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Hamburg Convention at a Glance

ESRAG at the Rotary International Convention 2019 - Hamburg!

June 1-5, 2019

ESRAG Forum: A Guide to Inspiring Environmental Optimism 

Date  - Saturday 1 June 2019
Time - 08:00-12:30
Cost – 
$68 US Rotarians, $34 US  Rotaractors
(early bird registration until 15 April 2019 After that date, $74 and $40 Rotaractors)

Registration deadline – 23 May 2019.

Location – Chamber of Crafts (Handwerkskammer Hamburg, Treffpunkt, Holstenwall 12, 20355 Hamburg, Germany



Many Rotarians and Rotaractors have tremendous environmental success stories.  This is your opportunity to share your stories, and learn out about our latest initiative with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).  They are helping us create an environmental toolkit empowering Rotarians to create sound environmental projects locally and globally!  Lis Bernhardt, Water Programme Specialist, from UNEP, our keynote speaker, will talk about the ESRAG Environmental Toolkit and resources that are being made available to our Rotary family. Our goal is to create an atmosphere where we can all unite and find ways to enable Rotary to realize its role in environmental stewardship.

Our forum will also address concerns from Rotarians worldwide and will include topics on Plastics and Air Pollution, Carbon Footprint, Connecting with Nature, Feeding the World and Climate Change.


Lakefront Breakout Action to End Plastic Soup (Side Event)

Date - Saturday 1 June 2019
Time - 17:00 - 18:00

LocationHamburg Center at the Jungfernstieg - Binnenalster Lakefront. 10 minutes from the Convention center: U Bahn, Bus or Train (S-Bahn), stop at Jungfernstieg. Look for the Rotary Pavilions in front of you at the lakeside.


Sponsored by the Rotary Amsterdam and Hamburg clubs. Come to the End Plastic Soup initiative.  Work up a thirst and appetite at this short service event, and then join ESRAG for Trinken und Talkin' mit ESRAG, immediately following.


Trinken und Talkin' mit ESRAG

Date – Saturday 1 June 2019
Time – 18:30-21:00
Cost – $35 US Rotarians, $30 US Rotaractors

Location – Chamber of Crafts (Handwerkskammer Hamburg, Treffpunkt, Holstenwall 12, 20355 Hamburg, Germany

Registration includes drink tickets for German beer and/or wine, water, tea, apple juice and vegetarian appetizers. 
Registration deadline – 23 May 2019. 




Our evening program will include German beer and wine, appetizers, music, videos and the inauguration of our first Environmental Champion Award.   Our goal is to create an atmosphere where we can all unite and find ways to help Rotary realize its role in environmental stewardship.


ESRAG in the House of Friendship Booth #4423

Date - 1 June to 5 June  2019

Come visit us at the ESRAG Booth (#4423) and/or help us out to staff the booth.




ESRAG Annual General Meeting,

Date – Monday 3 June 2019
Time – 08:00 to 09:30

Room - Convention Ctr, Shanghai Room

08:00 - 08:30 Greeting; 08:30 - 09:30 Meeting;  followed by conversation


ESRAG Board Meeting

Date – Wednesday 5 June 2019
Time – 08:00 - 10:00

Room - Convention Ctr, Osaka Room


This will be our introductory board meeting for the 2019-2020 Rotary Year. ESRAG members are always welcome to observe.