Past Events Archives

December 2016

Justice Stephen Breyer - Dallas

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Supreme Court Justice
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Justice Stephen Breyer - Fort Worth

Monday, December 12, 2016
Supreme Court Justice

2016 Grant Thornton Member Open House

Thursday, December 8, 2016

U.S. Policy for the Next American Administration in the Middle East

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Ambassador Thomas Pickering, Vice Chairman, Hills & Company; U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation, India, Israel, El Salvador; Nigeria, United Nations and Jordan

Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Douglas Smith, Award-winning Historian and Translator
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Meet the Australian Consul-General

Thursday, December 1, 2016
The Honorable Alastair Walton, Australian Consul-General and Senior Trade Commissioner

November 2016

U.S. & the EU: Partners In the Face of Threats & Challenges

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Klaus Botzet, Head of the Political, Security and Development Section in the Delegation of the European Union to the United States of America

The 2016 Election and What It Means for America

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Bob Woodward, Associate Editor; The Washington Post
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The 12th Annual Hiett Prize in the Humanities

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Alia Malek, Syrian-American Civil Rights Lawyer and Journalist

YLAI Pitch Contest

Friday, November 4, 2016

True Believer: Stalin’s Last American Spy

Thursday, November 3, 2016
Kati Marton, Author, Reporter and Human Rights Advocate
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The Middle East: Through the Israeli Looking Glass

Thursday, November 3, 2016
Neil Lazarus, Internationally Acclaimed Expert in the Fields of Middle East Politics

October 2016

American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Ronald White, The New York Times Bestselling Author

His Excellency Gérard Araud

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Ambassador of France to the United States
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Mapping the Future of Global Civilization

Monday, October 24, 2016
Parag Khanna, Global Strategist; Best-selling Author; CNN Global Contributor
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The President’s Book of Secrets - Dallas

Friday, October 21, 2016
David Priess, Director of Analytic Services, Analytic Advantage, Inc. & Former Daily Intelligence Briefer, CIA

His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba

Thursday, October 20, 2016
Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the United States

The President’s Book of Secrets - McKinney

Thursday, October 20, 2016
David Priess, Director of Analytic Services, Analytic Advantage, Inc. & Former Daily Intelligence Briefer, CIA

Cover to Cover: The Fix: How Nations Survive and Thrive in a World in Decline

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
featuring author Jonathan Tepperman

China’s Offensive in Europe

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Philippe Le Corre, Visiting Fellow, The Brookings Institution
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American Intelligence in the Age of Terror

Monday, October 5, 2015
General Michael V. Hayden, Principal, The Chertoff Group; Director, Central Intelligence Agency (2006 – 2009); Director, National Security Agency (1999 – 2005)

September 2016

Gen. David H. Petraeus (US Army, Retired)

Friday, September 30, 2016
Partner, KKR; Chairman, KKR Global Institute

1st Presidential Debate Watch Party

Monday, September 26, 2016

33rd Annual H. Neil Mallon Award Dinner

Saturday, September 24, 2016
featuring keynote speech by David Ignatius of the Washington Post

A Conversation on International Trade

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
with United States Trade Representative, Ambassador Michael Froman

An Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Kris 'Tanto' Paronto - Benghazi Solider

Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Joby Warrick, Reporter, Washington Post; Two-time Winner of the Pulitzer
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The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin

Monday, September 12, 2016
Steven Lee Myers, Journalist, The New York Times

Defeating Justice Denied

Thursday, September 8, 2016
Andras Vamos-Goldman, Executive Director, Justice Rapid Response
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Cross-Examining History: A Lawyer Gets Answers From the Experts About Our Presidents - McKinney

Thursday, September 1, 2016
Talmage Boston, Shareholder, Winstead PC

Cross-Examining History: A Lawyer Gets Answers From the Experts About Our Presidents - Fort Worth

Thursday, September 1, 2016
Talmage Boston, Shareholder, Winstead PC

August 2016

Cross-Examining History: A Lawyer Gets Answers From the Experts About Our Presidents - Dallas

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Talmage Boston, Shareholder, Winstead PC

American Heiress - Dallas

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst
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American Heiress - Fort Worth

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst

July 2016

WorldQuest 2016

Thursday, July 21, 2016

June 2016

His Excellency Mninwa Johannes Mahlangu

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa to the United States
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Member Social

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Shirin Ebadi - Until We Are Free: My Fight for Human Rights in Iran

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
2003 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Iranian Lawyer and Former Judge; Founder, Defenders of Human Rights Center in Iran

May 2016

Joshua Cooper Ramo

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Power, Fortune, and Survival in the Age of Networks
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His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston

Friday, May 27, 2016
Border-to-Border: The Canada/Texas Partnership
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Juan Williams - McKinney

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
We the People: The Modern-Day Figures Who Have Reshaped and Affirmed the Founding Fathers’ Vision of America

Juan Williams - Dallas

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
We the People: The Modern-Day Figures Who Have Reshaped and Affirmed the Founding Fathers’ Vision of America

Youth Refugees: Stories of Conflict, Courage, and Resettlement in Dallas

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

James Rosebush

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
What Made Ronald Reagan Great and Why It Matters

Joanne B. Freeman

Thursday, May 19, 2016
More Than a Broadway Musical: Discussing Alexander Hamilton

His Excellency Peter Wittig

Thursday, May 12, 2016
U.S.-German Relations: Challenges and Opportunities in a World in Turmoil

Symposium on Creating Impact In Global Health

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

His Excellency Juan Carlos Pinzón

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Ambassador of Colombia to the United States

Jennifer Harris

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Geoeconomics and Statecraft

April 2016

Andrew J. Bacevich, Sr.

Saturday, April 30, 2016
America’s War for the Greater Middle East

IPS: Bruce J. Dickson

Friday, April 29, 2016

The Catalyst

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Andrew O'Shaughnessy

Thursday, April 21, 2016
The Legacy of Jefferson

Dr. Mohamed Keshavjee

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Migration, Integration and Civil Society

Monday, April 18, 2016

Ambassador Michael Hammer

Monday, April 18, 2016
Business Leader Briefing on Trans-Pacific Partnership

Sunday, April 17, 2016

An Evening with Arn Chorn-Pond

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Dr. Greg Treverton

Thursday, April 14, 2016
Intelligence in an Age of Terror

Annette Gordon-Reed

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Thomas Jefferson

Doing Business in Malaysia - Dallas

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Briefing Sessions Malaysia For Growth and Expansion into the Asean Region

Doing Business in Malaysia - Fort Worth

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Briefing Sessions Malaysia For Growth and Expansion into the Asean Region

Robert Kaplan

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
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March 2016

Hope and Fury Among India's Young

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Somini Sengupta

Peter Bergen

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s Homegrown Terrorists

CNN Presidential Historian Douglas Brinkley

Monday, March 28, 2016
A Campaign Conversation

Educator of the Year Award Luncheon

Monday, March 28, 2016
A Campaign Conversation with CNN Presidential Historian Douglas Brinkley

IPS: Constanze Stelzenmüller

Thursday, March 24, 2016
Storm Over Europe: Germany, the Future of the European Project, and Why America Should Care
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Dr. Fred Chang

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Securing Cyberspace: A National Priority

Micah Zenko

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
From the CIA to Cybersecurity: How Red Teams Discover Vulnerabilities Before the Enemy

Our Founding Fathers Series - Kat Imhoff

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
James Madison and the Constitutional Movement

Demographic Vulnerability - Dallas

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Where Population Growth Poses the Greatest Challenges

Demographic Vulnerability - Dallas

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Where Population Growth Poses the Greatest Challenges

Demographic Vulnerability - Collin County Chapter

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Where Population Growth Poses the Greatest Challenges

February 2016

Tom Wainwright

Monday, February 29, 2016
Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel

George Friedman - Collin County Chapter

Thursday, February 18, 2016
The Emerging Crisis in Europe

Ambassador Dennis Ross

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
U.S. & Israel: The Challenges of Success
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His Excellency Péter Szijjártó

Monday, February 15, 2016
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary

His Excellency Péter Szijjártó

Monday, February 15, 2016
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary
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Prime Minister of the Central Tibetan Administration - Dr. Lobsang Sangay

Friday, February 12, 2016
Why Tibet is Important For Our World

IPS: Henry R. Nau

Friday, February 12, 2016
Foreign\ Policy of the New President
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Senator Jim Webb

Thursday, February 11, 2016
The Five Most Important Principles for Foreign Policy
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Dr. Robert Gates - A Passion for Leadership

Monday, February 8, 2016
Lessons on Change and Reform from Fifty Years of Public Service

January 2016

Maz Jobrani

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One On TV: Memoirs of a Middle Eastern Funny Man

Daymond John

Friday, January 22, 2016
The Power of Broke

Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX)

Monday, January 18, 2016
The Deadliest Threats to Our Homeland and How to Thwart Them

Film Screening - Moor

Saturday, January 16, 2016

IPS - Robert S. Litwak

Friday, January 15, 2016
The Nuclear Agreement with Iran: How Is It Working Out for the U.S. and Its Allies?

Arts & Letters Live Program - Eric Weiner

Thursday, January 14, 2016
The Geography of Genius

June 2017

Contributors' Circle: Strategic Alliance between Peru and the U.S. in the 21st Century

June 30, 2017
His Excellency Carlos Pareja, Ambassador of Peru to the U.S.

March 2017

Contributors’ Circle Private Tour of Marc Chagall

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Intersecting Traditions

February 2017

Contributors' Circle Members Only - The Refugee Question: A Think Conversation

Thursday, February 4, 2016

January 2017

Contributors' Circle Members Only Rebuilding America's Military

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

November 2016

Global Forum: Guided Tour of Monet: The Early Years at the Kimbell Art Museum

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
led by Deputy Director of the Kimbell Art Museum, George Shackelford

October 2016

Global Forum: A Look Inside the 2016 Presidential Election

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
with Sage Eastman and David Thomas

September 2016

The Global Forum Cliburn Reception

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
featuring Sean Chen, winner of the Crystal Award at the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

May 2016

Global Forum: A Make-It-Yourself Dinner

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

April 2016

Global Forum: A Conversation with Rudy Giuliani

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Global Forum: Ambassador Cameron Munter

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
An Off-the-Record Conversation

March 2016

Global Forum: Nasher Sculpture Center Reception

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Featuring the Doris Salcedo Installation Plegaria Muda

February 2016

Global Forum: George Friedman

Thursday, February 18, 2016
The Emerging Crisis in Europe

January 2016

Global Forum - ExxonMobil Energy Outlook

Thursday, January 28, 2016

December 2016

Meridian Champagne Social

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

November 2016

Meridian: Placing and Hosting the Olympic Games: Which Nations Make the Cut?

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
with Bob Latham, Board of Directors of the USOC

October 2016

Meridians YP: Texas Hoedown Networker

Thursday, October 13, 2016
with the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

September 2016

Meridian Young Professionals: Unprecedented Presidential Elections

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
A Look Inside the 2016 Race to the White House

August 2016

Meridian Young Professionals: Inside the Armor Cocktail Tour

Thursday, August 25, 2016

June 2016

Meridian Young Professionals: International Film Festival: An Inside Look

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Chris Vognar, Film and Culture Critic of The Dallas Morning News

May 2016

Meridian Young Professionals: Happy Hour and Meet & Greet with Joshua Cooper Ramo

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

April 2016

Meridian Young Professionals - Decanting France

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Exploring French Wine & Chocolate

March 2016

Meridian Young Professionals: Demographic Vulnerability

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Where Population Growth Poses the Greatest Challenges

February 2016

Meridian: 'Taste of Peru' Dinner Party

Thursday, February 11, 2016

January 2016

Meridian YP - Refugee Journeys

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Understanding the Global Crisis

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