Events

Explore our past and upcoming events.

Upcoming Events

Name and TopicSpeakerDate/TimeLocation
China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections
This town hall features Former National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice and Managing Director of ChinaPlus Capital Brian Chang.
Susan E. Rice
Former National Security Adviser and U.S. Ambassador to the UN.
Brian Chang
Managing Director of ChinaPlus Capital Brian Chang
24 Oct. 2017 4:00 PM Thomas and Mack Moot Court Building (at UNLV) (Las Vegas)
 

Past Events

Name and TopicSpeakerDate/TimeLocation
Lunch Event - The Challenges of Doing International Business in Las Vegas, Including the Faraday Electric Car Project
This keynote features Mayor John J. Lee.
Mayor John J. Lee
Mayor of the city of North Las Vegas.
26 Apr. 2017 11:30 AM Pullman Grille (Main Street Station Casino) (Las Vegas)
Evening Event - Middle East Meltdown - Causes and Consequences
This keynote features Ambassador Ryan Crocker.
Ryan Crocker
Former career ambassador with the United States government and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
4 Apr. 2017 6:00 PM UNLV (William S. Boyd School of Law Moot Court Room) (Las Vegas)
Lunch Event - International Judiciary Exchange
This lunch features a conversation with Judge Lloyd D. George regarding international judiciary exchange.
Judge Lloyd George
U.S. District Judge.
16 Feb. 2017 11:30 AM Pullman Grille (Main Street Station Casino) (Las Vegas)
US-China Relations
This talk, featuring Dean Cheng, will examine what our speaker calls the three “nots” that mark US-China relations: Why Asia is not Europe. Why China is not the Soviet Union. And why this is not your father’s PLA (People’s Liberation Army).
Dean Cheng
Senior Research Fellow, Asian Studies Center, The Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, and The Heritage Foundation.
5 Dec. 2016 7:30 PM UNLV (Las Vegas)
The International Financial System
The Consequences of Current Global Developments, impact on US businesses, the USD, and the International Financial System – in light of the Greece and EU debt crises, China's financial market and currency policy, reserve currency initiatives, BRICS, etc.
Meg Lundsager
Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund (2007-2014) Public Policy Fellow, Wilson Center; Former U.S. Treasury Department Official.
12 Jan. 2016 5:30 PM The Orleans Hotel (Las Vegas)
The Role of the ACFR and NCFR in our Society (Related to Foreign Policy Developments)
This event featured a panel presentation and Q and A style discussion about the role of corporations in our society with regards to foreign affairs developments. Additionally, the leadership of both organizations discussed the value of the NCFR having ACFR membership.
Various
Panel presentations were delivered by members of the ACFR.
12 Jan. 2016 8:00 AM Renaissance Hotel (Las Vegas)
Legal Systems Around the World
Judge Pro talked about his personal experience visiting and working with different judicial systems and their representatives abroad. He stressed the importance of being patient in understanding local legal systems, cultures and the decision making process. He talked about his particular interaction with different legal and judicial systems all over the World.
Hon. Judge Philip Pro
Judge Pro (retired) served in the federal judicial system for nearly 35 years and earned a reputation for having a deep understanding of the law. He was the sole United States Magistrate Judge in Las Vegas from 1980 - 1987 and traveled to over 20 countries in order to promote the rule of law.
29 Oct. 2015 12:30 PM Main Street Station Hotel (Las Vegas)
Foreign-Policy Experts Debate Peace with Iran at UNLV
Experts on foreign policy debated Iran peace related issues.
Various
Fred Fleitz
Scott Bates
Senad Hrustanovic
Christian Whiton
James Bilbray
17 Feb. 2014 12:30 PM UNLV (Las Vegas)