Events

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Date/Time Event Partner
01/30/15
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Japanese Renewable Energy Policy in Comparative Perspective
Buffet Center, Evanston IL
Buffet Center
Mark Tilton is working on climate change and renewable energy policy in Japan, France, Germany and the United States. He'll share his thoughts on the future on Japanese energy post Fukushima.
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Date/Time Event Partner
01/30/15
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dev Bootcamp Chicago | Graduate Showcase
Dev Bootcamp, Chicago IL
Dev Bootcamp
DBC's Graduate Showcase demonstrates what our talented students build in the last 8 days of the program and gives you time to network directly with graduates!
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01/30/15
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Japanese Renewable Energy Policy in Comparative Perspective
Buffet Center, Evanston IL
Buffet Center
Mark Tilton is working on climate change and renewable energy policy in Japan, France, Germany and the United States. He'll share his thoughts on the future on Japanese energy post Fukushima.
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01/30/15
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dearborn Observatory Public Observing
Dearborn Observatory, Evanston IL
Dearborn Observatory
The Friday night observation tours at the Dearborn Observatory are open to the public, and there are two hours open for visiting:
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02/02/15
9:30 am - 10:45 am
SCOTUS Justice Elena Kagan
University of Chicago Institute of Politics, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan drops knowledge.
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02/02/15
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Founder Therapy @ The Living Room
Polymathic, Chicago IL
Founders Therapy
Entrepreneurship can be a real drag. Don't be sad - join us for our free monthly roundtable. No judgment or BS, and you can whine/vent as much as you want to open ears, peer support, beer and cupcakes. We hope you'll join us for the now-famous event that's been called "both medicinal and entertaining." We promise you will leave feeling calm, inspired and ready to tackle your to do list.
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02/02/15
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Solving the Impossible: A Conversation with Mick Ebeling
Tribune Tower, Chicago IL
Chicago Ideas Week
Join Chicago Ideas as Ebeling, author of Not Impossible, sits down with Northwestern University researcher and designer Jeanne Marie Olson to discuss where maker culture and science collide —and the joy of doing what couldn’t be done.
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02/02/15
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Defending America in the Age of Mass Incarceration
Barrows Auditorum, Wheaton College, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College
Porter is an attorney, civil justice crusader and an award-winning documentary filmmaker. She will be speaking about her experience filming "Gideon's Army," a documentary about three public defenders on the front lines of a culture of mass incarceration. The film was nominated for an Emmy and won the 2014 Ridenhour Prize for documentary films. Porter will also share her insights into the criminal justice system from the unique vantage point of the accused and those who represent them.
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02/03/15
7:15 am - 9:15 am
Women's Leadership Breakfast: Ertharin Cousin
Hyatt Regency, Chicago IL
Executives' Club of Chicago
As the leader of the world’s largest humanitarian organization with approximately 13,500 staff serving more than 90 million beneficiaries in 80 countries across the world, she works to improve the lives of hungry people worldwide, and travels extensively to raise awareness of food insecurity and chronic malnutrition.
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02/03/15
11:15 am - 1:45 pm
Help Wanted: Immigration and Midwestern Agriculture
The Chicago Club, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
To mark the release of The Chicago Council’s report Employing Agriculture: How the Midwest Farm and Food Sector Relies on Immigrant Labor, join our panel of experts for a discussion on the critical relationship between immigration and agriculture in the Midwest.
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02/03/15
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
BNC Venture Capital Group
Polsinelli Shughart, Chicago IL
BNC Venture Capital Group
The BNC Venture Capital Group introduces exciting investment opportunities to professional investors (angels, early stage venture capitalists, and private equity firms seeking add-ons) and fosters the growth of entrepreneurial activity. Come and pitch your idea or just listen and learn from others as they seek venture capital.
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