The conference, which is free and open to the public, will be held April 10-14, 2017. Among the 100 speakers and performers are:
CWA fans will be pleased to hear that many of their favorites from previous years are returning for 2017, including screenwriter, playwright and New York University Professor Amy Fox; and president of Ploughshares Fund, Joe Cirincione, who oversaw nuclear weapons programs as committee staff in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Speakers are coming from Syria, Germany, Japan, Russia and the Netherlands, among other countries. Forty-five of the speakers have previously participated in the CWA and 55 are new to the conference this year.
Students and community members comprise the volunteer program committee that selected each of the speakers and performers. Get more information at the 2017 Speakers & Performers page. Sign up for the CWA newsletter to receive the latest information on upcoming news and events.