2 Important Conferences in DC Coming in May: PeaceCon 5/3-5 & SIDUS, 5/24

In May two important conferences will take place in Washington, DC that support the peacebuilding and development communities. If you are DC based, consider attending one or both.

May 3-5 is PeaceCon sponsored by the Alliance for Peacebuilding. The first day of the conference is at the U.S. Institute of Peace and free. The 2nd and 3rd days are in hybrid format. If you are a peacebuilding professional, this is an important gathering.

May 24 is the annual conference of the Society for International Development – U.S. This is an in person conference and brings together the global development community.


Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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