Session Topics


Mayor’s Dialogue- Thursday: Global Trade and Climate Solutions

Mayor’s Dialogue- Friday: Sports Diplomacy in the Americas and FIFA 2026

LUNCH Plenary

Diplomacy Across the Americas: Strengething Hemispheric Bonds

Canada and the United States: Bilateral Cooperation As Three Ocean Countries

Sister City
Best Practices

How to Leverage the US Commercial Service in Sister City Relationships for Business Development

International Networks

Creative Cities Collaborating Across the Americas

Humanitarian Cooperation and Security in the Americas

Smart Cities and Innovation

People Centered Smart Cities across the Americas

Economic Opportunities

Trade Agreements and Regional Economic Blocks

Travel and Tourism in the Americas

The Power and Impact of Arts in the Americas


Water Across the Americas: Challenges and Solutions

Climate Heritage in the Americas


Social Issues

 Immigration in the Americas

Compassionate AMERICAS Workshop

International Networks

Leveraging Connections for Sister Cities through International Networks


Texas Gateway to the Americas