Our Modern Opioid Epidemic: Deep Dive into the Dark Web & Cryptocurrency with Mr. Sanjeev Bhasker, Assistant US Attorney

Hybrid: In-Person at PUMC & via Zoom 2810 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC

This presentation examines the modern Opioid Epidemic and the Dark Web. Our discussion includes a review of digital currency fundamentals: what it is, how it functions, and how it is accessible. Sanjeev Bhasker serves as U.S. Digital Currency Counsel with the US Department of Justice's Digital Currency Initiative, providing legal guidance and support to investigators, […]

Prominent NC Women in Business is now Living a Successful Life – Giving and Receiving Help with Ms. Joan Zimmerman, Founder – Southern Shows

Hybrid: In-Person at PUMC & via Zoom 2810 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC

With the help of BG Metzler as an interviewer, local entrepreneur Joan Zimmerman is going to share her life experiences and how she benefited from giving and receiving help along the way.  Born in Chicago, her parents took her to England during the Depression.  She will tell us of growing up in war time England […]

Historic Preservation tools for a New South City with Jack Thomson, Executive Director, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission

Hybrid: Ticketed Event at Queens University Sports Complex & Zoom 2229 Tyvola Road, Charlotte, NC

     In-person registration begins Monday March 14. Note: this meeting will be held at the Queens University Sports Complex:  2229 Tyvola Rd, Charlotte, NC 28210. Click here for map. Hear from Jack Thomson, Executive Director of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission, about the various tools and layers that can be employed to preserve important […]

Drug Policy and Latin America with Dr. Greg Weeks, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Liberal Arts & Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Hybrid: In-Person at PUMC & via Zoom 2810 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC

   FOREIGN POLICY ASSOCIATION SYNOPSIS OF Drug Policy in Latin America The issue of migration to the United States from Latin America has overshadowed the war on drugs, which has been underway for decades with little sign of progress. What are the roots and the bureaucratic logic behind today’s dominant drug policies in Latin America? Is […]

When the Left Bank is the Right Bank – American Writers in Paris with Dr. David Collins, Professor of English, Emeritus – Westminster College

Hybrid: In-Person at PUMC & via Zoom 2810 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC

   “When good Americans die they go to Paris,” or so Oscar Wilde famously claimed. Perhaps so, but many don’t wait quite that long for their first visit to the City of Light. Americans – the good, the bad, and the ugly – have been drawn to Paris since before the United States became the […]

Cyber Threats and Trends with Brian Cyprian, Supervisory Special Agent – FBI

Hybrid: In-Person at PUMC & via Zoom 2810 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC

This presentation will cover the latest cyber threats, how they happen and how you can better protect yourself.  The Charlotte Cyber Task Force investigates both criminal and national security computer intrusions including attacks on critical infrastructure. SSA Brian N. Cyprian is the supervisor of the Charlotte Cyber Task Force and has been in this position […]