Santa Fe World Affairs Forum Annual Symposium

Date(s)
April 24 - April 25
9:00 am - 5:45 pm

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Santa Fe World Affairs Forum – 2017 Annual Symposium
“World Order Under Threat: Protectionism, Nationalism, Extremism”
April 24 & 25
Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, New Mexico – Jemez Rooms
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The hope in the West for a peaceful world order following the collapse of the Soviet Union has now given way to a stark new reality. We are looking at growing fragmentation within both individual states and the global community, while inequality, retrenchment, protectionism, nationalism and ideological extremism are on the rise. With the help of an impressive group of experts in international affairs, domestic security, economic protectionism, populist politics, journalism, information technology and cyber security, the 2017 Symposium will delve into these increasingly destabilizing tendencies and explore solutions to them.
TOPICS & SPEAKERS:
Monday, April 24
– Welcome by Mayor Javier Gonzales and SFCC President, Randy Grissom
– Overview: Liberal Democracy Under Threat
– Threats to the Liberal Order: Domestic and Foreign
– The Global Economic Order in a Protectionist Era
– North American Trade & the Danger to NAFTA
Tuesday, April 25
– The Populist Challenge
– The Resurgence of Nationalism
– The Next Domino – What’s Happening in the European Union?
– Fact, Fiction and the Dissemination of False Information
COST:
 SFWAF members and affiliates: $85.
Non-members: $110.
One-day only: $60.
College and university students: $55 for both days.
The price includes lunch both days and a wine reception on Monday afternoon
REGISTRATION:
Please email sfwaforum@outlook.com by Wednesday, April 19. Space is limited and reservations are first come, first serve (last year’s symposium sold out in advance). Fees for the symposium may be paid by check made out to SFWAF and sent to The Santa Fe World Affairs Forum, PO Box 31965, Santa Fe, NM 87594.(Please include name as well as contact information if you are not a member of the Forum.)
*Note: SWFA will honor two day member fee for people from the Global Ties ABQ mailing list who register. However, you must indicate this in an email at sfwaforum@outlook.com.