Launch Event Panelists Headshots

IGP Inaugural Summit

Introducing the Institute of Global Politics (IGP) at Columbia SIPA

On behalf of Dean Keren Yarhi-Milo and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, Faculty Advisory Board Chair of the IGP, please join us for the launch of the Institute of Global Politics at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. ET

International Affairs Building - 15th Floor
420 West 118th Street
New York, NY 10027

The program has three separate parts. We invite you to attend any or all of them, but we ask that you register for tickets for all parts you plan to attend. Due to the limited number of seats, a waitlist has been enabled. If you are unable to join in-person, there is also a livestream ticket option available. Please direct questions to [email protected].
 

Event Program

Part 1 - 11:00am - 1:45pm

11:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.

Welcome Reception

Light food and refreshments will be served.

President Shafik Dean Yarhi Milo Hillary Rodham Clinton
11:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Opening Remarks

Minouche Shafik, President, Columbia University
Keren Yarhi-Milo, Dean, Columbia School of International and Public Affairs; Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Relations; 
IGP Faculty Advisory Board Member
Hillary Rodham Clinton, Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; 67th Secretary of State and former Senator from New York; IGP Faculty Advisory Board Chair

Collage of event panelists
12:00 P.M. - 12:45 P.M.

Current Issues in the Global Economy

A conversation with:
- Richard Clarida, C. Lowell Harriss Professor of Economics and Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Former Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve
- Jacob J. Lew, Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Former Secretary of the Treasury; IGP Faculty Advisory Board Member
- Minouche Shafik, President, Columbia University
- Joseph E. Stiglitz, University Professor, Columbia University; Nobel Peace Prize-Winning Economist; IGP Faculty Advisory Board Member
Rebecca Jarvis, Chief Business, Technology & Economics Correspondent, ABC News; Creator/Host, The Dropout (moderator)

AI Panelists
12:45 P.M. - 1:30 P.M.

The Future of Artificial Intelligence

A conversation with:
Maria Ressa, Nobel Peace Prize-Winning Journalist; Cofounder, CEO, and President of Rappler; IGP Distinguished Fellow
Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford University Cyber Policy Center; International Policy Fellow at Stanford’s Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence
Timothy Wu, Julius Silver Professor of Law, Science and Technology, School of Law, Columbia University; Former Special Assistant to the President for Technology and Competition Policy
Nicholas Thompson, CEO of The Atlantic (moderator)

1:30 P.M. - 1:45 P.M.

Presentation of the Inaugural IGP Distinguished Fellows

Brief Remarks by: Dame Louise Richardson, President, Carnegie Corporation of New York

- Stacey Abrams, Ronald W. Walters Endowed Chair for Race and Black Politics at Howard University, Former Georgia House Minority Leader, Voting Rights Activist (in attendance)
- Michelle Bachelet, Former President of Chile and Former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Shabana Basij-Rasikh, Cofounder and President of the School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA) (in attendance)
- Hon. Henrietta Fore, Former Executive Director of UNICEF; Former USAID Administrator (in attendance)
Kim Ghattas, Author of Black Wave and contributing writer for The Atlantic magazine
Michel Kazatchkine, Former Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (in attendance)
Sir Stephen Lovegrove, Former UK National Security Adviser; Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP) at Columbia SIPA (in attendance)
David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee; 74th UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Frank Mugisha, Prominent Ugandan LGBTI Rights Advocate (in attendance)
Robert O’Brien, Cofounder and Chairman of American Global Strategies LLC; 27th U.S. National Security Advisor
Maria Ressa, Nobel Peace Prize-Winning Journalist; Cofounder, CEO, and President of Rappler (in attendance)
Eric Schmidt, Cofounder, Schmidt Futures; Former CEO & Chairman, Google
John Sullivan, Former Deputy Secretary of State and U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation (in attendance)
Marie Yovanovitch, Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine (in attendance)

Part 2 - 2:00pm - 3:45pm

Columbia University
2:00 P.M. - 2:15 P.M.

Modeling Civil Discourse

A conversation with: 
- Jonathan Lavine, '88CC, Chair Emeritus, Board of Trustees of Columbia University
- Victor Mendelson, '89CC, Trustee of Columbia University
- Ester Fuchs, Professor of International and Public Affairs and Political Science; Director, Urban and Social Policy Program (moderator)

Across the Aisle Panelists
2:15 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Across the Aisle

Brief Remarks by: Marc Lavallee, Director of Technology Product and Strategy/Journalism, Knight Foundation

A conversation with: 
- Kathy Hochul, Governor of New York (D) 
Larry Hogan, Former Governor of Maryland (R)
Andrea Mitchell, NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent and Chief Washington Correspondent; Host, MSNBC's “Andrea Mitchell Reports” (moderator)

people speaking on a panel
3:00 P.M. - 3:45 P.M.

Women Shaping Diplomacy

A conversation with: 
Debora Cahn, Creator and Showrunner, The Diplomat
Hon. Henrietta Fore, Former Executive Director of UNICEF; Former USAID Administrator; IGP Distinguished Fellow
Beth Jones, Former Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasia
Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Representative of the United States to the United Nations
Marie Yovanovitch, Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine; IGP Distinguished Fellow
Errin Haines, Editor-at-Large of The 19th (moderator)

Part 3 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Clinton and Ardern
4:00 P.M. - 4:45 P.M.

Spotlight Interview

A conversation with:
Hillary Rodham Clinton, Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; 67th Secretary of State and former Senator from New York; IGP Faculty Advisory Board Chair
Rt Hon Dame Jacinda Ardern, Former Prime Minister of New Zealand; Special Envoy for the Christchurch Call

Closing Remarks
4:45 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Closing Remarks

- Claire Shipman, MIA '94, '86CC, Co-Chair, Board of Trustees of Columbia University
- David Greenwald, LAW '83, Co-Chair, Board of Trustees of Columbia University
Keren Yarhi-Milo, Dean, Columbia School of International and Public Affairs; Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Relations; IGP Faculty Advisory Board Member
Hillary Rodham Clinton, Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; 67th Secretary of State and former Senator from New York; IGP Faculty Advisory Board Chair

5:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Reception

IAB – Campus Tour

Secure your spot for the IGP Launch!