Events

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. […]

Globalist Coffeehouse on the Quad and its Role in the Indo-Pacific

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The Austin World Affairs Council, in association with the San Antonio WAC Young Professionals, will host the Globalist Coffeehouse on Thursday, April 15th, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. The topic is:    The “Quad” and its role in the Indo-Pacific as a counterbalance to China. Recently, the Quad has been in the news. Since 2004 the “Quadrilateral […]

UK Fireside Chat on Smart Cities

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The World Affairs Council of Austin, Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, and The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) host 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 […]

Ambassador Hyoeun Jenny Kim among Featured Speakers in April

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April events: 6th at 12:00pm Kozmetsky Forum featuring Donovan Blaylock, Research Principal at Sailpoint, on Cybersecurity Threats and Challenges// 15th at 10:00am Europe Webinar Series: Doing Business in Germany // 15th at 6:30pm Globalist Coffeehouse on the Quad and its Role in the Indo-Pacific // 16th at 9:00am UK Fireside Chat on Smart Cities with British […]

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 […]

Globalist Coffeehouse: Food Diplomacy

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Please join like-minded “global thinkers” for a monthly discussion on the major political/economic issues that our world is currently experiencing. Depending on COVID-19 numbers, we hope to host an in-person series of the Globalist in June or July! This month's topic is: Food Diplomacy “Food Diplomacy” can be described as an interesting international business strategy that […]

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 […]

Iran: Upcoming Elections & U.S. Diplomacy

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Learn more about Iran's elections and the impact on U.S. diplomacy. Panelists include: -Ambassador Thomas Shannon Jr. Senior International Policy Advisor, Arnold & Porter -Dr. Roxanne Farmanfarmaian University of Cambridge, Department of Politics & International Studies -Dr. Ben Radd UCLA Center for Middle East Development Speakers: Ambassador Thomas Shannon Jr. Senior International Policy Advisor @Arnold & […]

Conversation with Todd Chapman, U.S. Ambassador to Brazil

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Join the World Affairs Council of Austin for a special conversation with Todd C. Chapman, U.S. Ambassador to Brazil.  Ambassador Chapman will discuss current events in Brazil as well as the Texas-Brazil relationship with Political Officer Ian Brown at the U.S. Embassy in Brazil. Todd C. Chapman is the U.S. Ambassador to Brazil.  He was […]

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