The World Affairs Council of Maine is pleased to present the
2014 Maine Summit on Citizen Diplomacy
Citizen Diplomacy through Education:
Promoting Awareness, Networking,
Friday, April 11, 2014
7:30AM to 4:00PM
University of Southern Maine's Abromson Center
Early-Bird Registration Fees:
$50 WAC members
A limited number of full scholarships are available for students. Please e-mail email@example.com or call 207.780.4337 for more information.
After April 1st, registration fees will increase to
$60 for members and $75 for non-members. Register today!
International Expo: Rent an exhibit table for $25
Summit Schedule (Subject to Change)
7:30 AM Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM Welcome Remarks
8:30 AM Session 1: Citizen Diplomacy through Non-Profit Engagement
9:45 AM Break
10:00 AM Session 2: Citizen Diplomacy through Student Exchange
11:15 AM Networking and Exhibits
11:45 AM Citizen Diplomacy Lunch
1:00 PM Session 3: Citizen Diplomacy through Technology
2:15 PM Session 4: Local Initiatives in Global Education
3:30 PM Wrap-up
Goals of the Summit:
1. To increase awareness and understanding in Maine of citizen diplomacy and why it is important to individuals, institutions and communities, and to increase understanding of education as an instrument of citizen diplomacy.
2. To generate enthusiasm for citizen diplomacy through education, thereby advancing global citizenship.
3. To build the capacity of Maine’s schools and international education organizations/institutions to become more globally engaged, and to encourage partnerships, networking and cooperation among them.
4. To showcase local initiatives in global education.
If you are unable to attend, but would like to support the event, please consider making a donation for a student to attend($50 covers a student's fee).
Special thanks to our
Citizen Diplomat Sponsors!
Made possible with the support of
the Maine Humanities Council.