Events

Event
Audiences
The Work Ahead: Machines, Skills, and US Leadership in the Twenty-First Century

James Coleman, Partner and Senior Managing Director, Chicago Office, Accenture; Penny Pritzker, Founder and Chairman, PSP Partners; Former US Secretary of Commerce; Juan Salgado, Chancellor, City Colleges of Chicago. Moderated by Edward Alden.


Public
Spain's Role on the International Stage

Pedro Morenés, Ambassador of Spain to the United States


Leadership Circles
Gentrification: The Good, the Bad, and the Hipsters

Ghian Foreman, Executive Director, Greater Southwest Development Corporation; Karl Friedhoff, Fellow, Public Opinion and Asia Policy; Marisa Novara, Vice President, Metropolitan Planning Council; Tim Swanson, Chief Design Officer, Skender. Moderated by Taylor Marr.


Young Professionals
A Honeymoon that Never Was: The Chilly State of US-Russia Relations

Ivo H. Daalder, President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Alina Polyakova, David M. Rubenstein Fellow—Foreign Policy Program, Center on the United States and Europe, Brookings Institution; Strobe Talbott, Distinguished Visitor, Buffett Institute for Global Studies; Distinguished Fellow in Residence, Brookings Institution. Moderated by Jordan Gans-Morse.


Public
Corporate Leadership Breakfast

Karen Weigert, Senior Fellow, Global Cities; Ivo H. Daalder, President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs


The Clean Energy Revolution: Innovating for the Future

Anand Shah, Senior Advisor, Albright Stonebridge Group; Senior Vice President, Ola; Varun Sivaram, Philip D. Reed Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations; Karen Weigert, Senior Fellow, Global Cities


Public
Central Banks and Regulatory Power: At Odds With Democracy?

Paul Tucker, Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School of Government; Chair, Systemic Risk Council


Public
From Election Hacking to Water Scarcity: Emerging Leaders Tackle Today’s Global Challenges

Amrith Kaur Aakre, Legal Director, Sikh Coalition; Lauren Bean Buitta, Principal, Stele Consulting, LLC; Joel Braunold, Executive Director, Alliance for Middle East Peace; Josh Ellis, Vice President, Metropolitan Planning Council; Adrienne Irmer, Former Legislative Coordinator, Cook County Government; And other participants


Public
US Global Engagement: Are We In, Out, Or In Limbo?

Jake Sullivan, Former Director of Policy Planning, US Department of State; Senior Fellow, Geoeconomics and Strategy Program, Carnegie Endowment. Moderated by Tom Wyler.


Public
A New Era of Global Trade

Wendy Cutler, Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Society Policy Institute. In conversation with Jacob Schlesinger.


Public