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Date/Time Event Partner
11/15/18
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Adler After Dark: Chicago 2033
Adler Planetarium, Chicago IL
Adler Planetarium

Eighty-five years ago, the newly-opened Adler Planetarium was a central attraction at the Century of Progress World’s Fair.
The Fair’s motto—Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms—focused on a promising future full of scientific progress and technological innovation during the throes of the Great Depression. Explore the legacy of the Fair and look forward to the innovations that await us in 2033—a century since the Fair and Chicago’s bicentennial—this fall at Adler After Dark.


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Date/Time Event Partner
11/15/18
7:00 am - 9:45 pm
Crain's Privately Held Companies Breakfast Crain's

Invite only – super secret – if you got the title and the money, you can get the invite.


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11/15/18
5:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Zero to One: Breaking Into and Succeeding as a New Product Manager
Uptake, Chicago IL
ChiPMA

A panel of 4 product managers, with varying levels of years of experience, will answer your burning questions. Whether you are looking to break into product management, starting a new product management role, or looking to hire/grow your product team, this discussion will have something for everyone.


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11/15/18
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Adler After Dark: Chicago 2033
Adler Planetarium, Chicago IL
Adler Planetarium

Eighty-five years ago, the newly-opened Adler Planetarium was a central attraction at the Century of Progress World’s Fair.
The Fair’s motto—Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms—focused on a promising future full of scientific progress and technological innovation during the throes of the Great Depression. Explore the legacy of the Fair and look forward to the innovations that await us in 2033—a century since the Fair and Chicago’s bicentennial—this fall at Adler After Dark.


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11/15/18
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
From White City to Green Haven: Jackson Park's Transformations
Newberry Library, Chicago IL
Newberry Library

Historian Julia Bachrach will highlight the early development of Jackson Park, exploring the ways in which natural features, Olmsted’s philosophies about society, recreational needs and expectations, and collaborations with designers such as architect Daniel H. Burnham shaped Jackson Park during the late nineteenth century.


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11/15/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hey Entrepreneurs: Feed your soul and your wallet
2112 inc., Chicago IL
2112

Marketer and entrepreneur Danny Schuman interviewed 100’s of entrepreneurs for his recently released, Amazon bestselling book, The Worst Business Model in the World: A New Kind of Guide for a New Kind of Entrepreneur. He learned that the only thing successful people have in common is that they’re successful! No two paths are the same. In this interactive session, Danny presents and workshops three simple steps from the book, to help you create your own path, and achieve the kind of entrepreneurial success that fills your wallet and feeds your soul.


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11/15/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Public Newsroom
Build Coffee, Chicago IL
City Bureau

Every Thursday night we turn our newsroom on Chicago’s South Side into an open space where journalists and the public can gather to discuss local issues, share resources and knowledge and learn to report and investigate stories.


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11/15/18
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Millennials and the Midterms: Where Are We Now?
Venue SIX10, Chicago IL
Harris School

Examine the fresh polling data from AP/NORC, combined with expert analysis from leading practitioners and Harris faculty, to investigate the role that young people – including millennials – played in the 2018 US mid-terms and what it means for our democracy.


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11/15/18
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chicago History 101: The Speakeasy Series-Populousness
Old Chicago Inn, Chicago IL
Chicago for Chicagoans

Leyla Royale, Historian & Tour Guide (Atlas Obscura; the Chicago Theatre) discusses how Chicago grew from a small swampy outpost to the Second City to a Global City!


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11/15/18
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dr. Victor Cha - International Relations
Beamer Center Wheaton College, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College

Cha is the Senior Adviser and Korea Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is currently coauthoring a new book, Korea After Unification: Planning for the Inevitable, which will be published by Columbia University Press.


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11/16/18
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thirteenth Annual Community Bankers Symposium
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago IL
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

The conference will consist of presentations on current industry developments and key bank supervision issues. The conference will provide an opportunity for attendees to have a dialogue on areas of supervisory focus, the banking environment and regulatory updates.


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