Emerging Issues

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on emerging issues and related topics. Find and access current and archived items in our database. 

Path Forward: Preparing for the Next Wave of COVID-19

The next wave of COVID-19 variants tracked in Europe are starting to show in the U.S. Are we prepared? Join us on Tuesday, November 1, at 2:00pm ET as CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky joins us for an informative discussion with U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Suzanne P. Clark.

Civics Forward: The State of American Civics Knowledge

Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Ph.D., Elizabeth Ware Packard Professor of Communication and Director at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Public Policy Center, will discuss the Annenberg Constitution Day Survey.

Civics Forward: Investing in Civics to Secure Democracy—A Business Imperative

Please join us for the next episode of Civics Forward: Investing in Civics to Secure Democracy—A Business Imperative as we explore the tie between civic education and the U.S. economy. Travelers’ Janice Brunner, Group General Counsel and Head of Civic Engagement, will be joined by William A. Galston, Ezra K. Zilkha Chair and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, and Louise Dube, Executive Director, iCivics.

Path Forward: Addressing the Mental Health Crisis

Join us on Tuesday, September 13, at 2:00pm ET for Path Forward: Addressing the Mental Health Crisis with Accenture North America CEO Jimmy Etheredge and U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Suzanne P. Clark.

Civics Forward

Chairman of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, Thomas Hicks, joins Senior Vice President of Emerging Issues at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Michael Carney, for this discussion.

Tech Forward: Breaking Down the Blockchain

Please join us for the next episode of Tech Forward on Breaking Down the Blockchain as we explore what you need to know about immutable ledgers, how to track business assets, and the importance of blockchain as the future of digital technology. IBM’s Jerry Cuomo will join us to discuss all the latest trends and updates regarding this rapidly evolving technology.

Path Forward Special Update

White House Covid Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha will unpack the current state of COVID-19, including what we need to know about reinfection and BA.5 – the most transmissible subvariant yet. We’ll also discuss updates on therapeutics and current COVID projections for the Fall.

Fast Forward Summit: Talent Forward

The Workforce Revolution We Need | Worker Shortage Crisis | American Opportunity Index | Future Workforce Hybrid Work | Filling Jobs and Upskilling Workers | Strengthening American Competitiveness

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