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Date/Time Event Partner
08/31/16
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Global Warming Then and Now with Dr. Jay Lehr
The Heartland Institute, Arlington Heights IL
Heartland Institute
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Oscar-winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth. The documentary was a critical and box-office success. Public awareness about global warming and the “green” movement surged after its debut. Internationally renowned scientist, speaker, and author Dr. Jay Lehr will reexamine some of the film’s claims, such as imminent environmental catastrophes are due to global warming. Both sides of the climate change debate will be represented and critiqued. Join us as we navigate the sea of data and facts regarding this highly contentious topic.
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Date/Time Event Partner
08/30/16 - 08/31/16
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
DevOpsDays Chicago 2016
Summit West, Chicago IL
DevOpsDays Chicago 2016
DevOpsDays is involved in the cutting edge of driving collaboration and inclusion of developers, operations, system administrators, and anyone else that interfaces with technology as part of their responsibilities. Presentations, ignite talks, and open spaces will allow topics to span cultural insights as well as tech solutions including automation, monitoring and virtualization. Whether you want to learn about DevOps, share your experiences, or just talk shop with DevOps practitioners, DevOpsDays is for you.
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08/31/16
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Corporate Athlete Training
Mid America Club, Chicago IL
Executives' Club of Chicago
Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute will energize you business performance drivers.
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08/31/16
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Perfect Pitch: Essentials for Pitching and Public Speaking
2112 inc., Chicago IL
2112 inc
This hour long workshop guides participants through strategies for developing the content and delivery of an amazing pitch. We'll review the "must have's" of any great pitch and how to create them, discuss and practice tips for reducing speaking nervousness, and go over the essentials for making a great presentation.
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08/31/16
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Magnetic Skyrmions in Motion
Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont IL
Argonne
In this presentation we'll discuss our work demonstrating how in heterostructures, inhomogeneous electric charge currents combined with the spin Hall effect in a heavy metal layer can be used to generate and manipulate magnetic skyrmions in an adjacent ferromagnetic layer.
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08/31/16
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Global Warming Then and Now with Dr. Jay Lehr
The Heartland Institute, Arlington Heights IL
Heartland Institute
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Oscar-winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth. The documentary was a critical and box-office success. Public awareness about global warming and the “green” movement surged after its debut. Internationally renowned scientist, speaker, and author Dr. Jay Lehr will reexamine some of the film’s claims, such as imminent environmental catastrophes are due to global warming. Both sides of the climate change debate will be represented and critiqued. Join us as we navigate the sea of data and facts regarding this highly contentious topic.
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08/31/16
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Special Screening of "Nowhere to Run"
Museum of Contemporary Art , Chicago IL
MacArthur Foundation
Nowhere to Run explores the creeping effects of "climate change" and unchecked environmental degradation that pose major socio-economic, political, and sustainable development challenges to communities across Nigeria, whose population is projected to reach 450 million by 2050, making it the third largest after India and China.
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08/31/16
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dine + Dash: Pizza and Code for Beginners
Space, Chicago IL
GA
Dash is the easiest tool to learn HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Come meet and work alongside other hackers in the making as we navigate our way through fun online tutorials. You'll walk away with a better understanding of front-end web development and will meet like-minded friends who are also new to code. You'll also build something awesome along the way. This will be a casual, self-paced session with pizza and beer.
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08/31/16
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nonprofit Advocacy
Forefront, Chicago IL
YNPN
This is an interactive workshop that will demystify the legislative process, help you understand how you can use data and client stories to educate policymakers about your services, and teach you how to feel confident in approaching elected officials with your advocacy message.
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09/01/16
7:30 am - 8:30 am
YPC Networking Breakfast
Pazzo's, Chicago IL
YPC
There are so many reasons to NOT get up early in the morning, but in a fast paced online dominated society, social media can’t replace the simple value of shaking hands, sharing personal stories and forming real relationships. Many of life’s pleasures come from human interaction and YPC provides you that opportunity with an informal, yet impactful start to your day!
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09/01/16
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
ChallengeHER Chicago
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
ChallengeHER
ChallengeHER works specifically with the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) federal contracting program as a tool to help to assist women business owners leverage federal awards, learn the federal procurement process, and to connect them with the right people. With this knowledge, you are much better positioned to grow your business and increase your revenue.
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