Past Events

African Security Concerns: Challenges and Opportunities 2020 and Beyond
African Security Concerns: Challenges and Opportunities 2020 and Beyond
A Special Ambassador’s Forum: “African Security Concerns: Challenges and Opportunities 2020 and Beyond” In the face of African security challenges such as climate change, natural disasters, migration, terrorism, insurgencies, and wars, is diplomacy’s role shifting from its traditional state...
The Next Space Industry: Low Earth Orbit Commercialization
The Next Space Industry: Low Earth Orbit Commercialization
Friday June 21st, 2019 moderated by former NASA Administrator MajGen Charles F. Bolden Jr. As NASA continues to work towards a future in which it is one of many customers in a vibrant space economy, it is critical to understand both the markets that will drive that transition, and the role that gov...
Jerusalem and Washington: A Life in Politics and Diplomacy
Jerusalem and Washington: A Life in Politics and Diplomacy
Zalman Shoval is an Israeli politician and diplomat who was a 4-term member of the Knesset, first representing David Ben-Gurion's Rafi-State List and then the Likud and who served as Israel’s ambassador to the United States during the George H. W. Bush presidency and, later during the Clinton admi...
A Special Ambassador’s Forum: “The Role of Diplomacy in the World’s Future”
A Special Ambassador’s Forum: “The Role of Diplomacy in the World’s Future”
In the face of expanding national, regional, and global challenges such as climate change, natural disasters, outbreaks of endemic diseases, migration, terrorism, insurgencies, and wars, is diplomacy’s role shifting from its traditional statecraft to broader missions? A panel of distinguished U.S....
A Special Ambassadors’ Forum:“The Current State of American Diplomacy and Future Outlook”
A Special Ambassadors’ Forum:“The Current State of American Diplomacy and Future Outlook”
In an uncertain political environment, with the retirement or resignation of so many experienced senior career Foreign Service Officers, American diplomacy is in danger of falling into a state of disarray. Can the United States maintain its global diplomatic primacy and leadership? Two former senior...
Biological Terrorism: International Dimensions
Biological Terrorism: International Dimensions
March 28, 2019 IUCTS Biological security concerns ranging from mother nature to man-made threats by state and non-state actors transcends geographic regions. Is the international community prepared to identify, prevent, counter, and respond to future biological challenges? What are the past less...