Past Event / October 1, 2014 - October 12, 2014

2014 State Leadership Conference

  • Details: Washington Hilton, Washington, DC
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Event Info

Growing global challenges — from Syria to ISIS to Zika — impact America’s economic and security interests every day. Join former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, one of the most respected national security experts, to discuss why America’s role in the world matters for this election and beyond.

When: September 28, 2016; Lunch 12:00pm-1:30pm
Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High Street, Columbus, OH

Featured Speakers

Robert Gates

U.S. Secretary of Defense (2006-2011)

John Kasich

Governor (2011 – present)

Event Partners

Columbus Council on World Affairs Greater Columbus Sister Cities International Ohio AgriBusiness Association The Ohio Manufacturers' Association Foreign Policy Leadership Council Xavier University Edward B. Brueggeman Center for Dialogue Cleveland Council on World Affairs Global Cleveland The Ohio State University Veterans of Foreign Wars