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KQV Global Press Conference
Crisis in Crimea: What’s Next?

April 19, 2014

This half-hour radio program will feature Kent Logsdon, Chief of Staff, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State of Management and Resources. He will discuss "Crisis in Crimea: What’s Next?” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.

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KQV Global Press Conference
The Power of Knowledge: The Importance of Education in a Global Society

April 20, 2014

This half-hour radio program will feature Jane Werner, Executive Director, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh; Dr. Sakena Yacoobi, Executive Director, Afghan Institute of Learning, 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee. They will discuss "The Power of Knowledge: The Importance of Education in a Global Society” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.

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Public Policy Discussion and Luncheon
Europe’s Watershed Moment:
What the Conflict in Ukraine Means for Europe,
the United States, and Relations with Russia

May 12, 2014

The invasion and annexation of Crimea has perhaps changed the geopolitical balance to one of systemic competition—and some even fear a renewed Cold War. What will happen now, and what are our options? Join the World Affairs Council and the American Council on Germany's Eric M. Warburg Chapter in Pittsburgh for expert analysis on the pressing issue from one of Europe’s most experienced analysts.

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WorldQuest 2013
WorldQuest
International Trivia Competition
10th Anniversary

Hosted by:
WTAE’s Sally Wiggin and
Essential Pittsburgh 90.5 WESA’s Paul Guggenheimer

October 21, 2013

5:45 p.m.: Check in
6:30 p.m.: Let the games begin!

Cabaret Theater, 655 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Online registration is closed. If you would like to attend, please contact Dan Law at 412-281-1259 or email dan@worldpittsburgh.org.

Join us for a fun evening of food, drinks, prizes, unique networking opportunities, and friendly competition. Show off your knowledge of the world and help support the work of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh.

Once again, WorldQuest will be held at the Cabaret Theater in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District. This annual event provides an informal opportunity for people throughout the Pittsburgh community to test their knowledge about international affairs. Small teams of four will compete for prizes. In addition, players and observers in the "cheering section" will have an opportunity to enter a raffle to win exciting prizes! All proceeds for this event go to support the Council’s more than 200 annual events reaching the region’s secondary schools and professional community.

Q. Fourteen newly-born panda cubs are currently at a research base in what Chinese city famous for its breeding centers and nature reserves specifically designed for the endangered giant panda species?

  1. Chengdu
  2. Wuhan
  3. Guangzhou
  4. Shenzhen

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Raffles and Prizes!
Stay tuned for prize and raffle lists!

Start Studying Now!
Use this link for the 2012 WorldQuest questions and answers.

Not interested in competing? Why don’t you come and cheer on the competitors? Just like last year, you can watch WorldQuest from the “Cheering Section” and support a team of your choice.

  • Team of 4: $120
  • Single Competitor: $30 (Those registered as single competitors will be placed in teams of 4 on the day of the competition).
  • Cheering Section: $30

Dinner included in the ticket price. Cash bar.

When registering a team, please include the team name, identify the team captain, and include the names of the other team members. Pre-payment is required for all players and teams.

Online registration is closed. If you would like to attend, please contact Dan Law at 412-281-1259 or email dan@worldpittsburgh.org.

WorldQuest 2013 Sponsorship and Donor Opportunities

We are looking for sponsors who will also field one or more teams. This year's sponsorship opportunities include:

Bronze: $500

  • One team of 4 competitors
  • Table for organizational materials
  • Recognition in all event materials and signage

Silver: $1,000

  • Two teams of 4 competitors
  • Table for organizational materials
  • Recognition in all event materials and signage
  • Admittance for 2 to the “Cheering Section.”

Gold: $2,500

  • Two teams of 4 competitors
  • Table for organizational materials
  • Recognition in all event materials and signage
  • Admittance for 4 to the “Cheering Section.”
  • Free table of 8 at an upcoming World Affairs Council luncheon.
  • One Corporate Level membership to the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh.

Please contact Dan Law, at 412-281-1259, or email dan@worldpittsburgh.org for more information.

With thanks to:

Event Sponsor


Silver Sponsor


Bronze Sponsor



Media Sponsors

Prize Donors

      

                                                                                                                                                         

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