Virtual discussion w/ Dr. Parag Khanna, author of Move: The Forces Uprooting Us
October 26, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
October 26, 2021 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT
Join us for a conversation with Dr. Parag Khanna, author of Move: The Forces Uprooting Us. Move looks at the trends influencing the future of human mobility, and how forces like demographics and climate change are reshaping the American dream. Dr. Khanna will discuss how the coronavirus pandemic, climate change, aging populations, political turmoil, and economic disruptions will affect human migration. Dr. Parag Khanna is the founder and managing partner of FutureMap, a global strategic advisory firm that works with far-sighted governments and companies. FutureMap’s proprietary Climate Alpha software produces suitability forecasts for America’s 3,000 counties and a growing number of countries. Khanna is the internationally bestselling author of seven books including Connectography and The Future is Asian. He deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan as a senior advisor to US Special Operations Forces, has advised the US National Intelligence Council’s Global Trends program, and been a fellow at Brookings and New America. Parag holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.
Dinner w/Major General Ed Thomas
BENS Chicago members will host Major General Ed Thomas, Commander, USAF Recruiting Services, for a plated dinner at the Chicago Club. The Discussion objective is USAF talent recruitment and retention. For attendance and registration information, please contact Natalie Callone at NCallone@bens.org.
Lunch w/General Gary M. Brito
BENS Discussion with General Gary M. Brito, Commanding General, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command. For attendance and registration information, please contact Natalie Callone at NCallone@bens.org.
Breakfast w/Major General Richard Neely
BENS Chicago members will host Major General Rich Neely, Adjutant General of the State of Illinois for a plated breakfast. The discussion objective is an update on the Russia-Ukraine war, and ILANG recruitment numbers. For attendance and registration information, please contact Natalie Callone at NCallone@bens.org.