Events CxC Amplified Week of Global Issues Webinar Programming

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  • STARTMay 7th - 9:00am

  • ENDMay 8th - 9:00pm


CxC Amplified Week of Global Issues Webinar Programming

World Affairs Council of Austin members have access to several daily webinars during the week of May 4th including:

4th Ambassador (ret.) Bill Taylor, EVP, U.S. Institute of Peace, and Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine

5th Global Leadership in Crisis featuring General (ret.) David Petraeus, Chairman, KKR Global Institute

5th Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking featuring Lynn Sanchez, The Life Link

6th UN Women Global Champion for Innovation featuring Dr. Nina Ansary,  Visiting Fellow, The London School of Economics Center for Women, Peace & Security

6th Current and Future NATO featuring David Epstein, U.S. Department of State

6th Economic Dignity featuring Gene Sperling, Former Director of the National Economic Council under Presidents Obama and Clinton

6th India on the Edge featuring Dr. Manu Bhagavan, Professor of History at Hunter College

6th Our Future in Space – Developments, Commercialization and Governance featuring Evelyn Miralles, Former Chief Principal Engineer, NASA

6th Join a Salsa Lesson with staff from the Embassy of Colombia

6th Balancing Public Health and Privacy Concerns During a Pandemic Response featuring Dr. Sarah Kessler and Michael Tabman

6th Europe in the Age of Corona featuring Ron Granieri, FPRI Templeton Fellow, Executive Director of the Center for the Study of America and the West

7th The U.S. and China Now – Should We Confront or Cooperate? featuring Dr. Yanzhong Huang, Dr. Susan Shirk, and U.S. Representative Ted Yoho

7th The TransAtlantic Agenda During and After the Corona Crisis – What’s at Stake featuring H.E. Emily Haber, Germany’s Ambassador to the U.S.A. and Ambassador (ret.) John B. Emerson, Chairman of the American Council on Germany

7th Coronavirus in Conflict Zones featuring Jarrett Blac, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

7th Libya in Chaos: Origins, Players and Outcomes featuring Ambassador (ret.) Deborah Jones, Former U.S. Ambassador to Libya

7th Eurasian Nightmares: China’s Belt and Road Initiative and the Politics of Pandemic featuring Dr. Ian Oxnevad, Editorial Boardmember for the Association of the Middle East and Africa

7th China: The World’s Next Premier Superpower? featuring Ambassador Kishore Mahbubani (Singapore)

8th Putting the World Back Together featuring General (ret.) John Allen, President, Brookings Institution

8th Ambassador (ret.) Ronald Neumann, Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan


The Opening Plenary session is available for viewing here:



May 7, 2020 @ 9:00 AM
May 8, 2020 @ 9:00 PM
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