Speakers & Performers

Learn more about this year's dynamic list of speakers and performers.


Plan Your Trip

Find discounts on lodging and travel along with information to help plan your visit.


2017 Jazz Concert

Secure your tickets by making a donation to the CWA or entering the concert ticket lottery.

The Conference on World Affairs is a year-round unit of the University of Colorado Boulder, offering events without admission fees to the Boulder community, students, and the public.

  • Speakers

    Big names from NASA, the NFL and the screen join 2017 Conference on World Affairs.

  • CWA Book Club

    This year, the CWA Book Club Committee, challenges you to read the 2017 CWA Book Club selection to spark further conversations with your fellow CWA attendees. This year's selection is Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance.

  • CWA Programs

    Learn more about our fundraising campaign, initiatives, and our goals for the 2017 funding year. 

  • CWA Week Home Slider

    Join us April 10-14, 2017