UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

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

 
2004-11-08 00:00:00
Ambassador Roberto  B.  Saladin Selin

Ambassador Roberto B. Saladin Selin

U.S.-Dominican Republic Relations

Former Ambassador of the Dominican Republic to the United States and former CEO of Banco de Reservas

Time: November 8-12, 2004

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2004/10/25
"Building Relationships Through Public Diplomacy"

"Building Relationships Through Public Diplomacy"

Building Relationships Through Public Diplomacy

Time: October 25, 2004, 8:00 p.m.

Location: Walt Disney World Resort

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, U.S. Department of State and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information:

Keynote Speaker: Patricia de Stacy Harrison, Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State

 
2004-10-21 19:00:00
"Emerging Democracies"

"Emerging Democracies"

"Emerging Democracies"

Time: October 21, 2004, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: Rollins College, Bush Auditorium

Sponsors: The Thomas P. Johnson Distinguished Visiting Scholars FundRollins College, Rollins College International Affairs Department, the Orlando Sentinel and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Invited Speakers: Gerrit Gong, Brigham Young University and Center for Strategic and International Studies; Ambassador Harriet Elam-Thomas, U.S. Department of State; Lt. Gen. (ret.) Jay Garner; Eugene Huskey, Stetson University; Georges Fauriol, International Republican Institute

 
2004-10-21 12:00:00
Ambassador John  Turner

Ambassador John Turner

A New Compact for a Sustainable Future

Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State, author of The Magnificent Bald Eagle, Our National Bird, former President of The Conservation Fund and former Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Time: October 21, 2004, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2004-10-14 15:00:00
Michelle   Malkin

Michelle Malkin

Immigration and Terrorism.

Syndicated Columnist, Fox News Channel contributor and author of Invasion: How America Welcomes Terrorists, Criminals, and Other Public Menaces to Our Shores and In Defense of Internment: The Case for Racial Profiling in World War II and the War on Terror.

Time: October 14, 2004, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF

Sponsors: UCF Global Connections Foundation, UCF Nicholson School of Communication, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission, the Orlando Sentinel and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2004-10-04 00:00:00
"The Space Program: Peril or Promise?"

"The Space Program: Peril or Promise?"

"The Space Program: Peril or Promise?"

(Cosponsored event with Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government)

Time: October 4-5, 2004

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

 
2004-09-29 19:00:00
Michael   Doran

Michael Doran

Al-Qaeda, Terrorism, and the Crisis in Saudi Arabia

Professor, Near Eastern Studies Department, Princeton University, and an al-Qaeda specialist

Time: September 29, 2004,7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Garden Key Room

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives, UCF History Department, UCF Middle Eastern Studies Program, UCF Political Science Department, Phi Alpha Theta and the Global Connections Program

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings