One of the main benefits of attending a Rotary convention is the range of topics and the exceptional speakers from around the world.

Simultaneous interpretation will be offered in English, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish, and other languages, depending on registrants’ needs.

Keynote Speakers

Brittany Arthur

President, Rotaract Club of Berlin; vice chair, Joint Young Leaders and Alumni Engagement Committee

About Brittany Arthur

Rajashree Birla

Philanthropist and advocate for corporate social responsibility; chair of the Aditya Birla Centre for Community Initiatives and Rural Development

About Rajashree Birla

Bob Corker

United States Senator

About Bob Corker

The Honorable Nathan Deal

Governor of the State of Georgia, USA

About Nathan Deal

Johann Koss

Entrepreneur and founder of Right To Play, a humanitarian organization dedicated to educating and empowering underserved children and youths through play

About Johann Koss

Jack Nicklaus

Golf icon, philanthropist, and Rotary ambassador for polio eradication

About Jack Nicklaus

James Quincey

President and Chief Operating Officer, Coca-Cola

About James Quincey

The Honorable Kasim Reed

Mayor of the City of Atlanta

About Kasim Reed

Rotary Senior Leaders

RI President John F. Germ

About the president

Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair Kalyan Banerjee

About the trustee chair

RI President-elect Ian H.S. Riseley

About the president-elect

RI President-nominee Sam Owori

About the president-nominee

Jennifer E. Jones

Vice President Jennifer E. Jones

About the vice president

Barry Matheson

2017 Atlanta Convention Committee chair

Robert Hall

2017 Atlanta Convention Host Organization Committee chair

Bob Hope

Marketing and public relations vice chair, 2017 Atlanta Convention Host Organization Committee

General Secretary John Hewko

About the general secretary