All members old and new are invited to attend in person or via Zoom, our New Member Orientation meeting. Learn more about the organization including how to meet people, join events and how you can help the organization – the best way to meet new people! In person meeting is in Room 106 in PUMC.
TOPIC: Earthquakes -- Alot of Shaking Going On SPEAKER: Kenneth Taylor, North Carolina Geological Survey; N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (NC DEQ) Travel over several of time in the eastern half of our country to see the number and severity of earthquakes in the Eastern and Central Part of the US. BIOGRAPHY Born in North […]
TOPIC: Outsmart the Outbreak: Winning the War Against Future Infectious Disease Threats with Dr. Katie Passaretti SPEAKER: Dr. Katie Passaretti, Vice President, Chief Epidemiologist for Atrium Health Review factors contributing to emerging pathogens, past and more recent pandemic successes and failures, and what we can do better when facing the inevitable next infectious disease threat. […]
GREAT DECISIONS TOPIC: Why Disengagement from the Middle East is Harder than You Think SPEAKER: Professor Sylvie Toska, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Davidson College The presentation will discuss past and present US interests in the Middle East, and examine reasons why US disengagement from the region is, and will continue to be, difficult. It […]
TOPIC: Charlotte Symphony - Multiple Points of Entry SPEAKER: David Fisk, President & CEO, Charlotte Symphony A newcomer’s guide to the Charlotte Symphony. NOTE: Location change. This presentation will be at Temple Beth El. Directions to Temple Beth El: Enter Shalom Park at the light - 5007 Providence Rd. At the T-intersection, turn right, […]
TOPIC: Healthcare Financing for Medicare/Medicaid SPEAKER: Brad Wilson Brad will discuss healthcare finance, focusing on the debates precedent to and the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, current debates about public financing of healthcare matters (Medicaid expansion, negotiation of pharmaceutical prices by the Social Security Administration, etc.) BIOGRAPHY Brad Wilson served as CEO of Blue […]
GREAT DECISIONS TOPIC: Climate Change and Competition SPEAKER: Mark Keslo, Queens University Professor Keslo will discuss the impact of climate change on business competition. BIOGRAPHY Professor Kelso is a member of the Political Science, International Studies & Sociology Department, College of Arts & Sciences of Queens University. He teaches courses on European politics, environmental politics, electoral […]