UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2010-01-21 17:00:00
Amitabh Pal

Amitabh Pal

Co-Editor, The Progressive Media Project

Time: January 21, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Nicholson School of Communication, UCF Political Science Department and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "Covering the World: Journalists Speak"

 
2010-01-21 14:15:00
Jamie McIntyre

Jamie McIntyre

Former CNN Senior Pentagon Correspondent, blogger and consultant

Time: Janury 21, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Nicholson School of Communication, UCF Political Science Department and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "Covering the World: Journalists Speak"

 
2010-01-21 14:00:00
Suzanne  Seggerman

Suzanne Seggerman

Exploring the Emerging Role of Electronic Media as Meaningful Culture

President and Co-founder, Games for Change and former documentary film producer for PBS

Time: January 21, 2010

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Nicholson School of Communication, UCF Political Science Department and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "Covering the World: Journalists Speak"

 
2009/01/20

ZORA! Festival 2009

(an international festival, co-sponsored with the Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community, Inc., the Zora Neale Hurston Arts and Humanities Lecture Series, the Global Connections Foundation and other partners)

Time: January 20 - 25, 2009

Location: Eatonville, Florida, and other sites in Central Florida

 
2009/11/05
Climate Change and National/Global Security

Climate Change and National/Global Security

(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, CPH Engineers, Inc., LarsonAllen L.L.P., OCI Associates Inc., UCF Student Government Association, 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)

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

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Invited Speakers – James Jay Carafano, Assistant Director, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies, The Heritage Foundation; Joan Johnson-Freese, Chair, National Security Decision Making Department, U.S. Naval War College; Janet Larsen, Director of Research, Earth Policy Institute; William Powers, World Policy Institute. 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”

 
2009/10/27

Women and Leadership in the Evolving 21st Century World: Breaking Barriers

(a national forum, sponsored by the UCF Global Perspectives Office in a partnership with Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jay Garner, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF LIFE, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Women's Research Center, UCF Women's Studies Program, Global Connections Foundation and others)

Time: October 27, 2009, 2:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

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Invited Speakers – Robin Buckelew, director of the Applied Sensors, Guidance and Electronics Directorate, AMRDEC; Ambassador Harriet Elam-Thomas, Director, UCF Diplomacy Program and former U.S. Ambassador to Senegal; Lt. Gen. (ret) Claudia Kennedy; Mary Rawlinson, Editor, International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics; The Honorable Winnie Sharp, retired from the 5th District Court of Appeals

 
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

More Information:

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"