Beginning with Eleanor Roosevelt in January 1955, the International Relations Council has welcomed esteemed speakers from around the world to share their perspective and insight in Kansas City. We invite you to get to know the journalists, professors, diplomats, and other experts the IRC has hosted through the years.

1955 – 1959
1960 – 1964
1965 – 1969
1970 – 1974
1975 – 1979
1980 – 1984
1985 – 1989
1990 – 1994
1995 – 1999
2000 – 2004
2005 – 2009
2010 – 2014
2015 – 2019
2020 – present