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08/17/18
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
2nd International Blockchain Congress in Chicago
Aon Center, Chicago IL
International Blockchain Congress
The leading experts in the field of blockchain technology and smart contracts from Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, Western Asia, Australia and North America will come together to synchronize global expertise related to blockchain technology and smart contracts. Agenda contains keynotes, panel discussions, lightning talks, fireside chats, ICO pitches, workshops, breakout group sessions, wine reception, investors dinner & VIP networking.
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Date/Time Event Partner
08/17/18
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
2nd International Blockchain Congress in Chicago
Aon Center, Chicago IL
International Blockchain Congress
The leading experts in the field of blockchain technology and smart contracts from Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, Western Asia, Australia and North America will come together to synchronize global expertise related to blockchain technology and smart contracts. Agenda contains keynotes, panel discussions, lightning talks, fireside chats, ICO pitches, workshops, breakout group sessions, wine reception, investors dinner & VIP networking.
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08/17/18
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing
Dearborn Observatory, Evanston IL
Northwestern University
The Dearborn Observatory is open for public observing with the historic 18.5" refracting telescope every Friday night!
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08/18/18
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Creative Grounds @ Anthony Overton
4927 S Indiana Ave, Chicago IL
Creative Grounds
By asking how might art, design and architecture support, accelerate or amplify repurposing of closed public schools?, this project aims to produce art and design installations by collaborative teams of architects and artists that can respond both to the main prompt of Creative Grounds about the future of social infrastructure and/or are inspired by the architecture of this building or the legacy of Anthony Overton.
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08/21/18
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chi Hack Night
Braintree, Chicago IL
Chi Hack Night
The Chi Hack Night is a free, weekly event in Chicago to build, share and learn about civic tech and tools to create, support, or serve public good.
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08/21/18
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ten Years Since the Financial Crisis – A Panel Discussion About the State of Capitalism
Gleacher Center, Chicago IL
Chicago Booth
How well has capitalism recovered from the 2008 Financial Crisis? Join Chicago Booth Alumni and friends for an upcoming panel event featuring key leaders from the finance industry. In this fireside chat, Professor John Paul Rollert along with top executive business leaders from the finance industry provide their retrospective look at the Financial Crisis, the lessons learned (and not learned) from it, and the abiding implications of what Alan Greenspan called a "once-in-a-century credit tsunami" and its aftermath for credit markets.
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08/21/18
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
ImBlackInTech :: Monthly Mixer Series (CHICAGO)
Cliff Dwellers, Chicago IL
ImBlackInTech
The Monthly Mixer Series was created to bring together ImBlackInTech members, potential members and friends to mingle in a comfortable environment, share ideas, and build trust and rapport.
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08/22/18
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Azure Science Fair 2.0 - Chicago
Microsoft Technology Center, Chicago IL
Concurrency, Inc.
The Azure Science Fair 2.0 is a multi-session event showcasing the latest features and versatility of Microsoft Azure and related technologies. Whether you are planning to migrate to the cloud, looking to modernize your applications, or looking to secure your cloud deployment, this is a must see event.
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08/22/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Rule of Law in the Age of Trump
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
In January of 2001, Colleen Connell became the first woman attorney to lead the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois. As Executive Director, Connell has expanded the organization’s legislative and communications programs, as well as presided over an ambitious expansion of the organization’s national security and informational privacy docket, and an expansion of the ACLU of Illinois’ institutional reform litigation, with active cases challenging conditions in state facilities or state subsidized facilities for children, the mentally ill, the developmentally disabled, the physically disabled, and people detained at correctional facilities.
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08/22/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A Mindful Approach to Building a Successful Career
Space, Chicago IL
General Assembly
Millennials have been described as the job hopping generation. Surveys of tech workers in the US and UK show average tenures to be little over a year… what’s going on? Are we jumping ship to find more fulfilling opportunities only to eventually meet the same disappointment? Is the issue with us employees, our employers, or both? Explore the tools and mindsets that lead to a sense of career fulfillment and share practical tips on how you can actualize your goals.
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08/22/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Podcasting Social with Guest Speaker Backseat Rider
2112 inc., Chicago IL
2112
Are you a podcast junkie? Do you have your own podcast? Are you thinking about starting one professionally or personally? Podcasting is one of the cheapest and easiest and now most popular platforms to distribute content, ideas, and information. Join us to meet, discuss, and mingle. - with Anthony Ponce.
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