The Action Research Network of the Americas (ARNA) will convene its 2017 Annual Conference along with the 1st Global Assembly for Knowledge June 12-16 in Cartagena, Colombia. The gathering is being developed through a partnership between ARNA and the National University of Colombia/Nacional Universidad De Colombia. The National Pedagogic University of Colombia/Universidad Pedagogica Nacional and many other Colombian, Latin American, Caribbean, and North American colleges and universities as well as global universities, networks and institutions are also serving as affiliates and sponsors.