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Join us on May 17-18, 2019 in Alameda onboard the U.S.S. Hornet for an unforgettable celebration of all things Rotary!

You won’t want to miss this conference!

From a keynote by Former Astronaut Captain Scott Kelly, to Ole Smoky Moonshine Tasting with Aidell’s Sausage. The 2019 Rotary Conference offers a unique tour and experience aboard the USS Hornet, while learning from Rotary and community leaders.

Join us for a Special Showing of the 2019 Sundance Award-winning Documentary, leadership development training from John Lipp, energy conservation talks from Dr. James Sweeney from Stanford University, conversations from Rotary International President’s Representative Larry Lunsford, and much more!

Our Rotary District Governor Tim Lundell has a personal invitation waiting for you to be part of the celebration. Are you ready to accept?

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Seize this once-in-a-year opportunity to share in the inspiration alongside local movers and shakers of the Silicon Valley by registering for this year’s Rotary District 5170 Conference happening Friday, May 17, 2019 and Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the legendary USS Hornet in Alameda. See you aboard!


Educational & Entertaining Breakout Sessions

The conference is the perfect opportunity to learn new skills, improve your club, network, and trade best practices with your fellow Rotarians. The breakout sessions and forums that are put on by local leaders provide unique opportunities to learn and to grow.

Our Forums offer something for everyone!


Tentative Breakout Topics:

Weekend’s Events

It’s going to be a fabulous weekend! Here are some highlights:

  • Friday Golf Tournament: Charity Golf Tournament from 12PM-5PM in Alameda
  • Friday Evening: “Apollo 11”, exclusive showing of 2019 Sundance Film Festival Award-Winning Documentary; Dinner, Program and Entertainment Honoring Those Who Serve – Part, Present and Future
  • Saturday: Educational and Entertaining Sessions for Rotarians and their Guests; Parade of Club Flags; House of Friendship, Business Showcase and Evening Dinner Gala with Captain Scott Kelly
  • Sunday: Rotary Service Projects Throughout the District
  • Energy Conservation and You

  • Tips for Great Leadership

  • Ole Smoky Moonshine Tasting with Aidell’s Sausage

  • Social Media Workshop

  • Interact

  • Digital Fundraising

  • Honoring Veterans

  • Doing Good with The Rotary Foundation

  • RYLA

  • Young Professionals Initiative

  • Peace Fellowship

  • Rotaract


Experience the legend of the U.S.S. Hornet in a unique onboard welcome experience as you join Rotary members from across the Bay Area in networking, fellowship, and collaboration. We are excited to be hosting an incredible Friday evening starting at 4 PM. Together with Rotarians, family members, friends, and guests, we’ll be watching the Premiere of 2019 Sundance Film Festival Award Winning Documentary “Apollo 11.” Followed by a Welcome Reception, Dinner Dancing, and a special ceremony honoring those who served.

Friday’s festivities will be happening in Alameda at the U.S.S. Hornet. Plan accordingly to come aboard!

This is a ticketed event. Registration is required.

Golf Tournament: We are also bringing back, by popular demand, the Rotary D5170 Rotary Open Golf Tournament on Friday as well! More details about the time and the location will be released soon.

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Saturday, May 18 – 8:00 am – 10:00 pm

Join Rotary members, guests, friends, families, and incredible speakers for an all-day conference. Featuring the Parade of Club Flags, Forums and Breakout Sessions, the Richard D. King Speech Contest Winner, Dinner with former Astronaut Captain Scott Kelly, and a Celebration featuring Big Band Dancing!

Registration is not required to visit the House of Friendship or the breakout sessions but is required for access to any of the general sessions and meals. 

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After the conference ends, join us and hundreds of community volunteers on Sunday, May 19, 2019 for the second annual Rotary Day of Service. We are collaborating with non-profit organizations and shelters throughout the Bay Area to offer different service project sites for Rotarians and community members to volunteer at. Service projects will be from 8 AM to 12:00 PM that day, hosted by local Rotary clubs throughout the Bay Area.

More information and sign ups are coming soon.

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Join Over 400 Rotarians For An Unforgettable Experience

Create Lasting Friendships • Be Inspired • Learn

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