The 74th annual Conference on World Affairs at the main University of Colorado Campus and a few other venues in Boulder kicks off on Wednesday, April 6 and continues until Saturday, April 9. It again provides four days of stimulating informative, educational, interactive, intellectual, provocative and entertaining sessions — all FREE — with some of the finest minds in the land. Discussions are both in-person and available virtually.
The event will feature dialogue on a variety of topics including this year’s conference themes: art as activism; stories from the real world; the Constitution; racism in the United States; regenerative agriculture; and the entrepreneurial journey.
Highlights include keynote presentations by:
- Victoria Garrick, mental health advocate, podcast host, and former Division I athlete
- Steven Olikara, founder & president of Millennial Action Project and candidate for United States Senate in Wisconsin
- Thomas Chatterton Williams, author, contributing writer at New York Times Magazine, and visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute
- Akhil Amar, Author and Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science, Yale University
The conference is a fully in-person event with most sessions live-streamed online. Everything is FREE is open to all.
Conference registration is optional, not required, but strongly encouraged to help organizers anticipate venue capacity needs, understand audience demographics, and provide a safe, high-quality event experience.
On site registration will be available at the University Memorial Center (UMC) between 8-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 6 through Saturday, April 9.
CWA takes place at locations on the University of Colorado’s Boulder campus.
If you have questions, check out the FAQ page.