CU Boulder’s Conference on World Affairs first virtual event draws hundreds of live viewers

May 1, 2020

The first virtual panel at the University of Colorado Boulder’s 72nd annual Conference on World Affairs on Monday, focused on historical pandemics, appeared to be a success, with hundreds of viewers watching remotely.


CWA holds Zoom panel on economic impacts of COVID-19

April 26, 2020

More than 1,500 combined viewers watched Rebecca Fannin, Jon Haveman, Trine Tsouderos and Richard Wobbekind discuss their concerns for the future, what needs to be done to combat COVID-19 and the aggressive importance of flattening the curve.


Final virtual CWA panel sees experts discuss health, science behind COVID-19

April 25, 2020

The University of Colorado Boulder’s virtual Conference on World Affairs wrapped up Friday afternoon with a final panel that saw experts discuss the health effects of COVID-19 and what can be learned from the pandemic.


The Conference on World Affairs Goes Online to Discuss COVID-19

April 24, 2020

After COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the 72nd edition of the Conference on World Affairs, organizers announced that the annual event at the University of Colorado Boulder would be pared down for a virtual version.


Join us for Virtual CWA Week April 6-10

March 29, 2020

After the difficult news that the 72nd CU Boulder Conference on World Affairs would be cancelled due to the COVID-19 mitigation efforts, our program committee has worked to produce five CWA sessions addressing these challenging times. CWA will host free, daily virtual CWA sessions April 6-10, 2020.


CWA 2020 Cancellation: COVID-19

March 11, 2020

UPDATE: The 72nd Conference on World Affairs (April 6-10, 2020) has been cancelled due to ongoing issues related to COVID-19. We apologize for any inconvenience and will provide an update if we are able to reschedule the event. We appreciate your patience as we navigate this unprecedented situation.


Take A Listen: CWA Speaker Podcasts 2020

March 4, 2020

Many of this year's Conference on World Affairs speakers have been featured on recent podcasts and some host their own shows! Check out these podcasts to learn more.


Take Advantage of CWA Lodging Discounts

March 4, 2020

A variety of lodging options are available near the CU Boulder campus during CWA week, and we've partnered with some of the best in Boulder to offer special discounts to CWA attendees.


Netflix co-founder, Moms Demand Action founder, more headline 2020 Conference on World Affairs

Feb. 21, 2020

Netflix co-founder and former CEO Marc Randolph will give the opening keynote address on Monday, April 6th. The event will include talks from Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts and host of Hardcore History Podcast and CU alum, Dan Carlin.


Announcing the 2020 CWA Ebert Interruptus

Feb. 18, 2020

The Ebert Interruptus series is one of the most beloved CWA traditions. Film critic and author Josh Larsen will return to the conference for his fourth year to host the 2020 series bringing this year's feature: Cleo From 5 to 7.