Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte and Jay Bryson, Managing Director and Global Economist at Wells Fargo on February 2nd for an expert presentation on the 2017 global economy. As Wells Fargo's global economist, Dr. Bryson provides detailed analysis on financial markets and developments in major economies of the world. His presentation will not only address the impact of U.S. financial markets around the world, but trending economic strategies worldwide.
Join The Magellan Society (Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of Charlotte) in partnership with UNC Charlotte's Office of International Programs as we host Dr. Steve Sabol, Assistant Professor, Department of History, for a lecture and discussion on The Future of Europe.
A program of the World Affairs Councils of America supported by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on Wednesday, January 18th as we host Ambassador Thomas Pickering and Dr. Jim Walsh for a panel discussion on the Middle East.
Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on Tuesday, January 17th for a small-group conversation over dinner with Ambassador Thomas Pickering, Distinguished Career Ambassador, often included in the ranks among Henry Kissinger and Zbigniew Brzezinski. Also participating will be Dr. Jim Walsh, Research Associate at the MIT Security Studies Program, and expert on issues of international security.
Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte for a WACC Speaker Series luncheon hosting Detlev Ruenger, Consul General of Germany in Atlanta. The Consul General will share his insights on current foreign policy strategies in Germany, the ongoing refugee crisis and international security concerns, and U.S.-Germany bilateral relations.
Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on Thursday, December 1st as we host Chuck Hagel, US Secretary of Defense (2013-2015). Having served at the highest levels of the Federal Government, in Congress and as Secretary of Defense, Secretary Hagel will share his perspectives on current and past US foreign policy, the direction of US involvement in international engagement, recent global developments, and issues of international security.
Join The World Affairs Council of Charlotte , the Magellan Society, the Charlotte International Rotary, and Charlotte Country Day School for a free Czech Film Screening hosted by Petr Vasicko, Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic to North and South Carolina, and Zdenek Beranek, Deputy Chief of Mission to the Embassy of the Czech Republic.
SOLD OUT: Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on Wednesday, November 30th for a Private Dinner and small group conversation with Chuck Hagel, US Secretary of Defense (2013-2015). Secretary Hagel served two terms as a Congressman before becoming the first combat veteran to hold the office of Secretary of Defense. Don't miss this opportunity to meet him over a gourmet meal and ask your own questions about the history and future of US foreign policy and security.
Join The World Affairs Council of Charlotte , The Magellan Society, and Charlotte Country Day School for a Community Forum on Embracing Charlotte's Refugee Community. The panel will be moderated by Alexis Gordon, Charlotte International Relations Manager and Chief of Protocol.
The WACA National Conference, held annually for over two decades, gathers our regional leaders drawn from the business, civic, and education communities. Leading policymakers and national security experts lead the discussion on the critical national security challenges before us and help our council leaders plan their programming for the coming year.