Great Decisions - Discusson I

Category: Speakers & Lecture Series
Location: Adrian Lamb Room

The World Affairs Forum in Stamford brings the Great Decision series back to New Canaan Library beginning Tuesday, October 29 at 7:00 p.m. The second session is Tuesday, November 26 at 7:00 p.m. Both programs take place in the Lamb Room.

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José A. Rasco, Chief Investment Strategist at HSBC Private Bank Americas will be the guest speaker for the first Great Decisions discussion on "The Economic Outlook for Mexico and Latin America." Mr. Rasco has served the financial community for close to 25 years. He is a member of the Global Investment Committee and a member with voting rights of the Investment Strategy Committee. In addition to conducting extensive research on global thematic investing and socially-responsible products, and portfolio strategies, Rasco has advised on the investment of billions of dollars in funds and structured products across the entertainment, media, technology, healthcare, commodities, manufacturing, and defense sectors. His commentary has appeared in a variety of leading financial publications and media. 

Further details about the November 26 session pending.

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The name is shared by a national civic-education program, briefing book and television series administered and produced by the Foreign Policy Association.  The Great Decisions program highlights eight of the most thought-provoking foreign policy challenges facing Americans each year. Great Decisions provides background information, current data and policy options for each issue and serves as the focal text for discussion groups. -From http://www.fpa.org/great_decisions/

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Library patrons with hearing disabilities can now enjoy the Library programs held in the Lamb Room by accessing the assistive listening technology available. Our T-Coil hearing loop provides access to clear, crisp sound by tuning a hearing aid to its t-coil channel or by using one of our available portable hearing receivers with headphones.  Please ask our staff should you need assistance with this service.