The 2020 National Meeting also served as the launch for a year-long campaign by the Office of International Visitors of the U.S. Department of State to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the International Visitor Leadership Program, the U.S. Department of State’s premier professional exchange program, and its achievements in advancing American foreign policy, prosperity, and security.
Special thank you to Awards Limousine Inc. for providing transportation services and a monuments tour for the Emerging Leaders Program.
Additional thanks to the following individuals for their sponsorship of the Luncheon with the Ambassadors: Philip Lauinger, Jr., Kyle Moyer, Sherry Mueller, Ph.D., Anthony Shop.
Embassy Evening Reception Hosts
Thank you for the following embassies for hosting our attendees on the evening of Thursday, January 24 as part of the Embassy Evening Receptions:
- Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain
- Embassy of the People’s Republic of China
- Delegation of the European Union to the United States
- Embassy of Uzbekistan
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Link to Session Slides and Materials. More items will continue to be added.
Check out photo albums for each day of the conference on our Flickr page.
Check out the photo slideshow highlighting the main events of the 2020 National Meeting.
Find videos of plenaries, keynote speakers, and more on our Youtube page.
- Read more about our keynote speaker, Chief Justice Meaza Ashenafi of Ethiopia
- Announcement for Runcie Chidebe, recipient of the 2020 IVLP Alumni Award for Social Innovation and Change
- Announcement for Dave Fortier, recipient of the 2020 Citizen Diplomat Award
- Participants of the 2020 cohort of the Emerging Leaders Program
Get Ready Now For 2021
The 2021 National Meeting will place virtually March 22-26, 2021. Join us online as we celebrate 60 years of the Global Ties Network.