FULL CALENDAR

february

1feb6:30 pm- 8:00 pmThe Magellan Society - Great Decisions Lecture Series (Joint Event)The Future of Europe

2feb7:30 am- 9:00 amWACC Business Breakfast Series with Dr. Jay Bryson (February 2, 2017)Dr. Jay Bryson Managing Director and Global Economist, Wells Fargo Global Economic Outlook 2017

8feb6:30 pm- 8:00 pmGreat Decisions 2017Trade and Politics

9feb6:00 pm- 8:00 pmTMS Global Social at Rí Rá Irish PubCome network and mingle with other internationally-minded young professionals while enjoying a pint.

15feb6:30 pm- 8:00 pmGreat Decisions 2017Latin America's Political Pendulum

22feb11:30 am- 1:30 pmWACC CEO Series with Brian Moynihan (February 22, 2017)A Conversation with Brian Moynihan

22feb6:30 pm- 8:00 pmGreat Decisions 2017Conflict in the China Sea

march

1mar6:30 pm- 8:00 pmGreat Decisions 2017Nuclear Security

7mar6:00 pm- 8:30 pmWACC Private DinnerAn Evening with Dr. Shelley Rigger, Brown Professor of East Asian Politics, Chair of Chinese Studies and Assistant Dean for Educational Policy at Davidson College

8mar11:30 am- 1:30 pmWACC Speaker Series with Dr. Shelley RiggerFrom the Art of the Possible to the Art of the Deal? US-Taiwan-PRC Relations under the New Administration

16mar6:30 pm- 8:00 pmGlobal Spotlight with TMSState of the Region: A Global Discussion

27mar5:30 pm- 7:00 pmTMS Global SpotlightTroy Pelshak, Chairman, Charlotte International Cabinet

30mar6:00 pm- 8:30 pmWACC Private Dinner - An Evening with H.E. Ligia Fonseca, First Lady of Cape Verde (March 30, 2017)An Evening with H.E. Ligia Fonseca, First Lady of Cape Verde

30mar6:30 pm- 8:30 pmTMS Adventures in DiningCooking Class: Dutch Cuisine

april

4apr6:30 pm- 8:00 pmTMS International Career Panel

20apr11:30 am- 1:30 pmWACC CEO Series with Luke Kissam, Chairman, President and CEO of AlbemarleA Conversation with Luke Kissam

26apr6:30 pm- 8:00 pmTMS Adventures in Dining at Kebab JeLebanese Cuisine

may

2may6:00 pm- 9:00 pm2017 World Citizen Award Dinner (May 2, 2017)Honoring Dr. Tony Zeiss, President of Central Piedmont Community College (2002-2016)

25may6:00 pm- 8:30 pmWACC Voyagers Club with Dr. Cindy CombsNew Threats to Global Security

june

8jun11:30 am- 1:30 pmWACC Speaker Series with Dr. Graham AllisonDestined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydide’s Trap?

12jun6:00 pm- 8:30 pmWACC Private Dinner - An Evening with H.E. Dirk Wouters, Ambassador Of Belgium to the U.S.An Evening with H.E. Dirk Wouters, Ambassador of Belgium to the U.S.

13jun11:30 am- 1:30 pmWACC Ambassadors Circle Series with H.E. Dirk Wouters, Ambassador of Belgium to the U.S.The New U.S. Administration and Transatlantic Relations

15jun6:00 pm- 8:00 pmTMS Global Social at Vida CantinaCome network and mingle with other internationally-minded young professionals over complimentary appetizers and drink specials at our final event of the season!

21jun6:00 pm- 8:30 pmWACC Annual MeetingIndia at 70: Prospects and Challenges for the World’s Largest Democracy

july

12jul6:00 pm- 8:00 pmTMS: Charlotte’s 5th Annual YP Mixer at The FillmoreNetwork with hundreds of young professionals while learning more about and connecting with 50 local nonprofit organizations and leaders.

august

31aug11:30 am- 1:30 pmWACC Ambassadors Circle Series with H.E. Aung Lynn, Ambassador of MyanmarThe Future of U.S.-Myanmar Relations

september

30sepAll DayTravel Advantage Program: India (Sept. 30 - Oct. 12)Explore the vivid majesty of India with the World Affairs Council of Charlotte

october

18oct6:00 pm- 8:30 pmWACC Private Dinner with Dean AlexanderJoin us for a small-group conversation over dinner with Dean Alexander as he shares his insights on ISIS as a global threat and the challenges for law enforcement around the world.

19oct11:30 am- 1:30 pmWACC Speaker Series with Dean AlexanderISIS: Global Terror and What it Means for Us

26oct11:30 am- 1:30 pmWACC Ambassadors Circle Series with H.E. Armando Varricchio, Ambassador of Italy to the U.S.The Future of Italy-U.S. Relations

31oct11:30 am- 1:30 pmWACC CEO Series with Mike Lamach, CEO of Ingersoll RandA Conversation with Mike Lamach

november

8nov5:45 pm- 9:15 pm2017 Joint WorldQuest / Academic WorldQuest Competition

december

7dec11:30 am- 1:30 pmWACC Speaker Series with Todd Moss, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development

january

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