Naples Council
on
World Affairs
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Our mission is to educate, inspire and engage our community in international affairs and critical global issues
 

Calendar

Upcoming events

    • October 29, 2018
    • 1:30 PM
    • Stratford, 5601 Turtle Bay Drive

    The Perfect Weapon by David Sanger

    Members and Associate Members are invited to join our book club. You do not have to register to attend, just show up. For more information click here or contact Bill Korstad at bkorstad@mac.com or 303-887-7116.

    Location: Stratford, 5601 Turtle Bay Drive, Naples, FL 34108 (Map View), Mezzanine level club room (stairs are to the right of the entrance). To gain access to the building, press 000# and you will be buzzed in; as a backup, call Bill's cell phone 303-887-7116.

    • October 29, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive

    Feature Lecture*: “Assessing the US Defense Enterprise in a Rapidly Changing World”

    Dr. Kathleen Hicks, Senior Vice President, Henry A. Kissinger Chair, Director of the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

    Location: The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples

    * Feature lecture attendance is for Full Members of NCWA only.

    Seatings are at 3:45 PM and 7:30 PM. Check your membership card for your chosen seating time. Please do not switch. We will not be able to accommodate you. 

    • November 12, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive

    Feature Lecture*: “The Dynamics of the Korean Peninsula”

    Ambassador Christopher R. Hill, Chancellor for Global Engagement, University of Denver.

    Location: The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples

    * Feature lecture attendance is for Full Members of NCWA only.

    Seatings are at 3:45 PM and 7:30 PM. Check your membership card for your chosen seating time. Please do not switch. We will not be able to accommodate you. 

    • December 03, 2018
    • 1:30 PM
    • Stratford, 5601 Turtle Bay Drive

    The Hundred Year Marathon by Michael Pillsbury

    Members and Associate Members are invited to join our book club. You do not have to register to attend, just show up. For more information click here or contact Bill Korstad at bkorstad@mac.com or 303-887-7116.

    Location: Stratford, 5601 Turtle Bay Drive, Naples, FL 34108 (Map View), Mezzanine level club room (stairs are to the right of the entrance). To gain access to the building, press 000# and you will be buzzed in; as a backup, call Bill's cell phone 303-887-7116.

    • December 03, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive

    Feature Lecture*: “Peacebuilding for National Security”

    Ambassador William Taylor, Executive Vice President, United States Institute of Peace.

    Location: The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples

    * Feature lecture attendance is for Full Members of NCWA only.

    Seatings are at 3:45 PM and 7:30 PM. Check your membership card for your chosen seating time. Please do not switch. We will not be able to accommodate you. 

    • January 05, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • TBA

    Mandatory meeting for all Great Decisions leaders.

    • January 07, 2019
    • 1:30 PM
    • Stratford, 5601 Turtle Bay Drive

    The War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence by Ronan Farrow

    Members and Associate Members are invited to join our book club. You do not have to register to attend, just show up. For more information click here or contact Bill Korstad at bkorstad@mac.com or 303-887-7116.

    Location: Stratford, 5601 Turtle Bay Drive, Naples, FL 34108 (Map View), Mezzanine level club room (stairs are to the right of the entrance). To gain access to the building, press 000# and you will be buzzed in; as a backup, call Bill's cell phone 303-887-7116.

    • January 07, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive

    Feature Lecture*: “Escaping the Doomsday Machine: Responding to Limited Attacks by Great Powers”

    Dr. Michael E. O’Hanlon, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

    Location: The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples

    * Feature lecture attendance is for Full Members of NCWA only.

    Seatings are at 3:45 PM and 7:30 PM. Check your membership card for your chosen seating time. Please do not switch. We will not be able to accommodate you. 

    • January 21, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive

    Feature Lecture*: “Is Fortress America Forfeiting the Global Economy to Rising China?” 

    Jeremy Haft, Professor and Author, School of Business, Georgetown University.

    Location: The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples

    * Feature lecture attendance is for Full Members of NCWA only.

    Seatings are at 3:45 PM and 7:30 PM. Check your membership card for your chosen seating time. Please do not switch. We will not be able to accommodate you. 

    • February 04, 2019
    • 1:30 PM
    • Stratford, 5601 Turtle Bay Drive

    Prisoners of Geography by Tim Marshall

    Members and Associate Members are invited to join our book club. You do not have to register to attend, just show up. For more information click here or contact Bill Korstad at bkorstad@mac.com or 303-887-7116.

    Location: Stratford, 5601 Turtle Bay Drive, Naples, FL 34108 (Map View), Mezzanine level club room (stairs are to the right of the entrance). To gain access to the building, press 000# and you will be buzzed in; as a backup, call Bill's cell phone 303-887-7116.

    • February 04, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive

    Feature Lecture*: “Russia Rising”

    Dr. Eugene Rumer, Senior Fellow and Director, Russia and Eurasia Program, Carnegie Endowment forInternational Peace.

    Location: The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples

    * Feature lecture attendance is for Full Members of NCWA only.

    Seatings are at 3:45 PM and 7:30 PM. Check your membership card for your chosen seating time. Please do not switch. We will not be able to accommodate you. 

    • February 19, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive

    Feature Lecture*: “Delivering Victory Against Al Qaeda and ISIS”

    Katherine Zimmerman, Critical Threats Research Manager, American Enterprise Institute.

    Location: The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples

    * Feature lecture attendance is for Full Members of NCWA only.

    Seatings are at 3:45 PM and 7:30 PM. Check your membership card for your chosen seating time. Please do not switch. We will not be able to accommodate you. 

    • March 04, 2019
    • 1:30 PM
    • Stratford, 5601 Turtle Bay Drive

    Political Tribes by Amy Chua

    Members and Associate Members are invited to join our book club. You do not have to register to attend, just show up. For more information click here or contact Bill Korstad at bkorstad@mac.com or 303-887-7116.

    Location: Stratford, 5601 Turtle Bay Drive, Naples, FL 34108 (Map View), Mezzanine level club room (stairs are to the right of the entrance). To gain access to the building, press 000# and you will be buzzed in; as a backup, call Bill's cell phone 303-887-7116.

    • March 11, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive

    Feature Lecture*: “The European Union, Brexit, and the Future of Transatlantic Relations”

    Dr. Thomas Wright, Director, Center on U.S. and Europe, Brookings Institution.

    Location: The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples

    * Feature lecture attendance is for Full Members of NCWA only.

    Seatings are at 3:45 PM and 7:30 PM. Check your membership card for your chosen seating time. Please do not switch. We will not be able to accommodate you. 

    • March 25, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive

    Feature Lecture*: “Like War: The Weaponization of Social Media” 

    Peter W. Singer, Strategist, New America Foundation.

    Location: The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples

    * Feature lecture attendance is for Full Members of NCWA only.

    Seatings are at 3:45 PM and 7:30 PM. Check your membership card for your chosen seating time. Please do not switch. We will not be able to accommodate you. 

    • April 01, 2019
    • 1:30 PM
    • Stratford, 5601 Turtle Bay Drive

    The Dawn of Eurasia: On the Trail of the New World Order by Bruno Macecs

    Members and Associate Members are invited to join our book club. You do not have to register to attend, just show up. For more information click here or contact Bill Korstad at bkorstad@mac.com or 303-887-7116.

    Location: Stratford, 5601 Turtle Bay Drive, Naples, FL 34108 (Map View), Mezzanine level club room (stairs are to the right of the entrance). To gain access to the building, press 000# and you will be buzzed in; as a backup, call Bill's cell phone 303-887-7116.

    • April 08, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive

    Feature Lecture*: “Iran at 40: Whither the Revolution?”

    Robin Wright, Journalist, Foreign Affairs Analyst, and Distinguished Fellow, Wilson Center and the United States Institute of Peace.

    Location: The Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples

    * Feature lecture attendance is for Full Members of NCWA only.

    Seatings are at 3:45 PM and 7:30 PM. Check your membership card for your chosen seating time. Please do not switch. We will not be able to accommodate you. 

Past events

April 11, 2018 37th Anniversary Annual Dinner
April 03, 2018 Dr. Joshua Busby, "The Paris Climate Agreement"
April 03, 2018 2018 Annual Meeting
March 19, 2018 Jamie Horsley, "China’s Internal Affairs"
March 05, 2018 William Pomeranz, "Russia After the Cold War"
February 20, 2018 Ambassador Nicholas Burns, "Future of NATO and Department of State"
February 05, 2018 Alexandria Walden, "Google’s Global Relations"
January 22, 2018 Professor Shibley Telhami, "U.S.-Arab Relations"
January 07, 2018 Ambassador Ryan Crocker, "The Longest Wars: Iraq and Afghanistan"
December 11, 2017 Ambassador Steven Pifer, "The Eagle and the Trident, the U.S. and Ukraine"
November 27, 2017 Evans Revere, "How Should We Respond to North Korea's Nuclear Challenge?"
November 13, 2017 Professor Karen Jacobsen, "Global Migration"
October 30, 2017 Lecture CANCELED
April 07, 2017 36th Anniversary Annual Dinner
April 03, 2017 Joseph Cirincione: Redux: Facing the Nuclear Threat
March 20, 2017 Dr. Stephen Sestanovich: Putin's Plans and U.S. Foreign Policy
March 20, 2017 Annual Meeting
March 09, 2017 Southwest Florida Model United Nations
March 06, 2017 Dr. Cynthia Watson: Latin America's Failing Democracies
February 27, 2017 CSA lecture Stephen Kinzer, Author: "The True Flag"
February 20, 2017 David Rohde: "Inside the Strained U.S.- Saudi Alliance"
February 13, 2017 Steven Cook: "Turkey's Lost Democracy"
February 06, 2017 Danielle Pletka: "An Overview of Today's Middle East"
January 23, 2017 Thomas R. Wright: "The European Union and the Euro: Implications for the U.S."
January 09, 2017 General John R. Allen and Dr. Michael O'Hanlon: Foreign Policy Challenges for the New Administration
November 14, 2016 Jeremy Haft: "China on the Global Stage"
October 31, 2016 Dr. Tim Boersma: "The Geopolitics of Climate Change"
October 17, 2016 Public Safety Program
September 29, 2016 Issues Facing Voters in 2016
August 19, 2016 Test of creating calendar
April 04, 2016 04/04/2016 Lecture Sen. George J. Mitchell
April 04, 2016 04/04/2016 Lecture Sen. George J. Mitchell
March 21, 2016 03/21/2016 7:30 pm Lecture Daniel Markey
March 21, 2016 03/21/2016 3:45 pm Lecture Daniel Markey
March 21, 2016 NCWA Annual Meeting
March 17, 2016 NCWA Board of Directors Meeting
March 14, 2016 03/14/2016 CSA Lecture Jeremy Haft "China"
March 10, 2016 Model UN at FGCU
March 07, 2016 03/07/2016 7:30 pm Lecture Graeme Wood
March 07, 2016 03/07/2016 3:45 pm Lecture Graeme Wood
March 05, 2016 High School Academic World Quest
February 22, 2016 02/22/2016 7:45 Lecture Heather A. Conley
February 22, 2016 02/22/2016 3:45 PM Lecture Heather A. Conley
February 19, 2016 02/19/2016 CSA National War College Seminar
February 18, 2016 NCWA Board of Directors Meeting
February 08, 2016 02/08/2016 Lecture Dr Khalid Koser
February 08, 2016 02/08/2016 3:45 PM NCWA Lecture: Dr. Khalid Koser
February 06, 2016 Middle School Academic World Quest
January 25, 2016 01/25/2016 3:45 PM NCWA Lecture: Alireza Nader
January 25, 2016 01/25/2016 3:45 PM NCWA Lecture: Alireza Nader
January 21, 2016 NCWA Board of Directors Meeting
January 18, 2016 01/18/2016 10:00 am CSA Lecture: Dr. Laurence Kalkstein
January 18, 2016 CSA-Dr. Larry Kalkstein
January 11, 2016 01/11/2016 3:45 PM NCWA Lecture: Philippe LeCorre
January 11, 2016 01/11/2016 3:45 PM NCWA Lecture: Philippe LeCorre
January 09, 2016 Great Decisions Book Pickup
December 02, 2015 12/2/2015 10:00 am CSA Lecture: Abdullah Sharif
April 06, 2015 04/06/2015 7:30 PM NCWA Lecture: Dr. Michael Green
March 23, 2015 03/23/2015 7:30 PM NCWA Lecture: Robin Wright and Barbara Slavin
March 23, 2015 03/23/2015 3:45 PM NCWA Lecture: Robin Wright and Barbara Slavin
March 09, 2015 03/09/2015 7:30 PM NCWA Lecture: Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns
March 09, 2015 03/09/2015 3:45 PM NCWA Lecture: Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns
February 16, 2015 02/16/2015 7:30 PM NCWA Lecture: Admiral James Stavridis
February 16, 2015 02/16/2015 3:45 PM NCWA Lecture: Admiral James Stavridis
February 10, 2015 02/10/2015 10:00 am CSA Lecture: Dr. Julie E. Fischer
February 02, 2015 02/02/2015 7:30 PM NCWA Lecture: Ian Brzezinski
February 02, 2015 02/02/2015 3:45 PM NCWA Lecture: Ian Brzezinski
January 19, 2015 01/19/2015 7:30 PM NCWA Lecture: Dr. Angela E. Stent
January 19, 2015 01/19/2015 3:45 PM NCWA Lecture: Dr. Angela E. Stent
January 05, 2015 01/05/2015 7:30 PM NCWA Lecture: Professor Andrew Nathan
January 05, 2015 01/05/2015 3:45 PM NCWA Lecture: Professor Andrew Nathan
December 15, 2014 12/15/2014 10:00 am CSA Lecture: Abdullah Sharif
December 08, 2014 12/08/2014 7:30 PM NCWA Lecture: Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan
December 08, 2014 12/08/2014 3:45 PM NCWA Lecture: Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan
November 17, 2014 11/17/2014 7:30 PM NCWA Lecture: John Donvan
November 17, 2014 11/17/2014 3:45 PM NCWA Lecture: John Donvan
November 13, 2014 11/13/2014 8:45 am CSA Lecture: Ben Blink
November 03, 2014 11/03/2014 7:30 PM NCWA Lecture: Andrew J. Tabler
November 03, 2014 11/03/2014 3:45 PM NCWA Lecture: Andrew J. Tabler
October 13, 2014 10/13/2014 10:00 am CSA Lecture: Bruce Donahue
May 16, 2014 05/16/2014 12:00 pm CSA Luncheon: Julia Cooke
April 08, 2014 04/08/2014 3:00 pm CSA Lecture: Bruce Donahue
April 07, 2014 04/07/2014 7:30 PM Lecture: Peter W. Singer
April 07, 2014 04/07/2014 3:45 PM Lecture: Peter W. Singer
March 24, 2014 03/24/2014 7:30 PM Lecture: Shuja Nawaz
March 24, 2014 03/24/2014 3:45 PM Lecture: Shuja Nawaz
March 15, 2014 March 15th at 9 AM: High School Academic World Quest
March 14, 2014 2014 Captain James T. Bush Seminar
March 10, 2014 03/10/2014 7:30 PM Lecture: Michael O’Hanlon
March 10, 2014 03/10/2014 3:45 PM Lecture: Michael O’Hanlon
February 17, 2014 02/17/2014 7:30 PM Lecture: Professor Geoffrey Dabelko
February 17, 2014 02/17/2014 3:45 PM Lecture: Professor Geoffrey Dabelko
February 15, 2014 Feb 15th at 9 AM - Middle School Academic World Quest
February 03, 2014 02/03/2014 7:30 PM Lecture: Dr. Dalia Dassa Kaye
February 03, 2014 02/03/2014 3:45 PM Lecture: Dr. Dalia Dassa Kaye
February 03, 2014 Feb 3rd - Applications due for EIL, Governor's Institute and Georgetown scholarships
January 27, 2014 01/27/2014 10:00 am CSA Lecture: Stephen Kinzer
January 20, 2014 01/20/2014 7:30 PM Lecture: Dr. Clifford G. Gaddy
January 20, 2014 01/20/2014 3:45 PM Lecture: Dr. Clifford G. Gaddy
January 06, 2014 01/06/2014 7:30 PM Lecture: Amb. Dennis Ross & P.J. Crowley
January 06, 2014 01/06/2014 3:45 PM Lecture: Amb. Dennis Ross & P.J. Crowley
January 06, 2014 2:00PM Book Club-The World Through Arab Eyes
December 12, 2013 12/12/2013 10:00 am CSA Lecture: Dr. Shibley Telhami
December 02, 2013 12/02/2013 7:30 PM Lecture: Dr. Stephen Bosworth
December 02, 2013 12/02/2013 3:45 PM Lecture: Dr. Stephen Bosworth
November 18, 2013 11/18/2013 7:30 PM Lecture: Dr. Steven Cook
November 18, 2013 11/18/2013 3:45 PM Lecture: Dr. Steven Cook
November 04, 2013 11/04/2013 7:30 PM Lecture: Ambassador Steven Pifer
November 04, 2013 11/04/2013 3:45 PM Lecture: Ambassador Steven Pifer
April 08, 2013 Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker "Lessons From a Long War: The U.S. and the Middle East"
April 01, 2013 04/01/2013 7:30 PM Lecture: Cynthia Watson
April 01, 2013 04/01/2013 3:45 PM Lecture: Cynthia Watson
March 18, 2013 03/18/2013 7:30 PM Lecture: Barbara Slavin
March 18, 2013 03/18/2013 3:45 PM Lecture: Barbara Slavin
March 18, 2013 Annual Meeting
March 07, 2013 2013 Model United Nations
March 04, 2013 03/04/2013 7:30 PM Lecture: Daniel Markey
March 04, 2013 03/04/2013 3:45 PM Lecture: Daniel Markey
March 02, 2013 High School Academic WorldQuest competition
February 18, 2013 02/18/2013 7:30 PM Lecture: David Ensor
February 18, 2013 02/18/2013 3:45 PM Lecture: David Ensor
February 04, 2013 02/04/2013 7:30 PM Lecture: General Barry McCaffrey
February 04, 2013 02/04/2013 3:45 PM Lecture: General Barry McCaffrey
January 21, 2013 01/21/2013 7:30 PM Lecture: Sandra Postel
January 21, 2013 01/21/2013 3:45 PM Lecture: Sandra Postel
January 14, 2013 China: One Fifth of the Population of the World
January 07, 2013 01/07/2013 7:30 PM Lecture: Dr. Frederick M. Hess
January 07, 2013 01/07/2013 3:45 PM Lecture: Dr. Frederick M. Hess
December 10, 2012 12/10/2012 7:30 PM Lecture: Dr. Shibley Telhami
December 10, 2012 12/10/2012 3:45 PM Lecture: Dr. Shibley Telhami
November 12, 2012 11/12/2012 7:30 PM Lecture: Dr. Thomas Wright
November 12, 2012 11/12/2012 3:45 PM Lecture: Dr. Thomas Wright
October 29, 2012 10/29/2012 7:30 PM Lecture: Dr. Brian Latell
October 29, 2012 10/29/2012 3:45 PM Lecture: Dr. Brian Latell
April 23, 2012 Staying the Course in Afghanistan
April 17, 2012 2012 Annual Dinner
April 09, 2012 04/09/2012 7:30 PM Lecture: Anne Korin
April 09, 2012 04/09/2012 3:45 PM Lecture: Anne Korin
March 26, 2012 03/26/2012 7:30 PM Lecture: Jamie Horsley
March 26, 2012 03/26/2012 3:45 PM Lecture: Jamie Horsley
March 26, 2012 Annual Meeting
March 12, 2012 03/12/2012 7:30 PM Lecture: Mike Mochizuki
March 12, 2012 03/12/2012 3:45 PM Lecture: Mike Mochizuki
March 08, 2012 2012 Model United Nations
March 02, 2012 Captain James T. Bush Seminar
February 25, 2012 High School Academic World Quest competition
February 20, 2012 02/20/2012 7:30 PM Lecture: Bruce Riedel
February 20, 2012 02/20/2012 3:45 PM Lecture: Bruce Riedel
February 06, 2012 02/06/2012 7:30 pm Lecture: Farah Pandith
February 06, 2012 02/06/2012 3:45 pm Lecture: Farah Pandith
January 23, 2012 01/23/2012 7:30 pm Lecture: Steven Burg
January 23, 2012 01/23/2012 3:45 pm Lecture: Steven Burg
January 17, 2012 Taiwan: The Thriving Chinese Democracy

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