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The Honorable Rachel McCormick, Consul General of Canada, and Brian Haley, Honorary Consul of Canada

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The World Affairs Council of Austin is pleased to host this discussion with the Honorable Rachel McCormick, Consul General of Canada and Brian Haley, Honorary Consul of Canada.  Abdallah Mahmoud, Emerging Markets Program Specialist with the City of Austin's Economic Development Department, will serve as moderator for this special event. Rachel McCormick is Consul General […]

Kozmetsky Forum featuring Brazil

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The World Affairs Council of Austin has partnered with the Kozmetsky Center of Excellence in Global Finance at St. Edward's University to offer a series of Forums on Global Investment, Finance, Emerging Markets and Geopolitical Risk.  The focus of this Forum is Brazil. Political Officer Ian Brown at the U.S. Embassy in Brazil will serve […]

Conversation with Jordan Price, Honorary Consul General of Malawi

Malawi’s Honorary Consul General Jordan Price will provide attendees with an opportunity to learn about events and opportunities in Malawi, as well initiatives in Austin and Texas.  This program will be moderated by Abdallah Mahmoud, the City of Austin's Emerging Markets Program Specialist.    

Kozmetsky Forum featuring Melissa Sanderson on Global Business Operations and Investment in Africa

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The World Affairs Council of Austin has partnered with the Kozmetsky Center of Excellence in Global Finance at St. Edward's University to offer a series of Forums on Global Investment, Finance, Emerging Markets and Geopolitical Risk.  Our next Forum will feature Melissa Sanderson, former U.S. Foreign Service Officer serving in the Democratic Republic of the […]

UK Fireside Chat Series: The Honorable Richard Hyde, Consul General, and Chad Costello, General Counsel for WP Engine

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The World Affairs Council of Austin, Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, and The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) will be hosting a series of fireside chats. Learn from successful entrepreneurs who have successfully expanded their business to the UK. Find out what worked well as they share their lessons and tips on how to make global […]

Kozmetsky Forum on Cybersecurity Threats and Challenges

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The World Affairs Council of Austin has partnered with the Kozmetsky Center of Excellence in Global Finance at St. Edward’s University to offer a series of Forums on Global Investment, Finance, Emerging Markets and Geopolitical Risk. Our next Forum featuring guest speaker Donovan Blaylock, Research Principal with Sailpoint, will focus on Cybersecurity Threats and Challenges. […]

Texas-Europe Union Business Seminar and Summit Online Preview

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After a year off due to the global shutdown, the Summit is back with a virtual mini-event preview on May 11th and a full day in-person event scheduled for September 21, 2021. Participants in the May event will be briefed on the business climate and opportunities within key EU markets and sectors. They will also […]

Extend your Business to France with the French Tech Visa

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The World Affairs Council of Austin invites you to join a session hosted by our friends at French Tech Austin.  The French Tech Visa is a simplified, fast-track option for non-EU startup employees, founders and investors to obtain a residence permit for France.  Attendees will learn what the French Tech Visa is and the criteria […]

Kirsten Hillman, Canada’s Ambassador to the USA among Featured Speakers in July

  27th at 11am Canada & the US: Friends, Partners and Allies featuring Amb. Kirsten Hillman, Canada's Ambassador to the USA // 27th at 2 pm Export Compliance 101 featuring Mariana de Gorordo Rutherford, the COO of Kieyos, an international trade company and the Supply Chain / Export Compliance Director of AIRtec, Inc.; and Sheriah […]

Export Reset 2021 Conference

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The World Affairs Council of Austin and the Texas Camino Real District Export Council is proud to present these Export RESET 2021 panels: 8:00 AM (CDT): Lessons Learned from 2020 - Panelists (listed in photo above) will discuss trends in the global supply chain before and during the pandemic and which innovative measures remain; 9:00 […]

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