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All past events, listed in chronological order.

Ukraine's Political Future: A Conversation With Viktor Yushchenko

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Join Former President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko for a discussion of Ukraine’s political future amid Russia’s invasion of the country.

Viktor Yushchenko speaking in the Chicago Council Conference Center.

2023 Council Community Open House

PAST EVENT

A special opportunity for our Chicago community to get together, meet our newly appointed President and Chief Content Officer Sarah Gilbert, and learn more about what's happening at the Council.  

Mark Williams, Council President Sarah Gilbert, and Raj K. Fernando.

Opening Up "Oppenheimer"

PAST EVENT

Join the Council for a screening of Christopher Nolan’s "Oppenheimer," hosted by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

Robert Downey Jr, Christopher Nolan, Emily Blunt, Cillian Murphy, Florence Pugh, and Matt Damon pose for a photo at an Oppenheimer promotional event in London.
AP Photos

What Young Americans Think about Nuclear Weapons

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Experts discuss the Council’s latest polling on nuclear issues and what more can be done to engage the next generation.

a nuclear cloud
Canva

Emerging Leaders Information Session for Prospective Applicants

PAST EVENT

Globally minded Chicago-area professionals, ages 35 to 45, are invited to learn more about the Emerging Leaders Program and the benefits to their professional and personal growth.

A group of Emerging Leaders sit around a table.

A Conversation with Matt Murray, US Senior Official for APEC

PAST EVENT

Matt Murray joins members of the Council community to discuss trade, investment, and economic growth in the Asia-Pacific region.

US VP Kamala Harris and Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha hold a Chalom during the closing of the 2022 APEC Summit in Bangkok, Thailand.
AP Photos

Emerging Leaders Information Session for Talent Officers

PAST EVENT

Talent and human resources officers are invited to learn more about the Emerging Leaders Program and the benefits to their companies and organizations.

a group of Emerging Leaders gathered around a table

Inside Modern-Day Diplomacy with Baroness Catherine Ashton

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Join Baroness Catherine Ashton for a discussion on 21st century diplomacy and how it can address the many challenges the world faces today.

A photo of Catherine Ashton speaking into a microphone.
AP Photos

Ambassador Jean-Arthur Régibeau on Belgium-US Relations

PAST EVENT

Ambassador Régibeau joins members of the Council community to share insights into the current state of the Belgium-US relationship.

Flags wave outside the NATO headquarters.
AP Photos

"Slava Ukraini" Film Screening

PAST EVENT

Join the Council for a screening of Bernard-Henri Lévy’s  "Slava Ukraini," a war diary from the front lines of the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

Director Bernard-Henri Lévy walking with three soldiers.
Marc Roussel