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2020 Conference on World Affairs Dates

May 17, 2019

Next year's CWA week is scheduled for April 6-10, 2020, its traditional timing two weeks after the University spring break. Over a year ago, the CWA Board began exploring options to shift the 2020 conference dates so that they would not overlap with religious holidays, as has happened with prior CWA events. However, the CWA Board concluded that it was not possible to change next year's dates due to the lack of availability of crucial campus venues for the event.

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CWA Volunteer Leadership and Board Update

May 14, 2019

The Conference on World Affairs is pleased to announce members of its volunteer leadership team for the 2019-20 conference as well as new members of the CWA Board.

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Brainwaves Podcast: CWA Special Edition

May 3, 2019

The University of Colorado Brainwaves podcast had the opportunity to talk to some of the world’s top experts at the 71st annual Conference on World Affairs. Guests include SETI’s Seth Shostak, Washington Post political columnist Michael Gerson and Harvard geneticist Matthew Meselson.

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Innovative solutions to climate change, protecting bees presented at CWA

April 17, 2019

Panelists at the 2019 Conference on World Affairs discussed a range of micro and macro environmental concerns, from how to mitigate the effects of climate change to how to protect the health of bees.

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“Masculinity isn’t fixed”: Identity and toxic masculinity tackled at CWA

April 16, 2019

This year’s Conference of World Affairs at the University of Colorado Boulder welcomed a diverse selection of panelists to discuss whether masculinity is toxic. The panel comprised of a formerly incarcerated tech professional, an academic in ethnic and gender studies and a former NFL linebacker-turned-meditation specialist.

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