Calendar: This Week

  1. Conversations with Kirkland: Robby Mook

    Monday September 18 - 7:30pm
    Conversations with Kirkland in partnership with The Harvard Political Union   Rhetoric vs. Results in Politics Today with Robby Mook Join a conversation with Robby Mook, former campaign manager and strategist for Secretary Hillary Clinton’s 2015-2016 presidential campaign. Mook is currently a senior fellow in the Defending Digital Democracy Project at the Belfer Center, and serves as a CNN political commentator. His political successes include the 2013 election of Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe – the first time in 40 years that Virginians elected a governor from the same party as the sitting U.S President – and the 2008 election of Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire’s first woman Senator. He also was state director for Clinton’s 2008 presidential primary campaign in three states where she defeated Barack Obama in the primaries. In 2012, he served as Executive Director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. RSVP:    
  2. Strengthening Collaboration in a Fractured World-Featuring Special Guest, Yo-Yo Ma

    Wednesday September 20 - 4:15pm
    The 2017 Malcolm H. Wiener Lecture on International Political Economy Klaus Schwab, MPA 1967 Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum Yo-Yo Ma Cellist Board Member, World Economic Forum David Gergen (Moderator) Public Service Professor of Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School Faculty Director, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School
  3. Portrait of a Presidency: Pete Souza's Photography of the Obama Years

    Wednesday September 20 - 6:00pm
    Pete Souza Former Chief Official White House Photographer for U.S. Presidents Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama Ann Marie Lipinski, NF '90 (Moderator) Curator, Nieman Foundation for Journalism, Harvard University Pete Souza, former White House photographer for Presidents Reagan and Obama, addressed the forum regarding his time spent as a presidential photographer. He focused on his time during the Obama administration, displaying photographs and recounting memories at several key points during the Obama presidency. The forum was moderated by Ann Marie Lipinski, curator of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard.
  4. Will You Still Have a Job When the Robots Arrive? AI and its Impact on the Workforce

    Thursday September 21 - 6:00pm
    Jason Furman Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy, Harvard Kennedy School Chairman, White House Council of Economic Advisors (2013-2017) Francesca Rossi AI Ethics Global Leader, IBM Research Wilson White Public Policy and Government Relations Senior Counsel, Google Greg Ip (Moderator) Chief Economics Commentator, The Wall Street Journal TFS is launching a global civic debate on the governance of Artificial Intelligence. JOIN THE DEBATE HERE >> In the first phase of the debate, we are relying on 4 quick questionnaires, of which one is dedicated to “AI & the Workforce” (the other three are focused on understanding the “AI revolution”, “AI for the common good” and “Possible futures by 2045”). Your responses will be used by the Forum event moderator Greg Ip to drive the conversation so we are really counting on your participation!