Events

Event
Audiences
Stormy Seas: Climate Change and the Economy

​Adele Simmons, President, Global Philanthropy Partnership; Board of Directors, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs; David Waskow, Director, International Climate Initiative, World Resources Institute. Moderated by David Unger.


Public
COP21: What Happens Next?

Paul Bodnar, Senior Director for Energy and Climate Change, National Security Council, The White House; Ted Brandt, Co-founder and CEO, Marathon Capital; Michael Greenstone, Director, Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC); Derek Walker, Associate Vice President, Global Climate, Environmental Defense Fund. Moderated by Ed Crooks.


Public
The Illegal: Ripped From the Headlines

Lawrence Hill, Author; Ali Noorani, Executive Director, National Immigration Forum. Moderated by Yolanda Perdomo.


Immigration and Foreign-Born Students

Michael Amiridis, Chancellor, University of Illinois at Chicago; Ujjwal Gupta, Cofounder and COO, BenchPrep; Giovanni Peri, Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, University of California, Davis; Ellen Rudnick, Executive Director, Michael P. Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Moderated by Natasha Korecki.


Public
The Future of Food: Innovation, Technology, and Agriculture

Randall Barker, Managing Director, Business Development, FarmLink; Aaron Mandell, Co-Founder and Chairman, WaterFX and HydroRevolution; Virginia Ursin, Biotechnology Prospecting Lead, Monsanto Company; Dave Donnan, Partner, Global Food & Beverage Practice Leader, A.T. Kearney (moderator)


Public
Growing Food for Growing Cities

David Auerbach, Cofounder, Sanergy; Sanjeev Asthana, Founder & Managing Partner, I-Farm Venture Advisors; Chairman, National Skills Foundation of India; Doug Bereuter, Distinguished Fellow, Global Food and Agriculture Program; Niklas Buehren, Economist, Gender Innovation Lab, The World Bank; Nicole Clifton, Vice President, Global Public Affairs, UPS; And other participants


Public, Young Professionals, Leadership Circles
The First 1,000 Days: Shaping the Future

Tom Arnold, Director General, Institute of International and European Affairs; Roger Thurow, Senior Fellow, Global Food and Agriculture. Moderated by Catherine Bertini.


Public, Young Professionals, Leadership Circles
Winter is Coming: Garry Kasparov on Putin's Grand Strategy

Garry Kasparov, Writer, Activist, and Former World Chess Champion


Public
From War Crimes to Climate Change: Human Rights in 2016

Kenneth Roth, Executive Director, Human Rights Watch


Public
Doomed to Succeed? The US-Israel Relationship

Dennis Ross, Counselor and William Davidson Distinguished Fellow, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy


Public