Select members of the GlobalJax team will travel to Washington D.C. to connect with hundreds of leading experts in the fields of international exchange, foreign affairs, and diplomacy from across the country and the world. The Global Ties U.S. meeting theme for 2017, Unity in Community, emphasizes the need and opportunity for increased collaboration amongst International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) and other exchange program partners to achieve our shared goal of building and supporting networks of leaders to increase peace and prosperity both at home and abroad. Now more than ever, our collective work in strengthening ties between individuals and nations is critical.
The Global Ties U.S. National Meeting is the premier gathering of organizations, U.S. government agencies, and leaders in the international exchange field. Held each year in Washington, DC, the National Meeting brings together nearly 1,000 participants over four dynamic days to gain high-level insights on trends affecting our field, engage in in-depth profess