Events

Event
Audiences
Sustainable Development Goals: Where Are We Now?

Laura Alonso, Secretary of Public Ethics, Transparency and Anti-Corruption, Anti-Corruption Office of Argentina; Alyse Nelson, President and CEO, Vital Voices Global Partnership; Rosana Schaack, Founder and Executive Director, Touching Humanity In Need of Kindness. Moderated by Niamh King.


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
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 Transatlantic Alliance: Focus on Europe

Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, Copresident, Security and Defence Agenda; Pieter Kooijmans Chair for Peace, Justice and Security, Leiden University


Risky Business: Global Finance and the Perils of Specialization

Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor, Financial Times


Public
Shaping the World Around Them: Women in the 21st Century

Kim K. Azzarelli, Chair and Co-Founder, Avon Global Center for Women and Justice; Partner, Seneca Point Global and Co-Founder, Seneca Women; Melanne Verveer , Former US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues; Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security


Public
The Future of Money

Tyler Cowen, Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics and Chairman, Mercatus Center, George Mason University; Randall Kroszner, Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business


Public