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Women in Washington: Off the Sidelines
Monday, September 22, 2014 11:45 a.m.
The Honorable Kirsten Gillibrand, United States Senator; Michelle R. Seitz, Partner, and Head of William Blair Investment Management

The Palmer House Hilton
17 E Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603

Members $50 | Student Members $35 | Nonmembers $60



The Chinese Economy: Road to Reform?
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Stephen Chipman, Chief Executive Officer, Grant Thornton LLP; John Frisbie, President, The US-China Business Council; Adolfo Laurenti, Chief International Economist, Mesirow Financial; moderated by Phil Levy, Senior Fellow on the Global Economy, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

InterContinental Chicago
505 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Members $10 | Nonmembers $20



General Zinni: How America Can Win or Lose off the Battlefield
Thursday, September 25, 2014 5:30 p.m.
General Tony Zinni (Ret.), Former Commander-in-Chief, US Central Command; in conversation with Ivo H. Daalder, President, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
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Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL, 60603

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



Tehran Revealed
Thursday, September 25, 2014 6:00 p.m.
Ramita Navai, Author and Reporter, Unreported World, Channel 4

Seasons 52
55 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

YP Members $15 | Includes one drink



The Forbidden Game: Golf and the Chinese Dream
Friday, September 26, 2014 7:30 a.m.
Dan Washburn, Managing Editor, The Asia Society

The Chicago Club
81 E. Van Buren Street
Chicago, IL 60605

Members $25 | Nonmembers $35



From Counterespionage to Corporate Law
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:30 a.m.
Anthony P. Garcia, Senior Council, Litigation and Investigation, The Boeing Company

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

YP Members $10 | Breakfast included



Dirty Money: A New Era of Laundering and Enforcement
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Sterling Daines, Managing Director and Global Head of Anti-Money Laundering Group, Goldman Sachs & Co.; Terence Halliday, Research Professor, American Bar Foundation, and Codirector, Center on Law and Globalization; David Szuchman, Executive Assistant District Attorney and Chief of Investigation Division; New York County District Attorney’s Office; Juan C. Zarate, Senior Adviser, Center for Strategic International Studies; moderated by George Prokop, Managing Director and Co-lead, Strategic Threat Management Practice, PwC

The Standard Club
320 S. Plymouth Court
Chicago, IL 60604

Members $10 | Nonmembers $20



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



Poached-The Black Market for Blood Ivory
Thursday, October 2, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Dr. Iain Douglas-Hamilton, Founder & CEO, Save the Elephants; Dr. Stuart Strahl, President and CEO, Chicago Zoological Society

The Chicago Club
81 East Van Buren Street
Chicago, IL 60605

Members $10 | Nonmembers $20



Decoding US Public Views on Foreign Policy
Monday, October 6, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Ivo H. Daalder, President, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Jeremy Rosner, Executive Vice President and Principal, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research; Dina Smeltz, Senior Fellow in Public Opinion and Foreign Policy, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Moderated by Steve Edwards, Executive Director, Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago

The Chicago Club
81 East Van Buren Street
Chicago, IL 60605

Members $10 | Nonmembers $20



The Death of Money?
Thursday, October 9, 2014 7:30 a.m.
James Rickards, Author, Currency Wars, and The Death of Money; Chief Global Strategist, West Shore Group

Union League Club of Chicago
65 W. Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604

Members $25 | Nonmembers $35



Invitational Dinner with Martin Wolf
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator and Associate Editor, Financial Times

The Standard Club
320 S. Plymouth Court
Chicago, IL 60604

Members $130 | Exclusively for members of the Board of Directors, Chairman’s Circle, Directors’ Circle, President’s Circle, and Corporate Principals.



Feeding China
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 7:30 a.m.
Damien Ma, Fellow, The Paulson Institute; William S. Niebur, Vice President and General Manager, DuPont Pioneer China

The University Club
76 E Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603

Members $25 | Nonmembers $35



What We Still Have to Learn from the Financial Crisis
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator and Associate Editor, Financial Times

The Standard Club
320 S. Plymouth Court
Chicago, IL 60604

Members $10 | Nonmembers $20



New Aid in a New Age: Understanding International Development
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Nicholas Kristof, Author and Columnist, The New York Times; Catherine Bertini, Senior Fellow, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

InterContinental Chicago
505 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Members $10 | Nonmembers $20 | Become a member and attend this event for FREE



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



Minister Rickford on US-Canada Energy
Thursday, October 16, 2014 5:30 p.m.
The Honorable Greg Rickford, MP, Minister of Natural Resources, Canada

Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
20 East Chestnut Street
Chicago, IL 60611

Members $10 | Nonmembers $20



US-Canada Energy Summit
October 16-17, 2014
Jean Charest, former Premier of Québec, Canada, Partner, McCarthy Tétrault; David Jacobson, former US Ambassador to Canada, Vice Chairman, BMO Financial Group; and more

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

$50 Members | $75 Nonmembers



Markets Over Mao: The Rise of China's Private Sector
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Nicholas Lardy, Anthony M. Solomon Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

The Chicago Club
81 E. Van Buren Street
Chicago, IL 60605

Members $10 | Nonmembers $20



Chicago's Future as an Energy Hub
Thursday, October 23, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Jeff Malehorn, President and Chief Executive Officer, World Business Chicago; Robert Skaggs, President and Chief Executive Officer, NiSource Inc.; Doug Sparkman, President, East of Rockies Fuels Value Chain, BP plc; moderated by Vance Scott, Lead Partner, Americas Energy Practice, A.T. Kearney

The Standard Club
320 S. Plymouth Court
Chicago, IL 60604

Members $10 | Nonmembers $20



1989: Twenty-five Years Since the End of History
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow, Stanford University

Union League Club of Chicago
65 W. Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604

Members $10 | Nonmembers $20



Directors' Circle Dinner with Francis Fukuyama
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow, Stanford University

Union League Club
65 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604

Members $125 | Exclusively for members of the Board of Directors, Chairman’s Circle, Directors’ Circle, and Corporate Principals



Migrant Children: Causes & Consequences
Thursday, October 30, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Oscar Chacón, Executive Director, National Alliance of Latin American & Caribbean Communities; The Honorable Michael Chertoff, former Secretary, US Department of Homeland Security; Maria Woltjen, Executive Director, Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights, University of Chicago Law School; moderated by Tara Magner, Program Officer, Policy Research, US Programs, MacArthur Foundation

Hilton Hotel Chicago
720 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

Members $10 | Nonmembers $20



Ebola and Global Preparedness
Thursday, November 13, 2014 7:30 a.m.
Nirav Shah MD, Associate, Sidley Austin LLP

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

YP Members $10



Beijing Drama: Xi Jinping's Anti-Corruption Drive and the Future of Chinese Politics
Thursday, November 20, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Minxin Pei, Tom and Margot Pritzker ‘72 Professor of Government, and Director, Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies, Claremont McKenna College

Downtown venue to be determined



Members $10 | Nonmembers $20



Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses, Geeks, and the Digital Revolution
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Walter Isaacson, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Aspen Institute

The Fairmont Chicago
200 N. Columbus Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

Members $10 | Nonmembers $20



The Coming Global Disorder: America's New Isolationism?
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Bret Stephens, Foreign Affairs Columnist, Deputy Editorial Page Editor, The Wall Street Journal

Fairmont Chicago
200 N Columbus Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

Members $10 | Nonmembers $20



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