Events

Reservations Open 2 Weeks Before Each Event

Distinguished Speaker Series 2022–2023 Program

Monday October 24, 2022

Professor Scott Addlesberger
Director Criminal Justice and Forensics Program at Keiser University
Safety in the Age of Technology

PB- Colony

Monday November 14, 2022

Richard Rossow  ( Dedicated to Mike and the Team in India )
Senior Adviser and Wadhwani Chair in U.S.- India Policy Studies at CSIS
India’s Strategic Choices: Old Friends and New Threats
PB- Colony

Monday December 5, 2022

Jack Spencer 
Senior Research Fellow for Energy & Environmental Policy at Heritage Foundation
Keeping the Lights On: Energy Challenges in the 21st Century
PB- Colony

Tuesday December 20, 2022 (WAC Members Only )

Dr. Kent Calder
Director Edwin O Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies at Johns Hopkins SAIS
Japan and Northeast Asia In Transition  
PB-Colony                                 

Monday January 9, 2023

Gordon Chang    
Author, Columnist, TV Commentator, Senior Fellow at the Gladstone Institute     
China: War In An Era of Depression and Destabilization
PB-Colony              

Monday January 23, 2023

Max Bergmann     
Director of the Europe Program at CSIS
The Future of Europe After the Russia/Ukraine War  
PB-Colony                                                 

Monday February 13, 2023

Ambassador Robert Lighthizer
18th United States Trade Representative (USTR)     
Making International Trade Work for America: Historic Course Correction
PB-Colony             

 

Monday March 13, 2023

Dr. Deborah Bronk                 
President and CEO Bigelow Laboratory
An Urgent Look at Climate and Ocean Opportunities in our Defining Decade
PB- Colony            

 

Monday March 27, 2023

Dr. Mvemba Phezo Dizolele   
Senior Fellow & Director Africa Program Center for Strategic & International Studies
Africa: Leadership, Choices, Expectations in Post Authoritarian Transitions 
PB-Colony             

Tuesday April 11, 2023

Hamlet Yousef
Managing Partner IronGate Capital Advisors
2 Global Blocs: Emerging Geopolitical Power Competition Facing U. S. & Our Allies
PB-Colony               


Location:

The Colony Palm Beach
155 Hammon Avenue
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

2022-2023 Membership:

Diplomat-$5000; Statesman-$2500; Ambassador-$1200; Benefactor-$800; Patron-$550; Family-$325; Individual-$225; Young Professional-$155; 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 (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) 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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