UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

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. 

 
2007-04-02 21:00:00
"Environmental Policy: Issues, Concerns and Solutions”

"Environmental Policy: Issues, Concerns and Solutions”

"Environmental Policy: Issues, Concerns and Solutions”

(a national symposium, co-sponsored with the Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at UCF, the Global Connections Foundation, the Orlando Sentinel and other partners)

Time: April 2, 2007 - 9:30 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

More Information: Keynote Addresses by CFO Alex Sink, Senator Bob Graham, Nat Reed & Jake Varn

 
2007-03-06 11:00:00
"The War Series"

"The War Series"

"The War Series"

(a lecture program, asking the question: “Why War?”, co-sponsored with UCF Life)

Time: March 6, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: NULL

More Information: NULL

 
2007-01-30 00:00:00
Dr.  Reg  Jordan

Dr. Reg Jordan

Medical Education in the 21st Century

Dean, International Medical Education, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K.

Time: January 30 - February 2, 2007

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, the Global Connections Foundation and other partners

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2007-01-23 14:30:00
Cherie   Booth QC

Cherie Booth QC

The Children’s Human Rights Challenge: We All Have a Role to Play

Time: January 23. 2007, 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Student Government Association, Akerman Senterfitt, UCF Office of International Studies, Brooksville Development Corporation, C.T. Hsu and Associates, Larson Allen, UCF Metropolitan Center for Regional Studies, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program,UCF Diplomacy Program, AFLSE Florida North, AFLSE Florida Central, AFLSE Florida South and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community Meetings

 
2007-01-17 09:00:00
"Cuba after Castro II"

"Cuba after Castro II"

"Cuba after Castro II"

(a regional forum, co-sponsored with Daytona Beach Community College, the Global Connections Foundation, the Orlando Sentinel and other partners)

Time: January 17, 2007, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: Daytona Beach Community College, Daytona Beach, Florida

 
2006/09/14

Iran's Nuclear Dilemma

Middle East Studies, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C., and former Research Fellow for the Council on Foreign Relations' Iran Project.

Time: September 14, 2006, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Fairwinds Alumni Center, Grand Ballroom

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

More Information:

Classroom discussions and community meetings