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June 2018

Summer Member Social

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dunkin’ Donuts Park, 1214 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103 US

Join us for a very special member social to celebrate a successful year and to send off for our Education Director, Eve Pech, in style. Enjoy food and drink at the Yard Goats Stadium as we celebrate Eve’s successful career and retirement. Featuring food, drinks, and great company.

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July 2018

Trade Wars

July 31 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Infinity Hall Hartford, 32 Front Street
Hartford, CT 06103 US

Trade Wars: Tariffs and Trade in the Trump Era   Join us for a luncheon with Ambassador Diego Gómez Pickering, Consul General of Mexico in New York, Consul General Phyllis Yaffe, Consul General of Canada in New York, and Dr. Zhao Yumin, Acting Consul General of China in New York for a conversation on Trade Wars: Tariffs and Trump. Ambassador Gómez Pickering, Consul General Yaffe, and Acting Consul General Zhao Yumin will discuss the consequences and impacts that the new US…

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September 2018

Lunch with CTWAC: September

September 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bahn Mee, 399 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106
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You're invited to eat lunch with CTWAC! Join the CTWAC team monthly as we embark on a lunch tour of some of the best global eats Hartford has to offer.   How it works: RSVP to Program Director, Amanda with your attendance. Just shoot a message to: ajolly@ctwac.org. Join us at the global spot of the month Order and pay individually for your meal Join the World Affairs Council table Discover a new favorite global restaurant with great company, while talking…

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[Young Professional] Conversation and Cocktails w/ Esam Boraey

September 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Republic at the Linden, 10 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106 US

Young Professional Happy Hour with Special Guest Esam Boraey, Youth Leader of the Egyptian Revolution   Calling all young professionals! Join your fellow Hartford area young professionals for a global happy hour. Featuring the exclusive opportunity for an intimate conversation with Esam Boraey, one of the key youth leaders who sparked the overthrow of Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak. We’ll talk about his experience and how young leaders can inspire revolutions over happy hour drinks and bar bites. Featuring light refreshments and…

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October 2018

Iran and the U.S.: The War to Come?

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105

The leaders of Iran and the United States have been trading fiery rhetoric these past few months. At the recent NATO summit, President Trump stated there might be an "escalation" between the two nations. Join us for a discussion with Ambassador Seyed Hossein Mousavian, former diplomat and spokesman for Iran in its nuclear negotiations with the international community, and Ambassador James B. Cunningham, former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Israel, and the United Nations in New York, as we address the…

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CHINA Town Hall

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Trinity College, Mather Hall, Washington Room, 300 Summit Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06106 US

No relationship will be as important to the twenty-first century as the one between the United States, the world’s great power, and China, the world’s rising power. – Council on Foreign Relations Join 80+ communities across the United States in a national conversation on China. Featuring an interactive webcast with The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor and on-site panel of experts on the rise of China and the U.S.-China relationship. The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Former Secretary of…

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VIP Reception – Opening Event of the Global Security Forum 2018

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hartford Golf Club, 134 Norwood Road
West Hartford, CT 06117 US

Space extremely limited. Only 20 spots available for this member-exclusive event!     If tickets are sold out, contact Amanda Jolly, Program Manager, at (860) 241-6118 or ajolly@ctwac.org to be put on the wait list.

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Global Security Forum: New World Powers

October 20 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Goodwin College Auditorium, 1 Riverside Drive
East Hartford, CT 06118 US

The Global Security Forum is New England’s premiere 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 top military and civilian institutions. This event is not to be…

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November 2018

Elections, Nationalism, and the New World Order with Ambassador of the EU to the UN

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Connecticut Public Broadcasting, 1049 Asylum Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105 United States

Elections, Nationalism, and a Shifting World Order Featuring His Excellency João Vale de Almeida, Ambassador of the European Union to the United Nations What does the rise of nationalism mean for the outcome of elections across Europe and here in the U.S.? How is populism shifting the existing norms of the world order? Join us to discuss these central issues and more with His Excellency João Vale de Almeida, Ambassador of the European Union to the United Nations. Featured Keynote Speaker: His Excellency João…

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WACA National Conference

November 7 - November 9
The Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave NW CT 20036 United States + Google Map

Braving the New World Order November 7-9 For nearly three decades, the WACA National Conference has brought World Affairs Council leaders and members to engage with top government officials, diplomats, business executives, innovators, journalists, educators, and students on the most pressing global issues and policy choices that impact our lives. ​ By attending this year's WACA Conference in Washington, DC, you will benefit from: ​ Expert opinions, timely insights, and audience dialogue about the United States' role in the world Access to extraordinary speakers, thought leaders, and ambassadors…

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