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Fri 9/20: Diplomacy Begins Here: Innovation in the Cali Baja Region & Beyond

When: Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Intercontinental Hotel, 901 Bayfront Court, San Diego

Cost: $40 – $95

Age limit: All ages

Description: <p>Join The San Diego Diplomacy Council, in partnership with Global Ties U.S. and the U.S. Department of State, for locally and globally focused conversations that inspire engagement on issues impacting the Cali Baja region. 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. The theme, Innovation in the Cali Baja Region and Beyond, will focus on: ● Binational Innovation: 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. ● Stories from Program Alumni: Hear first-hand stories from alumni about how their exchange experiences forever changed their perceptions, their future decisions, and their life trajectories. ● Border Tour: Visit the U.S.-Mexico border to understand to the world&rsquo;s busiest land border crossing from the nuanced perspectives of the security, human rights, and business communities. ● Youth Track: 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.</p>

Source: SD Reader

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