Congress Program

The Preliminary Program of the XXX BPW International Congress


20 August 2020

Executive Board meeting

For executive board members only.


21 August 2020


(Parallel sessions)


Africa Regional Meeting

For delegates and observers

Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting

Europe Regional Meeting

Latin America Regional Meeting

North America Regional Meeting

Early Afternoon

(Parallel session)


Workshop on Resolutions

Affiliates are required to ensure they have at least one delegate attending each of these meetings

Workshop on Amendments to Constitution, Regulations and Procedure Manual

Late Afternoon

Pre-General Assembly International Board Meeting

For BPW International Board of Directors

22-24 August 2020


Plenary, Panel Sessions, Workshops

For Congress participants

General Assembly

  • Reports
  • Resolution sessions
  • Constitution Amendment sessions
  • Speech of Candidates for International Presidents
  • etc.

For BPW accredited

Delegates and Observers

25 August 2020

Morning &


General Assembly

  • Election of Executive 2020-2023
  • Triennium Budget 2020-2023
  • Other matters

For BPW accredited

Delegates and Observers

Late Afternoon

Post-General Assembly International Board Meeting

For BPW International Board


21 August 2020

Opening Ceremony and Award Ceremony

Congress participants & Guests


President’s Reception

23 August 2020

90th Anniversary Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony

Congress participants & Guests

24 August 2020

Livia Ricci’s Friends and Fellow Dinner

BPW Friends and Fellows

Young BPW Girls Night Out

Young BPW members

25 August 2020

Farewell Party

Congress participants



26 August 2020

Hand over Meeting

BPW Executives of 2017-2020 and 2020-2023 trienniums

2020-2023  International Executive Meeting

BPW Executives of 2020-2023

(as of 16 Dec 2019)