Briefing with the PLO Chief Representative to the United States

His Excellency Maen Rashid Areikat, Chief Representative, General Delegation of the Palestine Liberation Organization to the United States

Business as Usual? The Future of Business in Europe

Christoph Leitl, President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber and former President, Eurochambres. Moderated by Niamh King.

Harnessing the Power of Biomass Energy in the Midwest

David P. Karpinski, Vice President of NorTech, Director of NorTech Energy Enterprise; Melvin Kurtz, Director, President, and Chief Operating Officer, Quasar Energy Group; Tony Logan, State Director, Economic Development, USDA, Ohio

America's Role in Food Security and the Horn of Africa Famine

The Honorable Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Drug Trafficking, Counternarcotics, and Law Enforcement: A Report on Renewed U.S.-Russia Cooperation

R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy; Victor Ivanov, Director, Federal Drug Control Service of the Russian Federation. Moderated by Harold Pollack.

Jordan's Reform Agenda in a Transforming Region

Her Excellency Alia Hatoug-Bouran, Ambassador of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the United States

Leadership Circles
The End of the West- The Rise of the Rest?

Niall Ferguson, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History and William Ziegler Professor of Business Administration, Harvard University

Israel and the UN: A Conversation with Ambassador Ron Prosor

His Excellency Ron Prosor, Israel’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations

Futures Exchange: Chicago Students Discover China

Eileena Gray, Jimmy Harper, Jordyn Holman, Alek Rinholm, Emily Tam, and Mackenzie Trumbull, Students of Walter Payton College Prep; Terry Mazany, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Chicago Community Trust

Why 'Local' Matters in the Age of Globalization

Marvin Zonis, Professor Emeritus of Business Administration, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business; Joseph Yackley, Senior Editor, Oxford Business Group