Virtual discussion w/ Dr. Parag Khanna, author of Move: The Forces Uprooting Us
October 26, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
October 26, 2021 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT
Join us for a conversation with Dr. Parag Khanna, author of Move: The Forces Uprooting Us. Move looks at the trends influencing the future of human mobility, and how forces like demographics and climate change are reshaping the American dream. Dr. Khanna will discuss how the coronavirus pandemic, climate change, aging populations, political turmoil, and economic disruptions will affect human migration. Dr. Parag Khanna is the founder and managing partner of FutureMap, a global strategic advisory firm that works with far-sighted governments and companies. FutureMap’s proprietary Climate Alpha software produces suitability forecasts for America’s 3,000 counties and a growing number of countries. Khanna is the internationally bestselling author of seven books including Connectography and The Future is Asian. He deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan as a senior advisor to US Special Operations Forces, has advised the US National Intelligence Council’s Global Trends program, and been a fellow at Brookings and New America. Parag holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.
Discussion w/MG Jeff Schloesser
CANCELLED Due to a change in MG Schoesser’s schedule, this event has been cancelled. Please contact Matthew Elias with any questions. Luncheon discussion with MG Jeff Schloesser, USA (Ret.), of Bell on the Army’s Long Range Assault Aircraft program and the future of rotary wing military aircraft.
Members Only – Lunch w/General Ray
Please join BENS for a luncheon conversation with incoming BENS President and CEO, General Timothy M. Ray, USAF (Ret.) on Thursday, September 28th at the Harvard Club. This will be an opportunity for NY Metro members to meet with and hear directly from General Ray. General Ray retired from the United States Air Force in 2021 after 35+ years of service. His last tour of duty was as Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command, where he led the nation’s Air…
Fall BENS Dining Out
Please join us for our annual BENS SE Fall BENS Dining Out (BDO) for an evening of great food and fellowship at Il Gialo Osteria & Bar (5920 Roswell Road, Suite B118, Sandy Springs, GA, 30328). You and your spouse/significant other are cordially invited to this highly anticipated event! Since space is limited, please RSVP as soon as possible. If you have any questions or issues, please let me know. We all look forward to seeing you and your spouse/significant…