2018 Conference

Left to Right: Laurie Smolenski (Institute for Economics & Peace), Amanda Rader (Mindfulness Educator), Nancy Van Pelt (Rotary Governor, District 5495), Dr. Chris Zambakari (Zambakari Advisory), Ramu Damodaran (United Nations), Chuck Fitzgerald (Conference Chair with inaugural Champion for Peace Award honoring Jim Green), Zarrin Caldwell (U.S. State Department), Paul Chappell (Nuclear Age Peace Foundation), Summer Lewis (The Rotary Foundation). Not Pictured: John Matthews (Rotary Director, Zones 25 & 26), Jorge Meruvia (Mexico Peace Encounter). Laurie, Amanda, Chris, Zarrin, Summer, and Jorge are Rotary Peace Fellows.

pre-Conference Press Release          Conference Brochure          Conference Invitation Card          Conference Program
Presentations Audio
Laurie Smolenski – Economics & Peace Opening (Fitzgerald)
Summer Lewis – Rotary & IEP Economics (Smolenski, Lewis, Meruvia)
Jorge Meruvia – Mexico & Positive Peace
Economics Q & A
Dr. Chris Zambakari – The Zambakari Advisory Sponsors (Fitzgerald)
Government (Damodaran, Caldwell, Zambakari)
Government Q & A
IEP – Global Peace Index (2018) Education (Chappell)
IEP – Pillars of Peace Report Rotary (Matthews)
IEP – Positive Peace Report (2016) Closing (Van Pelt, Fitzgerald)
Event Sponsors