Cultural Diplomacy in the Mobile World 2018

"The Importance & Roles of New Technologies in Intercultural & Global Economic Relations"

Barcelona; February 27th - March 1st; 2018
Held Parallel to the Mobile World Congress 2018


The new technologies, and in particular the mobile ones, are playing an important role in improving intercultural relations in all aspects. From the user perspective, they are keeping the different cultures while providing different news and trends from around the world. From the business side, the new technologies are opening new business perspectives and opportunities. Mobile is therefore creating a better future and cultural diplomacy is a part of it.

The conference will include keynote addresses, lectures, and interactive panel discussions and debates in order to enable dialogue about the new opportunities for engagement and to create a platform for new initiatives to be created and proposed.

Conference Speakers

Speakers and delegates during the conference will include leading politicians, chief diplomats, leading governmental officials, senior academics, renowned authors, journalists, and celebrated artists. These speakers will include a large number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board. To learn more about the ICD Advisory Board, please click here.

Conference Participants »

Participation in the conference is open to governmental & diplomatic officials, academics, artists, journalists, civil society practitioners, private sector representatives, young professionals and students as well as other interested individuals from across the world.

If you would like to reserve a position and participate in the conference, please click on the link below and fill out the online application form:


Certificate of Attendance - All conference participants will be awarded an official certificate of attendance upon completion of the program, which will provide details of the speakers who took part and the topics discussed.

Conference Locations

The conference will take place in Barcelona, Spain. The conference will be hosted at a number of important political, historic, and cultural locations across the city.

Participant Papers »

The Academy for Cultural Diplomacy encourages academic research and analysis of issues related to the goals of the conference, and would therefore like to welcome participants to submit a paper they would like to be considered for delivery at the conference. Following the conference, the papers will be included in the proposal document that will be issued and sent to governments and leaders of the international community. To read articles submitted by participants of our international conferences or to submit a paper please click here ».