Pacific Council Special Events
Recent Special Events
October 11-12, 2013 | Santa Monica
Recognized widely as the West Coast’s premier foreign policy forum, the Pacific Council’s Members Weekend is our signature annual event. With a format designed to be deeply engaging to all participants, this invitation-only summit convenes more than 250 business, government, civic, and academic leaders from around the world to analyze and debate the most important global policy issues of our time. The Weekend combines the best of all worlds: high-level policy addresses, lively discussion and debate, and opportunities to meet and interact with peers and colleagues against the backdrop of stunning sunsets and the beautiful Pacific Ocean.
Members Weekend 2013
2013 Program Agenda
2013 Attendee Roster
May 8, 2013 | Beverly Hills
At a gala event on May 8, the Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver one of her first addresses on the west coast since stepping down as U.S. Secretary of State earlier this year. Secretary Clinton will accept the inaugural Warren Christopher Public Service Award from the Pacific Council on International Policy, conferred in recognition of her distinguished service to the country.
April 19, 2013 | Downtown Los Angeles
An event designed for members, by members, this fourth annual event taps the deep wells of insight and expertise from within our membership network. With ample time for mingling, refreshment, and conversation between substantive sessions, Spring Conference participants convene for a day of debate and exchange with fellow Council members during panel discussions, roundtable dialogues, and a high-level keynote interview.
April 7-9, 2014 | COLORADO SPRINGS NORAD-USNORTHCOM SITE VISIT
A small group of Pacific Council members will participate in a two-day site visit to Colorado Springs, home of North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), US Northern Command (USNORTHCOM), the Cheyenne Mountain Complex, Air Force Space Command, and the Air Force Academy.
November 3-8, 2013 | INTERNATIONAL COUNTRY DIALOGUE: TURKEY
A small group of Pacific Council Board Members and Sustaining Members will travel to Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey for a week of high level discussions with senior U.S. and Turkish government officials, prominent business representatives and civil society leaders.
July 30, 2013 | LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT SITE VISIT
A small group of Pacific Council members will tour Los Angeles International Airport facilities led by Mr. Arif Alikhan, Deputy Executive Director of Law Enforcement and Homeland Security for LAX. This tour will give NSMC members a chance to visit various safety and security installations at LAX and learn about “behind-the-scenes” security tactics employed for airport safety measures.
April 6-7, 2013 | U.S. NAVY SITE VISIT: AIRCRAFT CARRIER EMBARK
A small group of Pacific Council Sustaining Members were hosted for a two day embark of a U.S. Nimitz class super carrier and discuss with Navy personnel and leaders naval security operations and issues.
March 17-23, 2013 | INTERNATIONAL COUNTRY DIALOGUE: CUBA
The Pacific Council led a delegation of Pacific Council Board and affiliate sponsor members to Cuba. The full trip report can be accessed here.