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  • LA's Trade & Commerce Challenges Amidst COVID-19

    In partnership with the World Trade Center of Los Angeles, we welcomed Christine Peterson, Director of Trade and Investment for the City of Los Angeles and Marisela Carabello, Director of Trade Development for the Port of Los Angeles for more information on the Coronavirus pandemic in regards to LA's international trade. The panel was moderated by Stephen Cheung, President of the World Trade Center, Los Angeles.

    The panel discussed how COVID-19 has impacted the Port of Los Angeles, which is the nation's No. 1 container port and represents 20% of all cargo coming into the US. They also analyzed the trade policies that brought America to its current situation and the policies that Los Angeles, the nation, and the world should be implementing to move forward.
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  • Blunders & Wonders of Coronavirus Business Communications with Tracy Williams

    Tracy Williams is Founder & CEO of Olmstead Williams Communications, one of the largest Communications and PR firms in Los Angeles, and Co-Chair of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council & Town Hall Board. Williams is an expert in managing crisis communications and shares key insights on how to manage corporate messaging on a large scale for corporations, nonprofits, and small businesses. She also discusses key insights on what companies, but also the general public, should be aware of during the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic and what the outcomes of the crisis could be.

    Kyle Langan, Marketing & Communications Manager at LAWACTH, moderates the conversation.
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  • Foreign Minister of Taiwan on Taiwan's Partnership with the US

    Taiwan: An Enduring Partner with the US in the Free and
    Open Indo-Pacific

    Joseph Wu, Foreign Minister of Taiwan, spoke to LAWAC on Monday, March 11, 2019. To read his remarks click here: https://www.mofa.gov.tw/Upload/RelFile/662/169223/db1851b7-4f69-4649-9018-400dc2ec85b.pdf
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  • The Future of Cars Around the World

    Erik Antonsson, aiPod

    Michael Dunne, Dunne Automotive Ltd.

    Moderator: John Rossant, NewCities & LA CoMotion

    The auto world has long been dominated by the US, Germany and Japan, but with the shifting landscape to electrification and autonomous vehicles new players are emerging. China is now the largest maker of electric cars. Dubai is taking a comprehensive look at transportation reform, including investments in aerial taxis. Cities like London and Singapore are also developing innovative ideas to transform urban mobility. And then there is the hyperloop…
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  • Vicente Fox, 55th President of Mexico

    Former President of Mexico Vicente Fox discusses the importance of a strong US-Mexico relationship, growing the Mexican economy and President Trump's border wall.
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  • Dan Schnur on President Trump

    Dan Schnur, political pollster, offers insight into the stark contrast of opinions in America on President Trump.

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  • Martin Luther King on Selma and black voting registration

    2/26/1965 Dr Martin Luther King Jnr tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about the disparities in voter registration in the South, and the barriers put up to prevent blacks from registering
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  • Gen David Petraeus - whole government approach to counterterrorism

    9/3/2009 General David Petraeus tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council how counterterrorism needs whole-of-government approach, not just Special Forces
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