Past Events Archives

December 2014

Celebrate Etihad Airways' New Non-Stop Flights

Friday, December 12, 2014
Featured Remarks by: The Honorable Betsy Price, Mayor, Fort Worth; The Honorable Mike Rawlings, Mayor, Dallas; and James Hogan, President and CEO, Etihad Airways

David Rothkopf - National Insecurity

Tuesday, December 09, 2014
CEO and Editor, FP Group; President and CEO, Garten Rothkopf

November 2014

FREE: Larry Sabato - The Kennedy Half Century

Sunday, November 23, 2014
Director, University of Virginia Center for Politics; Robert Kent Gooch Professor of Politics, University of Virginia

World Affairs Council Member Social and Open House

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Past Forward: Contemporary Art from the Emirates

Global Forum: Ambassador Christopher Robert Hill

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy: A Memoir

Ambassador Christopher Robert Hill - Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy: A Memoir

Monday, November 17, 2014
Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver; Former Ambassador to Iraq, Poland, Republic of Macedonia and Special Envoy to Kosovo

A Conversation with Senator Ted Cruz

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Douglas Brinkley - The Nixon Tapes

Monday, November 10, 2014
Professor of History and Fellow, James Baker, III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University

Gil Hoffman - Peace, Politics and Plutonium: An Insider's Look at the Mayhem in the Middle East

Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Chief Political Correspondent and Analyst, The Jerusalem Post

World Affairs Council Annual National Conference

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

One Day University Executive Edition

Saturday, November 01, 2014
Join professors from SMU, Yale, Columbia and Chicago Booth Business Schools as they share insights on strategy, negotiating, leadership and more

October 2014

Ambassador Shirin Tahir-Kheli - Understanding Muslim Societies: Why It Is Critical.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Senior Advisor to Secretary of State for Women's Empowerment (2006-2008)

GLOBAL FORUM: Jason Grumet - City of Rivals: Restoring the Glorious Mess of American Democracy

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Founder and president of the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC)

2014 H. Neil Mallon Award Dinner

Friday, October 24, 2014
Honoring Rex Tillerson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ExxonMobil;
Featuring Keynote speaker Dr. Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense (2006-2011)

His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the United States

Francis Fukuyama - Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy - Fort Worth

Friday, October 17, 2014
Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow, Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

Francis Fukuyama - Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy - Dallas

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Best-Selling Author; Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow, Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

Ben Blink - Freedom and Power in the Digital Age

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Senior Policy Analyst, Google

His Excellency Vladimir Peshevski - The Republic of Macedonia: The New Economic Gateway to Europe

Friday, October 10, 2014
The Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia

Lawrence Wright - Thirteen Days In September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David

Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Staff Writer, New Yorker

Contributors' Circle - John Seigenthaler, News Anchor, Al Jazeera America

Thursday, October 02, 2014
Introduced by Ambassador James K. Glassman, former executive director, George W. Bush Institute

Rick Steves' The Holy Land: Israelis and Palestinians Today

Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Host, Travel with Rick Steves

September 2014

Global Forum: Meet Consul General Jose Octavio Tripp

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Consul General of Mexico

Film Screening - The Day My God Died - Dallas

Thursday, September 25, 2014
A Documentary Presented by the Gendercide Awareness Project

Major General James Williams - A Conversation on Iraq, Afghanistan, the Islamic State and Beyond

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
USMC (retired)

TEDMED 2014 Live Stream - Day 2

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Streaming to 100+ countries

TEDMED 2014 Live Stream - Day 1

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Streaming to 100+ countries

Saturday at the Warwick Melrose - Beyond the Border: A Conversation on Youth Immigration to the U.S.

Saturday, September 06, 2014
Consul Vincenzo Balletta of the Consulate of Honduras-Dallas, Consul General Jose Octavio Tripp of the Consulate of Mexico-Dallas and attorney Jiroko Lopez of Schwamkrug, Freshwater & Lopez, PLLC

August 2014

Summer Social at the Sixth Floor

Thursday, August 21, 2014
Members and Their Guests Only

WorldQuest: Arabian Nights

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Foreign Affairs Trivia Competition

Erin Meyer - The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Professor and Program Director, INSEAD

Film Screening - Wadjda - Plano

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

July 2014

John Shiffman - Operation Shakespeare: The True Story of an Elite International Sting - Dallas

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Investigative Reporter, Reuters

John Shiffman - Operation Shakespeare: The True Story of an Elite International Sting - Fort Worth

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Investigative Reporter, Reuters

WorldFest: Ensamble Barroco de Solistas del Claustro de Sor Juana

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Film Screening - Wadjda - Fort Worth

Thursday, July 17, 2014

June 2014

Louisa Lim - The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited - Addison

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Beijing Correspondent, National Public Radio

Louisa Lim - The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited - Fort Worth

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Beijing Correspondent, National Public Radio

Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East

Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Scott Anderson, Veteran War Correspondent

May 2014

His Excellency Sergey Kislyak

Friday, May 30, 2014
Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United States

Her Excellency Jean Kamau - Strengthening Ties Between Kenya and USA Trade and Investment

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Ambassador of the Republic of Kenya to the United States

Global Forum: Ukraine & Russia: The Impact on the Transatlantic Relationship

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Featuring Mark C. Fischer, Managing Director, European Offices, Washington, D.C.

FILM SCREENING: Walesa: Man of Hope

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The Economist's John Micklethwait & Adrian Wooldridge - The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State

Friday, May 23, 2014
John Micklethwait, Editor-in-Chief, The Economist; Adrian Wooldridge, Managing Editor and Schumpeter Columnist, The Economist

Maz Jobrani: International Standup Comedian Taking on Politics, Society and His Two Young Kids

Thursday, May 22, 2014
Actor, Comedian & American Citizen

WorldFest: Tequila Seminar & Tasting

Friday, May 16, 2014
Spotlight Mexico

FREE - TTIP Town Hall: The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and What It Means for Texas

Friday, May 16, 2014

Helene Gayle - Pathways to Empowerment: Helping Women Create Real Change

Thursday, May 15, 2014
President and CEO, CARE

An Evening with Elisabeth von Trapp

Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Presented by the Daughters of World War II

Global Forum: A Conversation with Peter Orszag on the US Political Economy

Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Vice Chairman of Corporate and Investment Banking; Chairman of the Public Sector Group; Chairman of the Financial Strategy, and SolutionsGroup at Citigroup, Inc.

Robert Kaplan - Why So Much Anarchy?

Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security

April 2014

Suzanne DiMaggio - The U.S. & Iran: A Breakthrough Moment?

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Senior Fellow & Director, Iran Initiative/Southwest Asia Program , New America Foundation

Julia E. Sweig - U.S. Policy Toward Brazil and Cuba: Challenges and Opportunities

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies and Director for Latin America Studies , Council on Foreign Relations

America's Future Series - 5 Star Award Luncheon

Saturday, April 26, 2014
Hosted by H. Ross Perot

Russell Gold - The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Senior Energy Writer, The Wall Street Journal

Public Opinion & White House Decision Making

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Mark Penn, Pollster for President Bill Clinton; Jan van Lohuizen, Pollster for President George W. Bush; Moderated by Mark Kennedy, Director, George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management

Michael O'Hanlon - Strategic Reassurance and Strategic Resolve in the U.S.-China Relationship

Friday, April 11, 2014
Senior Fellow, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence, Brookings Institution

NAFTA After Twenty Years

Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Pia Orrenius, Vice President and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas; Antonio Ortiz-Mena, Head of Section, Economic Affairs, Mexican Embassy, Washington, D.C.

Bill White: America's Fiscal Constitution: Its Triumph and Collapse

Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Chairman of Lazard Houston; Former Mayor of Houston

February 2014

Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Shibley Telhami - The World Through Arab Eyes

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Clement Leung - Hong Kong: Your Access to China and Asia

Monday, February 10, 2014
Hong Kong Commissioner to the United States, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Chase Untermeyer - When Things Went Right: The Dawn of the Reagan-Bush Administration

Saturday, February 01, 2014
U.S. Ambassador to Qatar (2004-2007)

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