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2021 ESU Virtual Conference

 Join us for our second virtual Annual Conference from October 15th through October 17th.
This year's conference will honor the legacy of some of ESU's most notable Members such as:
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Margaret Thatcher, Winston Churchill, Evelyn Wrench, among others.
The AGM and surrounding events are free to join, though a $50 donation is suggested. The schedule is subject to change. Click on each event for more details.

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Friday, OCTOBER 15

12:00 - 12:30 PM (EDT)
Welcome Address with Chairman Dr. Paul Beresford-Hill, CBE

12:30 - 2:30 PM (EDT)
Regional Meetings

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
Panel Discussion: Implementing Sir Evelyn Wrench's Vision 

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)
Patron Reception: The Churchill Quiz Night

Saturday, October 16

12:00 - 2:00 PM (EDT)
Breakout Sessions

 5:00 - 6:30 PM (EDT)
Margaret Thatcher's Life and Achievements
and Her Role in Strengthening the Links between the US and UK

7:00 - 7:30 PM (EDT)
Piano Concert: "Mo & Cho" by Michael Harold and Dr. Quinn Peeper

Sunday, October 17

12:00 - 2:00 PM (EDT)
Annual General Meeting

3:00 - 5:00 PM (EDT) 
Breakout Sessions

5:30 - 7:00 PM (EDT)
Dwight D. Eisenhower: Shifting Currents and Final Remarks

All Times/Events Subject to Change