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Date/Time Event Partner
05/26/15
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Women in Space Science Award Celebration
Standard Club, Chicago IL
Adler Planetarium
The annual Women in Space Science (WISS) Award recognizes women who have made significant contributions to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The Women’s Board is proud to recognize Sunita L. Williams, NASA Astronaut and U.S Navy Captain, with this year’s award.
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Date/Time Event Partner
05/26/15
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Women in Space Science Award Celebration
Standard Club, Chicago IL
Adler Planetarium
The annual Women in Space Science (WISS) Award recognizes women who have made significant contributions to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The Women’s Board is proud to recognize Sunita L. Williams, NASA Astronaut and U.S Navy Captain, with this year’s award.
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05/26/15
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dan Pfeiffer "Governing in the Digital Age"-Does the Bully Pulpit Still Exist?
University of Chicago Institute of Politics, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
When Barack Obama began running for President in January 2007, the smartphone had not been invented, Facebook was used almost exclusively by college students, Twitter was only beginning to emerge. Technological innovation has changed the way the White House and politicians communicate and campaign.
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05/26/15
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
GEEKFEST
Groupon, Chicago IL
Geekfest
Geekfest is a gathering of software development geeks every Tuesday at noon.
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05/26/15
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Mark Udall: “The 21st Century Senate: Confronting Gridlock, Partisanship & Emerging Challenges”
University of Chicago Institute of Politics, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
Former Senator Mark Udall talks about his time in the United States Senate, focusing on key areas of his expertise: Immigration, National Security, Money in Politics, and the filibuster
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05/26/15
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Filling the Nonprofit Leadership Pipeline
Donors Forum, Chicago IL
YNPN
Although the nonprofit sector is full of eager, young talent, it struggles to keep these young leaders engaged throughout their careers. The continued success of the nonprofit sector hinges on its future leaders, so it’s imperative to plug the holes in the leadership pipeline.
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05/26/15
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Internet of Things Chicago - Public Safety & Internet of Things w/Chicago Police Department
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Internet of Things Chicago
Learn how the Chicago Police Department is utilizing a wide range of connected technology to enhance their effectiveness in bringing better public safety to the entire city.
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05/26/15
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Open Gov Hack Night
Braintree, Chicago IL
Open Gov Hack Night
Come join a group of passionate folks working at the intersection of open government, cities, and technology. This will be an evening of civic tech hacking, collaboration, learning and networking.
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05/26/15
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tales from the Trenches: Mert Iseri of SwipeSense
Chicago Matter, Chicago IL
Matter
MATTER’s Tales from the Trenches series is an opportunity to hear the early stories of some of the businesses we read about in the news – straight from the founders who led them to greatness. Join local Chicago entrepreneur Rishi Shah, co-founder of ContextMedia, as he talks with healthcare entrepreneurs from around the country, through their own tales from the trenches, the untold stories of their modest beginnings. Meet Mert Iseri, co-founder and CEO of SwipeSense.
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05/26/15
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Technori - Retail/eCommerce
Chase Tower, Chicago IL
Technori
This month Technori talks ecommerce. Showcase startups include: Whittl InstanTag ShipBob GeekGaps Ziptank
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05/26/15
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Web Development Immersive Info Session
Space, Chicago IL
GA
Are you curious about General Assembly’s upcoming Web Development Immersive course? Whether you’re looking to change careers into being a web developer, level up in your existing role, build your own products, or you’re curious about programming in general, join us and figure out if this immersive course is a fit for you.
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