UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2005-10-17 00:00:00
Ambassador Robin Raphel

Ambassador Robin Raphel

U.S. policy in Iraq

Coordinator for Reconstruction in Iraq, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.

Time: October 17, 2005

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectivs Office, National Conference of Editorial Writers, the Global Connections Foundation, the Orlando Sentinel and other partners

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2005-09-26 09:00:00
"Church and State: Blurring the Line?"

"Church and State: Blurring the Line?"

"Church and State: Blurring the Line?"

co-sponsored with the Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at UCF and other partners) "

Time: September 26, 2005 - 09:00 AM to 09:00 PM

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: NULL

More Information: Invited speakers include Dr. Ralph Reed, former executive director of Christian Coalition of America; Rev. Barry Lynn, from the Americans United for Separation of Church and State; Rev. Steve Brown, from Key Life Ministries; and Nadine Strossen, President, ACLU.

 
2005-09-26 00:00:00
Thomas  V.  DiBacco

Thomas V. DiBacco

U.S. Business in the Global Economy

Renowned business historian, author of Made in the U.S.A.: The History of American Business and Professor Emeritus, Kogod College of Business Administration, The American University, Washington, D.C.

Time: September 26-30, 2005

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2005-05-03 08:30:00
"Doing Business in a Dangerous World" MOIAC/UCF/Global Connections International Summit

"Doing Business in a Dangerous World" MOIAC/UCF/Global Connections International Summit

"Doing Business in a Dangerous World" MOIAC/UCF/Global Connections International Summit

Time: May 3, 2005, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: Royal Pacific Hotel at Universal Orlando

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission, Metro Orlando International Affairs Commission, and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Luncheon Keynote Speaker: J. Cofer Black, Vice Chairman, Blackwater USA, and former Coordinator of the Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, U.S. Department of State, and legendary CIA figure
Panel 1: Business representatives will discuss their companies' successful handling of global safety and security challenges.
Panel 2: Business security and terrorism specialists will discuss international developments of interest to the business community.
For more information, please visit www.orlandoedc.com.

 
2005-04-05 14:00:00
Thomas  P.M.  Barnett

Thomas P.M. Barnett

The Pentagon's New Map

Internationally recognized expert and strategic planner in national security affairs.

Time: April 5, 2005, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

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

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2005-03-23 10:30:00
Vladimir   Shlapentokh

Vladimir Shlapentokh

Gorbachev's Legacy and the Future of Russia

Prominent Russian sociologist and author of 25 books

Time: March 23, 2005, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF History Department and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2005-03-01 19:00:00
Charlayne   Hunter-Gault

Charlayne Hunter-Gault

"Brown vs. Board of Education: A Personal Reflection"

Johannesburg (South Africa) Bureau Chief and Correspondent for CNN, and author of In My Place

Time: March 1, 2005, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Office of Undergraduate Studies, UCF Department of Political Science, UCF Diversified Greek Council, the Orlando Sentinel and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Keynote speaker for the forum, Brown vs. Board of Education: A Personal Reflection. Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2005-02-10 13:00:00
George   Will

George Will

"The Political Argument Today: America and the World"

Pulitzer Prize-winning Columnist, Author and Television Commentator.

Time: February 10, 2005, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, Junior Achievement of Central Florida and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2005-01-27 14:00:00
"Free Trade in the Americas"

"Free Trade in the Americas"

"Free Trade in the Americas"

Time: January 27, 2005, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Cape Florida, Room 316, UCF

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce, UCF’s College of Business, the Metro Orlando International Affairs Commission, Orange County Government, UCF Political Science Department, the Orlando Sentinel and Global Connections for Central Florida

More Information: Invited Speakers: Terry McCoy, Latin American Business Environment Program, University of Florida; Glenda Hood, Florida Secretary of State, Andrew LaVigne, Florida Citrus Mutual and Ambassador (ret.) Myles Frechette, Former Ambassador to Colombia and former President of the Council of the Americas

 
2004/05/26
Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jay M. Garner

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jay M. Garner

The Future of Iraq

President of SYColeman and former Director of the Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance for Post-War Iraq

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom