UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2009/04/09
Central Florida Global Economic Forum 2009

Central Florida Global Economic Forum 2009

Innovative Business Strategies for Turbulent Times

(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., OCI Associates Inc., The Anil and Chitra Deshpande India Program Endowed Fund, LarsonAllen LLP, Junior Achievement of Central Florida, Inc., UCF Political Science Department and UCF LIFE)

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Key West Ballroom

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Keynote Speaker: Phoebe Eng, renowned global strategist, founder of Creative Counsel, and author of Warrior Lessons. Also known for her lecture series “Fluency: The Art of Crossing Borders”

Other speakers include: Lawrence J. Chastang, Principal, LarsonAllen LLP, Orlando, FL; J. Brock McClane, Director, McClane Tessitore, Orlando, FL, and others

 
2009-12-02 08:00:35
Jack Mendelsohn

Jack Mendelsohn

Prospects for Arms Control in the Middle East and North Africa

Arms-control Specialist, formerly with Center for Defense Information, Lawyers Alliance for World Security, Arms Control Association and U.S. Department of State

Time: December 2-3, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2009-11-18 12:00:00
John  Brandt

John Brandt

CEO, PMI Group and former Editor-in-Chief/Publisher of IndustryWeek

Time: November 18, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Political Science Department, UCF LIFE, and the Global Connections Foundation

 
2009-11-16 08:30:00
Ron  Soodalter

Ron Soodalter

Abolitionist, co-author (with Kevin Bales) of The Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today and Board Member, Abraham Lincoln Institute

Time: November 16, 2009, 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, 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; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "Slavery's Resurgence"

 
2009-11-05 09:00:00
James Jay Carafano

James Jay Carafano

Assistant Director, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies, The Heritage Foundation, and author of Private Sector, Public Wars: Contractors in Combat - Afghanistan, Iraq, and Future Conflicts

Time: November 5, 2009

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, CPH Engineers, Inc., LarsonAllen L.L.P., OCI Associates Inc., UCF Student Government Association, UCF College of Business Administration, UCF Nicholson School of Communication, 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

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a co-curricular component of the UCF General Education Program Unifying Theme: "The Environment and Global Climate Change"; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "The Environment, Energy and National/Global Security"

 
2009-11-05 09:00:00
William  Powers

William Powers

Senior Fellow, World Policy Institute and author of The Soft World

Time: November 5, 2009

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, CPH Engineers, Inc., LarsonAllen L.L.P., OCI Associates Inc., UCF Student Government Association, UCF College of Business Administration, UCF Nicholson School of Communication, 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

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a co-curricular component of the UCF General Education Program Unifying Theme: "The Environment and Global Climate Change"; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "The Environment, Energy and National/Global Security"

 
2009-11-05 09:00:00
Senator John  Kerry (Invited)

Senator John Kerry (Invited)

U.S. Senator of Massachusetts and Chair, Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Time: November 5, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office in a partnership with the National Conference of Editorial Writers, The Anil and Chitra Deshpande Foundation, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, LarsonAllen L.L.P., OCI Associates Inc., UCF Student Government Association, UCF College of Business Administration, UCF Nicholson School of Communication, 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

 
2009-11-05 09:00:00
Janet  Larsen

Janet Larsen

Director of Research, Earth Policy Institute

Time: November 5, 2009

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, CPH Engineers, Inc., LarsonAllen L.L.P., OCI Associates Inc., UCF Student Government Association, UCF College of Business Administration, UCF Nicholson School of Communication, 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

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a co-curricular component of the UCF General Education Program Unifying Theme: "The Environment and Global Climate Change"; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "The Environment, Energy and National/Global Security"

 
2009-11-05 09:00:00
Vice Admiral (Ret.) Lee Gunn

Vice Admiral (Ret.) Lee Gunn

President, Institute for Public Research, The CNA Corporation, and President, American Security Project

Time:

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, CPH Engineers, Inc., LarsonAllen L.L.P., OCI Associates Inc., UCF Student Government Association, UCF College of Business Administration, UCF Nicholson School of Communication, 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

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a co-curricular component of the UCF General Education Program Unifying Theme: "The Environment and Global Climate Change"; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "The Environment, Energy and National/Global Security"

 
2009-11-04 08:00:00
Dr. Alan Zelicoff

Dr. Alan Zelicoff

Microbe: Are We Ready for the Next Plague?

Author of Microbe: Are We Ready for the Next Plague? and former Senior Scientist, Center for National Security and Arms Control, Sandia National Laboratories

Time: November 4, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings