In cooperation with the Washington Embassy of the Republic of Croatia, a date has been set for the first In-Person conference in America, with the aim of connecting Croatians everywhere.
In a sign of greater organisation of the sizable Croatian diaspora in America, the Association of Croatian American Professionals announced the first In-Person conference next year, with the simple aim of connecting Croatians, according to a press release on December 17, 2015.
Under the motto Global Croatia, the conference is being supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in Washington, and its one singular aim is simple – to connect people.
“Goal of the conference – Defining the scope and opportunities of the newly formed (2014) Association of Croatian American Professionals. To meet each other in person and to identify partners and projects among professional counterparts in the U.S., Canada, and Croatia. To build the future. To connect all.
“Panel discussions along all professional groups – Medicine, Finance, Legal, Journalism, Education and Social Science, Arts and Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, Science and Engineering, Government, Public Service and others. Special guest Keynote address. Special guest speakers from Croatia and the US, networking reception.”
The conference will take place on April 22, 2016 in Washington DC. For more information, contact the ACAP website.
The Association of Croatian American Professionals is a member-driven non-profit organization, whose members represent all facets of the international professional community, such as scientists, doctors, engineers, attorneys, artists, journalists, business executives, accountants, etc. We welcome individuals of non-Croatian heritage who are active in the Croatian community.
Croatia is a small country on the Adriatic, whose citizens have made a considerable contribution on the world stage, giving the world such things as electricity, the pen, the tie and the parachute. And American wine lovers in love with Zinfandel may be interested to know that the grape variety comes from Croatia’s Dalmatian coast.