UCF Global Perspectives

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2009-2010 Events

The Environment, Energy and National/Global Security


2009/10/06
Jena Baker McNeill

Jena Baker McNeill

Homeland Security Policy Analyst, The Heritage Foundation

Time: October 6, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, Institute for Transitional Democracy and International Security in Budapest, Hungary, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Criminal Justice and Legal Studies Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, Global Connections Foundation and other partners 

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Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of “Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East”

 
2009-10-06 08:00:00
Global Terrorism in 2009: Assessing the Changing Threat

Global Terrorism in 2009: Assessing the Changing Threat

Global Terrorism in 2009: Assessing the Changing Threat

(an international forum, sponsored by the UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, Institute for Transitional Democracy and International Security in Budapest, Hungary, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Criminal Justice and Legal Studies Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, Global Connections Foundation and other partners)

Time: October 6, 2009, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

More Information: Invited speakers – Sebastian Gorka, National Defense University, and Founding Director, Institute for Transitional Democracy and International Security, Budapest, Hungary; Jena Baker McNeill, Homeland Security Policy Analyst, The Heritage Foundation; Stephen Sloan, Terrorism Studies Program, UCF; John Schindler, Professor, U.S. Naval War College, author of Unholy Terror: Bosnia, Al-Qa'ida, and the Rise of Global Jihad and former NSA Balkans expert; and others. A feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East"

 
2009-10-06 08:00:00
Matt A. Mayer

Matt A. Mayer

Visiting Fellow, The Heritage Foundation, and author of Decentralizing Homeland Security: Protecting America from Outside the Beltway

Time: October 6, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, Institute for Transitional Democracy and International Security in Budapest, Hungary, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Criminal Justice and Legal Studies Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, Global Connections Foundation and other partners  

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East"

 
2009-10-06 08:00:00
John  Schindler

John Schindler

Professor, U.S. Naval War College, author of Unholy Terror: Bosnia, Al-Qa'ida, and the Rise of Global Jihad and former NSA Balkans expert

Time: October 6, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, Institute for Transitional Democracy and International Security in Budapest, Hungary, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Criminal Justice and Legal Studies Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF LIFE, Global Connections Foundation and other partners 

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East"

 
2009-09-29 14:00:00
Danny M. Orlando

Danny M. Orlando

Storms and Opportunities: A Planetary Energy and Climate Discussion

Regional Program Manager (Southeastern U.S.), Energy Star Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Time: September 29, 2009, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering, UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Office of Undergraduate Studies, UCF Political Science Department, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a co-curricular component of the UCF General Education Program Unifying Theme: "The Environment and Global Climate Change"; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "The Environment, Energy and National/Global Security"

 
2009-09-24 14:00:00
Asra  Nomani

Asra Nomani

The Paradox of Women in Islam

Journalist and author of Standing Alone in Mecca: An American Woman’s Struggle for the Soul of Islam

Time: September 24, 2009, 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 India Program at UCF, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF International Services Center, UCF Women's Studies Program, UCF Women's Research Center, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide themes of "Covering the World: Journalists Speak" and "Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East"

 
2009-09-21 19:00:00
Somaly Mam

Somaly Mam

The Road of Lost Innocence

Cambodian human rights activist, former slave and author of The Road of Lost Innocence: The True Story of a Cambodian Heroine

Time: September 21, 2009, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF Women's Studies Program, UCF Women's Research Center, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings; a feature of the 2009-2010 university-wide theme of "Slavery's Resurgence."

 
2009-09-15 15:00:00
Gillian  Sorensen

Gillian Sorensen

Seeing Beyond Borders: Developing a World View

Senior Advisor, United Nations Foundation, and former Assistant Secretary General, United Nations

Time: September 15, 2009, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Pegasus Ballroom

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Political Science Department, UCF International Services Center, UCF Diplomacy Program, UCF Women's Studies Program, UCF Women's Research Center, Lawrence J. Chastang and the Chastang Foundation, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: Classroom discussions and community meetings

 
2009-08-06 09:00:00
Broadening Your Horizons with Small Business Trade Resources

Broadening Your Horizons with Small Business Trade Resources

Broadening Your Horizons with Small Business Trade Resources

(an international forum that will provide businesses with an overview of opportunities for international export)

Time: August 6, 2009, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Location: UCF Student Union, Cape Florida Ballroom

Sponsors: TradeRoots, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce, Business Council for International Understanding, UCF Global Perspectives Office, Caterpillar, IBM, U.S. Commercial Service, Enterprise Florida Inc., and the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission

More Information: Invited speakers - The Honorable Representative Suzanne Kosmas, Florida District 24; The Honorable Barbara Stephenson, United States Ambassador to Panama; and The Honorable Jose Domingo Arias, Vice Minister of Commerce for Panama. With the widening of the Panama Canal, new opportunities for trade are expected. At this event, the focus will be on the importance of the Florida-Panama relationship and opportunities for trade with Panama.

 
2009-08-03 00:00:00
Tim  Cullen

Tim Cullen

"Negotiating Your Business To The Top" and small-country finance 

Director of the Oxford Program on Negotiation and Associate Fellow of the Saïd Business School, and Senior Associate Member of St. Antony's College, Oxford University

Time: August 3-6, 2009

Sponsors: UCF Executive Development Center, UCF College of Business Administration, UCF Global Perspectives Office and the Global Connections Foundation

More Information: A two-day, advance registration executive workshop on negotiation; community meetings