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Each year, more than 100 Public Programs, open to all members and the general public, cover a wide variety of topics including U.S. foreign policy, and critical global issues such as migration, economics and trade, and agricultural development.

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Upcoming Events

Made for Trade: Manufacturing Global Connections
Wednesday, June 30, 2014 12:45 p.m.
Phil Levy, Senior Fellow, Global Economy, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Richard C. Longworth, Senior Fellow, Global Midwest, The Chicago Council on Global Affair

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Information about fall 2014 programs will be released in mid-August

Conservative Internationalism: The Revival of the Neglected Foreign Policy
Thursday, October 2, 2014 7:30 a.m.
Henry R. Nau, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs; Director, US-Japan-South Korea Legislative Exchange Program, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
332 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60604

Members $10 | Exclusively for members of the Board of Directors, Chairman’s Circle, Corporate Principals, Directors’ Circle, and President’s Circle

The Internet Underground
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:45 a.m.
Emily Parker, Digital Diplomacy Adviser and Senior Fellow, New America Foundation

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
332 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60604

YP Members $15

US-Canada Energy Summit
Friday, October 17, 2014 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Jean Charest, former Premier of Québec, Canada; Partner, McCarthy Tétrault; David Jacobson, former US Ambassador to Canada; Vice Chairman, BMO Financial Group

Sofitel Chicago Water Tower Hotel
20 East Chestnut St
Chicago, IL 60611

$50 Members | $75 Nonmembers

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