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All past events, listed in chronological order.

Strengthening Regional Economies for a Sustainable Midwest

PAST EVENT

Ahead of the Cities Summit of the Americas, the Council brings together local and national leaders to explore policy priorities for a sustainable Midwest.

Roundtable Discussion
Matt Watson

Partner Event - Out of the Silo: Nuclear Security in Context

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Experts discuss the importance of nuclear security, and why elevating new, diverse voices on nuclear security makes America more secure.

Anti-nuclear war protestors outside of the White House.
Unsplash

Iran's Uprising and the Fight for Women's Rights

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

Experts discuss the movement’s momentum and the deteriorating human rights situation in Iran, and how it is shaping the future of women’s rights.

Protestors in support of Iranian women and against the death of Mahsa Amini in Istanbul, Turkey on October 22, 2022.
Reuters

2022 Young Professionals Global Trivia Bowl

PAST EVENT

Members of our Young Professionals Network and the public are invited to flex their knowledge of global affairs at our game night.

Five people smiling stand around a table with food and drinks

US Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns on China-US Relations

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Members of the Council community join Ambassador Burns for insights into the current state of the China-US relationship.

Ambassador Burns on screen in conversation with Fay Hartog Levin

Vice President Mike Pence on America's Role in the World

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Join Vice President Mike Pence for a discussion on his career, foreign policy, and his new book, " So Help Me God."

Former Vice President Mike Pence on the Council's stage with Council President Ivo H. Daalder

The War in Ukraine, a Town Hall Discussion

PAST EVENT

Ivo Daalder and Sarah Gilbert join Council members for a town hall discussion on the latest out of Ukraine, what the future may hold for Russia and the West, and how the Council is engaging in this digital era.

a cannon fires with flames and soldiers stand in the foreground, bare trees in the background in Ukraine.
REUTERS

We Will Chicago: Economic Development

PAST EVENT

The final public engagement event in the We Will Chicago series gathers local and international leaders to discuss models of equitable economic development.

Chicago El train
Josh Hild

Conference on Agriculture for Health

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Influential thought leaders lay critical groundwork for better aligning agriculture and food systems.

An assortment of food is laid out on a table, seen from a bird's eye view. Food includes eggs, cheese, peas, broccoli, and fish.
M.Studio

Global Voices, Local Action: Transportation and Infrastructure

PAST EVENT

Hear from local and international leaders and offer feedback at the next public engagement session in the We Will Chicago series.

Chicago infrastructure
Reuters