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2015 WACA National Conference 
Leading America: Foreign Policy
Challenges and the 2016 Election
November 11-13, 2015
Washington, DC 

Early-Bird Pricing Ends Tomorrow!
Early-bird rates are available until September 11, 2015 at 11:00 pm ET
  • Non-member Early Bird: $495 
  • Council member Early Bird: $465
  • Council Board member Early Bird: $435
  • and more...

Held  annually for over two decades, the WACA National Conference engages our Council leaders and members drawn from the business, civic, and education communities with leading policy-makers and experts on the most critical global issues facing America. In addition to a terrific roster of fresh, insightful keynote speakers and panelists, we will present off-site visits to DC think tanks: Brookings, CSIS, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Peterson Institute for International Economics. Sign up for your choice when you register.

Thank you for registering and, to Council leaders, special thanks for sharing this opportunity with your members across the country! 

Confirmed Speakers include:

Ambassadors  Luncheon Keynote:
Chairman, Goldman Sachs' International Advisors, Former  President of the World Bank Group and U.S. Trade Representative

1918 Society Reception:
Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico and member of the U.S. House of Representatives
Former WACA Chair

Dean Emeritus, Yale School of Management. Dean Garten will give the  GREAT DECISIONS Keynote on Future of Emerging Markets

Senior Associate, Middle East Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Vice President and Director of the Foreign Policy Program,  Brookings Institution

Senior Associate,  East Asia Program,
The Stimson Center

Staying at The Fairfax
We have secured a special group rate at The Fairfax at Embassy Row.
  • Superior King: $249/night (Single/Double occupancy)
  • Superior Two Doubles: $269/night (Single/Double Occupancy)

The Fairfax at Embassy Row is conveniently located in the Dupont Circle area. A Washington, DC landmark, The Fairfax's intriguing history spans more than 80 years.

Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors:

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