Events

Reservations Open 3 Weeks Before  Each Event

Distinguished Speaker Series  2017–2018 Program

Tuesday October 24, 2017
Professor Eytan Gilboa
The Future of U.S. – Israel Relations
PB-Colony
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Tuesday November 14, 2017
Dr. Kent Calder
U.S. and the Japan/ South Korea Alliance
PB-Colony
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Tuesday December 5, 2017
Ribal Al Assad
Syria, the Emergence of a New Middle East and the New Cold War
PB-Colony
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Tuesday December 19, 2017
Stephen Moore
The U.S. Economy and the Trump Agenda
PB-Mar-a-Lago**
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Tuesday January 9, 2018
Dr. Theodore Roosevelt Malloch
The US and Europe in an Age of Uncertainty
PB-Colony
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Tuesday January 23, 2018
Heather A. Conley
Realpolitik or Ice-Politik? Understanding Today’s Arctic

PB-Colony
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Tuesday February 20. 2018
Dr. Andrew Kahn
The New India: Narendra Modi and the Rise of Hindu Nationalism.
PB-Colony
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Saturday February 24, 2018
Academic Worldquest
International Quiz Competition for High Schools
Keiser University, West Palm Beach 33409
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Tuesday March 6, 2018
Dr. Varun Sivaram
Supercharging Solar: Innovation & Earth’s Most Abundant Energy Source
PB-Colony
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Tuesday March  20,, 2018
Randy Pestana
Corruption and Conflict in Central America
PB-Colony
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Tuesday April 10, 2018
Dr. Nicholas Papanicolaou
Is Islam Compatible with the U.S. Constitution?
PB-Colony
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Locations:

The Colony Palm Beach
155 Hammon Avenue

Palm Beach, Florida 33480

The Mar-a-Lago Club**
WAC Members Only

Required: Suit or Sports Coat for Men;
No Jeans

1100 South Ocean Boulevard
Palm Beach, Florida 33480


Time:
6:00 p.m. – Registration & Social
6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Speaker Presentation
Reservations: www.worldaffairspalmbeach.org or call (561) 374-2858

2017-2018 Membership:

Diplomat-$5000; Statesman-$2500; Ambassador-$1200; Benefactor-$800; Patron-$550; Family-$320; Individual-$220; Young Professional-$150; Student-$10

Members may attend Distinguished Speaker Series events at no charge. The non-member fee is $35 per person per program if payment is received at least 24 hours before the meeting or $40 on the day of the event. Payment may be made by credit card on-line but not at the event. Cancellations of reservations paid by check must be made 48 hours before an event by email (celeste@worldaffairspalmbeach.org) or telephone for a refund.

The Council is non-partisan and the speakers’ views do not necessarily reflect our own. We welcome the opportunity to be a platform where major global issues can be discussed in an atmosphere of mutual respect.

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