 Plenary

10:15-11:15 Breakout Session 1

11:15-11:30 Coffee break, visit exhibitors

11:30-12:30 Breakout Session 2

12:30-2:00 Lunch, Conference Updates & visit exhibitors

2:00-3:00 Breakout Session 3

3:15 – 3:30 Optional Campus Tour

The registration fee for participants is $40/person and $90/person for vendors.