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Joint WorldQuest / Academic WorldQuest (November 10th, 2016)

The World Affairs Council of Charlotte will host WorldQuest together with Academic WorldQuest, our high school version of WQ, for the 7th time since 2010. WorldQuest was created by the WACC and has grown into a nationwide international knowledge competition played by councils around the country. The thrill of competition and enthusiasm for world affairs has made this program one of our most successful education initiatives in the greater Charlotte area.

WACC Speaker Series with Talmage Boston (October 18th, 2016)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on Tuesday, October 18th as we host Talmage Boston, partner at Winstead PC and author of Cross-Examining History: A Lawyer Gets Answers from the Experts About Our Presidents. After completing 31 interviews with presidential historians and White House insiders over two years, Boston synthesized their best points to create the Ten Commandments of Presidential Leadership.

WACC CEO Series with John Ferriola (October 5, 2016)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte as we host John Ferriola, President & CEO of Nucor Corporation who will share his insights on the impact and future of the global and local steel industry. As Vice Chairman of the World Steel Association, and recipient of the Steelman of the Year Award for the second time, John Ferriola's work in the industry has been globally recognized. Despite market turmoil and imports capturing record market share in the United States, Nucor - the nation's largest steel producer and North America's largest recycler - has continued to generate profits.

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5oct11:30 am- 1:30 pmWACC CEO Series with John FerriolaA Global Outlook: Steel's Innovative Future
17oct6:00 pm- 8:30 pmWACC Private Dinner with Talmage Boston
18oct11:30 am- 1:30 pmWACC Speaker Series with Talmage BostonThe Ten Commandments of Presidential Leadership: What We Need in a Commander-in-Chief
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