Upcoming Events

  • Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit - Hosted by Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF), the 10th anniversary Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center in Washington D.C. on the 5-6th of September 2018. Uniting humanitarian a... more

  • World Affairs Council: The Future of NATO - The Future of NATO and European Relations under the Trump Administration  There has been a debate about the future of North Atlantic Treaty Organization since the end of the Cold War. President Trump’s professed attitude towards the organization is one of skepticism What... more

  • China 2025 and Beyond - Washington International Trade Association (WITA) In the four decades since Nixon went to China, the world’s most populous nation has undergone an enormous transformation. While, the country has been able to lift a number of people out of poverty, the United States and many o... more

  • The Culturfied International Children's Festival - The Culturfied Foundation is excited to present The Culturfied International Children's Festival. This premiere festival is a one-day, interactive, educational event features exhibits, interactive activities and cultural performances for children presented by 20 embassies. The... more

  • Movement on the Korean Peninsula - World Affairs Council: Movement on the Korean Peninsula-For Better or Worse? On March 5, 2018, North and South Korea officials met face to face for the first time. Now President Trump is set to meet with the North Korean Leader in May. What does this mean for the Korean Penin... more

  • 13th Annual Business Matchmaking Conference - Please join the Afghan American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) as they facilitate U.S.-Afghanistan business, investment, and trade through its Matchmaking Conference. AACC will promote the exchange of information and provide resources to stimulate U.S.-Afghanistan business and inv... more

  • Smart Fabrics Summit - Advances in technology have brought together the apparel, technology, and textile industries to develop new capabilities in fabrics with the potential to change how athletes, patients, soldiers, first responders, and everyday consumers interact with their clothes and other tex... more

Past Events

  • The Role of Congress in the U.S.Trade Policy - With ongoing negotiations to update and reform NAFTA, and the President planning to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel and undertake additional enforcement measures to address Chinese thefts of intellectual property, WITA will host an expert panel to discuss the role of Con... more

  • H.E. Anatoly Antonov, Ambassador of Russia - Please join the World Affairs Council-Washington, DC as they host H.E. Anatoly Antonov, Ambassador of Russia to the United States, for an Ambassador Series event. Ambassador Antonov will discuss the current state of the Russian-American relationship. more

  • Is the Multilateral Trade Settlement System Broken - The United States has been blocking the appointment of judges to the Appellate Body at the World Trade Organization for the past several years. Please join WITA as they host an expert discussion of U.S. concerns with the dispute settlement process at the World Trade Organizat... more

  • 8th Annual Emerging Markets Forum - Join the Robert H. Smith School’s Center for Global Business for the 8th annual Emerging Markets Forum on the theme of business in Africa. Top level speakers from the business, academic, and policy worlds will discuss the opportunities as well as the challenges of doing busine... more

  • H.E. Jose Manual del Gallego Romualdez - Join the Washington Intergovernmental Professional Group and the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center for our next International Speakers Forum featuring H.E. Jose Manual del Gallego Romualdez , the Ambassador of the Republic of the Phillipines to the United S... more