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October 2018

Global Security Forum: New World Powers

October 20, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 - November 9, 2018
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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The Region’s Technology Industry Expansion

November 14, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Carbones, 588 Franklin Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114
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Hartford Association for Business and Economics (HABE) in partnership with the World Affairs Council of Connecticut (CTWAC) presents: The Region's Technology Industry Expansion There has been great momentum developing around the technology industry in our region, especially with the recent technology announcements and CBRE’s study highlighting Hartford as one of the fastest growing technology talent markets. Join us as Bruce Carlson, President and CEO of The Connecticut Technology Council, shares his insights on this growth and what it means for…

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Lunch with CTWAC: November

November 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Polish National Home, 60 Charter Oak Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 US
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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 at 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…

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World Affairs Council of CT Model United Nations 2018

November 30, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - December 1, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117 US
Free

The World Affairs Council of CT held its very first Model United Nations program in 1952 and since then thousands of individuals across the state have benefitted from it. The 2018 Model United Nations conference gives students the opportunity to engage in debate over a wide range of topics that revolve around the theme of climate change. This year’s program introduces a new committee: The Historical Committee on the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. . The participants…

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December 2018

Lunch with CTWAC: December

December 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Shu Restaurant, 156 Shield Street
West Hartford, CT 06110
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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 at 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…

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Centennial Celebration: Central and Eastern Europe

December 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105 United States

Centennial Celebration: Central and Eastern Europe Tuesday, December 11 | 6:00pm - 7:15pm | Mark Twain House & Museum, Hartford Join us in celebrating the 100th anniversaries of Central and Eastern European countries. Featuring a reception, panel discussion, and audience Q&A with diplomats from Eastern Europe as we celebrate landmark historical achievements as well as the lasting impact these nations have had in shaping Connecticut. Hors d'oeuvres and light bites will be served.  A partnership of

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January 2019

Lunch with CTWAC: January

January 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Brazil Grill, 1996 Park St
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 at 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…

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Global Economic Outlook 2019

January 16 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Capital Grille, 44 Front Street
Hartford, CT 06103 US

Space Limited for this exclusive event featuring a three-course lunch at Capital Grille and expert discussion on the key insights you need to know to navigate the unpredictable economic landscape we’re poised to enter in 2019. Now is the time to join us for an illuminating, in-depth conversation on our global economic future. Featuring analysis and discussion with Connecticut-based expert Edward Guay, Principal at Wintonbury Risk Management and global macrostrategist. 11:30am | Doors open for registration and networking. 12:00pm |…

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