WACA National Conference

The World Affairs Councils of America is excited to welcome all of you to the WACA 2022 Conference: Navigating a Fractured World this November 15-18 at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC!

Register and visit our conference website for regular updates on our developing agenda, distinguished speakers and special actvities. Be sure to take advantage of our Early Bird discounts, good through September 23!

We encourage Councils to promote the WACA 2022 Conference: Navigating a Fractured World locally and on social media. 




Early Bird pricing expires on Friday September 23. Councils that purchase a Table of 8 benefit froma deeper discount and preferred seating locations!

  • $525 Student
  • $600 Council Staff (regular ticket: $675)
  • $650 Council Executive (regular ticket: $775)
  • $650 Board Member (regular ticket: $775)
  • $675 Council Member (regular ticket: $800)
  • $875 Non-Member (regular ticket: $950)
  • $5,000 Table of 8

Ticket prices do not include service and processing fees





Get ready for high caliber speakers, groundbreaking panels, expanded networking opportunities, and more!

Tuesday, Nov. 15: WACA Board Meeting and 1918 Society Dinner (Members Only!)

Wednesday Nov. 16: Leadership Day Workshops (Council execs & Staff Only!)

Wednesday-Friday Nov. 16-18: Keynote Speakers, Panels, and Exclusive Offsite Sessions

Remember to keep checking WACA Newsletters and the 2022 National Conference website for important updates to the agenda as well as announcements of new speakers and program details. 





We are pleased to share that the hotel block is now open at the special rate of $294/night plus tax (this rate applies to reservations as early as Nov. 14 and as late as Nov. 19). Given that the WACA Conference hotel block sells out early we encourage you to book your room now!

Thanks to WACA'S long-term contractual relationship with The Mayflower, we remind you to save the dates for the 2023 National Conference (Nov. 14-17). Be sure to mark your calendars!







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2015 National ConferenceLeading America: Foreign Policy Challenges and the 2016 Election (November 11 - 13, 2015)

2014 National Conference: America and the World 2015 (November 5 - 7, 2014)

2013 National Conference: Six Top Issues for 2014 (November 13 - 15, 2013)

2012 National Conference: U.S. National Security Policy: Six Top Issues for the President in 2013 (November 7 - 9, 2012)

2011 National Conference: U.S. National Security: Six Top Issues for the 2012 Election (November 2 - 4, 2011)

2010 National ConferenceU.S. Foreign Policy: Into the Next Decade (November 3 - 5, 2010)

2009 National Conference: The Global Economy: A World of Change, A World of Challenge (February 18 - 21, 2009)

2008 National ConferenceUs or Us and Them: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Next President (February 7 - 8, 2008)

2007 National ConferenceBridging the Desert: The Middle East in the Next Decade (February 1 - 4, 2007)

2006 National ConferenceThe World's Rising Powers: India, China, Brazil, Russia... and More (January 17 - 21, 2006)

2005 National ConferenceTackling the World's Toughest Issues: What the Next Administration Faces (January 26 - 29, 2005)

...and more!


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