Global Economic Interdependence

Despite efforts to halt the march of economic integration around the world, globalization continues to be a critical fact of life. Workers, small and large businesses, financial corporations, technology companies, and even academic institutions have all been transformed into this reality and have had to adapt to the growing world marketplace. At the same time, challenges to that momentum continue to mount without fully considering the implications of disruption.

The Washington Institute understands that when forging trade policies, facilitating investment opportunities and examining general economic trends, nations can no longer look inward. Rather, they must consider and leverage the impact of their decisions beyond their borders as well as capitalize on the opportunities created by other nations through constructive collaboration.

The Washington Institute is committed to tackling challenges such as the impact of automation, protectionism, and populist sentiments and ethical concerns about international commerce. By leveraging the business, government, and civil society backgrounds, and global perspective of its own advisors and leadership, the Washington Institute is supporting corporations, government agencies, non-government organizations, and individuals in their collective efforts to best shape the future of the global economy.

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Embassy Series

Events with local embassies that bring together ambassadors, diplomats and global leaders to discuss the Institute’s signature issues and tangible solutions for problems like trade, which cannot be contained by geographic borders alone

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Technology Series

Events with technology executives and leading government officials, designed to break down the silos between our public and private sectors, build a mutual understanding of regulatory issues and promote a spirit of collaboration

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Summits

Biannual conferences to examine signature issues – for example, how global sports, including the Olympics and World Cup, influence business, government and societal dynamics

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University Consortium

Partnerships with prominent, global universities to deliver new research, internship opportunities and joint conferences

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Scholarships

Funding for exceptional students involved in the Washington Institute Consortium to pursue careers that focus on the intersection of business, government and society

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Fellows

Three seasoned leaders who serve as spokespeople in the areas of business, government and society as well as representatives for the Institute in the U.S. and abroad

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Embassy Awards

Recognition of individuals and institutions who promote greater cooperation and understanding of signature issues, and who represent business, government, nonprofits, academia or the media

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Directory

A first-of-its-kind database with contact and logistical information for the Washington, D.C. offices of corporations, government agencies, Congress and nonprofit organizations

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Podcasts

Interviews between our founder and world leaders on topics of the day

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April 2020

Washington Institute Board of Governors and Advisory Council Meeting

April 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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June 2020

Washington Institute Inaugural Global Sports Conference (National Harbor, MD)

June 18, 2020 @ 8:00 am - June 19, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street
Fort Washington, MD 20745 United States
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The first summit of its kind, the Washington Institute Global Sports Conference will be held at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland from June 17-18, 2020. Coinciding with the 2020 Summer Olympics, to be held in Tokyo, and with an eye toward the 2022 World Cup, the Global Sports Conference will focus on the security, infrastructure, and ethics underpinning international sporting events, as well as the impact of sport on business, government, and society.

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October 2020

Inaugural Awards Dinner

October 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On October 8, 2020, the Washington Institute will host its inaugural awards dinner to highlight and celebrate the accomplishments of its first year, as well as to outline its strategic vision for years to come. The awards dinner will feature a reception with networking and cocktails, as well as remarks from James P. Moore Jr., Founder and CEO. The featured component of the awards dinner will be to recognize five luminaries representing business, government, society, media, and academia. Each award…

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Washington Institute Board of Governors and Advisory Council Meeting

October 9, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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