Speaker Events

Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia for timely and informative events featuring some of the world’s most influential leaders and experts. Gain firsthand insight into the most critical issues of the day while having the opportunity to meet and interact with the people who shape our world.


Upcoming Speaker Events

  • August 09, 2018


    2018 Atlas Award

    Honoring Corteva Agriscience, with the Atlas Award being accepted on behalf of the company by COO James C. Collins, Jr.

    Location: The Bellevue Hotel, 200 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
    Schedule: 6 p.m. Registration opens; 6:30 p.m. Atlas Award Program; 7:30 p.m. Dinner (for those ticket holders); 9:00 p.m. Conclusion

  • August 14, 2018


    RESCHEDULED: A Conversation with Tarana Burke, Founder of the 'me too.' Movement

    Featuring Tarana Burke, Founder of the ‘me too.’ Movement & Social Justice Activist

    Location: Suzanne Roberts Theater, 480 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
    Schedule: 5:15 p.m. Registration opens; 5:30 - 6 p.m. Reception; 6 p.m. Lecture; 7:30 p.m. Conclusion of event

    Sponsored by Wilmington Trust

  • September 20, 2018


    Invisible Countries: Journeys to the Edge of Nationhood

    Featuring Joshua Keating, foreign policy analyst, staff writer, and editor at Slate; previously editor at Foreign Policy.

    Location: World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, One South Broad Street, Suite 2M, Philadelphia
    Schedule: 5:30 p.m. Registration opens and reception; 6 p.m. Program; 7 p.m. Conclusion