Upcoming Programs


*SCWA Programming – The unfolding coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has placed a hold on in-person SCWA programs. On March 15, the CDC released guidance that all large events and mass gatherings of more than 50 people be suspended for at least eight weeks. “

During this time, your SCWA is working with our parent agency the World Affairs Councils of America, to continue to offer our membership virtual programs presented by various World Affairs Councils.

UPCOMING PROGRAMS will be announced on the SCWA Website



Thursday, January 16

Robert L. Suettinger:  Past-director of Research for MBP Consulting Limited LLC, a SeniorPolicy Analyst at RAND and a Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution.Suettinger Photo

Topic: “The Current Relationship Status of the U.S. & The People’s Republic of China”

Thursday, February 20

Dr. Maryam Alavi:  Stephen P. Zelnak Jr. Dean’s Chair in Business; Professor of IT Management; Dean | Scheller College of Business at Georgia Institute of Technology. An expert in digital innovations and strategic IT applications.

Dr. Maryam Alavi       Topic: “Digital Transformation & Global Shifts in Workforce Skills”



Thursday, March 19  RESCHEDULED Sept. 10, 2020

postponed 2

Dr. Alasdair R. Young, Professor and Neal Family Chair in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology

Topic: “Breaking up is hard to do: Brexit and European integration”

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Thursday, April 16 – CANCELLED Due to the Coronavirus:  Dr. Gunter Jikeli, Indiana University Erna B. Rosenfeld Professor in Jewish Studies, Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and Germanic Studies.


Gunther Jikeli


Topic: “Contemporary anti-Semitism in Europe”


Thursday, May 14: Dr. Robert H. Latiff, U.S. Air Force Major General (retired) and professor at Notre Dame and George Mason universities focusing on technology and ethics.

Topic:  “Preparing for the New Global Battlefield”Robert Latiff