Full Calendar

FULL CALENDAR

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

20sep6:00 pm- 8:30 pmWACC Private Dinner with Dr. Bernard WeinsteinAs an energy economist, Dr. Weinstein will share his insight on the future of coal and gas, as well as the most effective technologies to reduce global emissions.

21sep11:30 am- 1:30 pmWACC Speaker Series with Dr. Bernard WeinsteinDr. Weinstein will share his perspective on the greatest challenges facing the U.S. and world in terms of energy resources, renewable energy, and the latest technologies for reducing global emissions.

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

october

12oct6:30 pm- 8:00 pmTMS Adventures in Dining: Ethiopian CuisineJoin The Magellan Society to enjoy and learn about authentic Ethiopian cuisine and culture

18oct6:00 pm- 8:30 pmTMS - Charlotte Young Professionals Mixer at the Mint MuseumJoin The Magellan Society to meet and network with other local young professionals

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

30oct6:00 pm- 8:00 pmCommunity Partners Event: End Polio NowJoin the World Affairs Council of Charlotte and community partners on October 30th for this documentary screening and discussion in recognition of World Polio Day and the fight to end polio now.

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

30nov11:30 am- 1:30 pmWACC Speaker Series with James Astill, Washington Correspondent and Lexington Columnist, The Economist

december

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

13dec6:30 pm- 8:30 pmTMS - Global Social - Christkindlmarket 2017Join The Magellan Society to meet and network with other local young professionals

january

17jan6:00 pm- 8:30 pmWACC Private Dinner with Ambassador Ryan Crocker - SOLD OUTHe will share his perspective on U.S. foreign policy and ongoing conflicts in the Middle East. Having served six terms as U.S. Ambassador to conflict-heavy regions, he will offer his insight on the current U.S. administration’s approach to the region.

18jan12:00 pm- 1:30 pmWACC Speaker Series Ambassador Ryan CrockerJoin the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on January 18th as we host esteemed U.S. diplomat, Ambassador Ryan Crocker. Crocker has served 6-terms as a U.S. Ambassador during some of the most tumultuous times in U.S. history with the Middle East.

24jan6:00 pm- 8:00 pmWACC Private Dinner with Andrew Leslie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs (Deputy Secretary of State)Join The Honorable Andrew Leslie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday, Jan. 24th for a small-group conversation over a gourmet dinner.

24jan6:30 pm- 8:00 pmTMS: Great Decisions 2018Media and Foreign Policy

25jan12:00 pm- 1:00 pmWACC Speaker Series with Hon. Andrew Leslie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs (Deputy Secretary of State)The Honourable Andrew Leslie, a long-time public servant in the Canadian government and a top ranking diplomat, will share his insight on the current state of the partnership between our two countries. His professional background in the military, private sector, academia, Parliament, and diplomatic corps will also provide context and expertise o the current state of affairs, as well as a global perspective.

31jan7:30 am- 9:00 amWACC Business Breakfast Series with Dr. Jay Bryson (January 31st, 2018)Dr. Jay Bryson Managing Director and Global Economist, Wells Fargo Global Economic Outlook 2017

february

6feb6:00 pm- 8:00 pmWACC Private Dinner and Speaker Series with Dr. Stephen J. Blank, Senior Fellow, American Foreign Policy CouncilThe Honourable Andrew Leslie, a long-time public servant in the Canadian government and a top ranking diplomat, will share his insight on the current state of the partnership between our two countries. His professional background in the military, private sector, academia, Parliament, and diplomatic corps will also provide context and expertise o the current state of affairs, as well as a global perspective.

7feb12:00 pm- 1:00 pmWACC Speaker Series with Dr. Stephen J. Blank, Russian Historian and Senior Fellow, American Foreign Policy CouncilDr. Stephen J. Blank uses his expertise in Russian history to analyze contemporary Russian affairs, advising private firms and U.S. Congress as the "go-to" expert. He currently serves as Senior Fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council and will share his insight on U.S.-Russia relations, Putin

8feb6:00 pm- 8:00 pmTMS: Global Social at Chima Brazilian SteakhouseJoin The Magellan Society as we mingle and network with a delegation of visiting Brazilian educators at Chima Brazilian Steakhouse

march

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