Shamrock Series Academic Conferences

A tradition that is part of the Shamrock Series game is the academic conferences that are held in the host city. Four different academic conferences will be held in the Chicago, all of which are free and open to the public.

Notre Dame Faculty in the Media
Co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost and University Communications
Thursday, October 4, 2-4 p.m., JW Marriott, Grand Ballroom B & C

Get to know members of the Notre Dame faculty who have worked extensively with news media to share their expertise on a wide variety of important national and international topics.

Panelists: Kevin Bowyer, Schubmehl-Prein Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Jessica Hellmann, Associate Director of Biological Sciences
George Lopez, Hesburgh Professor of Peace Studies
Mary Ellen O’Connell, Short Professor of Law
Ann Tenbrunsel, Martin Professor of Business Ethics
Moderator: Kate Sullivan ‘98, News Anchor, CBS Chicago

Registration is requested. Register by clicking here.

International Development and U.S. Foreign Policy
Co-sponsored by the Ford Family Program in Human Development Studies and Solidarity, the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, and the Initiative for Global Development
Thursday, October 4, 5-7:30 p.m., JW Marriott, Grand Ballroom B & C

Panelists: Professor Paul Collier, Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies at University of Oxford, UK.
Sean Callahan, Executive Vice President, Overseas Operations at Catholic Relief Services

Cocktail reception to follow.

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The Economy Now: A Roundtable of Notre Dame Economics
Hosted by the College of Arts and Letters.
Friday, October 5, 10-11:30 a.m., JW Marriott, Lincoln Room

10:00 – 10:15 a.m. – Introduction by John McGreevy
10:15 – 11:00 a.m. – Faculty roundtable
11:00 – 11:30 a.m. – Audience questions

Speakers: Timothy Fuerst, William & Dorothy O’Neill Professor of Economics
Nelson Mark, Alfred C. DeCrane Jr. Professor of International Economics
Eric Simms, Michael P. Grace II Assistant Professor of Economics
Michael Pries, Associate Professor of Economics & Director of Graduate Studies
Moderator: Christopher Waller, Professor, Senior VP & Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Continental Breakfast for attendees.

Registration is requested. Register by clicking here.

Religion in the Public Square
Hosted by the Office of Public Affairs and Communications
Co-Sponsored by PNC Bank and the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy at the University of Notre Dame

Friday, October 5, 2-4 p.m., JW Marriott, Lincoln Room_

Panelists include: David Campbell, Professor at Notre Dame
Julie Cooper, Professor of Political Science at University of Chicago
Michael D. McCurry, Former White House Press Secretary
Gerald Seib, Washington Bureau Chief of The Wall Street Journal
Moderator: David Shribman, Executive editor of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Click here for more information. Registration is requested. Register by clicking here.