BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Centre for the Study of Security and Development//Events Calendar//EN VERSION:2.0 CALSCALE:GREGORIAN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20200923T034402Z DTSTART:20200130T210000Z DTEND:20200130T230000Z SUMMARY:Kevin Skillin\, US Consul General\, “A Changing Global Order\,” Jan 30 DESCRIPTION:The US Consul General for Atlantic Canada\, Kevin Skillin\, will sit down with CSSD director Brian Bow\, to discuss contemporary global challenges\, with particular focus on implications for Canada-US relations and impacts on Atlantic Canada. The formal panel will be relatively brief\, to allow lots of time for audience questions and discussion.\nKevin Skillin is the US Consul General in Halifax\, Nova Scotia. Prior to his arrival in Atlantic Canada in August 2018\, Kevin served as Deputy Director in the Office of Israel and Palestinian Affairs in Washington\, where he previously covered economic affairs. A career Foreign Service Officer since 2000\, Kevin served as Economic and Commercial Section Chief at the U.S. Consulate General in Basrah\, Iraq from 2013 to 2014 and in the same role at the U.S. Embassy in Montevideo\, Uruguay from 2010 to 2013. His other overseas assignments include tours at the U.S. Embassies in Ecuador\, Oman\, and Honduras. In Washington\, Kevin served as a Watch Officer in the State Department Operations Center and later as a Staff Assistant in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs. Kevin earned a Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies from the Marine Corps War College in Quantico\, Virginia in June 2018. He is a 1996 graduate of Princeton University and received a Master’s Degree in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh in 1998. From 1998-99 Kevin was a Fulbright Student in Quito\, Ecuador. Kevin speaks Spanish and Arabic. He is married and has three children.\n\nCost: Registration is through EventBrite: Registration free for CIC members\; $20 for non-members. However\, free admission for a limited number of graduate and undergraduate students. Interested students should contact to by-pass the admission fee\, and register on Eventbrite.\n\nAdditional Information: Co-organized by CIC-Halifax and CSSD.\nReception - with  food and a cash bar.\nPoster [80KB PDF] LOCATION:The Halifax Club\,\n1682 Hollis Street\,\nHalifax\, NS B3J 2R7 URL: UID: END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR