Emerging Leaders' Perspectives on Innovations in Energy and Technology

Emma Belcher, Director, International Peace and Security Program, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; Alicia Farag, Cofounder and Vice President, Operations and Business Development, LocusView Solutions; Sean Shelby, Vice President, Isobar; Amy Stoken, Regional Director, American Jewish Committee

Members of the Council’s Emerging Leaders Class of 2016 will discuss their reports on cutting-edge topics in energy and technology. Each year the Council selects the best and brightest mid-career leaders in Chicago to join its Emerging Leaders Program.  The program culminates with participants reporting on issues they identify as critical and sharing their findings and recommendations with Council audiences. This is the final of three presentations of reports from the Emerging Leader Class of 2016.
Report Topics
“Nuclear Energy and Climate Change” by Emma Belcher
“Technology Opportunities in Cuba” by Alicia Farag
“Technology and the Peace Process” by Amy Stoken
Responding to Cyber Theft of American Industrial IP,” by Steven Babitch, Christian Fabian, Aaron Rudberg, and Sean Shelby

Speaker Bio


5:30 p.m.              
Registration and cash bar reception

6:00 p.m.              
Presentation and discussion

7:15 p.m.