As 2017 comes to a close, we would like to share a few of our marquee events for early 2018. In February and March, we have two destination treks on entrepreneurship and free trade, respectively. Also in March, we have our Multi-Chapter Case Competition and Ski Trip in Provo, Utah (applications are now closed). In April, we have our annual National Meeting in New York City.
Last week at a private dinner in New York City, Smith Soc hosted The Weekly Standard's Bill Kristol for a discussion on the first year of President Trump.
Bloomberg Businessweek released their 2017 rankings for best U.S. business schools. According to Bloomberg, "each school’s ranking is based on surveys of recruiters, alumni, and students, as well as recent graduates’ success at landing jobs and securing high starting wages." We are proud to say there are Adam Smith Society chapters at each of the top 10 MBA programs in America.
On October 19, the Adam Smith Society sponsored a debate at Dallas’s famed Old Parkland on the resolution, “A universal basic income is necessary in the age of automation.” The debate featured two of the most prominent voices on the idea of UBI: Charles Murray of the American Enterprise Institute and Jared Bernstein from the
Smith Soc_NYC came together on Monday, September 11th to hear former world chess champion, Garry Kasparov. In his newest book, Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins, Garry reflect on his infamous chess match against the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue and shares his thoughts on what we can learn in this new era of technological change.
The Adam Smith Society is pleased to announce the founding of our newsest chapter, at Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management. The BYU Marriott Chapter joins Smith Soc for the 2017-18 academic year.
On Tuesday August 1st, the Smith Soc summer receptions series came to a conclusion as Smith Soc Chicago hosted a panel discussion about the ongoing Illinois budget crisis.