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
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
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
From War Crimes to Climate Change: Human Rights in 2016

Kenneth Roth, Executive Director, Human Rights Watch


Public
Strategic Deterrence in the 21st Century

Admiral Cecil D. Haney, Commander, US Strategic Command, Department of Defense


Cybersecurity and the C-Suite

Linsey Rubenstein, Vice President, Business and Supply Chain Systems, The Boeing Company; Tony Sager, Senior Vice President and Chief Evangelist, Center for Internet Security; Randal Cox, Chief Scientist, Rippleshot. Moderated by Jake Braun.


Public
Chicago Release: Public Opinion, Foreign Policy, and the Road to 2016

David Axelrod, Director, Institute of Politics; former Senior Advisor to the President, White House; Alex Castellanos, Chairman and Founding Partner, Purple Strategies; Ivo H. Daalder, President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Dina Smeltz, Senior Fellow, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy


Public