Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
12/28/14
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
FILM: Nubia ’64: Saving the Temples of Ancient Egypt
Oriental Institute, Chicago IL
Oriental Institute
When the Egyptians built a dam on the Nile, ancient temples were going to be submerged. The solution? Move the whole building. This documentary tells of the efforts to move and save a priceless piece of ancient history, all before the floodwaters came.
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Date/Time Event Partner
12/26/14
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dearborn Observatory Public Observing
Dearborn Observatory, Evanston IL
Dearborn Observatory
The Friday night observation tours at the Dearborn Observatory are open to the public, and there are two hours open for visiting:
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12/28/14
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
FILM: Nubia ’64: Saving the Temples of Ancient Egypt
Oriental Institute, Chicago IL
Oriental Institute
When the Egyptians built a dam on the Nile, ancient temples were going to be submerged. The solution? Move the whole building. This documentary tells of the efforts to move and save a priceless piece of ancient history, all before the floodwaters came.
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01/02/15
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dearborn Observatory Public Observing
Dearborn Observatory, Evanston IL
Dearborn Observatory
The Friday night observation tours at the Dearborn Observatory are open to the public, and there are two hours open for visiting:
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01/05/15
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Founder Therapy @ The Living Room
Polymathic, Chicago IL
Polymathic
Entrepreneurship can be a real drag. Don't be sad - join us for our free monthly roundtable. No judgment or BS, and you can whine/vent as much as you want to open ears, peer support, beer and cupcakes.
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01/06/15
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
BNC Venture Capital Group
Polsinelli Shughart, Chicago IL
BNC Venture Capital Group
The BNC Venture Capital Group introduces exciting investment opportunities to professional investors (angels, early stage venture capitalists, and private equity firms seeking add-ons) and fosters the growth of entrepreneurial activity. Come and pitch your idea or just listen and learn from others as they seek venture capital.
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01/06/15
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Open Gov Hack Night
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Open Gov Hack Night
Come join a group of passionate folks working at the intersection of open government, cities, and technology. This will be an evening of civic tech hacking, collaboration, learning and networking.
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01/07/15
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
David Hiller, President & CEO, Robert R. McCormick Foundation
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
David Hiller is President and CEO of the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, one of the nation’s largest private foundations. The McCormick Foundation’s mission is to foster communities of educated, informed, and engaged citizens. Through philanthropic programs, Cantigny Park, and two museums, the Foundation helps develop citizen leaders and works to make life better in our communities.
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01/07/15
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tracy Koogler- Donation after Cardiac Death (DCD): Academic Dissent Fails Patients
University of Chicago Hospitals, Billings Auditorium, Chicago IL
MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
In these seminars, local and national experts will address these and other controversial ethical issues in care at the end of life. While much has happened in the past 50 years, the age-old issues of suffering, death, caring, and the limits of medicine have found new expressions that require new answers.
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01/07/15
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
U.S. Climate Action in an Era of Congressional Hostility: Domestic and Global Implications
TBD,
EPIC
What does the stalement between Congress and the White House mean for global climate change? Michael B. Gerrard, Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia Law School, teaches courses on environmental law, climate change law, and energy law, and is director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law. He is also Associate Chair of the faculty of Columbia University’s Earth Institute.
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01/07/15
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
CloudCamp Chicago - The Guts of the Cloud
TechNexus Incubator, Chicago IL
CloudCamp Chicago
What happens when the cloud meets the groud? Where does your data live, and who can touch your servers? We'll look at the "guts" of the cloud, from datacenters to fiber and from servers to switches in real life.
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