The St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs is held February 12th–15th, 2019 at 3 locations around St. Petersburg, FL. The schedule below shows the topic, panelists, location, date and time of each of the panel discussions.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Topic
Speakers
Time
Location
5:00 PM
Proclamation by St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman. Keynote speaker introduced by Amb. Douglas McElhaney.
6:30 PM
A variety of food trucks will lead the festivities on Tuesday night after the keynote address.
8:00 PM
Arbors Records recording artists Nicki Parrott, Rossano Sportiello, and Ed Metz return to the Palladium following a sold-out show last February. Rossano on piano, Parrott on bass and vocals, and Metz on drums. Special musical guest James Suggs joins them on trumpet.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Topic
Moderators
Speakers
Time
Location
Violence against women
Presented with the generous support of Debbie Nye Sembler
Elizabeth Scott Osborne
11:20 AM
Women in Global Business:Preceded by refreshments and networking from 5:00-6:00 pm.
Presented in collaboration with the Kate Tiedemann College of Business Women and Leadership Initiative.
Karen Dee
6:00 PM

Thursday, February 14, 2019

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Friday, February 15, 2019

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Complimentary Parking at the Mahaffey Theater

Complimentary Parking at the Mahaffey TheaterWe look forward to seeing you at the St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs, Feb. 12-15, 2019!

On February 12, Chas Freeman's keynote address, as well as food trucks and an international jazz concert will be held at the Palladium Theater at 253 5th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. There are numerous parking options around the Palladium.

On February 13-15, panel presentations and other events will be held on the campus of The University of South Florida St. Petersburg. To avoid congestion in the USFSP parking garage complimentary parking this year will be available at the Mahaffey Theater parking lot at 100 4th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. We ask that you please park at the Mahaffey lot.

It is a short walk from the Mahaffey lot to the USF St. Petersburg campus. Volunteers will be available to help direct you to the conference venues.

Anyone requiring handicapped parking or other special assistance please contact us for further information.