International Assembly

17-23 January 2016

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

San Diego, California, USA

Event Registration

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Rotary's annual training meeting gives incoming district governors the chance to share ideas for strengthening clubs and improving communities with Rotary leaders from around the world.

Keynote speakers and informative presentations will inspire you and prepare you to lead your district successfully. Idea exchanges, roundtable discussions, and workshops will lead you to new ways of creating positive change. Check back for the complete program.

Preview the International Assembly

Spouses program

Your spouse or partner plays an important role during your year as district governor. To prepare them for what lies ahead, we've planned special activities, including:

  • Roundtable and panel discussions
  • Cultural exchanges
  • Networking opportunities


Rotary arranges for all funded attendees' accommodations at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego. Please do not book your own room.

If you would like to extend your stay before or after the assembly, go to the Personal Stay Extension site.

Travel & expenses


Book your travel through Rotary International Travel Services (RITS) beginning Tuesday, 15 September. Submit the RITS Travel Request Form no later than Friday, 23 October.

Contact RITS at with any questions or concerns about travel to and from the International Assembly. The RITS office is open Monday through Friday, 08:30-17:00 Chicago time.


Rotary reimburses district governors-elect for all reasonable and necessary expenses related to the International Assembly. Reimbursements are not made at the assembly. To be reimbursed, submit your expense statement, along with receipts for any payments of $75 or more. If you wish to be reimbursed for baggage fees, submit your receipt, regardless of the amount. Find information about reimbursable expenses in the Participant Registration book.

Resources & reference

The following resources become available after the International Assembly:

  • District Governors-elect Workbook
  • Training Leaders Guide
  • Presidential theme announcement and materials

Rotary support