International Attendees

Note: Spanish translation is available for the Thursday and Friday General Sessions, the Eagle Awards Banquet and selected workshops to be identified in advance on this website. Sign-up on registration form.

International Attendees Reception

Wednesday, April 26   
6:45 - 9:30 pm

A perfect opportunity for all international attendees to relax, meet, learn more about the San Diego YMCAs while enjoying networking at the nearby Copley-Price Family YMCA (  International attendees will gather near the Y0USA International/World Service booth in the exhibit area before boarding a bus to go to the YMCA for a casual dinner together. For more information, contact Mary Tikalsky at or Jonatan Saldner at for more information.

Thursday Lunch Designated Seating

Tables will be reserved in a special are so all international attendees can sit together for the first conference luncheon.

Global Philanthropy Forum

Friday, April 28     
3:45 - 5:00 pm

This interactive session will provide the opportunity for the international attendees to share and discuss practical ideas to adapt NAYDO learnings and best practices to diverse contexts around the world.  In small table groups, participants will share approaches that work in various local cultural environments. Participants will explore opportunities to advance global visibility and support for YMCAs and recommend to NAYDO how the conference can continue to support and advance YMCA global philanthropy. Certificates will be presented to all international attendees. Mirtha Elena Morales Lizarraga, YMCA of Mexico City, serves as the lead presenter and is joined by Mary Tikalsky, CFRE and Renata Ferrari of YMCA of the USA>

YMCA Impact Tour D: Migrant Youth & the Tijuana YMCA

Saturday, April 29    
8:45 am - 5:00 pm

Advance sign-up and fee required.
View link under Tours.