Sep 09, 2022

Workforce Development in the Life Sciences: Building Skills, Diversity, and Education in Philadelphia and Beyond

Join the Council at B.PHL Innovation Fest as we explore the importance of workforce development so that workers are prepared to address tomorrow’s challenges, particularly in life sciences—a growing sector in the Philadelphia region and an important one for our country and the world.

Location:

Location 215

90 Spring Garden St.

Philadelphia, PA 19123

Schedule

  • 11:05 a.m. ET Panel Discussion
  • 11:40 a.m. ET Audience Q&A
  • 11:50 a.m. ET Conclusion

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Sep 09, 2022

Treating the Whole Person: How Social Determinants Impact Health & Achieving Health Equity

Join the Council at B.PHL Innovation Fest as we explore what organizations, providers, payers, and others are doing to treat the whole person – both in the Philadelphia and around the world – and how social determinants impact health.

Location:

Location 215

90 Spring Garden St.

Philadelphia, PA 19123

Schedule

  • 12:00 p.m. ET Panel Discussion
  • 12:35 p.m. ET Audience Q&A
  • 12:45 p.m. ET Conclusion

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Sep 21, 2022

Honoring the Spirit of America: A Conversation about Immigration

In-person Event

Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia and Independence National Historical Park to learn from a panel of speakers who will provide insight into why immigration—throughout U.S. history—has been so important and how we can continue to address the challenges of immigration policy today.

Location:

Independence National Historical Park

Congress Hall, 5th & Chestnut Streets

Philadelphia, PA 19106

Schedule

  • 5:30 p.m. ET Registration opens
  • 6:00 p.m. ET Program begins
  • 7:15 p.m. ET Conclusion

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Oct 06, 2022

Cryptocurrencies and the World: A Look at Global Regulation, Security, and Sustainability

Crypto is everywhere, and the blockchain is changing the world. Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia for a discussion with a paneli of experts, moderated by Sahel Ahyaie Assar, about cryptocurrency and its impact on the global economy.

Location:

Racquet Club of Philadelphia

215 S. 16th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19102

Schedule

  • 11:30 a.m. ET Registration opens, buffet lunch
  • 12:00 p.m. ET Program begins
  • 1:15 p.m. ET Conclusion

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Oct 13, 2022

World Affairs Table: Mexico

In-person Event

The World Affairs Table series features discussions on topics pertaining to bilateral relationships between the U.S. and other countries. Each discussion is followed by a culinary tasting event with cuisine and drinks from the country of focus. The World Affairs Table allows audience members to both engage in substantive foreign policy discussions and experience culture and cuisine, all in the span of one evening.

Location:

World Affairs Council & The BOND Collective

1617 JFK Blvd., Ste. 1055

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Schedule

  • 5:30 p.m. ET Registration Opens
  • 6:00 p.m. ET Program
  • 7:00 p.m. ET Culinary Tasting & Reception
  • 8:30 p.m. ET Conclusion

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Oct 26, 2022

This Country: A Conversation with Chris Matthews

Hold the Date

Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia for a conversation with New York Times bestselling author and long-time host of MSNBC’s Hardball, Chris Matthews, about his memoir of politics and history.

Location:

Information to come

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Schedule

  • 5:30 p.m. ET Registration opens
  • 6:00 p.m. ET Program begins
  • 7:15 p.m. ET Conclusion

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Nov 07, 2022

Diplochat

Hold the Date

The Council’s “Diplochat” series provides attendees the opportunity to have an in-depth, off-the-record conversation with diplomats from around the world. The conversation will be facilitated by the Council’s President & CEO, Lauren Swartz.

Location:

World Affairs Council, One Penn Center

1617 JFK Blvd., Ste. 1055

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Schedule

  • 5:30 p.m. ET Registration Opens
  • 6:00 p.m. ET Program
  • 7:00 p.m. ET Conclusion

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Nov 10, 2022

What Just Happened? Midterms 2022

Hold the Date

With the U.S. midterm elections taking place on November 8, the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia and KYW NewsRadio are teaming up to give you a breakdown of what just happened? Join us to listen to experts discuss the issues, outcomes, and make their own assessments of what it all means for 2024 and beyond.

Location:

KYW Newsradio Studios at Audacy Headquarters

2400 Market St., 4th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Schedule

  • 5:30 p.m. ET Registration Opens
  • 6:00 p.m. ET Program
  • 7:00 p.m. ET Networking Reception
  • 8:30 p.m. ET Conclusion

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Dec 13, 2022

World Affairs Salon

Hold the Date

Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia for its end-of-year World Affairs Salon, a joyous celebration of our many incredible partners and impactful programs.

Location:

Information to come.

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Schedule

  • 5:30 p.m. ET Registration Opens & Reception
  • 6:30 p.m. ET Program
  • 8:30 p.m. ET Conclusion

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