Join us for a public luncheon forum in which dignitaries from the Czech and Slovak embassies in Washington, D.C., will offer their insights on the historic signing of the Pittsburgh Agreement and educate the Kansas City region on the history of Czechoslovakia, the valuable role of the modern states of the Czech and Slovak Republics, and the important economic, social, and cultural ties between the Czech and Slovak Republics and the U.S., with particular emphasis on the Midwestern United States.
The Pittsburgh Agreement, signed May 31, 1918, is a document agreed upon by American representatives of Bohemia, Moravia, Slovakia, and Czech Silesia declaring the intent to create an independent European state to be known as Czechoslovakia.
12:00 Luncheon begins
12:30 Welcome and introductory presentation on Pittsburgh Agreement of 1918, which paved the way for an independent Czechoslovakia
12:45 Remarks from Ambassador Kmoníček and Consul General Begeç, followed by questions from the audience
$40 General Admission
$30 Member Rate for IRC, World Trade Center, or Czech & Slovak Club individual or organizational members
$20 Student Rate for students age 25 and under
Attendees will sit at tables of ten. If you wish to purchase a full table, please contact Matthew Hughes ». Groups purchasing a full table will be guaranteed one seat at the business round table following the luncheon.
Event sponsorships are available for $750 and include a reserved table of ten in a premium location, signage and sponsorship recognition, podium recognition, and two guaranteed seats at the business round table following the luncheon. If interested, please contact Matthew Hughes ».
Capacity for this event is 200 seats.