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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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GW Elliott to Honor Retiring Professor Edward “Skip” Gnehm

"Shortly after noon on March 2, 1991, an honor guard in Kuwait City greeted Ambassador Edward “Skip” Gnehm Jr., newly appointed to head the United States’ diplomatic mission in Kuwait. The Gulf War had ended less than a week earlier. [...]"


Francesca Edralin, Elliott School senior, at COP26



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

Register to book space in the Elliott School.

For classroom reservations, please contact Academic Scheduling.

Planning for Your Event

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Add Your Event

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

Add Your Event

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Request Photography

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

Request photography

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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.

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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.


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