The Centennial Gala Weekend

Please join us in celebrating the Walsh School of Foreign Service’s Centennial Anniversary with a weekend of special commemorative events.

Schedule

Friday, November 15, 2019

David Strathairn as SFS Professor Jan Karski in My Report to the World.

DAYTIME

Global Careers & Insights for the Next 100 Years, a day of career-related events joining current students and alumni across industries and across the world.

4:30PM A stage performance by Oscar-nominated actor David Strathairn of You Need to Know This: The Lesson of Jan Karski, honoring SFS professor Jan Karski.

7:00PM Alumni/Student Reception

Saturday, November 16, 2019

A photo of the 1925 Diplomatic Ball as found in the 1926 yearbook, Ye Domesday Booke.

8:30AM-3:30PM Stubborn Problems and Ingenious Solutions – SFS Looks at the 21st Century. Prominent SFS alumni, faculty, and guests will discuss the most urgent issues facing the world—the prevention of war, climate change, forced migration, the future of democracy, diversity as a critical part of international policy-making, and much more. The day will include two plenary sessions, as well as two breakout sessions.

6:30PM The Centennial Gala The National Building Museum 401 F St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Hotel Information

Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center Cut off date: October 15, 2019 3800 Reservoir Road, Washington, DC 20057 202-687-3200 Reserve Your Room Code: 245198 Room type and rate: Double or King, $189.00/night Note: Complimentary chartered bus transportation will be provided to/from the hotel to the National Building Museum for the Gala Dinner on Saturday, November 16.

Key Bridge Marriott Cut off date: October 15, 2019 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22209 703-524-6400 Reserve Your Room Room type and rate: Standard King: $175.00/night Standard Double: $180.00/night Note: Complimentary chartered bus transportation will be provided to/from the hotel to the National Building Museum for the Gala Dinner on Saturday, November 16.

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel Cut off date: October 15, 2019 2505 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007 202-337-9700 Reserve Your Room Code: G14 Room type and rate: King Deluxe: $179.00/night