Alumni

Beginning-of-Year Dinner with Guest Speaker Bernard Cazeneuve

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of France

January 7, 2020: 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Join fellow Booth alumni for a Booth Beginning-of-Year dinner. We are honored to welcome guest speaker Bernard Cazeneuve, former Prime Minister & former Minister of the Interior of the French Government. Deadline to register is Friday, 3 January 2020 end of working day. 

Where

Maison de la Recherche
54 Rue de Varenne
75007 Paris, France

Event Details

During this special evening, Bernard Cazeneuve will talk about his latest book À l'épreuve de la violence. Beauvau avril 2014 - décembre 2015

As Former Minister of the Interior, Bernard Cazeneuve was at the center of political power in a singular period marked by the terrorist attacks that plunged France into mourning and fear of the next possible attack, the upheavals of the European migration crisis and the protest against the construction of the new airport of "Notre Dame des Landes".

In his book, Bernard Cazeneuve testifies and analyzes the machine of power and its backstage - by a statesman who, every minute, had to face unprecedented political and human situations. He also expresses his saddened about the lowering of public debate in France.

Bernard Cazeneuve will do us the honor of participating in a special dedicatory session of his last book.
You will be able to buy the book on-site (Price of the book at the FNAC: €20,90).

Deadline to register is Friday, 3 January 2020 end of working day.

Program
19:00 – 19:30: Cocktail
19:30 – 23:00: Dinner

Bio of Bernard Cazeneuve

Bernard Cazeneuve is a French politician and lawyer who served as Prime Minister of France from 6 December 2016 to 10 May 2017. A member of the Socialist Party, he was first elected in 1997 to the National Assembly representing the 5th constituency of the Manche department; he became Mayor of Cherbourg-Octeville in 2001.

In 2012, he was appointed Minister of State for European Affairs in the Ayrault government. A year later, Cazeneuve was named Minister of State for the Budget after the resignation of Jérôme Cahuzac. In 2014, he was appointed Minister of the Interior in the First Valls government, a role he retained with the formation of the Second Valls government. In 2016, Cazeneuve was appointed Prime Minister by President François Hollande, after Manuel Valls resigned to concentrate on his candidacy for the 2017 presidential election. Following the election of Emmanuel Macron as President of the French Republic, Cazeneuve resigned from office and returned to private practice.

Cost

Chicago Booth, AUC, Ivy Plus European Leader & Alumni Alliance Members: 75€
Guests & Non-Members: 79€

Registration

Register Online

Deadline to register is Friday, 3 January 2020 end of working day.

Deadline: 1/3/2020

Questions

Pierre Courteille