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Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Mike Foley

Mike Foley CEO of Zurich North America Commercial & Regional Chairman of North America

Please join us for the 2015-2016 Global Economy Series with the renowned international affairs organization, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

The Series of programs brings together thought leaders from around the world to Chicago, engaging in dialogue with local corporate and civic leaders on global economic and business issues. Chicago is a special city for us. We chose Chicago as our North American home more than 100 years ago. When aligned with The Chicago Council’s more than 90 years of international affairs experience, we will bring forth a compelling series of events over the next several months.

Zurich is proud to sponsor this compelling series of events for the third year in a row. As a global company in more than 170 countries, we feel it's important to explore many of the critical economic issues shaping the world we live in. With more than a century of experience in North America, we help businesses understand and protect themselves from risk in this rapidly changing, interconnected world.

We welcome you and your guest to by our guests with complimentary admission to attend and hope you will join us.

Best regards,

Mike Foley
CEO of Zurich North America Commercial &
Regional Chairman of North America

Upcoming events

Mervyn King On the Global Economy
Mervyn King,The Right Honorable Lord King of Lothbury, KG GBE, Former Governor, Bank of England; Professor of Economics & Law, NYU; Professor of Economics, London School of Economics, on the Global Economy in conversation with Bethany McLean, Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair.
Thursday, March 24, 2016 5:30 p.m.
The Standard Club.
320 S. Plymouth Court
Chicago, IL 60604
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Completed events

Risky Business: Global Finance and the Perils of Specialization
Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor, Financial Times
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 5:30 p.m. Union League Club of Chicago
65 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604
   
Ben Bernanke with Martin Wolf on the Global Financial Crisis
Ben Bernanke, Former Chairman, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System
Martin Wolf, Chief Economic Commentator and Associate Editor, Financial Times
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 5:00 p.m.
Chicago Theatre
175 N State St
Chicago, IL 60601
   
Mervyn King on the Global Financial Crisis
Mervyn King, The Rt. Hon. The Lord King of Lothbury KG GBE, Former Governor of the Bank of England
Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.
The Westin River North
320 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60654
   
The Great Depression, The Great Recession, and the Uses-and Misuses-of History
Barry Eichengreen, George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 5:30 p.m. The Standard Club
320 S. Plymouth Court
Chicago, IL 60604
   
What We Still Have to Learn from the Financial Crisis
Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator and Associate Editor, Financial Times
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:30 p.m.
The Standard Club
320 S. Plymouth Court
Chicago, IL 60604

   
2% Growth: The New US Normal or an Opportunity for More?
Glenn Hubbard, Dean and Russel L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School
Monday, November 2, 2015 5:30 p.m.
The Chicago Club
81 E Van Buren St
Chicago, IL 60605
   
The Future of Money
Tyler Cowen, Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics and Chairman, Mercatus Center, George Mason University. In conversation with Randall Kroszner, Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 5:30 p.m.
The Union League Club of Chicago
65 W. Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604
   
Europe: What Next?
Luigi Zingales, Robert C. McCormack Distinguished Service Professor, Entrepreneurship & Finance, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 5:30 p.m.
The Drake Hotel
140 E. Walton Pl
Chicago, IL 60611