February – April 2015

Members only
Ambassador Charles Shapiro
President, World Affairs Council of Atlanta
Held at GSU Buckhead Center, Tower Place 200 – Suite 500, 3348 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta

Chairman Circle Breakfast

Thursday 7:30 am - 9:00 am

By invitation only
Hosted by:UPS
For more information about this event, please contact our membership coordinator Ina Seferovic at or 404-413-7030.

Ambassador Forum

Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 am

The New Colombia
HIS EXCELLENCY LUIS CARLOS VILLEGAS, Ambassador of the Republic of Colombia to the United States
In partnership with
Consulate General of Colombia in Atlanta, Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Georgia
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A flagship program of the World Affairs Councils of America. Held in collaboration with Georgia State University’s Office of International Initiatives & College of Education. The competition is open to teams of four high school students (grades 9 – 12),…

Discussion & Book Signing
DAVID J. ROTHKOPF, chief executive officer and editor, FP Group; author, National Insecurity: American Leadership in an Age of Fear (2014)
Supported by
Georgia State University Honors College
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7th Annual Young Leaders Conference

Saturday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Building Global Cities: A Vision for Atlanta
Identifying Atlanta’s Business Brand and Identity
Enabling Sustainability in Today’s Global Cities
Collaborating to Leverage Diversity
Confirmed Speakers
David Balos, president, Georgia market, JP Morgan Chase
Ricardo Hubler, senior director, global business…

Japan (Walking in U.S., Talking in Japan)
Featuring Keynote and Remarks from
THE HONORABLE YASUO SAITO, Former Ambassador of Japan (Saudi Arabia, Russia, and France)
HIROSHI TSUKAMOTO, Former Deputy Director General for the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

Discussion Book Signing

Tuesday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Triumph and Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson: The White House Years
THE HONORABLE JOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR., Former United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare; founder & former chairman of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse…

RT @chmorton_wac: Great recap of Brazil Economic Outlook program - "Brazil to Confront Short-term Headaches and Chronic Challenges" via @WACATL 8 hours ago