UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2005-11-03 14:00:00
"The Evolving Terrorism Threat"

"The Evolving Terrorism Threat"

"The Evolving Terrorism Threat"

(an international forum, co-sponsored with the Centre for Terrorism and Political Violence at St. Andrews University and other partners)

Time: November 3, 2005, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Room 316 (Cape Florida)

More Information: Invited Speakers: Brian Jenkins, Senior Advisor to the President for the RAND Corporation; Hekmat Karzai, First Secretary, Embassy of Afghanistan Embassy; and Edward Salazar, Office of the Coordinator for Counter-Terrorism, U.S. Dept. of State

 
2005-10-27 19:00:00
"On the Move: Weapons of Mass Destruction"

"On the Move: Weapons of Mass Destruction"

"On the Move: Weapons of Mass Destruction"

(a regional forum, co-sponsored with Rollins College, the Global Connections Foundation and other partners)

Time: October 27, 2005, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: Rollins College, Bush Auditorium

More Information: Invited Speakers: Jack Mendelsohn (George Washington University and former U.S. arms control negotiator), Sanam Vakil and Gerald Epstein.

 
2005-10-25 09:30:00
"The NATO Series"

"The NATO Series"

"The NATO Series"

(a lecture program, co-sponsored with UCF Life)

Time: Oct. 25, Nov. 1, Nov. 8, and Nov. 15 - 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF LIFE and the Global Connetions Foundation

 
2005-10-17 09:00:00
"Political Violence in the 21st Century: Trends, Terrorism, Iraq and Afghanistan"

"Political Violence in the 21st Century: Trends, Terrorism, Iraq and Afghanistan"

"Political Violence in the 21st Century: Trends, Terrorism, Iraq and Afghanistan"

(A national global issues conference, co-sponsored with the National Conference of Editorial Writers, the Global Connections Foundation, the Orlando Sentinel and other partners)

Time: October 17, 2005, 9:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Location: University of Central Florida, Live Oak Room

More Information: Invited Speakers: Monty Marshall, George Mason University, co-author of Peace and Conflict; Maj. Gen. (ret.) Bob Scales, Fox News military analyst and author of the U.S. Army's history of the first Persian Gulf War; George Ward, World Vision; Trudy Morales, University of Central Florida; Stephen Sloan, University of Central Florida, co-author of Terrorism: Assassins to Zealots; Bernard McCarthy, University of Central Florida, author of Criminal Justice Ethics; Lt. Gen. (ret.) Jay Garner, former Director of the Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance for Post-War Iraq; Mike Boettcher, CNN; Robin Raphel, U.S. Department of State; Robert Miller, Zor Foundation; Najmaldin Karim, Kurdish Washington Institute; Hekmat Karzai, Embassy of Afghanistan; Malcolm MacPherson, Time magazine and author of Robert's Ridge; Roberta Cohen, Brookings Institution and co-author of Masses in Flight and The Forsaken People.

 
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