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All past events, listed in chronological order.

Pritzker Forum on Global Cities: Opening Night Reception


The opening night of the Pritzker Forum on Global Cities will feature an evening of connections and conversations on this year's theme, Harnessing AI: Tools for Urban Leaders.

2019 Pritzker Forum panel

2023 Pritzker Forum on Global Cities

Event Series: Pritzker Forum on Global Cities

Explore a series of deep-dive conversations with global leaders from government, business, and civil society on the promises and pitfalls of artificial intelligence and its impacts on cities.

Four panelist on stage at the Pritzker Forum on Global Cities

How Personal Narratives Shape Global Conversations


Join author Amy Yee as she uses her work across continents as a lens to reveal how individual perspectives can reshape our world.

Monks cutting grass at the Sakya Monastery.
Amy Yee

Global Leadership Awards Dinner 2023

Global Leadership Awards Dinner

Honoring European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and UL Solutions President and CEO Jennifer Scanlon

A graphic featuring headshots of Ursula von der Leyen and Jennifer Scanlon in front of a photo of the Earth from space.

Human Rights and the Future of Afghanistan


Join UChicago's International House and the Chicago Council for a conversation with Nader Nadery on the future of human rights in Afghanistan.

A Taliban fighter stands in the road during a celebration marking the second anniversary of the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan
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Roger Thurow on Nourishing and Preserving the Planet


Senior Fellow Roger Thurow joins members of the Council community for a discussion on his upcoming book, international farming stories, and more.

A boy shows freshly plucked chillies from his field on the outskirts of Prayagraj, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on November 21, 2021.
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Private Dinner with Diane Swonk


President's Club members and above are invited to join us for a private dinner with Diane Swonk.

Diane Swonk being interviewed on CNBC on August 31, 2012.
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How Emerging Technologies Impact Cybersecurity, Infrastructure, and Global Partnerships

Corporate Leadership Conversations

Please join us for our next Corporate Leadership Conversation with Lt. Gen. Richard G. Moore.

Sailors work at the Combat Information Center of the USS Paul Hamilton in the Strait of Hormuz on May 19, 2023.
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Rising Rents and Stagnant Wages: Today's Economic Challenges with Mary Daly


Join San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President Mary Daly for a town hall on the unique economic challenges facing young Americans.

People pass in front of the New York Stock Exchange on March 21, 2023.
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Bridging the Gap between Farmers and Consumers: A Sustainable Food Seal


A "sustainable food seal" is critical to move consumer markets on sustainability.

A woman stands in a grocery store examining food options.