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March 2019

Diplomat Reception 2019

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States

Over 20 nations will be represented. Be in the room for Connecticut's premier global event. Join us on the red carpet to welcome diplomats from around the world to our state. Network, make exclusive business contacts, and meet a new global connection at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Enjoy food and drink while mingling with the diplomats from the greater Connecticut region. Featuring: Bangladesh Consul General Sadia Faizunnesa, Consul General of Bangladesh in New York Brazil Ambassador Fernando Barreto,…

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Friendship Across Difference: A Conversation with Yossi Klein Halevi and Parvez Ahmed

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Hartford Town Hall, 50 S Main St
West Hartford, CT 06107
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SUNDAY, MARCH 24 | 7 TO 9 P.M. West Hartford Conference Center at Town Hall 50 South Main Street | West Hartford Validated parking is available in the Town Hall lot. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC RSVP by Monday, March 18 at bit.ly/Friendship324 Or call 860.727.6103 What issues and forces divide the American Jewish and Muslim communities, including challenges in the Middle East? What could unite them? Join us for an important dialogue with bestselling Israeli author and journalist…

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Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor: A Conversation with Yossi Klein Halevi and Ghaith Al-Omari

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UConn Storrs Campus, Konover Auditorium at Dodd Research Center, 405 Babbidge Road
Storrs, Connecticut
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Monday, March 25 | 7 to 9 p.m. UConn Storrs Campus | Konover Auditorium at Dodd Research Center The Thomas J. Dodd Research Center is located at 405 Babbidge Road. Paid parking is available in the South Garage at 505 Jim Calhoun Way. Join us for a fascinating and important conversation about the relationship between Israelis and Palestinians with bestselling Israeli author and journalist Yossi Klein Halevi and former Palestinian Authority advisor Ghaith Al-Omari. Free and open to the public…

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May 2019

Luminary Award 2019

May 9 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hartford Marriott Downtown, 200 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103 United States

2019 Luminary Award Recipient The World Affairs Council is thrilled to announce Stanley Black & Decker will receive the 2019 Luminary Award. We are proud to honor Stanley Black & Decker, a global leader anchored in Connecticut. Stanley Black & Decker provides the ideas and tools for those who make the world™. Sponsorship Opportunities Available Click here for details: Sponsorship Opportunities To discuss Sponsorship Opportunites, please contact CEO Megan Torrey at mctorrey@ctwac.org   About the Luminary Award The annual Luminary…

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Power Clash: China on the Rise

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Manufactory 4.0, 1 Constitution Plaza
Hartford, Connecticut 06103
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SOLD OUT If you have any questions, please contact Amanda Jolly, Vice President, Programs and Communications at: ajolly@ctwac.org or call: (860) 241-6118.   You asked, we listened. After overwhelming requests to bring back our panelists from Global Security Forum 2018, we are bringing Dr. James Holmes and Dan Murphy back to Connecticut. Power Clash will explore increasing competition and rising tensions between the U.S. and China, and U.S. strategy in this battle for hegemony. If you missed out during Global…

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September 2019

Member Breakfast

September 10 @ 8:00 am - 8:45 am
Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Lobby, 1049 Asylum Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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World Affairs Council of Connecticut Hosts the First Members-Only Breakfast Join fellow members of the World Affairs Council of CT for some coffee and conversation in the lobby of the Connecticut Public Television Building (1049 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, CT) on September 10th from 8:00am-8:45am. This is an exclusive opportunity for members to mingle, network and grab a cup of coffee on us! Board Members and Senior Advisors will also be in attendance. Parking is free and easy in a lot…

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Global Security Forum 2019

September 28 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Goodwin College, 1 Riverside DrRoom 311
East Hartford, CT 06118 US
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Global Security Forum 2019 Power and Leadership: Projection vs. Protection The Global Security Forum is New England’s premier regional security forum, bringing the world’s top security experts, speakers, and leaders to Connecticut to address the most critical global security issues. Join the World Affairs Council of CT and the Charter Oak Chapter of the Military Officers Association in conjunction with the McCain Institute for International Leadership and World Affairs Councils across the region for an all-day seminar featuring experts from…

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October 2019

The Global Economy: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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The Global Economy: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events With Nobel Prize–winning economist and New York Times bestselling author Robert Shiller Alarmist global headlines are on the rise. Is a new recession on the horizon? How will trade wars impact the U.S. economy? How do the media events we give our attention to shape our economic reality? Join us to hear from Robert Shiller, Nobel Prize–winning economist, New York Times bestselling author, and THE expert on economic…

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The End of Ice: Facing Climate Change

October 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Dahr Jamail is an award-winning journalist and author of THE END OF ICE: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption (The New Press, 2019). Jamail has spent decades reporting from around the globe and has been a writer for Truthout.org for over five years. Dahr Jamail’s monthly climate feature page is titled ‘Climate Disruption Dispatches.’   In THE END OF ICE Dahr Jamail journeys to the world’s “hot spots”—locations experiencing the most dramatic impacts of climate…

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November 2019

An Evening with Vicente Fox, former President of Mexico

November 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Infinity Hall Hartford, 32 Front Street
Hartford, CT 06103 US
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From the border wall to alligator moats, Vicente Fox, the controversial former President of Mexico, has no end of fiery and comedic takes on the latest from the U.S. White House. An ongoing feud with President Trump, his own (fake) candidacy for the U.S. 2020 presidency, and a long view on the future of the U.S.-Mexico relationship, we want you to be in the room as President Fox covers it all. Join us for a very special conversation (and a…

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