UCF Global Perspectives

=

Past Events

2011/01/27
Thomas Twetten

Thomas Twetten

The Globalization of Terrorism and the Response of Global Intelligence

Former Chief of CIA Clandestine Operations

Time: January 27, 2011, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, LarsonAllen LLP, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information:

Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2010-2011 university-wide theme “Global Peace and Security”

 
2011/01/18
Bernard Finel

Bernard Finel

Are We Winning? Measuring Progress in the Struggle Against Terrorism

Associate Professor, National War College, and Adjunct Fellow, American Security Project

Time: January 18, 2011, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Key West Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, LarsonAllen LLP, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information:

A report on the progress in the struggle against global terrorism; a feature of the 2010-2011 university-wide theme “Global Peace and Security”

 
2011/01/13
Stephen Wayne

Stephen Wayne

Midway Through Obama's First Term

Professor and American Government Field Chair, Department of Government, Georgetown University, and author of The Road to the White House

Time: January 13, 2011

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Tiger Bay Club of Volusia County, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, Georgetown Club of Metro Orlando, UCF Political Science Department, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information:

Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2010/10/28
America and the Rising Powers

America and the Rising Powers

America and the Rising Powers

(an international global issues conference, sponsored by the UCF Global Perspectives Office in a partnership with the National Conference of Editorial Writers, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, CPH Engineers, Inc., LarsonAllen L.L.P., OCI Associates Inc., UCF Student Government Association, UCF Nicholson School of Communication, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, Global Connections Foundation and other partners)

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

More Information:

Confirmed Speakers – Jack Mendelsohn,  member of the board of directors for the Arms Control Association, Washington, D.C., and a former member of the SALT II and START I delegations; Joao Castro Neves, Founding Partner and Analyst, CAC Political Consultancy, Brazil;  Shubhro Sen, Co-Founder and Executive Director, The Conscious Capitalism Institute, Wrentham, MA; Robert Sutter, Visiting Professor of Asian Studies, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; and Paul Wolfowitz, former President of the World Bank. A feature of the 2010-2011 university-wide theme “Global Peace and Security”

Download Registration Form Here

Telephone and e-mail registrations will be accepted through Thursday, Oct. 21. To register, call 407-823-0688 or e-mail global@mail.ucf.edu. The cost of $50 per person may be paid on the day of the conference. The registration fee includes a continental breakfast, refreshments, lunch and conference materials. Fee is waived for UCF Students, Faculty and Staff.

 
2010/09/27
Lou Frey Institute Symposium

Lou Frey Institute Symposium

Florida's Future: The Space Program and Beyond

(a national symposium sponsored by The Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at UCF, in a partnership with Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.;The United States Association of Former Members of Congress; United States Department of Education; UCF College of Sciences; UCF Global Perspectives Office; UCF Department of Political Science; the Global Connections Foundation; and others)

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

More Information:

Invited Speakers – U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, FL; others TBA

 
2010/04/06
Central Florida Global Economic Forum 2010

Central Florida Global Economic Forum 2010

Inside the Chinese and Indian Markets

(a regional forum sponsored by UCF Global Perspectives Office, Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission and the Global Connections Foundation, in partnership with UCF College of Business Administration, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, CPH Engineers, Inc., UCF China-Taiwan Cross-Strait Program, The India Program at UCF, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, LarsonAllen LLP, Junior Achievement of Central Florida, Inc., UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center and UCF LIFE)

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

More Information:

Invited Speakers – Alexandra Harney, investigative journalist and author of The China Price: The True Cost of Chinese Competitive Advantage; Anupam Srivastava, Director of the Asia Program, Center for International Trade and Security, University of Georgia

RSVP to global@mail.ucf.edu or 407-823-0935

 
2010/12/02
Rami George Khouri

Rami George Khouri

The Perils and Promise of Communication Between the Arab World, the Middle East and the West

Executive Editor of Lebanese newspaper The Daily Star

Time: December 2, 2010, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Garden Key Room

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Nicholson School of Communication, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information:

Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2010-2011 university-wide theme “Global Peace and Security”

 
2010/11/18
Ambassador Meera Shankar

Ambassador Meera Shankar

U.S.-India Relations: An Update

India's Ambassador to the United States

Time: November 18, 2010, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, The India Program at UCF, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, UCF Diplomacy Program, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information:

Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2010-2011 university-wide theme “India Speakers Series”

 
2010/11/15
Derrick Ashong

Derrick Ashong

Helping the World: Our Generation Can Truly Create a More Just Planet

Musician and Social Entrepreneur

Time: November 15, 2010, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF International Services Center, UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Political Science Department, Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Office of Internationalization, UCF LIFE, the Global Connections Foundation and others

More Information:

A special presentation for the International Week Breakfast Kickoff Event; classroom discussions and community meetings;

 
2010/10/28
Paul Wolfowitz

Paul Wolfowitz

Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense and President of the World Bank

Time: October 28, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office in a partnership with the National Conference of Editorial Writers, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellowship program, CPH Engineers, Inc., LarsonAllen L.L.P., OCI Associates Inc., UCF Student Government Association, UCF Nicholson School of Communication, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, Global Connections Foundation

More Information:

Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2010-2011 university-wide theme “Global Peace and Security”