UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2015/03/27
Michaela Dodge

Michaela Dodge

U.S. Nuclear Security

Policy analyst for defense and strategic policy at The Heritage Foundation’s Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies

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Campus and community meetings.

 
2015/02/26
2015 Florida International Summit

2015 Florida International Summit

Opportunities and Challenges for Human Society and Development

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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Click  for here for the event program. Advance registration required. For more information about the event and registration, please email nicole.medinacollazo@ucf.edu. Click here to read a review of the summit.

 
2015/02/24
Sarah Shourd

Sarah Shourd

A Sliver of Light

One of the three hikers imprisoned in Iran, 2009-2010. Now a teacher and activist.

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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All are welcome to attend this open forum.

A special presentation of the LIFE Global Issues Series.

 
2015/02/10
Vivek Wadhwa

Vivek Wadhwa

The Next Wave Globalization: China, India & How the U.S. Can Keep Its Competitive Edge in the Midst of Global Innovation

Fellow at Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance, Stanford University; Director of Research at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization at the Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University; and Distinguished Fellow at Singularity University. He is author of  “The Immigrant Exodus: Why America Is Losing the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent.”

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, Student Union

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All are welcome to attend this open forum.

A special presentation of the LIFE Global Issues Series.

 
2015/02/06
International Strategic Crisis Negotiation Exercise

International Strategic Crisis Negotiation Exercise

Read more about this two-day simulation here.

Time: Friday, 4:00 p.m. to Saturday, 2:15 p.m.

Location: Business Administration 1 Atrium, UCF

Sponsors: In addition to the UCF Global Perspectives Office and the Army War College, sponsors and partners included the UCF Political Science Department, UCF Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Program for Strategic Research and Studies and the Global Connections Foundation.

 
2015/02/03
Heather Abbott

Heather Abbott

Overcoming Adversity

Boston Marathon bombing survivor.

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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All are welcome to attend this open forum.

A special presentation of the LIFE Global Issues Series.

 
2015/01/27
Kurdish Studies Conference

Kurdish Studies Conference

This is the first conference in a pair of collaborative, interdisciplinary forums organized by Soran University and UCF.

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Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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Advance registration required. Click here to read the conference program and presentation abstracts. Click here to read a news article about the conference.

 
2015/01/22
Clarence B. Jones

Clarence B. Jones

The 21st Century Challenge of the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Advisor, counsel and speechwriter for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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A feature of the UCF Civil Rights Series, which celebrates the Civil Rights Act and its impact on the world. Click here to read the press release about the event. All are welcome to attend this open forum.

 
2014/12/04
Amb. Myles Frechette

Amb. Myles Frechette

Latin America and the Caribbean

Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C., and Trade and Business Consultant, Washington, D.C.

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Campus and community meetings. This visit serves as the inaugural presentation of a regular speakers series on Latin America and Caribbean.

 
2014/11/17
International Breakfast

International Breakfast

Global Security Impacts of Climate Change

Featuring multiple perspectives from climate security experts Lt. Gen. Claudia Kennedy (Ret.), Lt. Gen. Donald Kerrick (Ret.) and Andrew Holland

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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This 7th annual International Breakfast is the kickoff event to International Education Week (IEW). Visit the International Services Center website for more information on IEW events at UCF.

**Update** Tickets to this event have sold out.