Events

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Date/Time Event Partner
01/29/15
5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Cities and People: Toward a More Resilient World
The Palmer House Hilton, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
How can society become more resilient when threats continue to multiply? Is an interconnected civilization more or less likely to survive local and global threats? Dr. Judith Rodin discusses the path toward a more resilient world.
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Date/Time Event Partner
01/29/15
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Renegade Dreams: Living Through Injury in Gangland Chicago
Classics Building, Room 110, Chicago IL
UCIS
Walk the streets of one of Chicago’s most violent neighborhoods—where the local gang has been active for more than fifty years—Laurence Ralph talks with people whose lives are irrecoverably damaged, seeking to understand how they cope and how they can be better helped.
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01/29/15
5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Cities and People: Toward a More Resilient World
The Palmer House Hilton, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
How can society become more resilient when threats continue to multiply? Is an interconnected civilization more or less likely to survive local and global threats? Dr. Judith Rodin discusses the path toward a more resilient world.
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01/29/15
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Designing the End of Life
Chicago Matter, Chicago IL
Matter
Can design make death, like life, something that we fill with joy, beauty, hope, possibility, engaging our senses, our families, our communities, and ultimately ourselves in the process of redesigning the ultimate journey? IDEO's Chief Creative Office thinks so.
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01/29/15
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hack Night w/ Chicago Women Developers
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Chicago Women Developers
This weekly event gives ladies a space to code together. Whether you're just getting started, or are a veteran in the tech world, there's a seat for you at the table. BYOL: Bring your own laptop!
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01/29/15
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
"Entrepreneurship: Taking the Plunge, Lessons Learned"
The Shift, Chicago IL
Blend
The BLEND monthly Speaker Series is an open-invitation showcase of local leaders in Chicago sharing their thoughts, ideas, and opinions with attendees in a creative, fun, and interactive environment.
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01/29/15
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Awesome Hour Live Pitch Night
Next Door Cafe, Chicago IL
Chicago Awesome Foundation
Every month, the local chapter of the Awesome Foundation gives $1,000 to a project that will make Chicago a more awesome place. We've funded all types of projects, from beehives to beach parties. On January 29 we are bringing the choice to you!
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01/29/15
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Educelerate XXI: Tech Trends in Medical & Health Education
Context Media, Chicago IL
Educelerate
What do you get when you combine the two largest drivers of GDP, both of which have been historically dominated by not for profit providers with over-arching social motivation? While the emerging EdTech opportunity has long been compared to (relatively) emerged Health Tech, these two markets are closely joined through specific applications in health and medical education technology.
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01/30/15
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dev Bootcamp Chicago | Graduate Showcase
Dev Bootcamp, Chicago IL
Dev Bootcamp
DBC's Graduate Showcase demonstrates what our talented students build in the last 8 days of the program and gives you time to network directly with graduates!
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01/30/15
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Japanese Renewable Energy Policy in Comparative Perspective
Buffet Center, Evanston IL
Buffet Center
Mark Tilton is working on climate change and renewable energy policy in Japan, France, Germany and the United States. He'll share his thoughts on the future on Japanese energy post Fukushima.
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01/30/15
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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