WACA 2021
National Conference
 

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BRIDGING DIVIDES AT HOME AND ABROAD

November 16-19

The Mayflower Hotel

Washington, DC

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Agenda Highlights

Be sure to check back soon, as we will be regularly updating our agenda! The schedule is tentative and subject to change.

16 November 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Tuesday

  • United States Institute of Peace Welcome Event 

  • 1918 Society Reception (Members Only) (5:30 - 8:00 PM)

17 November 2021

9:00 AM to 8:30 PM

Wednesday

  • Leadership Day: Professional Workshops

  • Student Scholars and Young Professionals Meeting

  • Awards Dinner and Opening Keynote 

18 November 2021

8:30 AM to 7:30 PM

Thursday

  • Morning Panels

  • Ambassadors' Luncheon

  • Afternoon Panels

  • Evening Reception

19 November 2021

8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Friday

  • Sponsored Breakfast

  • Think Tank Briefings

  • Closing Keynote Luncheon

  • WACA Board of Directors Meeting (2:30 - 5:00 PM)

 
 
The Speakers
Presenting world leaders, policymakers, & experts
Lise Grande
President & CEO
United States Institute of Peace
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Dr. Nina Ansary
Alice Hill
Elbridge Colby
Director
Senior Fellow, Energy & the Environment
Principal & Co-Founder
Global Women Leaders Series
Council on Foreign Relations
The Marathon Initiative
WACA 2021 National Conference
The Mayflower Hotel,
1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Past WACA Conference Speakers
Colin Powell
65th U.S. Secretary of State
Penny Pritzker
38th U.S. Secretary of Commerce
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
7th Director-General of the WTO
Thomas Friedman
Author & NYT Columnist
David Abney
Chairman & CEO, UPS
Sarah Chen
MP, Billion Dollar Fund for Women
Lt. Col. (Ret.) Alexander Vindman
Fmr. Director for European Affairs, NSC
Dambisa Moyo
International Economist
 
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The Mayflower Hotel Discounted Block 

The Mayflower Hotel discounted block expires on Tuesday, October 15.

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Image by Shantanu Kulkarni
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