Past Events Archives

December 2015

Global Forum - Karl Rove - Collin County Chapter

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
The Triumph of William McKinley

Global Forum - Karl Rove - Dallas

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
The Triumph of William McKinley

Meridian Holiday Champagne Social

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Foreign Policy Breakthroughs: Cases in Successful Diplomacy

Saturday, December 5, 2015
Saturday at the Warwick Melrose with Jeremi Suri

November 2015

David McCullough

Friday, November 20, 2015
The Wright Brothers

Ben S. Bernanke - Dallas

Monday, November 16, 2015
The Courage to Act

Ben S. Bernanke - Fort Worth

Monday, November 16, 2015
The Courage to Act

Member Open House

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Greg Gutfeld - Fort Worth

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
How to Be Right

Greg Gutfeld - Dallas

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
How to Be Right

Meridian YP: Travel, Learn, Become

Thursday, November 5, 2015
The Importance of International Education and Global Exchange

BREAKFAST BRIEFING: What are the Risks in North Africa?

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Ted Galen Carpenter - Dallas

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Perilous Partners: The Benefits and Pitfalls of America's Alliances with Authoritarian Regimes

Ted Galen Carpenter - Collin County Chapter

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Perilous Partners: The Benefits and Pitfalls of America's Alliances with Authoritarian Regimes

October 2015

The Diplomat

Monday, October 26, 2015
HBO Film Premiere

Senator Jorge Viana

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Vice President of the Brazilian Senate

Dr. Rick Hodes

Thursday, October 22, 2015

His Excellency Jose L. Cuisia, Jr.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Meridian YP - Mexico at a Crossroads

Monday, October 19, 2015
The Halfway Mark for the Peña Administration

32nd H. Neil Mallon Award Dinner

Friday, October 16, 2015
Honoring Richard W. Fisher, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (2005-2015)

Evan Thomas

Friday, October 16, 2015
Being Nixon: A Man Divided

The Honorable Rick Santorum

Monday, October 12, 2015

Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

General Frank Gorenc

Friday, October 2, 2015

September 2015

Global Forum Social at Bistro 31

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Sommelier Wine & Food Pairing

Loli Kantor

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Beyond the Forest: Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe, 2004-2012

Joey Hood

Monday, September 28, 2015
Gulf Cooperation Council's Dynamics with Iran

Ray Kelly

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Vigilance

Global Forum: The Honorable Michael Chertoff

Friday, September 18, 2015

Climate Extremes

Thursday, September 17, 2015
A Forum on Adaptation and Building Resilience in Texas

Nicholas Kristof - Dallas

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
A Path Appears

Nicholas Kristof - Fort Worth

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
A Path Appears

Jason Matthews - Dallas

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Out of the Secrecy, Into the Plot

Jason Matthews - Dallas

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Out of the Secrecy, Into the Plot

Jason Matthews - Collin County Chapter

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Out of the Secrecy, Into the Plot

Meridian YP: Meet & Greet Happy Hour with Jason Matthews

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Future of Korea

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

August 2015

Meridian Thirsty Thursday Summer Party

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Contributors' Circle Members Only: Jerome M. Fullinwider - The Greatest Curiosity and The Unlikely Adventure of a Texas Oilman Navigating the Russian Oil Business

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Vice Chairman, HKN Energy, Ltd.

Brad Glosserman - China's Turmoil and the Falling U.S. Stock Market - Collin County Chapter

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Executive Director, Pacific Forum, Center for Strategic & International Studies

Iran's Intrigue

Thursday, August 20, 2015
A Report from Council Travelers Pat Patterson, Ray and Deanne Termini

Saturday at the Warwick Melrose with Thomas M. Class, Sr.

Saturday, August 15, 2015
Special Agent in Charge, FBI - Dallas Division

July 2015

La Belle Provence - A WorldQuest Celebration

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Meridian: Decisions 2016 Mixer: What to know about the 2016 Presidential Election

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Mexico's Minister of Foreign Affairs - His Excellency José Antonio Meade

Friday, July 10, 2015
Strengthening the Partnership: Mexico & Texas - New Opportunities in Mexico/Texas Relations

Ambassador Robert Jordan - Desert Diplomat

Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Diplomat in Residence and Adjunct Professor of Political Science, John G. Tower Center for Political Studies, Southern Methodist University

A Conversation with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

June 2015

Adrian Wooldridge - The Great Disruption - Dallas

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Managing Editor and Schumpeter Columnist, The Economist

Adrian Wooldridge - The Great Disruption - McKinney

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Managing Editor and Schumpeter Columnist, The Economist

H.W. Brands - Reagan: The Life - Addison

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Professor, Department of History, The University of Texas at Austin

H.W. Brands - Reagan: The Life - Fort Worth

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Professor, Department of History, The University of Texas at Austin

Mona Eltahawy - Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Egyptian American Freelance Journalist

An Evening on the Katy Trail With the Council & the Consuls

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Members Social at Company Cafe, Katy Trail

International Perspectives Series - Fiona Hill - How Should We Deal With Putin's Russia?

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Director, Center on the United States and Europe and Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Program, Brookings Institution

Charles Murray - By the People

Tuesday, June 02, 2015
W. H. Brady Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

May 2015

International Perspectives Series - Dominic Tierney - The American Way of War: Why We Struggle and How We Can Start Winning Again

Friday, May 29, 2015
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Swarthmore College

Dr. Ben Carson

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Republican Presidential Candidate

Evan Osnos - Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
2014 Recipient of the National Book Award for nonfiction; Staff Writer, The New Yorker

Jack Devine - Good Hunting: An American Spymaster's Story

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Founding partner and President, The Arkin Group LLC; 32-Year Veteran, Central Intelligence Agency

Lisa J. Shannon - Mama Koko and the Hundred Gunmen

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Award-winning Author and Activist

David Brooks - The Road to Character: The Humble Journey to an Excellent Life - DALLAS

Monday, May 11, 2015
Writer, The New York Times; Author, The Social Animal

David Brooks - The Road to Character: The Humble Journey to an Excellent Life - Fort Worth

Monday, May 11, 2015
Writer, The New York Times; Author, The Social Animal

John Nagl - Knife Fights: A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice

Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Headmaster, Haverford School; President, New American Security (2009-2012)

The Honorable Rick Perry

Tuesday, May 05, 2015
47th Governor of Texas

April 2015

Economic Issues in Texas Mexico Relations: Trade and energy opportunities

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Strengthening the Partnership: Mexico & Texas

FREE for our Members: A Conversation with Her Excellency Paula Caldwell St-Onge

Monday, April 27, 2015
Ambassador of Canada to the Republic of Haiti

Ken Walsh - Celebrity in Chief: A History of the Presidents and the Culture of Stardom

Monday, April 27, 2015
Chief White House Correspondent, U.S. News & World Report

Earth Day Texas Free Screening - Racing Extinction

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Bill Browder - Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Hermitage Capital Management

International Educator of the Year Award Luncheon - Malcolm Gladwell - David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Author of five New York Times bestsellers

Global Forum with Amy Hofland - The Lotus Unfolds: The Crow Collection's Next Chapter in the Dallas Arts District

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Executive Director, The Trammell & Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art

Rena Pederson - The Burma Spring

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Award-winning Journalist

Sunday, April 12, 2015
Dallas International Film Festival

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Dallas International Film Festival

Geoff Dyer - Another Great Day at Sea

Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Author, Paris Trance, The Search, The Colour of Memory, and Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi

March 2015

His Excellency Jalil Abbas Jilani

Monday, March 30, 2015
Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the U.S.

Strengthening the Partnership: Mexico & Texas - Political Issues in Texas/Mexico Relations: Immigration and Security

Thursday, March 26, 2015
His Excellency Enrique Berruga, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations (2003-2007); Op-editorial Writer, El Universal and Jorge Santibanez, Migration Expert

International Perspectives Series - Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman - The Next 40 Years of U.S. Foreign Policy

Friday, March 20, 2015
Dwight E. Stanford Professor of American Foreign Relations, San Diego State University

A Conversation with Secretary Leon Panetta - Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Secretary of Defense (2011-2013); Director, Central Intelligence Agency (2009-2011)

George Friedman - Flash Points: The Emerging Crisis in Europe

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Chairman and Founder, Stratfor

Zlatica Kraljevic - Borderless Leadership: Global Skills for Personal Success - FORT WORTH

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
President, The Anders Frontier Group LLC

Steve LeVine - The Powerhouse: Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World

Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Washington Correspondent, Quartz

February 2015

Arts & Letters Live Event - Elliot Ackerman with Ben Fountain - Heroism and Heartbreak

Friday, February 27, 2015
Decorated Veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and a Former White House Fellow

David Axelrod - Believer: My Forty Years in Politics

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Senior Advisor to President Obama (2009-2011); Institute Director, The University of Chicago Institute of Politics

Strengthening the Partnership: Mexico & Texas - U.S./Mexico Relations: A Long Term Perspective

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
His Excellency Arturo Sarukhan, Ambassador of Mexico to the United States (2007-2013)

Robert Grenier - 88 Days to Kandahar

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Chairman, ERG Partners; 27-Year Veteran, Central Intelligence Agency

Arts & Letters Live Event: - Lynsey Addario - Behind the Lens and Enemy Lines

Friday, February 20, 2015
American Photojournalist

JAPAN UPDATE 2015 - Going Global: A New Era in Japanese Business Strategy and Growth

Friday, February 13, 2015
Presenters: Shinsuke Takahashi, President and CEO, NEC Corporation of America; Sanjay Mehta, Vice President, Trend Micro; Mike Rosa, Executive Vice President, Dallas Regional Chamber

January 2015

4th Annual Global Health Symposium - Day 2

Saturday, January 31, 2015
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Olajide Idris - Winning the Fight Against Ebola

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Commissioner of Health, Lagos, Nigeria

International Perspectives Series - Jacques deLisle - China's Traditional Inscrutability: A Surprising Look Behind It

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Stephen A. Cozen Professor of Law & Professor of Political Science; Director, Center for East Asian Studies, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Fredrik Logevall - Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Vice Provost for International Affairs, Cornell University Department of History

High Tech Road Show to the United States

Friday, January 16, 2015
Technology Transfer + Knowledge Transfer = Commercial Success

Contributors' Circle - Michael Mandelbaum - The Road to Global Prosperity

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Christian Herter Professor, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University

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