Featured Events

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Date/Time Event Partner
09/29/16
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Northside Innovation
WeWork, Chicago IL
Northside Festival
Explore how to be most effective at work. Get practical tips on what tools managers and remote workers use on a day-to-day basis. Speakers: - Tom Cullen, Co-Founder, LaunchPad Lab - Megan Matt, Founder & CEO, Augl - Jes Sherborne, Founder & CEO, Team Everywhere - Phil Alexander, Founder & CEO, ConceptDrop
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Date/Time Event Partner
09/28/16 - 09/29/16
All Day
Cusp Conference 2016
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL
Cusp 2016
A conference about the design of everything. It’s about broad thinking. It’s about getting people out of the world they know and immersing them in a flood of ideas that ultimately help break down barriers and connect unknown dots. And it’s about finding ideas and relevance in unexpected places.
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09/29/16
7:30 am - 9:30 am
Carey Pinkowski, Executive Race Director, Chicago Marathon
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Carey Pinkowski will tell you how to win the Chicago Marathon. Okay, maybe not, but he will share his insights about running one of the largest participatory public events in Chicago.
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09/29/16
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
2016 The Practical Innovator
Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, Chicago IL
Chicago Innovation Awards
The Practical Innovator, a day-long executive education program hosted at Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management, one of the world's foremost centers for executive education. The Practical Innovator will feature senior Kellogg faculty members who teach the practical skills of innovation, along with a few special guests.
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09/29/16
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Mistakes to Avoid in Your Pitchdeck
Coalition Energy, Chicago IL
Coalition: Energy
Investors see a LOT of pitches. It's easy to spot the solid presentations, and even easier to spot big mistakes in not so solid presentations. It's less easy to provide that feedback, which is why we've created this session to help you avoid these mistakes before you ever make them.
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09/29/16
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Fellows Seminars | Kirsten Kukowski - The American Political Playbook - Party Politics
University of Chicago Institute of Politics, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
GOP political operative Kirsten Kukwoski will give a behind-the-scenes look at the roller coaster 2016 presidential election and what life looks like inside political campaigns — a day in the life, what barriers have been broken and how we move forward. In this talk they’ll define establishment and sort out how and when it became a four-letter word. They’ll also pick apart the role of party chairman, using current RNC Chairman Reince Priebus as an example. // Guest: Rick Wiley, former Republican National Committee Political Director, campaign manager for Scott Walker’s presidential campaign
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09/29/16
4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Fellows Seminars | Philip Revzin : The Whole World is Watching:It’s a Small World: A Global Overview
University of Chicago Institute of Politics, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
This introductory seminar will look at global issues that candidates are addressing, those they aren’t addressing, and what major international actors, in Europe, Asia and the Middle East think about the campaign and what they hope for from the next administration.
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09/29/16
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Built In Brews: Managed by Q
Managed by Q , Chicago IL
Built In Chicago
Join us for a Built In Brews at Managed by Q's River North Office complete with beer, wine, and passed apps.
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09/29/16
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Congressman Dold & YC4ER discuss energy & the environment
Renaissance Downtown Hotel , Chicago IL
CYRs
The CYRs welcome congressman Dold and the Young Conservatives for Energy Reform. Join us for a discussion on Energy, Conservation and the Environment, and its impact on the Economy and National Security.
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09/29/16
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
“My American Dreams” DACA, Immigration Reform, and the Upcoming Election
Loyola University Law School, Chicago IL
FWD.us
Please join our partners for the 1st public screening in Chicago of "My American Dreams" - a powerful story series featuring some of the 750,000 young people whose lives have been transformed by the DACA program. Hear a first-hand account from undocumented community members and learn about our country’s broken immigration system. After the screening, AILA Loyola University Chicago Alumni and local advocates will join a panel to discuss advocacy efforts and ways you can help to make a change.
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09/29/16
5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
After Fifty Years: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Chicago Freedom Movement
Chicago History Museum, Chicago IL
Chicago History Museum
James Ralph of Middlebury College explores MLK and the Chicago Freedom Movement.
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