National Meeting

Next Meeting:

January 27 – 30, 2016
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Washington, DC
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Past Meetings:

New Diplomacy: Building on 75 Years

February 4-7, 2015
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Washington, DC

The 2015 Global Ties U.S. National Meeting included keynote addresses from:

  • Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States
  • Richard Stengel, Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs
  • Evan Ryan, Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs
  • Oscar Arias, State Department exchange alumnus, Nobel Prize Laureate, and former President of Costa Rica
  • Richard C. Morais, author of The Hundred-Foot Journey

It is the leading forum for developing skills, identifying key trends, and sharing best practices in international exchange and nonprofit management, bringing together leaders, volunteers, and experts from 45 states and 13 countries.

To view a recap of the sights, sounds, and experiences from the National Meeting, check out Storify: #NewDiplomacy.

To view photos from the National Meeting, see the Flickr album.

Want to see the Latin America Dialogue? Watch the webcast.

Watch all the video highlights below:

2014 National Meeting: Integrate, Innovate, Impact

January 29 – February 1, 2014
Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel
Washington, DC

To visit the 2014 National Meeting website, click here.