Our Distinguished Speakers

Upcoming EngagementsAll Global Issues Evenings are co-hosted with the University of North Florida's Distinguished Voices Lecture Series and all Global Business Luncheons are co-hosted with The River Club.

Adam E. CohenMarch 10, 2015 Noon

The River Club

Adam E. Cohen, Ph.D.

"Genes, Stem Cells and Neurons: New Insights Into How the Brain Works and What Happens When it Doesn't"

James G. WorkmanMarch 23, 2015 6:00 p.m.

Jacksonville University River House
An Intimate Evening of Dialogue with James G. Workman

A Special Engagement for Council Sponsors, Ambassador's Circle & Benefactor Members

James G. WorkmanMarch 24, 2015 Noon

Jacksonville University Davis College of Business
James G. Workman

"The Politics of Water"

James G. WorkmanMarch 24, 2015 7:00 p.m.

UNF Herbert University Center
James G. Workman

"Water Security"

David L. Brown

April 14, 2015 Noon

The River Club

David L. Brown

"Global Developments in IT"

Dr. Richard LeakeyApril 21, 2015 7:00 p.m.

UNF Herbert University Center

Dr. Richard Leakey

"Past, Present and Future of Life on Earth"

Annual Member CelebrationMay 19, 2015 6:00 p.m.

WJCT Studios
Annual Member & Sponsor Celebration 

Join us for a really fun celebration of the 2014-2015 season and enjoy a "sneak peek" of the 2015-2016 season.  

2014-2015 Speaker List 
  • Admiral Mark P. Fitzgerald, USN (Ret.)
  • Ambassador Michael A. McFaul
  • Stephen L. Atkins
  • Ambassador Frank G. Wisner 
  • Mark S. Gold, M.D.
  • Ray Suarez
  • Ty Votaw
  • Mary L. Schapiro
  • General Anthony C. Zinni, USMC (Ret.)
  • Daniel Franklin
  • Adam E. Cohen, Ph.D. 
  • James G. Workman
  • David L. Brown
  • Dr. Richard Leakey