2011 Conference
The 2011 conference brochure and registration are available.
WAI Program Guide 2011

2010 Conference
WAI Program Guide 2010
Conference Summary

2009 Conference
WAI Program Guide 2009
Conference Summary

2008 Conference
Conference Summary

2007 Conference
Conference Summary

For decades, the Southeastern World Affairs Institute has provided a gathering to discuss and learn about topics of world peace with university faculty, United Nations officials, Ambassadors of the United States and of other countries, journalists, and business and community leaders.  Recent topics of the Institute have included:

2011 Going Green Around the Globe
2010 Global Issues - Local Responses
2009 Beyond Multilateralism - Responding to our Global Problems
2008 Trans-Atlantic Relations
2007 How Should the U.S.Deal with the Rest of the World? How Should the Rest of the World Deal with the U.S.?

The historic campus of the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly provides comfortable meeting rooms, tennis courts, playgrounds, a large pool, hiking trails, a disc golf course and beautiful mountain vistas, providing a tranquil location for intellectual discussions.



World Affairs Institute Conference