Join the San Diego Diplomacy Council for three days of learning and fun during our Regional Summit & 40th Anniversary Celebration!
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In honor of our birthday, we're throwing an awesome party at Park & Rec! Come dressed in your raddest 80s attire and ready to dance the night away to our binational region’s legendary 80s tribute band Rock of Ages. Your admission includes two drinks and freshly prepared tacos and gorditas. There will be live and silent auctions and prizes awarded for the best 80s outfits.
SDDC Members: $40 | General Admission: $50
80s tribute band from Tijuana
In an increasingly divided world, your support enables us to connect and empower leaders to overcome their differences, find common ground, and solve critical challenges at home and abroad.
Open to the general public, the Diplomacy Begins Here Regional Summit on September 20 will focus on "Innovation in the Cali Baja Region and Beyond."
For members of the Global Ties Network, the Learning Lab on September 19 will provide a space for tailored workshops on IVLP programming best practices, crisis communications, and other relevant topics.
Join us for locally and globally focused conversations that inspire engagement on issues impacting the Cali Baja region and beyond. Together, we will foster connections and growth in the international exchange community, as well as celebrate the critical role that public and citizen diplomacy exchange programs play in building a more peaceful, prosperous binational region and world.
The Summit will convene local, national, and international leaders in business, government, and nonprofit sectors. We will focus on:
Learn how regional leaders are working collaboratively across our border in the fields of education, technology, and government to enhance innovation and accelerate progress in the Cali Baja region.
Hear first-hand stories from program alumni about how their exchange experiences forever changed their perceptions, their future decisions, and their life trajectories.
Visit the U.S.-Mexico border to understand to the world’s busiest land border crossing from the nuanced perspectives of the security, human rights, and business communities.
San Diego area university and high school students will also be invited to attend a special youth track of our summit which will include an interactive border security simulation and discussion of careers in public diplomacy or foreign affairs.
You don’t want to miss our Gastro Diplomacy tour through Tijuana led by Turista Libre. Tour T.J. like a local. Cost to attend is $75 and includes transportation to/from the U.S. Mexico Border, transportation within Mexico, lunch, and libations. Valid U.S. passports required as we will be traveling to Mexico.
Spaces are limited to the first 50 registrants.
To purchase tables at the Summit or to learn about sponsorship opportunities, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org