Invisible Countries: Journeys to the Edge of Nationhood
September 20, 2018
Featuring Joshua Keating, foreign policy analyst, staff writer, and editor at Slate; previously editor at Foreign Policy.
Location: World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, One South Broad Street, Suite 2M, Philadelphia
Schedule: 5:30 p.m. Registration opens and reception; 6 p.m. Program; 7 p.m. Conclusion
A Conversation with Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
September 24, 2018
Featuring Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
Location: Loews Hotel, Millennium Ballroom, 1200 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Schedule: 11:30 a.m. Registration opens; 12 p.m. Lunch; 12:45 p.m. Program; 1:45 p.m. Conclusion
The Changing Tides of Naval Power around the World
October 11, 2018
Featuring John Francis Lehman Jr., an American investment banker and writer who served as Secretary of the Navy in the Ronald Reagan administration where he promoted the creation of a 600-ship Navy. From 2003 to 2004 he was a member of the 9/11 Commission.
Location: BNY Mellon Center, 9th Floor, 1735 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Schedule: 5:30 p.m. Registration opens and reception; 6 p.m. Program; 7 p.m. Book signing; 7:15 p.m. Conclusion
The Jungle Grows Back: America and Our Imperiled World
October 23, 2018
Featuring Robert Kagan, Stephen & Barbara Friedman Senior Fellow on Foreign Policy, Brookings and conservative American historian
Location: Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, 1201 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Schedule: 5:30 p.m. Registration opens; 6 p.m. Program; 7 p.m. Conclusion
2018 Midterm Elections: The Importance of Participating in Democracy
October 30, 2018
Featuring a panel of experts on political behavior, elections analysis, the campaigning process, political polarization, and voters’ rights issues.
Location: Bodine High School for International Affairs, 1101 N 4th St., Philadelphia, PA 19123
Schedule: 5:30 p.m. Registration opens and reception* (no alcohol will be provided on school grounds); 6 p.m. Program; 7:15 p.m. Conclusion
In partnership with the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association
A Conversation with NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly
November 07, 2018
Featuring Scott Kelly, a former military fighter pilot and test pilot, an engineer, a retired astronaut, and a retired U.S. Navy captain
Location: The Franklin Institute, Franklin Hall, 222 N 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Schedule: 5:15 p.m. Registration; 6 p.m. Program; 7:15 p.m. Conclusion
Presented in partnership with The Franklin Institute
Featuring a panel of experts on modern medical advancements such as tissue regeneration, gene therapy, immunology, and the medical digital revolution.
Location: Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, Thomas Jefferson University, 1001 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Schedule: 5 p.m. Registration opens; 5-6 p.m. Reception; 6 p.m. Program; 7:30 p.m. Conclusion
Sponsored by Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals