Top 5 Events

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1)The New Localism: How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism
April 23
Bruce Katz is the coauthor of The New Localism: How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism. He will share his view that cities are the dominant force in problem solving in the world today.
5:15pm, Institute of Politics

2) Never Again: Forging a Convention for Crimes Against Humanity
April 24
Leila Sadat is a Buffett Institute Distinguished Visitor and a human rights expert specializing in international criminal law and foreign affairs. As the founder and chair of the Crimes Against Humanity Initiative at the Harris Institute, she helped draft a convention on the prevention and punishment of crimes against humanity, which is currently being debated by the UN International Law Commission. In 2012, Sadat was named Special Adviser on Crimes Against Humanity to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
5PM, Buffett Institute


3) Israel Innovation Showcase – FINTECH
April 24
Network with Israeli Fintech Startups.
5:30pm, 1871 – AICC


4) 2018 Economics of Media and Communications Conference
April 26-28
Understanding the changing media environment and its impact on our society and political climate is complex, requiring analysis from multiple viewpoints. This conference brings together scholars across fields to examine critical questions of how the media shapes our lives today.
Becker Friedman Institute

5) Former US Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price
April 26
Join the IOP as we welcome Dr. Tom Price, former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Service, for a conversation on healthcare policy and federal budget activity. Prior to his tenure as HHS Secretary, Dr. Price served as the U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 6th congressional district, where he was an advocate for patient-centered healthcare reform, through his Empowering Patients First Act, and a balanced federal budget, through his service as Chairman of the House Budget Committee.
5:30am, Institute of Politics


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