Upcoming events

    • July 26, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 11355 N Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, CA 92037

    San Diego World Affairs Council

    Invites you to 

    an insightful presentation on

    U.S. trade policy and the economics of trade in today’s technology-driven global era.


    Dr. Peter Cowhey, Dean of UCSD’s School of Global Policy.


    Dr. Peter Cowhey has been the Dean of the School of Global Policy and Strategy since 2002.  He holds the Qualcomm Endowed Chair in Communications and Technology Policy.  From 2016 to 2017 he served as UCSD's Interim executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.  

    Dr. Cowhey is an expert on the future of communications and information technology markets and policy, specializing in U.S. trade policy, foreign policy, the Internet and international corporate strategy.  He is co-author with Jonathan Aronson of the 2017 book, Digital DNA: Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance.

    He served in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative during President Obama’s first term.  He was also a former chief of the International Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and negotiated many of the U.S. international agreements for telecommunications and satellite services.  

    He speak on U.S. trade policy and the economics of trade in today’s technology-driven global era. 


    Sanford Auditorium on National University's North Torrey Pines Rd. campus

    11355 N Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, CA 92037

    Thursday, July 26 2018

    6:00-6:30 p.m. Registration and Reception

    6:30-8:00 p.m. Presentation and Q&A

Past events

June 26, 2018 "Why Mexico's Election, NAFTA and U.S.-Mexico Relations Are Important to You."
June 16, 2018 REGISTER NOW! Annual Membership Meeting
May 23, 2018 May 23, 2018 -- Ukraine: Russian Interference and How the U.S. Can Bolster Ukrainian Security
April 27, 2018 Annual Dinner and Presentation on "Middle East Meltdown: Causes and Consequences"
April 03, 2018 SOLD OUT! Immigration and Border Issues: The Future Is Not What It Used To Be
February 21, 2018 Mexico's Upcoming Elections and What They Mean for the U.S.
January 24, 2018 "China in the Wake of the Party Conference"
December 06, 2017 Is the Turkish Partnership Doomed?
November 28, 2017 Movie Screening: America's Diplomats
November 02, 2017 Russia: Preventing Peace on Its Periphery
October 19, 2017 NAFTA: A Make or Break Moment?
October 06, 2017 Three Elections and a Brexit: The Unraveling of Europe?
September 22, 2017 South Sudan: Crisis and Conflict in the World's Newest Country
August 28, 2017 U.S. Alliances in the Indo-Pacific: A Practitioner's Perspective
August 14, 2017 Life as a Military Officer in the Middle East
July 25, 2017 Tijuana Day Trip
July 12, 2017 Trade Routes and the Evolving Geopolitics of the Middle East
June 29, 2017 Fiber Optics: History, Security, Applications and More
June 22, 2017 Dealing With a Dangerous and Challenging World -- The Physics and Economics of Defense
June 17, 2017 Rising Tensions on the Korean Peninsula: How Does This End?
June 15, 2017 Guantanamo Bay -- Al Qaeda’s Nuremberg: An Inside Look at 9/11 Justice
June 08, 2017 Is the Syrian Regime Survival Guaranteed in Moscow? Origins and Prospects for Relations Between Syria and Russia
June 01, 2017 North County Chapter Annual Meeting
May 01, 2017 Economic Sanctions
April 29, 2017 The Philippines Under President Duterte: Nagging Questions and an Optimistic Outlook
March 18, 2017 Growing the Game: Baseball's Plans for Global Expansion
February 13, 2017 Annual Dinner


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