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Welcoming Economies Global Network 2016 Convening

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016 - Friday, Oct 21, 2016

This October, join over 300 attendees from nearly two-dozen Rust Belt cities and our growing network of community leaders working to welcome, retain, and empower immigrants as valued contributors to our economies in Philadelphia. The WE Global Convening is an opportunity to exchange and learn about the growing energy and momentum of local initiatives in the Rust Belt.

Hosted by Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, City of Philadelphia Office of Immigrant Affairs, and WE Global Network.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, October 19: Welcome Reception, Site Visits, & Optional Events

8:30 am – 1:00 pm

WES Global Talent Bridge & IMPRINT are bringing together members interested in skilled immigrant integration (by invite only).

1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Neighborhood Tours

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Official Convening Opening – Welcome Reception

Thursday, October 20

7:30 am – 6:00 pm

2016 Convening + Reception

Optional Dinner Tours to follow (by sign-up)

Friday, October 21

7:30 am – 3 pm

WE Global Network Core Member Day (by invite only)