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November 16 - 20

WACA 2020

National Conference

New Frontiers in

Diplomacy and National Security

The Agenda

All times are Eastern Time (ET)

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16 NOVEMBER 2020


2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

The Big Think: Reinventing America's Role in the World

Exclusive Briefing (more think tank chiefs TBA)

Annual Membership Meeting (Council Executives)

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

7:00 PM to 8:15 PM

Opening Keynote & International Service Award Program

17 NOVEMBER 2020


12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Educating Toward and Anti-Racist World

Council of The Year Program: Columbus CWA

Prospects for Ending America's Endless Wars

Think Tank Briefing: Quincy Institute

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Leadership Development Session: Council CEOs

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Keynote Programs: TBA

18 NOVEMBER 2020


2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security

Think and Do Tank Briefing: WCAPS

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Report: U.S. Foreign Service for the 21st Century

HKS Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

7:00 PM to 7:30 PM

WACA Chair's 2020 Award: Reception & Presentation

A Global Economy in Turmoil: Outlook for 2021


7:45 PM to 8:30 PM

19 NOVEMBER 2020


Scaling Health Care Innovation: Lessons From India

Council of the Year Program: WAC Atlanta

WACA is proud to co-sponsor this World Affairs Council of Atlanta event.

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Systemic Security Risks & Solutions:

Biological, Climate, and Nuclear Threats

Think Tank Briefing: Council on Strategic Risks

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Professional Development Session for Councils

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Keynote Conversation

7:45 PM to 8:45 PM

Keynote Program: TBA

20 NOVEMBER 2020


12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Journalism Under Fire: Covering Crisis in Hong Kong

Council of the Year Program: Santa Fe CIR

WACA is proud to co-sponsor this Santa Fe Council on International Relations event.

1:15 PM to 4:00 PM

Leadership Day: Professional Development Sessions

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