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Speakers

Check back often for the latest information about convention speakers. The schedule below represents the latest information available, and is subject to change.

Simultaneous interpretation will be offered in English, Mandarin, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish, and possibly other languages, depending on registrants’ needs.

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Dr. Oscar Arias

Former president of Costa Rica and Nobel Peace Laureate

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Thursday-Friday, 4-5 June
Rotary Peace Symposium

Monday, 8 June
Plenary session 3

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Dr. Hamid Jafari

Director, Global Polio Eradication Operations and Research at the World Health Organization, Headquarters, Geneva.

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Monday, 8 June
Plenary session 3
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Dr. Geetha Jayaram

Recipient of the 2014-15 Rotary Foundation Global Alumni Service to Humanity Award

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Monday, 8 June
Plenary session 3
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Steve Killelea

Founder and executive chair of Integrated Research Ltd., The Charitable Foundation, and Institute for Economics and Peace

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Friday, 5 June
Rotary Peace Symposium

Monday, 8 June
Plenary session 3

Senior leaders

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Gary C.K. Huang

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Saturday, 6 June

Welcome address at the opening plenary

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The Rotary Foundation Chair John Kenny

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Monday, 8 June

Rotary Foundation keynote address at plenary session 3

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President-elect K.R. "Ravi" Ravindran

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Tuesday, 9 June

Keynote address at closing plenary

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President-nominee John F. Germ

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Tuesday, 9 June

Acceptance remarks at plenary session 4