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January 2017

Dinner with Dr. Charles Elachi

January 25, 2017 • 7:30 pm
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, 1700 Ocean Avenue
Santa Monica , CA 90401 United States
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$98 – $123

Dr. Charles Elachi, who is stepping down as JPL director after 46 years at the laboratory, will give a parting talk over dinner to LAWAC on January 25th, 2017 about the highlights of his career in space exploration. One of the world's leading authorities on space, he will speak about the Golden Age of Space Exploration that he says is currently underway, and the “exciting plans, opportunities and challenges for the next two decades.” During his 15 years as JPL Director, he…

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February 2017

William Perry: Nuclear Threats in a Chaotic World

February 23, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, 1700 Ocean Avenue
Santa Monica , CA 90401 United States
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$90 – $115

William Perry, former Defense Secretary, will talk to a LAWAC dinner on February 23rd about the escalating dangers of nuclear conflict in today’s chaotic world – dangers that are more urgent than most Americans realize.  Vladimir Putin has begun upgrading Russia’s nuclear arsenal and last year stationed nuclear missiles on the borders of Poland and Lithuania. North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has conducted two nuclear tests in the past year, and his scientists are working on a long-range ICBM…

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