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[Past Event] Great Decisions Discussion Group | Livestream Zoom

Course Description:

The World Affairs Council of Monterey Bay presents this moderated discussion format which has generated insightful exchanges for decades. We'll discuss eight critical topics in the Foreign Press Association's Great Decisions 2022 briefing book. Each session will begin with a 20-minute online viewing of a master class of the topic at hand to complement the week's reading. Participants are invited to share their knowledge and views—but just listening is fine too.

Great Decisions briefing book is not included. There are two ways to obtain the booklet:

1. Order via the Foreign Policy Association (800) 477-5836 or ($35+shipping).
2. Purchase "Great Decisions 2022" as an e-booklet from Amazon for $24.99 (

Topics: Changing Demographics; Outer Space; Climate Change; Russia & U.S.; Myanmar and ASEAN; The Quad Alliance; Drug Policy in Latin America; Industrial Policy.


Tuition: $0.00

Additional Fees: $0.00


Mondays, Jan. 31; Feb. 7, 14, 28; Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28
*3:30 – 5:30 pm* (8 sessions)


Course will meet via Zoom and will NOT be recorded or available for viewing later. A Zoom link will be emailed to each participant prior to the class session.


John Hetz, after more than two decades as an executive in Silicon Valley, has assumed leadership roles in a number of non-profit and community service organizations.