JWAC's 2014-2015 Season:
Events are added all year, so check back often.
Place and time details are determined as events approach, and events are added to the schedule throughout the season. Check back often for new information, and be sure to join our e-mail notifications list to receive regular updates. You can also find us on Facebook.
JWAC board meetings are typically the second Tuesday of the month at 5:00 at the Downtown Library. You are welcome to attend!
'Cyberwar and Warfare' with Lawrence Husick
Wednesday | April 29 | 5:00 | KTOO Studios
Lawrence Husick is Co-Chairman of the Foreign Policy Research Institute's Center for the Study of Terrorism where he concentrates on the study of terrorist tactics and counterterrorism strategies, with a particular focus on technology leverage as a defining characteristic of the modern terrorist. He is also co-director of the FPRI Wachman Center's Program on Teaching Innovation and a faculty member at the Whiting Graduate School of Engineering, and the Zanvyl-Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Graduate Biotechnology Program of the Johns Hopkins University.
'Finding a Future in the Middle East' with Paul Barker
Paul Barker was most recently Country Director for Save the Children International in Afghanistan. He will share insights about opportunities for improving relations between Iran and the U.S. in the context of popular feelings towards America by most Iranians, negotiations over the Iranian nuclear program, the threats and opportunities posed by ISIS, and U.S. desire to end its military engagement in Afghanistan.
'Arresting Climate Change: Transforming the World's Largest Industry' with Bill Leighty
Tuesday | May 12 | 5:00 | KTOO Studios
Bill Leighty will present a talk on climate change.
All of our speaker events are free and open to the public, so come on over, we'd love to see you.
JWAC takes no stand on any public issue, nor recommends any policy, party, viewpoint, or candidate.