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Events Calendar

The Elliott School hosts more than 300 events annually on a wide range of topics of interest to international affairs practitioners. Keep up to date on the latest events and news from the Elliott School by subscribing to our newsletters.


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A group of students smile with a Kakehashi Project flag. A rural town in Japan is shown in the background.



Students Reflect on their Experience in Japan

"The Kakehashi Project is a government-funded grassroots exchange program that brings groups of Americans to Japan for engaging, focused and customized experiences. In Japanese, Kakehashi means building bridges. This is the third year that Elliott School graduate students have participated in the program..."


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GW Ranks First in List of Peace Corps Volunteer Producers

"Since the Peace Corps was founded in 1961, more than 1,330 GW alumni have served as volunteers. Washington, D.C., is ranked first among states and other U.S. jurisdictions with the highest number of Peace Corps volunteers per capita. More than 2,500 D.C. residents have served since the program’s founding..."

Planning Events

The Elliott School hosts prominent political leaders, international experts, and scholars who discuss pressing issues of the day. If you are affiliated with the Elliott School and approved to schedule events, please first read through the Public Affairs Event Training Guide and then utilize the following resources to ensure that your event runs as smoothly as possible:

Book a Room

Please email these addresses to reserve our spaces:

For classroom reservations, please contact Academic Scheduling.

For City View or State Room, please contact the Marvin Center Events & Venues.

Planning for Your Event

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Add Your Event

Submit your event to our online event calendar. Public events submitted by Thursday to our calendar also are featured in our weekly newsletter that's distributed on Sundays/Mondays.

Add Your Event


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Reserve Equipment

Gooseneck mics, sign holders and a livestream kit are available for reservation by approved Public Affairs trainees through this online form. The form must be submitted at least two business days in advance of the requested rental date.

Reserve Equipment

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Request Photography

For high-level photography requests, submit a photography request for a GW photographer here

For mid or lower-level photography requests, please submit a request here. Both services are free of charge.

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Marketing Your Event

Invitations to events or any other email marketing that is targeted to the public must follow the style guide created and implemented by GW's Division of External Relations.

Access the Style Guide

During Your Event

If you run into technical difficulties in an academic classroom, the Lindner Family Commons, or the Conference Room 505, please contact Academic Technologies at 202-994-0485. Please submit the Public Affairs complaint form if you find Lindner Family Commons or Room 505 not in the default set-up as indicated in the Public Affairs training guide.


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