Prince Charles to speak at Georgetown University in May

Charles, Prince of Wales, will be speaking at Georgetown University during a brief official visit to the United States, according to his press office.

The prince’s visit to the United States will take place from May 3-5. The Prince of Wales will be the keynote speaker at an on-campus conference on sustainable agriculture, an issue which has long been a keen interest of the prince’s.

The Washington Post will be hosting the conference, titled “The Future of Food,” in Gaston Hall on May 4 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Other speakers will include President John DeGioia and investigative journalist Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation.

The Office of Protocol and Events could not be reached for comment, and it is unknown at this time whether undergraduates will be invited to the event. Rachel Pugh, Georgetown’s director of media relations, declined to comment, writing in an email that details will be shared later in the week.

Updated 4/25/11

2 Comments on “Prince Charles to speak at Georgetown University in May

  1. I’m sorry, but…on what basis was this panel selected?

  2. It is “hosted” by the Washington Post – that explains how these “experts” were chosen.

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