UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2007-11-04 01:00:00
Gerrit  Gong

Gerrit Gong

China’s Changing Role in the 21st Century

Special Assistant to the President, Brigham Young University, and Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C.

Time: November 5, 2007

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, C.T. Hsu & Associates, CPH Engineers, Inc.,  UCF College of Business Administration, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2007-2008 university-wide theme of “China and India: Emerging Powers”

 
2007-11-04 01:00:00
Shubhro  Sen

Shubhro Sen

India’s Changing Role in the 21st Century

Founder and Executive Director, Global Outsourcing Leadership Institute

Time: November 5-6, 2007

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, C.T. Hsu & Associates, P.A.UCF College of Business Administration, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2007-2008 university-wide theme of “China and India: Emerging Powers”

 
2007-11-04 01:00:00
Jack  Mendelsohn

Jack Mendelsohn

China’s Strategic Ambitions

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

Time: November 4-6, 2007

Location: N/A

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, C.T. Hsu & Associates, CPH Engineers, Inc., UCF College of Business Administration, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2007-2008 university-wide theme of “China and India: Emerging Powers”

 
2007-10-25 01:00:00
Qubad  Talabani

Qubad Talabani

Kurdish Culture

Representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government in the U.S. and son of Jalal Talabani, President of Iraq

Time: October 25, 2007

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information:

Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2007-2008 university-wide theme of “Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East”

 
2007-10-25 01:00:00
Davar  Ardalan

Davar Ardalan

Iran’s Place in the World

Producer, NPR’s “Morning Edition” and Author, My Name is Iran

Time: October 25, 2007

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information:

Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2007-2008 university-wide theme of “Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East” 

 
2007-10-23 01:00:00
Abdullah Mohammed Al-Shamia (invited)

Abdullah Mohammed Al-Shamia (invited)

Islam, the Region and the West

Chancellor, Saba University, and Professor of Islamic Law and Islamic Studies, Hodeidah University, Republic of Yemen

Time: October 23, 2007 â?? November 14, 2007

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, U.S. Department of State, Florida Network for Global Studies, Islamic Center of Central Florida, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, Global Connections Foundation and other partners.

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings statewide; a feature of the 2007-2008 university-wide theme of “Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East”

 
2007-06-14 12:00:00
“Fourth Annual Florida-Japan Summit”

“Fourth Annual Florida-Japan Summit”

“Fourth Annual Florida-Japan Summit”

(a statewide conference, co-sponsored with the Florida Delegation of the Southeast U.S./Japan Association, Inc., the University of West Florida, the Florida-Japan Linkage Institute, the Global Connections Foundation and other partners)

Time: June 14, 2007, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Live Oak Ballroom, Marketplace building, UCF main campus

Sponsors: NULL

More Information: For more information or to register, please contact Dave Woodward, Executive Director, Florida Delegation, Southeast U.S./Japan Association, Inc., at 786-235-8289 or via e-mail at info@fl-seusjapan.org.

 
2007-04-17 15:00:00
Brigadier General Richard M. Lake

Brigadier General Richard M. Lake

Military Intelligence Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century

Director of Intelligence, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps

Time: April 17, 2007, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, the Global Connections Foundation and others.

 
2007-04-12 17:00:00
Central Florida Global Forum 2007: European Union and U.S. Law – Cooperation and Conflict in Business and Tourism

Central Florida Global Forum 2007: European Union and U.S. Law – Cooperation and Conflict in Business and Tourism

Central Florida Global Forum 2007: European Union and U.S. Law – Cooperation and Conflict in Business and Tourism

(a regional conference hosted by the University of Central Florida, the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission and the Global Connections Foundation, in cooperation with UCF’s Global Perspectives Office, the Miami-Florida European Union Center of Excellence, Greenberg Traurig (Miami, Orlando and Washington, D.C.), The Florida Bar International Law Section, the European Commission Delegation to the United States, UCF’s Political Science Department, UCF’s European Studies Program, McClane Tessitore, the Orlando Sentinel and other partners.

Time: April 12, 2007 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: UCF, Live Oak Ballroom

More Information: Keynote Speaker: James Bacchus, Chairman, Global Trade Practice Group, Greenberg Traurig, P.A., Washington, D.C., and former Chief Judge, Dispute Settlements Body, World Trade Organization.
Other speakers include: Telmo Baltazar, Delegation of the European Commission to the United States, Washington, D.C. (invited); Oscar Levin, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, Miami, Florida; Ramón Mullerat, KPMG Abogados, Barcelona, Spain; Abraham Pizam, Dean, Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida; and Gary Sain, President, Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau.

For more information: Please contact 407-823-0935 or 407-823-0688.