Events

Event
Audiences
Gender, Sexuality, and the City: Discourse in the Public Square

James Cappleman, Alderman of Chicago’s 46th Ward ; Natalie Moore , South Side Reporter, WBEZ; Juliane Wolf, Design Principal, Studio Gang. Moderated by Katelyn Jones.


Young Professionals
Ideas with Impact: Emerging Leaders Confront Global Challenges

Silvia Beltrametti, Lecturer, School of Art Institute of Chicago; Zachary Brown, Former Principal, Milliman; Michael Hubbard, Portfolio Manager, Thrivent Mutual Funds; Alex Kruzel, President & Partner, Market Strategy Group; Nalini Prakash Hart, Managing Director, KPMG; And other participants


Public
Check the Label: Brands as Sustainability Ambassadors

John Edelman, Managing Director, Global Engagement and Corporate Responsibility, Edelman; James Ossman, Senior Director, Workplace and Strategic Sourcing, Etsy ; Céline Semaan Vernon, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Slow Factory and The Library Study Hall. Moderated by Cristina Alesci.


Public
Big Tech: A Disruptor of Democracy?

Julia Cagé, Assistant Professor of Economics, Sciences Po Paris; Dina Srinivasan, Tech Entrepreneur and Former Advertising Executive; Matt Stoller, Fellow, Open Markets Institute. Moderated by Guy Rolnik.


Public
Council Screening of 'The Prosecutors': Ending Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

Leslie Thomas, Director and Producer, The Prosecutors; Founder, ART WORKS Projects; Kim Thuy Seelinger, Director, Sexual Violence Program, Human Rights Center, Berkeley School of Law; Patricia Viseur Sellers, Special Advisor for Gender, Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court. Moderated by Steve Bynum.


Public
The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum


Leadership Circles
2019 James Beard Leadership Award Honorees: Connecting Culture, Food, and Purpose

Cornelius Blanding, Executive Director, The Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund; Andrea Schmid, Co-director and Organizer, Pioneer Valley Workers Center; Sean Sherman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Sioux Chef. Moderated by Anne McBride.


Public
Transformative Science and Tech: The Innovator's Journey

Behnaz Farahi, Designer and Creative Technologist; Emily Landon, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist, University of Chicago Medicine; Haotian Wang, Applied Physicist and Scientist . Moderated by Seth Kravitz.


Young Professionals
Caught in the Middle?: Germany's Foreign Policy in an Age of Uncertainty

Emily Haber, Ambassador of Germany to the United States


Public
Personal Identity, Gender, and Journalism in the Middle East

Amira Hass, Journalist, Haaretz. Moderated by Katelyn Jones.


Leadership Circles