"Each year the US Air Force Academy hosts and undergraduate student conference on a topic of contemporary political significance. The 49th Air Force Academy Assembly, Continent at a Crossroads: Prosperity, Justice and Security in South America, will take place February 6-9 2007.
Convened annually since 1959, The United States Air Force Academy Assembly is an undergraduate student conference sponsored jointly by the Air Force Academy and Columbia University's American Assembly. This student-run conference provides a unique opportunity for approximately 150 highly qualified undergraduates to discuss a topic of contemporary significance. Prominent academics, business leaders, government officers and non-governmental organization members serve as speakers and roundtable leaders. Students cap the four day conference with a written consensus report that reflects the conference's views. It is widely distributed to both academic and government institutions. The Assembly includes keynote and banquet presentations by national and international leaders in the year's topic area."
The conference does not cover transportation, lodging or the registration fee, but if you are interested in applying we'll work on funding toward that end. Deadline for registration is December 15, and we can send two delegates, so if you are interested let me know soon.