Events

Event
Audiences
President's Club Dinner with Former US Ambassadors to NATO

Nicholas Burns, US Ambassador to NATO, 2001-2005; Ivo H. Daalder, President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Douglas Lute, US Ambassador to NATO, 2013-2017; Victoria Nuland, US Ambassador to NATO, 2005-2008; Elise Labott, Foreign Affairs Journalist


Leadership Circles
Jump-Starting America: Reviving the American Dream

Jonathan Gruber, Ford Professor of Economics, MIT; Director, Health Care Program, National Bureau of Economic Research; Simon Johnson, Ronald A. Kurtz Professor of Entrepreneurship, MIT; Former Chief Economist, International Monetary Fund. Moderated by Phil Levy.


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

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


Leadership Circles
Caught in the Middle?: Germany's Foreign Policy in an Age of Uncertainty

Emily Haber, Ambassador of Germany to the United States


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
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
The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum


Leadership Circles
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
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
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