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March 26-28, 2014 – Washington, DC

We encourage all Attendees to come early or stay beyond the Global Forum to use this trip to Washington as an opportunity to explore the City’s many offerings. Please note: the Global Forum schedule is very full with panels and speakers; it is important that Attendees attend all portions of the Conference. However, we provide this information for your use before or after the Global Forum.

For information on Washington and its various attractions, accommodations, and areas, and for maps, see

The Liaison Capitol Hill hotel is six blocks from the beginning of the National Mall, home of the National Monuments and many Smithsonian museums. All of these attractions are free. For hours and details, see and Certain locations, such as the National Archives, the Supreme Court and the Library of Congress, have their own websites and you will want to review them if you are interested in visiting these buildings. In particular, be aware that certain buildings will not be open on weekend days.

The Newseum (admission fee charged) is six blocks from The Liaison Capitol Hill hotel. For information, hours and exhibits, see

The following is a partial list of special exhibits that will be open at museums when you are visiting Washington; to learn more about these exhibits and others, and special events, see or call 1-800-422-8644.

  • FOOD: Transforming the American Table, 1950-2000 or The First Ladies exhibit-- National Museum of American History
  • A new exhibition beginning March 21, 2014, titled "Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures" in the Lawrence F. O'Brien Gallery-- US National Archives
  • Civic Pride: Group Portraits from Amsterdam--West Building– National Gallery of Art
  • Modern and Contemporary Art Since 1945-- Corcoran Gallery of Art (admission fee charged)
  • Judy Chicago: Circa ’75 on view January 17–April 13, 2014. - National Museum of Women in the Arts (admission fee charged)
  • 50–65 Horizon Line brings together more than 50 of Jean Meisel’s small watercolors of horizon lines displayed in an intimate alcove of the Phillips house. – The Phillips Collection (admission fee charged)

For information on performances at The Kennedy Center, see These include The National Symphony Orchestra, Shear Madness, and Washington National Opera and Millennium Stage.

For listings of other theater shows, see

Note: This is not, and is not intended to be, a full presentation of everything D.C. offers to you during your visit. Please explore these and other websites for more information.

Global Forum Resources

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
2014 Speaker Biographies PDF (739.48 KB) Administration 3/23/2014
2014 Global Forum Information and Reminders DOCX (218.1 KB) Administration 2/24/2014
Become a Sponsor: 2014 Global Forum PDF (1.16 MB) Administration 9/12/2013
Become a Sponsor: 2014 World of Difference Awards PDF (364.34 KB) Administration 9/12/2013
2012 Global Forum Photo Gallery Link Administration 10/31/2012
2012 Global Forum Speaker Bios PDF (808.76 KB) Administration 11/3/2012
2012 Global Forum Awards PDF (194.76 KB) Administration 10/31/2012
2012 Global Forum Agenda PDF (171.5 KB) Administration 10/31/2012
2012 Global Forum: Become A Sponsor PDF (362.18 KB) Administration 10/31/2012
Press Release template for WODA recipients DOC (59 KB) Administration 11/5/2012
World of Difference 100 Awards Winners Stories DOC (1.37 MB) Administration 12/5/2012
Entrepreneurship Panel PPTX (2.8 MB) Administration 11/5/2012
Coaching Circles presentation PPTX (187.91 KB) Administration 11/5/2012
BNY Mellon presentation PPTX (1.02 MB) Administration 11/5/2012
Forbes: If You Don't Feel Like You're Bragging... PDF (727.02 KB)  more ] Administration 11/3/2012

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