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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

    • December 08, 2014
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • St. John the Evangelist's Kiney Hall, 625 111th St.

    A Focus on Inter-American Affairs
    and U.S. - Mexican Relations

    Arturo Sarukhan, former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, will address the Naples Council on World Affairs on Monday, December 8th, 2014, at St. John the Evangelist’s Kiney Hall, 625 111th St. North in North Naples at 3:45 and 7:30 pm.

    Focusing on hemispheric issues, Ambassador Sarukhan will speak to our relations with our Latin American neighbors, immigration issues and U.S. policy, new security threats, and foreign policy challenges. He is a Distinguished Diplomat in Residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center and has served as a diplomat in the Mexico Foreign Service for more than 20 years and holds the rank of Career Ambassador which he received in 2006. This is the highest Ambassadorial rank and is given by Presidential nomination and Senate confirmation.

    Arturo Sarukhan
    Arturo Sarukhan

    Ambassador Sarukhan received his B.A. in international relations from El Colegio de Mexico and an M.A. in American Foreign Policy at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies where he was a Fulbright Scholar and a Ford Foundation Fellow. He has been decorated by the governments of both Spain and Sweden, and has been on the list of the 300 most influential Mexican leaders for five years in a row.

    • December 08, 2014
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • St. John the Evangelist's Kiney Hall, 625 111th St.
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    A Focus on Inter-American Affairs
    and U.S. - Mexican Relations

    Arturo Sarukhan, former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico, will address the Naples Council on World Affairs on Monday, December 8th, 2014, at St. John the Evangelist’s Kiney Hall, 625 111th St. North in North Naples at 3:45 and 7:30 pm.

    Focusing on hemispheric issues, Ambassador Sarukhan will speak to our relations with our Latin American neighbors, immigration issues and U.S. policy, new security threats, and foreign policy challenges. He is a Distinguished Diplomat in Residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center and has served as a diplomat in the Mexico Foreign Service for more than 20 years and holds the rank of Career Ambassador which he received in 2006. This is the highest Ambassadorial rank and is given by Presidential nomination and Senate confirmation.

    Arturo Sarukhan
    Arturo Sarukhan

    Ambassador Sarukhan received his B.A. in international relations from El Colegio de Mexico and an M.A. in American Foreign Policy at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies where he was a Fulbright Scholar and a Ford Foundation Fellow. He has been decorated by the governments of both Spain and Sweden, and has been on the list of the 300 most influential Mexican leaders for five years in a row.

    • January 05, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • St. John the Evangelist's Kiney Hall, 625 111th St.
    Registration is closed

    Professor Andrew Nathan, a member of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, is Professor of Political Science at Columbia University. His research and teaching focuses on Chinese Politics and Foreign Policy, and we have asked him to address the current Chinese leadership and recent “clashes” in the south and east China Sea as well as other acts of aggression.

    • January 05, 2015
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • St. John the Evangelist's Kiney Hall, 625 111th St.
    Registration is closed

    Professor Andrew Nathan, a member of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, is Professor of Political Science at Columbia University. His research and teaching focuses on Chinese Politics and Foreign Policy, and we have asked him to address the current Chinese leadership and recent “clashes” in the south and east China Sea as well as other acts of aggression.

    • January 19, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • St. John the Evangelist's Kiney Hall, 625 111th St.
    Registration is closed
    Dr. Angela E. Stent of Georgetown will speak on Vladimir Putin.
    • January 19, 2015
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • St. John the Evangelist's Kiney Hall, 625 111th St.
    Registration is closed
    Dr. Angela E. Stent of Georgetown will speak on Vladimir Putin.
    • February 02, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • St. John the Evangelist's Kiney Hall, 625 111th St.
    Registration is closed
    Ian Brzezinski, Resident Senior Fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security and also a member of the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Advisors Group. He will cover Ukraine, Poland, the Baltics and Central Europe, with an eye towards Putin’s “empire building”. And yes, the name recognition is correct!
    • February 02, 2015
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • St. John the Evangelist's Kiney Hall, 625 111th St.
    Registration is closed
    Ian Brzezinski, Resident Senior Fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security and also a member of the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Advisors Group. He will cover Ukraine, Poland, the Baltics and Central Europe, with an eye towards Putin’s “empire building”. And yes, the name recognition is correct!
    • 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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