CU Denver Business School
Chamber of the Americas
World Trade Center Denver
Partners of the Americas - Greeley
Korbel Latin American Studies Program
Alliance for Sustainable Colorado
Denver Sister Cities
Denver Regional Council of Governments
Up with People
Join Global Ties U.S., WorldDenver and Colorado Springs World Affairs Council in partnership with the U.S. Department of State in Denver on Thursday, July 23rd.
The Diplomacy Begins Here summit in Colorado is designed to engage globally-minded people from diverse backgrounds to explore the innovations and impacts that stem from international relationships in the realm of Western Hemisphere Sustainability.
8:30 AM- 6:00 pm, MT
University of Colorado Denver Lawrence Street Center
1380 Lawrence Street
Denver, CO 80204
8:30 am - Summit Opening
9:15 am - 12:30 pm Morning Professional Training sessions on: Volunteer Management, Multicultural Awareness, Strategic Partnerships, or International Experiences.
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Job-Alike Lunch Outing
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sustainability & The Western Hemisphere Panel & Roundtable Discussions
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Wait, Wait, WorldDenver: Happy Hour
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Cocktail Reception & Dinner Program at The Oxford Hotel
1600 17th St, Denver, CO 80202
Attend and you will:
- Dive into skill building and developing more effective volunteer training programs, multicultural awareness, and strategic partnerships.
- Engage with experts about the Rocky Mountain Region’s role in global sustainability.
- Understand modern initiatives and impacts surrounding sustainability in Colorado and the rest of the Western Hemisphere.
- Celebrate the role of people to people exchange programs in creating peace and prosperity around the world.
- Experience exciting new formats for communicating the impact of exchanges including a gameshow and TED-style talks
- Exchange ideas and best practices with leaders of other organizations involved in citizen diplomacy
Summit Lodging- Downtown Denver
As of June 19th the CURTIS a DoubleTree by Hilton, offering a special group rate of $163/night plus tax, is sold out. We are working on finding more rooms!
Optional Extended Stay Vacation Lodging- Breckenridge
WorldDenver has secured discounted lodging rates in the mountain town Breckenridge for Thursday, July 23rd - Sunday 26th if you are interested in extending your stay in Colorado!
Registration for this event is through the Diplomacy Begins Here website.
- Full day Participation: $75 (includes lunch, dinner, and all sessions)
- Morning Training Session (8:30am-12:30pm): $35
- Afternoon Panelist Session (2:00am-6:00pm): FREE
- Celebration of Citizen Diplomacy Dinner Reception: $40
More About the Global Ties U.S. 2014/15 Regional Summits
Global Ties U.S. and our members, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, are hosting a series of Diplomacy Begins Here summits across the United States that will bring together local, national, and international leaders from the business, government, and nonprofit world.
Together, we will foster connections and growth in the international exchange community and celebrate the critical role that public and citizen diplomacy programs play in building a more peaceful, prosperous world at home and abroad.
To view a list of all scheduled summits, click here.