We are pleased to present the highlights video for the 2012 Camden Conference, The U.S. in a 21st Century World: Do We Have What It Takes?
Fostering informed discourse on world affairs through year-round community events, public and student engagement, and an annual weekend conference.
Watch the keynote address, “Rock the Casbah: What Next in the Middle East?”, given at February’s Camden Conference by Robin Wright, author, analyst, foreign correspondent and Joint Fellow at U.S. Institute of Peace and Woodrow Wilson International Center.
Event Date: Tuesday May 28, 2013
Join a discussion group on Tuesday mornings from 9:30 am to 11:30 am for some free-wheeling conversation covering a multitude of topics. Every 4th Tuesday, Peter Muth joins facilitator Bill Newman for a discussion of globalization. This ongoing discussion group has continued to thrive for four years. A core group of a dozen or so [...]
Event Date: Tuesday June 4, 2013
Environmental lawyer Sharon Tisher will present a slide talk on “Climate Reality: Connecting the dots between extreme weather and global warming” at the library on Tuesday evening, June 4, at 7:00 pm. Tisher teaches environmental law and energy policy courses in the School of Economics and Ecology and Environmental Sciences Program at the University of [...]
Marwan Muasher, is a Jordanian diplomat who currently serves as Vice President for Studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C. Ambassador Muasher spoke on emerging trends two years after the Arab Awakening at the 26th annual Camden Conference: “The Middle East: What Next?”
Posted on Wednesday March 13, 2013
May 4 Symposium Tackles Subject of Food Security and Climate Change How climate change may affect global food supplies and security, around the world and here in Maine, will be the subject of a one-day symposium on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the First Congregational Church in Camden. “Food and Climate Change: Global Challenges and [...]
Posted on Tuesday March 12, 2013
There were many students from a number of schools in attendance at the 2013 Camden Conference. Here are a few explorations about their remarkable involvement and participation during the conference weekend. College of the Atlantic Portland High School University of Maine
Posted on Friday January 25, 2013
Opera House Sold Out for Camden Conference The Camden Conference reports this week that all seats at the Camden Opera House have been filled for the 26th Annual Conference, “The Middle East: What Next?” the weekend of February 22-24. Seats are still available, however, at the three live-streaming satellite venues: The Strand in Rockland, the [...]
Posted on Tuesday January 15, 2013
Maine’s premiere foreign policy conference returns to Camden for 26th year R. M. Davis commits to conference in big way, as “global sponsor” for three years This year’s Camden Conference, “The Middle East: What Next?” cannot provide all the answers to this pressing question. But what it will do, with its roster of acknowledged experts—focusing [...]
Posted on Friday January 11, 2013
The Sam L. Cohen Foundation, established 29 years ago in Portland to benefit individuals living in southern Maine, has awarded the Camden Conference a grant for 15 Portland High School students and 2 teachers to attend the February 22-24, 2013 Conference in Camden. This year’s Camden Conference theme “The Middle East: What Next?” will focus [...]
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In honor of our 25th year, we are pleased to present this series of short accounts of key moments from the history of the Camden Conference.