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Date/Time Event Partner
02/28/17
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Innovation Summit 2017
Westin Chicago River North, Chicago IL
The Economist Events
The Economist’s Innovation Summit will gather leading thinkers and practitioners to explore the opportunities and challenges of making this transition. Economist editors will ask the searching questions as Fortune 500 CEOs, policymakers and disruptive entrepreneurs share their insights and strategies for successful digital transformation.
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Date/Time Event Partner
02/28/17
12:00 am - 7:00 pm
The End of White Christian America: Reflection on the Apparent Paradox of the 2016 Election
Alice Millar Chapel, Evanston IL
One Book One
Liberals rejoice! This talk explores and explains the death of White Christians in America.
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02/28/17
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Innovation Summit 2017
Westin Chicago River North, Chicago IL
The Economist Events
The Economist’s Innovation Summit will gather leading thinkers and practitioners to explore the opportunities and challenges of making this transition. Economist editors will ask the searching questions as Fortune 500 CEOs, policymakers and disruptive entrepreneurs share their insights and strategies for successful digital transformation.
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02/28/17
8:30 am - 10:30 am
Creating a Balanced Regional Housing Supply by 2050
Metropolitan Planning Council , Chicago IL
MPC
When residents can choose from a variety of housing types and prices, it increases their access to jobs, shortens commute times, and reduces the number of people struggling with the cost of living. Yet, for local officials, defining and creating a balanced housing supply poses many substantial obstacles. What are the strategies that have proven most successful?
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02/28/17
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cognitive Science Program Tutorial: Telling the Stories of your analysis
Northwestern University Swift Hall, Evanston IL
One Book One Northwestern
In this session, we'll unpack successful science stories and explore the nuts and bolts of narrative; unlocking stories which can inspire listeners and connect readers with key science content and, importantly, why it matters.
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02/28/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Building the Business Case for Business Continuity
ServerCentral, Chicago IL
Anita Borg Institute
Business continuity/disaster recovery planning involves important decisions about recovery objectives for each of your applications. We’ll discuss best practices for recovery plans and determine the type of DR environment needed for any application. Join us for a session where we will share how we work with companies to help them determine the best strategy on an app-by-app basis. Light snacks and refreshments will be served.
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02/28/17
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Chi Hack Night - Mr. Robot Goes to Washington
Braintree, Chicago IL
Chi Hack Night
Ari Scharg, Partner at Edelson PC will give an overview of the consumer privacy issues facing the tech world, and talk about how privacy laws affect tech firms and startups. He will also touch on the immediate need for technologists to help lawmakers understand these issues, and how to get involved in the legislative process.
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02/28/17
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Chicago Style Presents: The State of Public Education
University of Chicago Institute of Politics, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
Join the IOP’s Chicago Style Committee to discuss the policy goals of the CTU as well as the implications of Trump’s administration on the landscape of public education with the CTU’s Political and Legislative Director, Stacy Davis Gates.
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02/28/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Technori Showcase
Chase Tower, Chicago IL
Technori
Technori's February Startup Showcase is about celebrating African American Entrepreneurship!
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02/28/17
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
History and Theology in the Biblical Genealogies
Trinity International University, Deerfield IL
TIU
The Bible is concerned with genealogical records. Matthew traces Jesus back to Abraham; Luke to Adam. The entire book of Genesis develops through genealogical records. These texts have been the basis of the Church’s dating the age of the earth and remain a central exegetical detail for the young earth position. In this symposium, Drs. Leithart, Hess, and Barrick will discuss why the biblical genealogies matter and how we are to understand their historical and theological importance.
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03/01/17
11:30 am - 1:15 pm
The Real Impact of Social Impact Investing
The Union League of Chicago, Chicago IL
CAPAG
Social impact investing offers opportunities for businesses and investors to drive social change with a model that is at once entrepreneurial, measurable, and scalable. Hear from two of Chicago’s visionaries who are managing multi-million dollar social impact investment funds and investing in non-profits and social enterprises that are primed to change the narrative of our city.
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