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Date/Time Event Partner
02/22/17
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
A Closer Look at Household Debt and Business Cycle Worldwide
Mesirow Financial, Chicago IL
Becker Friedman Institute
Amir Sufi, University of Chicago Booth School of Business talks debt and the business cycle.
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Date/Time Event Partner
02/22/17
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Opening Pathways to the American Dream w/ John Rowe
Standard Club, Chicago IL
JVS Chicago
Former Exelon CEO John W. Rowe examines the critical need for today's leading executives to direct their leadership towards creating strong, cohesive communities.
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02/22/17
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Creating Policies for Creating Babies: Ethical and Legal Conflicts in Reproductive Technology
P-117 (Billings Hospital), Chicago IL
MacLean Center
Professor Lori Andrews, a law professor at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, chaired the federal ethics advisory committee to the Human Genome Project, served on the original American Fertility Society ethics committee, and has advised governments and professional groups ranging from the G8 science ministers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.
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02/22/17
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Expert Judgements on Future Wind Energy Costs: How Low Can Costs Go?
University of Chicago - Saieh Hall, Chicago IL
Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago
Join EPIC as we host Ryan Wiser, one of America’s preeminent renewable technology and policy experts, who will summarize what is possible and where advancements are most likely for land-based and offshore wind.
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02/22/17
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Daytime Talk: Uptown Theatre
Chicago Architecture Foundation, Chicago IL
Chicago Architecture Foundation
Hear about the past and future of the Uptown Theatre, a former movie palace at the corner of Lawrence and Broadway. Designed by Rapp and Rapp, the elaborate Balaban and Katz Uptown Theatre has remained shuttered since 1981.
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02/22/17
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
A Closer Look at Household Debt and Business Cycle Worldwide
Mesirow Financial, Chicago IL
Becker Friedman Institute
Amir Sufi, University of Chicago Booth School of Business talks debt and the business cycle.
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02/22/17
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Urban Agroecology: Ecosystem-based Food Production for Cities Class Series
Garfield Park Conservatory, Chicago IL
Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance
For the urban food grower – whether it is in a 4′ x 8′ plot or you have access to more land – this class series will prepare you to grow nutrient filled food, using nature as your guide. For urban dwellers, the city is our habitat. In this two-evening intensive, we will explore the principles, goals and practices of growing food in cities when ecological and social systems when they are woven into the design and function of a growing site
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02/22/17
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Defending Free Speech
The Heartland Institute, Arlington Heights IL
Heartland Institute
Applying Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism to the most pressing free speech issues of the day, the essays in Defending Free Speech reveal the attacks to be the product of destructive ideas – ideas that are eroding Western culture at its foundation.
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02/22/17
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Evanston Mayoral Candidate Forum
Rotary International, Evanston IL
Evanston Rotary Clubs
The Rotary Clubs of Evanston and event partners invite you to meet the candidates for Mayor of Evanston. Come listen to them share their views on a wide range of today’s issues and be available to address your individual questions and concerns.
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02/23/17
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Emerging Generational Risks, Trends and Opportunities
Hilton Oak Brook, Oakbrook IL
Horton Group
Generational diversity is a major force behind changing customer preferences, establishment of new markets, and how to deploy capital for your business. It’s a critical factor in the professional, social, and emotional motivations for different generations of your employees. Neil Howe’s presentation identifies the emerging generational risks, trends and opportunities facing companies in the future so you can plan ahead and achieve a sustainable competitive advantage.
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02/23/17
8:30 am - 1:15 pm
The New Asian Security Landscape
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
From reevaluating security treaties to questioning China’s practices regionally and economically, the Asian Century is now in question. What lies in store for the pivot to Asia as a new administration prepares to take office? Will Asia remain the focus of America’s foreign policy or will President Trump turn his attention elsewhere? Expert panel discusses.
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