World Affairs Council of Hilton Head

Evening Speaker Series 2020

The WACHH Evening Speaker Series is one of several forums that provide an opportunity for WACHH members and the public to participate in this important dialogue. Beginning in January and continuing through April, the Evening Speaker Series features topics of local concern, with global reach, regarding economic, political and strategic trends shaping the US and its foreign policy agenda.  Speakers are drawn from within  WACHH as well as regional experts known for their international experience in government, business, military affairs and academia.

The WACHH Winter-Spring Evening Speaker Series is open to the general public as well as WACHH members. These events are held one evening a month,  January through April 2020. The registration fee includes a welcoming reception --with hors d’oeuvres, coffee, soft drinks, and a cash bar -- which begins at 5:15 p.m. with presentation and discussion following from 6:00-7:15 p.m. 

Location: SoundWaves, 7 Lagoon Rd. Suite 100, Hilton Head, SC 29928
 (See map below)

A 4-part series subscription costs $80.00 (sorry - sold out).
You can
 register for single events for $25 each.


2020 Presenters

Tuesday, January 21, 2020: Call Sign Chaos
Bing West, co-author of the New York Times #1 bestseller, ¬≠Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead, written with General Jim Mattis

Tuesday, February 18, 2020: The First Wave
Alex Kershaw, author of The First Wave, published in May 2019 to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day

Thursday, March 5, 2020: Climate Change
Kathleen Biggins is a co-founder of C-Change Conversations, presenting a non-partisan, multi-media seminar on the science of climate change

Tuesday, April 21, 2020: The Rohingya of Myanmar (Burma)—Persecuted, Isolated, Hopeful
Janet Billson Mancini, Director of Group Dimensions International and former Professor of Sociology at The George Washington University

EVENT CANCELLED due to spread of the novel coronavirus.

Sound Waves, 7 Lagoon Rd., Hilton Head, SC 29928

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