COFFE LUNCHEON SPEAKERS:  A full review of the previous speaker’s comments is contained in the COFFE News, a copy of which is sent to members.


May 20, 2019 – Will Carter of the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) to discuss Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cyber Security.

September 23, 2019 – Bill Corr, Former Deputy Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services.


April  2019 – Robert Dohner, Senior Fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council discussed U.S./China/Asia trade and technology policies.

March 2019 – John Berry – Former OPM Director and former Ambassador to Australia on “What Can the U. S. Learn from the Australian Democratic System?”

February  2019 – Mark Shields of PBS and syndicated columnist on “The State of the United States.”.

January  2019 – Gregory Feifer – Journalist and Executive Director of the Institute of Current World Affairs and Russian Scholar.

November 2018 – Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) on “Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases: From AIDS to Zika”.

October  2018 – Max Stier, President and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service on “Fighting for Our Civil Service”.

September 2018 – Ambassador Robert M. Beecroft former Head of the OSCE Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina and former Professor of National Security Strategy at the National War College spoke on “Tribalism, Diplomacy and American Foreign Policy.”

May  2018 – Congressman Don Beyer, the U.S. Representative from Virginia’s 8th District, will discuss “The State of the Congress”.

April  2018 – Dr. Judith M. Feder, Professor of Public Policy at Georgetown University, discussed the Affordable Care Act and long-term care.

March  2018 – Luke Coffey, Director of the Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation spoke on the US/NATO relationship.

February 2018 – Martin Baron, Editor of the Washington Post, conducted a Q&A session on a range of issues including fake news.

January  2018 – Patrick Mulloy, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on China trade policy.

October  2017 – General David Petraeus spoke on National Security.

COFFE does not host luncheons in June, July, August, and December.