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Dia de los Muertos: Day of the Dead Exhibit at Longmont Museum

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - November 4 @ 8:00 pm

Longmont’s annual Día de los Muertos celebration is the Longmont Museum’s signature event and the largest Day of the Dead celebration in Colorado, attracting more than 6,000 people to the exhibit, family event and related programming. The celebration demonstrates how a diverse community can come together to share a common desire – to honor our ancestors and keep their memories alive.
The exhibit runs from October 10- November 4, but there is an opening reception on October 10 from 6pm-8pm!

Yatai Preview Party: Western-themed BBQ meal

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Be the first to see the completed work on the yatai! And enjoy a catered BBQ meal. An exclusive opportunity. Open to members of the Denver-Takayama committee and their guests.

How To Get The China Relationship Back On Track

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for a conversation with Ambassador Christopher Hill and Professor Sam Zhao regarding how to get the China situation back on track.

International Contracting

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

The right contract is the best way to protect yourself when your business crosses borders. Learn how to use this important tool with local attorney, Tyler Rauert as he explains the types of contracts in international business, common clauses and the law that controls them.

Export Compliance Interest Group Meeting

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The WTC Denver invites all export compliance professionals and those interested in learning more about export compliance to join us at our next Export Compliance Interest Group meetup. In this non-pitch environment, the goal is to share best practices and facilitate networking among Colorado's export compliance community. Discussions will be process-oriented, focusing on the best ways to tackle the "how to" of export compliance.

“Dia de Los Muertos” Fundraising Event

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Mexican Cultural Center cordially invites you to “Dia de Los Muertos” our 1st annual fundraising event
Come and experience the essence of Dia de los Muertos with exquisite altars and excellent food.

CIDAG Happy Hour

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Posner Member, Konektid International, and other global development professionals at the Colorado International Development and Aid Group (CIDAG) Happy Hour at Improper City (RiNO).

Salon: African Sustainable Development

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Orbis Institute and the African Sustainable Development Foundation (ASDF) bring you a critical dialogue on the history and complexity of sustainable development in Africa. The flow of the evening will start with a short reception, followed by guest speaker presentations, a fishbowl discussion, and breakout conversations.
This event is part of a 3-part series, in efforts to help ASDF raise funds to send medical supplies to a refugee camp in Ethiopia, through a partnership with Project C.U.R.E.

Difret Movie Screening

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Based on the true story of a young Ethiopian girl kidnapped for marriage and put on trial for murder after killing her abductor. A female lawyer and women’s rights activist, Meaza Ashenafi (now newly-appointed first female President of Ethiopia’s Federal Supreme Court), takes on her defense.
Cocktail, coffee and networking reception begins at 6:00pm. Movie begins promptly at 7:00pm. Refreshments, Ethiopian food and Ethiopian coffee available for purchase.

Cybersecurity & Privacy Roundtable

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Laws governing cyber security and privacy have been in effect for a number of years and enforcement activities are on the rise both in the United States and globally. Business leaders must understand that compliance with cybersecurity and privacy laws is no longer just an IT issue, and that it should be viewed as an enterprise risk issue with the potential to impact a business’ reputation, cause financial loss, harm its network, and affect intellectual property and  strategic information.

5th Annual Africa Summit in Colorado

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Africans make critical contributions to the world. You know it. We know it. Americans are engaged in diverse business and friendships across the 54 African countries of Africa and here at in America. But the realities get lost behind a curtain of invisibility. As a result, we are wasting an incredible wealth of social and economic opportunities. We need to break the stereotypes that hold us back. Imagine what we could do if more people were inspired to get involved and take advantage of them
The 2019 Africa Agenda Summit is dedicated to providing tools, ideas and inspiration that can help all of us to make an impact in telling a new story that opens up collaboration and mutual investment. There will be great food, dancing, and conversation!
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2019 Japanese Culture Day

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Celebrate Japanese Culture Day! Learn dancing, architecture, poetry, woodworking, origami and more! Listen to traditional music, enjoy traditional food! This event is free and open to the public.

Uhambo’s Journey: A Sustainable Model for Children with Disabilities

November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Bring your lunch and learn from Shona, the Founder and Executive Director of Shonaquip and Posner member Uhambo Foundation, visiting us all the way from Cape Town. Shona will share the evolution of their social enterprise model and its recent restructuring to strengthen the ecosystem around the child. Inspired by one of her daughters, who was born with cerebral palsy, Shona McDonald is dedicated to children with disabilities. Shona’s organizations have been leading the disability sector in Africa for over 25 years, developing a holistic rights-based and inclusive model in regions of Africa that present multiple barriers.

7th Annual Global Cup Challenge–Register by October 31!

November 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The 7th annual Global Cup Challenge is WorldDenver's premier trivia fundraising event. Hosted by the WorldDenver Young Professionals, the Global Cup Challenge is a night full of friendly competition, trivia, amazing prizes, good food, and even better company. All proceeds from this event go towards supporting WorldDenver's mission to strengthen and expand the community of engaged global citizens and organizations in Colorado. Your support helps to welcome international visitors, hear from experts in international affairs, and promote citizen diplomacy throughout Denver. 

Webinar: Boggled by Brexit?

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Brexit has made global headlines for the last three years since the UK voted to leave the European Union. For all of the discussion, media analysis, and political speculations; the simple fact remains that many are still unsure of what Brexit really means, how the UK got to this moment, or where it might be heading. The WTC's own Ryan Nalty will give beginner's guide to UK politics and the steps that have lead to the Brexit process up till now. This is a webinar. Zoom link will be provided.

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

November 7 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Doing business overseas can become a daunting task as you attempt to meet the many regulations that govern the products or technology you import or export. The International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) control the export and import of defense articles, technical data and services, including certain aerospace technology and products. Understanding the ITAR requirements and how to comply is fundamental to prevent potential costly violations. Join other Colorado companies as we discuss the ever-evolving International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
The training will include:
- Basic and intermediate level discussions of ITAR requirements and compliance
- Export Control Reform, including recent and proposed changes to the ITAR
- Case studies on ITAR compliance and enforcement

Reframing Poverty

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for an interactive conversation with Eric Meade, author of Reframing Poverty, a provocative new book about poverty. Together with Posner Center tenant Kurt Wilson (Effect X, LLC), Eric will lead a discussion of how our thoughts and feelings about poverty impact how we approach our work on poverty out in the world. Poverty is an emotionally charged topic, so be ready for conversations that are engaging and that may challenge your core assumptions. The result will be a clearer sense of what you believe and why, and greater effectiveness as you go about your work to reduce poverty in the world.

2019 Korbel Dinner

November 15 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Korbel Dinner is the school's premier event and honors Josef Korbel, the founder and first dean of the school. Each year, the Korbel Dinner features an internationally-prominent keynote speaker and honors people who have made a global impact. The philanthropic impact of the Korbel Dinner benefits our school's programs, scholarships, and research centers, which are designed to serve our students and the community at large.The speaker will be President Ernesto Zedillo, the former president of Mexico (1994-2000) and the current director of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization. 

“We Crossed A Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria” with Professor Wendy Pearlman

November 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Professor Wendy Pearlman will present her book, "We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria," an oral history of the Syrian conflict based on interviews that she has conducted with more than 400 displaced Syrians across the Middle East and Europe since 2012. Using exclusively Syrians’ own words, the book is a mosaic of stories and reflections that seeks to express the human dimension of the Syrian uprising, war, and refugee experience. Like the book, her talk will chronicle the origins and evolution of the Syrian conflict through the stories of ordinary people who have lived and been transformed by its unfolding, and thereby place the forced migration of millions of Syrians in its larger historical and political context.
Books will be available for purchase and signing.

“The Evolution and Future of Cybersecurity – Challenging Our Assumptions” with Samuel Sanders Visner

December 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join WorldDenver as we hear from Samuel Visner, Director of the National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center (MITRE).

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