SOURCE: World Affairs Council of Orange County

World Affairs Council of Orange County

January 12, 2010 12:10 ET

Lieutenant General Patrick J. O'Reilly, Director for the Missile Defense Agency, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Pentagon, Washington, DC Will Speak at World Affairs Council Dinner

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - January 12, 2010) - The event, hosted by the non-profit organization, the World Affairs Council of Orange County, is scheduled for Thursday, January 14, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Irvine, 17900 Jamboree Blvd., Irvine 92614. There will be a Special Introduction by Brian Kennedy, President of the Claremont Institute. The reception will begin at 6 p.m. followed by a dinner presentation at 7 p.m. and a Q&A after the speech. The public is invited to attend.

Lieutenant General Patrick J. O'Reilly is the Director for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Office of the Secretary of Defense, Pentagon, Washington, DC. In this capacity, he oversees MDA's worldwide mission to develop a capability to defend deployed forces, the United States, Allies, and friends against ballistic missile attacks.

Cost: WACOC members $55; non-members $70; students $38. Self-parking is complimentary. For information and reservations, call (949)253-5751 or visit www.worldaffairscouncil.org.

World Affairs Council of Orange County is a member-driven non-profit organization that hosts forums on international issues and presentations by some of the world's foremost leaders. Past speakers have included: Muhammad Mian Soomro, Former Prime Minister of Pakistan; John Bruton, European Union Ambassador and Former Prime Minister of Ireland; John Bolton, Former Ambassador to the U.S.; Dr. Hans Blix, Chairman of the Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission; His Royal Highness Prince Andrew; Vicente Fox, Former President of Mexico, Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Richard B. Myers and many other well known people with expertise in various world affairs with respect to political, social and economic issues. The World Affairs Council of Orange County was founded in 1967 and today has more than 500 members.

Contact Information

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    Karen Levesque
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    World Affairs Council of Orange County
    2102 Business Center Drive
    Irvine, Ca. 92612