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Lecture Registration

Associate Members: Associate Members have the opportunity to attend feature presentations for a $20 fee on a space-available basis. Availability is determined for each event individually. If you are interested in attending a lecture check online for availability two weeks before the lecture's presentation date. Associate Members may register by calling NCWA at (239) 649-3942 or by registering for a lecture below.

Substitute Members: If a regular NCWA member (Family or Individual) is not able to attend a feature presentation lecture a substitute may take the place of the member at their same session (afternoon or evening) for a $20 per lecture fee.

Guest Policy:

Regular Members and Associate Members may bring a guest for a $20 fee under the following conditions:
  • Guests can be registered no more than one week prior to the event;
  • The same guest is limited to three times in one season; and
  • The number of spaces available for guests at any lecture will be limited at the discretion of the Membership
    Chair.
Guests can be registered by calling NCWA at (239) 649-3942 or by registering for a lecture below.

Upcoming events

    • February 02, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • St. John the Evangelist's Kiney Hall, 625 111th Avenue No. in North Naples

    HOW CAN UKRAINE AND THE VISEGRAD FOUR CONTRIBUTE

    TO OVERALL EUROPEAN SECURITY?

    The Naples Council on World Affairs will welcome Ian J. Brzezinski, Principal of the Brzezinski Group, on Monday, February 2nd 2015, at St. John the Evangelist’s Kiney Hall, 625 111th Avenue No. in North Naples at 3:45 pm and 7:30 pm.

    As we approach the one year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Mr. Brzezinski will assess the security implications this conflict poses for the transatlantic community, including the security of Central Europe and the evolution of the West’s relations with Russia.  He will also assess the West’s response to this aggression and outline a way forward to effectively address what has become the most significant crisis in Europe since the fall of the Berlin Wall some twenty five years ago.

    Mr. Brzezinski is an American Foreign Policy and Military Affairs expert and served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Europe and NATO Policy in 2001–2005, under President George W. Bush. For his public service, Brzezinski has been awarded:

    • Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service
    • Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas
    • Award of Ministry of Defence of Latvia
    • Romanian Medal for National Service, Order of Commander
    • Order of Merit, Republic of Poland, Officer Class. 

    • February 02, 2015
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • St. John the Evangelist's Kiney Hall, 625 111th St.

    HOW CAN UKRAINE AND THE VISEGRAD FOUR CONTRIBUTE

    TO OVERALL EUROPEAN SECURITY?

    The Naples Council on World Affairs will welcome Ian J. Brzezinski, Principal of the Brzezinski Group, on Monday, February 2nd 2015, at St. John the Evangelist’s Kiney Hall, 625 111th Avenue No. in North Naples at 3:45 pm and 7:30 pm.

    As we approach the one year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Mr. Brzezinski will assess the security implications this conflict poses for the transatlantic community, including the security of Central Europe and the evolution of the West’s relations with Russia.  He will also assess the West’s response to this aggression and outline a way forward to effectively address what has become the most significant crisis in Europe since the fall of the Berlin Wall some twenty five years ago.

    Mr. Brzezinski is an American Foreign Policy and Military Affairs expert and served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Europe and NATO Policy in 2001–2005, under President George W. Bush. For his public service, Brzezinski has been awarded:

    • Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service
    • Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas
    • Award of Ministry of Defence of Latvia
    • Romanian Medal for National Service, Order of Commander
    • Order of Merit, Republic of Poland, Officer Class. 
    • February 16, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • St. John the Evangelist's Kiney Hall, 625 111th St.
    Registration is closed
    Admiral James Stavridis, Former Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, and Commander, United States European Command, he is now Dean of the Fletcher School of Diplomacy. A native of South Florida! he will speak to us about NATO today and honoring our treaties in defense of our Allies as the global temperatures heat up and challenge our defense and diplomatic capabilities.
    • February 16, 2015
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • St. John the Evangelist's Kiney Hall, 625 111th St.
    Registration is closed
    Admiral James Stavridis, Former Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, and Commander, United States European Command, he is now Dean of the Fletcher School of Diplomacy. A native of South Florida! he will speak to us about NATO today and honoring our treaties in defense of our Allies as the global temperatures heat up and challenge our defense and diplomatic capabilities.
    • March 09, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • St. John the Evangelist's Kiney Hall, 625 111th St.
    Registration is closed
    Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns, Professor of the Practice of International Relations at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Following 27 years as a career Foreign Service Officer, he remains deeply involved in international affairs at Harvard, the Aspen Institute and the Cohen Group. We have asked him to address the transformation of our strategic foreign policy alliances; which is also our lecture series title for this next season.
    • March 09, 2015
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • St. John the Evangelist's Kiney Hall, 625 111th St.
    Registration is closed
    Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns, Professor of the Practice of International Relations at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Following 27 years as a career Foreign Service Officer, he remains deeply involved in international affairs at Harvard, the Aspen Institute and the Cohen Group. We have asked him to address the transformation of our strategic foreign policy alliances; which is also our lecture series title for this next season.
    • March 23, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • St. John the Evangelist's Kiney Hall, 625 111th St.
    Registration is closed
    Robin Wright and Barbara Slavin; These two dynamic experts will help us re-draw the map of the Middle East to include the many trouble spots that we are finding as the main focus of our news each day. Robin Wright is a Senior Fellow and Woodrow Wilson International Scholar. Barbara Slavin is a correspondent for Al Monitor and Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council. We look forward to welcoming them back to Naples.
    • March 23, 2015
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • St. John the Evangelist's Kiney Hall, 625 111th St.
    Registration is closed
    Robin Wright and Barbara Slavin; These two dynamic experts will help us re-draw the map of the Middle East to include the many trouble spots that we are finding as the main focus of our news each day. Robin Wright is a Senior Fellow and Woodrow Wilson International Scholar. Barbara Slavin is a correspondent for Al Monitor and Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council. We look forward to welcoming them back to Naples.
    • April 06, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • St. John the Evangelist's Kiney Hall, 625 111th St.
    Registration is closed
    Speaker to be announced
    • April 06, 2015
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • St. John the Evangelist's Kiney Hall, 625 111th St.
    Registration is closed
    Speaker to be announced

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