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February 2014
Free to Members, with limited seating. A photograph and bio is required for all participants. Confirmation of availability advised.

Korean-US Economic Relations

February 5, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Seasons 52 San Diego,
789 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Economic Security Series US-Korea Economic Relations Wednesday, February 5, 2014 Gheewhan Kim Minister of Economic Affairs Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Washington, D.C. Gheewhan Kim became the Minister of Economic Affairs at the Korean Embassy in Washington, D.C. on August 25, 2011. Previously he was Director General for Multilateral Trade in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT), dealing with WTO, APEC, OECD and G20 Trade matters. He was a senior official and a chief negotiator for various…

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Dr. Douglas Hilt – Germany, the Reluctant Superpower

February 27, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Dr. Douglas Hilt Germany, the Reluctant Superpower Member Dr. Douglas Hilt, Professor Emeritus and Fulbright Scholar, will discuss "Germany, the Reluctant Superpower" that has risen from the ruins and despondency of a war-raveged and divided country in 1945 to become the dominant economic power and the paymaster of Europe, yet, in contrast to the USA, is reluctant to pull its weight on the world stage.

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April 2014
Free

Energy & The Environment

April 7, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Great Hall, International Hall, University of California, San Diego,
Pangea Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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In collaboration with UCSD International House   Energy and the Environment Monday, April 7, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Mehdi Sarram As global energy needs increase, more varied sources of energy are being exploited. What are the impacts of the different sources and how quickly will renewables be able to meet pressing energy demands? How do we compare the relative costs to the environment and the carbon footprints of these sources? In reaction to the accidents past, including the…

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May 2014
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The 2014 Robert Ellsworth Memorial Lecture by Ambassador Clark Randt

May 6, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Great Hall, International Hall, University of California, San Diego,
Pangea Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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The 2014 Robert F. Ellsworth Memorial Lecture China's Current Challenges and US-China Relations Ambassador Clark T. Randt, Jr. former U.S. Ambassador to the People's Republic of China Tuesday, May 6, 2014 5:00 - 6:30 pm China and its new leadership are at an important domestic policy crossroads just as the risk profile of their neighborhood in Northeast Asia is spiking. Ambassador Clark T. Randt, Jr. will discuss these challenges and risks, and their importance for United States-China relations. Ambassador Randt is…

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Great Decisions – Part 5 – “Energy Independence”

May 6, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
High Bluff Conference Room,
12400 High Bluff Drive,
San Diego, CA 92130 United States
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Energy Independence By Jonathan Chanis Energy independence, by taking the bargaining chip of oil dependence off the table, would be good for American foreign policy. But the very technological advances that make independence possible have created a dilemma for lawmakers. In a government with fixed resources, should the U.S. encourage more traditional fuel production or invest in the young technology of renewable resources? Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The program model involves reading the Great…

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January 2015

Boom, Bust, Exodus THE RUSTBELT, MAQUILAS AND A TALE OF TWO CITIES

January 21, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Trans-Border Institute In collaboration with the University of San Diego Trans-Border Institute   In its heyday, Galesburg, Illinois was known as “Appliance City.” The home to Maytag, Admiral, Rockwell International, and Magic Chef factories, it was a place where workers made a good living, with hourly wages reaching $15.14 and a sound retirement plan. In 2004, Maytag closed their Galesburg plant and relocated to Reynosa, Mexico, where it would pay $1.10 for 13 hours of labor.…

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December 2015

Gala Salute to the Greatest Generation and Annual Banquet

December 7, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Royal India Banquet Hall,
8990 Miramar Road
San Diego, CA 92126 United States
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2015 Gala and Annual Meeting We salute the Greatest Generation With a VERY SPECIAL TRIBUTE To the Big Band Era! Fabulous Entertainment by The Harmonettes (see video) Keynote Speaker Randa Coniglio President and Chief Executive Officer, Port of San Diego Port of San Diego: A Catalyst for Regional Growth PROGRAM 5:30 PM No Host Bar 6:00 PM  Annual Meeting, Dinner, Fabulous Entertainment 8:30 PM End of Program Randa J. Coniglio took the helm as the Port of San Diego’s President and Chief Executive Officer…

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