YIA Conference on Global Citizenship

Unfortunately, we have had to cancel the Yale International Alliance Conference on Global Citizenship scheduled for March 13-14, 2020, in Rome, Italy, due to complications with the spread of the coronavirus.

We do not take this decision lightly as so many people have worked diligently to make the conference a success. However, current and projected Center for Disease Control and World Health Organization warnings dictate that we cancel the conference in the best interest of our speakers and attendees.

Frequently Asked Questions

YIA Conference on Global Citizenship Rome 2020 logoWhat is the Yale International Alliance Conference on Global Citizenship?

This is the first major international conference led and organized by the Yale International Alliance (YIA), a shared interest group whose mission is to encourage and celebrate the international experience and inspire alumni and others to be global citizens.

What is the purpose of the conference?

The conference seeks to:

  • Explore the multiple meanings of global citizenship in the 21st century and the way such meanings affect traditional notions of leadership
  • Engage Yale alumni and affiliates—along with like-minded individuals, partners and organizations—around the world who aspire play a meaningful role in addressing pressing global issues and challenges
  • Connect emerging and established global leaders and cultivate a worldwide network that seeks to effect change and progress in our communities and around the world

Who can attend the conference?

The conference is open to and welcomes anyone who has an interest in or cares about global issues and topics.  The conference is structured to be inclusive and bring together global citizens of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences.

Where and when will the conference be held?

The conference will be held in Rome, Italy from March 13-14 at the Westin Excelsior hotel (Via Vittorio Veneto, 125, 00187 Rome, Italy).  There are a limited number of reserved rooms at the Westin Excelsior for attendees who wish to stay there during the conference.

What can I expect at the conference?

The conference will be exciting and intellectually-stimulating gathering in which Yale alumni, affiliates and others will gather to be inspired, explore solutions, and ultimately connect as partners making positive impacts in our various communities.  To learn more about specific panels, workshops and programming, click here to visit the Program page, which is regularly updated.

Who will be speaking at the conference?

We have a dynamic lineup of speakers comprised of world-class scholars, experts and practitioners from different professional fields.  To learn more about confirmed speakers, click here to visit the Speakers page, which is regularly updated.

How much is it to attend the conference?

The conference offers tiered registration options starting at $275.00.  This includes all panels, keynotes, workshops and programming, as well as scheduled meals, drinks and receptions.

(Hotel and transportation expenses are not included in the registration fee)

Are corporate, institutional and foundational sponsorships available?

Yes. There are different levels of sponsorship opportunities available. Click here for more details on the Sponsorship page.


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