Events

Reservations Open 3 Weeks Before  Each Event

Distinguished Speaker Series  2018–2019 Program

Tuesday October 23, 2018
Dr. Mia Bloom
Small Arms: Children and Terrorism
Professor of Communication at Georgia State University
PB- Colony
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Tuesday November 13, 2018
Dr. Michael Wahid Hanna
Senior Fellow at the Century Foundation
Rethinking U.S. Egypt Relations
PB- Colony
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Tuesday December 4, 2018
Dr. Mehmet Gurses
Chastain Johnston Middle East Studies Distinguished Professor at FAU
Turkey – U.S. Relations at Crossroads: Challenges Ahead
PB- Colony
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Tuesday December 18, 2018
Gordon Chang (WAC Members Only)
Author, Columnist and Television Commentator
Trump, China and North Korea : War or Peace?
PB-Mar-a-Lago**
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Tuesday January 8, 2019
Brian Fonseca
Director Jack D. Gordon for Public Policy at Florida International University
U.S. – Mexico Relations Under Trump and Mexican President AMLO
PB- Colony
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Tuesday January 22, 2019
Heather Conley
Director of the Europe Program at CSIS
All Is Not Quiet On The European Front
PB- Colony
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Tuesday February 19, 2019
Dr. Amy Searight
Indonesia, ASEAN and the Indo-Pacific
PB- Colony
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Monday March 4, 2019
Dr. Allen Lynch
Professor University of Virginia
Putin, Trump and the Trajectory of American-Russian Relations
PB- Colony
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Tuesday March 19, 2019
Klon Kitchen
Sr Research Fellow: Technology, National Security & Science Policy at Heritage
The 3 Megatrends Defining America’s National CyberSecurity
PB- Colony
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Tuesday April 9, 2019
Javier El-Hage
Chief Legal Officer at the Human Rights Foundation
Venezuela’s Descent into Dictatorship
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

2018-2019 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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