One of the main benefits of attending a Rotary convention is the range of topics and the exceptional speakers from around the world.

Simultaneous interpretation will be offered in English, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish, and other languages, depending on registrants’ needs.

Featured Speakers

Edward Partridge, MD

Director Emeritus, O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center; Medical Director, UABHS Cancer Community Network; Chief Medical Officer, Guideway Care, Inc.

Dr. Edward E. Partridge is Director Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Medical Director UABHS Cancer Community Network and Chief Medical Officer, Guideway Care, Inc. He has a history of translating academic research into practical real-world applications, particularly in the areas of cancer prevention and control in minority populations. Dr. Partridge has served as Primary Investigator of two Specialized Progress of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in gynecological cancer (cervix and ovarian). He is a longtime volunteer for the American Cancer Society, and in 2011 served as president of the ACS National Board of Directors.


Rotary Leadership

RI President Mark Daniel Maloney

RI President-elect Holger Knaack

RI President-nominee Shekhar Mehta

Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair Gary Huang