Global Cities and Big Data: Chicago Rising

Lincoln Ellis , Managing Director and Senior Strategist, Green Square Capital, LLC; John Livingston , Director, McKinsey & Company; Caralynn Nowinski , MD, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, UI LABS; Nirav Shah, MD, Associate, Sidley Austin LLP; Ted Souder, Head of Industry-Retail, Google, Inc. Introduced by Molly O'Donnell .

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Global Jobs Forum

Jeffrey D. Klein , President and CEO, The Global FoodBanking Network; Caralynn Nowinski, MD, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, UI LABS; Don Welsh, President and CEO, Choose Chicago. Moderated by Steve Edwards.

Building Resilience in the Face of Climate Change and Weather Shocks

Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI; Rachel Kyte, Group Vice President and Special Envoy for Climate Change, The World Bank; John McDermott, Director, CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health; Cynthia Rosenzweig, Senior Research Scientist, Goddard Institute for Space Studies at Columbia University. Moderated by Dan Glickman.

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Poached—The Black Market For Blood Ivory

Dr. Iain Douglas-Hamilton, Founder & CEO, Save the Elephants. Moderated by Dr. Stuart Strahl.

Clean Energy Technology and Innovation Breakfast

Sean Casten, President and Chief Executive Officer, Recycled Energy Development, LLC, and Emerging Leader, The Chicago Council ; Amy Francetic, Executive Director and President, Clean Energy Trust, and Emerging Leader, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Introduced by Molly O’Donnell.

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Harnessing the Power of Biomass Energy in the Midwest: West Lafayette, IN

Phil Lehmkuhler, Indiana State Director of USDA Rural Development; Wally Tyner, James and Lois Ackerman Professor, Agricultural Economics, Purdue University

This Blue Planet

Alexandra Cousteau, Founder and President, Blue Legacy International

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