Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Events Search

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 United States

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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.

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

The Region’s Technology Industry Expansion

November 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Carbones, 588 Franklin Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

Lunch with CTWAC: November

November 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Polish National Home, 60 Charter Oak Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 US
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

World Affairs Council of CT Model United Nations 2018

November 30 @ 2:30 pm - December 1 @ 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…

Find out more »

December 2018

Lunch with CTWAC: December

December 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Shu Restaurant, 156 Shield Street
West Hartford, CT 06110
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »
+ Export Events