Hot Topics – Teleconferences | 2016-2017

The World Affairs Councils of America offers regular teleconferences to connect you to officials, specialists, thought leaders and decision makers on the timely, critical, global issues of the day.

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Upcoming Hot Topic Teleconferences

“The Party Conventions & the Presidential Election”  
 
featuring
Dan Quayle
Former Vice President of the United States 
 
Thursday, July 28
4:00-4:30 PM CT
Dan Quayle’s political career includes election to Congress in 1976, age 29, where he served two terms; election to the Senate in 1980 and 1986; and Vice President of the United States in 1988, age 41. He served as the 44th Vice President under President George Herbert Walker Bush.
Currently, Dan Quayle is the Chairman of Cerberus Global Investments with offices in Asia, Europe as well as New York City. He has been with Cerberus since 1999. Cerberus is a private equity company with more than $30B under management.
Dan Quayle graduated from DePauw University in 1969 and received his J.D. from Indiana University School of Law Indianapolis in 1974.
He lives with his wife Marilyn and they are both involved with several charity activities. They have three grown children Tucker, Ben and Corinne as well as seven grandchildren. (Full Bio.)

Previous Hot Topic Teleconferences

Jul 21, 2016 | Hot Topic Teleconference – “Americans against Terrorism, Hate, and Violence” featuring Imam Muhammad Masri [Info]

The American Muslim March on Washington: Liberty, Justice, Peace will be held on Saturday, July 23, in Washington, DC. The event is organized by American Islam, Inc., a national organization representing and working to empower moderate American Muslims, by providing them with religious, educational, social, financial, and advocacy services, and outreaching to the U.S. population, media, and government with the true peaceful message of Islam. Join us for this Hot Topics call with Imam Muhammad Musri to learn more about the current state of American Islam; Islamophobia; and terrorism.
Imam Musri is the President of American Islam, Inc., a national Muslim organization. He serves as the Senior Imam, President and Chairman of the Board of the Islamic Society of Central Florida (ISCF) since 1993. Musri is an advisor on Islam and Muslims to various agencies of the U.S. government. He is a member of the Florida Faith-Based and Community-Based Advisory Council since 2005, served under Governors Jeb Bush, Charlie Christ and Rick Scott. (full bio)

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