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April 2018
$45 - $90

Opportunities and Challenges for the United States in the Western Pacific

April 19 @ 5:30 pm CST
McNamara Alumni Center – University of Minnesota, 200 Oak St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Join the United States Naval Academy Alumni Association Upper Midwest Chapter and Global Minnesota for a special presentation by the Honorable Richard Armitage, former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, as he discusses opportunities and challenges for the United States in the Western Pacific. Secretary Armitage’s presentation is part of the...

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Free

Doing Business in China: What You Need to Know

April 24 @ 8:00 am CST
Dorsey & Whitney LLP, 50 South Sixth St., Suite 1500
Minneapolis, 55402

The People’s Republic of China is the third largest market for Minnesota exports and a key destination for manufacturing. The ability to navigate China's business climate is critical to succeeding in today’s global economy. Recent leadership transitions within the Chinese government, coupled with the escalating trade environment, present new challenges...

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$30 - $40

Culture Through Cuisine: China

April 30 @ 6:00 pm CST
Tea House Chinese Restaurant, 2425 University Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States

This event is SOLD OUT. From Shaanxi to Beijing, Tea House restaurant brings authentic Chinese cuisine to the heart of Minneapolis. Named a 2017 Best Restaurants Readers' Poll Winner by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, this bustling establishment near the University of Minnesota boasts a menu with more than 100 items and is known...

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May 2018
$5 - $15

Global Cooperation in the Fight Against Human Trafficking

May 7 @ 6:00 pm CST
Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central, 300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States

This program is made possible by Carlson Family Foundation. Human trafficking knows no boundaries, but neither do the efforts of those committed to ending the transportation of people from one country to another for forced labor or commercial sexual exploitation. Join us for an evening seminar that will connect local...

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Free

Global Conversations ST. PAUL: Putin’s Re-election – Stability or Stagnation?

May 9 @ 12:00 pm CST
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Online registration is closed. This Global Conversations is presented in partnership with the Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Vladimir Putin's March 2018 re-election victory was never in doubt. Now that he's officially back in power, where is he headed? Will he move forward with the economic reform he...

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Free

Global Conversations MINNEAPOLIS: Putin’s Re-election – Stability or Stagnation?

May 9 @ 6:00 pm CST
Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central, 300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States

Online registration is closed. Walk-ins welcome. This Global Conversations is presented in partnership with the Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Vladimir Putin's March 2018 re-election victory was never in doubt. Now that he's officially back in power, where is he headed? Will he move forward with the economic...

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$40 - $55

Mexico and the U.S. at a Crossroad with Ambassador Gutiérrez

May 16 @ 12:00 pm CST
Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown, 35 South 7th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55402

We are disappointed to announce that the Ambassador of Mexico has had to postpone his visit to Minnesota due to complications with the NAFTA negotiations. We recognize the ambassador's important role in this situation and look forward to hosting him in the near future. This luncheon and program has been postponed until...

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Free

Urban Expedition: France

May 20 @ 1:00 pm CST
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Explore the globe with Urban Expedition! Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn about the world right in St. Paul. With a focus on a different destination country, each program in the series provides authentic cultural experiences that include music, dance, crafts, and traditions. It’s an ideal event for...

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Free

Bridging the Gap in U.S.-China Negotiation and Communication Styles

May 23 @ 8:00 am CST
Fredrikson & Byron, U.S. Bank Plaza, 200 South 6th St. #4000
Minneapolis, 55402

Join us for a program addressing how different styles of negotiating and communicating used by American and Chinese companies and government officials can impact, and sometimes derail, successful business dealings and government-to-government negotiations. We’ll look at common pitfalls and strategies to overcome them, to achieve more effective communication, resulting in...

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June 2018

Year of China Gala

June 16 @ 4:30 pm CST
Orono High School Parking Lots, 795 Old Crystal Bay Road North
Orono, 55356

The gala is sold out. Please contact Anne Hanson at 612.625.2102 to be placed on the waiting list in case additional seats open up. Join us for our annual fundraising gala as we explore Chinese culture, highlight U.S.-China relations, and connect Minnesotans to this East Asian country. Featuring fine Chinese-inspired cuisine and...

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