Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
07/29/16
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Role of Banking in Building Family Wealth
Chicago Innovation Exchange , Chicago IL
Mighty
Explore the impact of banking for the resilience of local economies. This discussions is exploring the intersection of systemic racism and capitalism in Chicago and across the U.S., and her reflections on the structural blocks that the country need to confront in order to take the profit out of racism
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Date/Time Event Partner
07/25/16 - 07/29/16
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
From Farm to Flight: Can Biofuels Green Aviation?
Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont IL
Argonne
Argonne National Laboratory and iBIO Institute EDUCATE Center have partnered to develop a hands-on, problem based, interdisciplinary curricular unit that explores the development and potential uses of biofuels in aviation. This workshop is built around the four-to-six week curricular unit From Farm to to Flight and probes the question: Can Biofuels Green Aviation?
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07/29/16
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Role of Banking in Building Family Wealth
Chicago Innovation Exchange , Chicago IL
Mighty
Explore the impact of banking for the resilience of local economies. This discussions is exploring the intersection of systemic racism and capitalism in Chicago and across the U.S., and her reflections on the structural blocks that the country need to confront in order to take the profit out of racism
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07/30/16
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Movement: A Chicago Entrepreneur Expo & Networking Event
NYCH Gallery, Chicago IL
Three Empowered Ladies
The purpose of "The Movement" is to encourage and motivate individuals to explore their entrepreneurial spirit and aspire to become astute and successful businesspeople. In addition to providing a platform for local entrepreneurs to foster new relationships through networking, our goal is to bring attention and awareness to local businesses and the entrepreneur community within the city of Chicago. The event will include speakers, vendors, light food and beverages, music, a mixer/networking hour and a raffle.
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08/01/16
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Alexandra Holt, Budget Director, City of Chicago
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Alexandra Holt was appointed Budget Director by Mayor Rahm Emanuel. She oversees the development and management of the City’s $9 billion annual budget. She also works closely with the Mayor and his financial team on key reforms and economic development initiatives, including pensions and Tax Increment Financing. The upcoming 2017 budget marks her sixth budget with the Emanuel Administration, making her one of the longest serving City of Chicago budget directors.
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08/02/16
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Tech Talk: Real-Time Predictive Analytics and On-Demand Decision-Making
TechNexus Incubator, Chicago IL
ITA
Joe DeCosmo, Chief Analytics Officer of Enova International, will discuss real-time predictive analytics Attendees are encouraged to bring their biggest and most common data challenges to seek insight and support from our panel of data scientists. Panel members will be prepared to address audience members’ analytics project roadblocks, frustrations and challenges.
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08/02/16
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Chi Hack Night
Braintree, Chicago IL
Chi Hack Night
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. Hear from interesting speakers, learn from each other and work on civic projects. Non-techies are very welcome!
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08/03/16 - 08/04/16
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Content Jam 2016: The Secrets of Content Marketing
Gleacher Center, Chicago IL
Orbit Media
Content Jam is a two-day conference where industry experts share their knowledge in an interactive and casual environment. At Content Jam you’ll get actionable insights and learn how to create, manage, promote, share, and measure your content marketing efforts.
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08/03/16
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
How Can Fiscal Rules Fix the American Government?
The Heartland Institute, Arlington Heights IL
Heartland Institute
Dr. Barry W. Poulson, Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Colorado, is the architect of the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights that was successfully enacted in Colorado. As the Federal Reserve prints evermore money, the Congress raises again the debt ceiling, and the politicians spend trillions of taxpayer dollars, Poulson will discuss why the United States government desperately needs new structural fiscal rules to prevent a financial collapse.
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08/04/16 - 08/05/16
All Day
Prototypes, Process & Play
Columbia College Film Row, Chicago IL
Chicago Camps
Learn design leadership from the experts at Prototypes, Process, & Play It’s a two-day, single-track conference featuring inspiring keynote speakers, accomplished design leaders, and experienced professionals from major brands and organizations. Curious about the name? It comes from our formula for effective design leadership!
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08/04/16
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
CampaignTech Chicago
Venue SIX10, Chicago IL
Campaigns & Elections
Born out of our the biggest campaign technology conference in the United States, CampaignTech East, CampaignTech Chicago is a one-day event that puts a spotlight on the latest and most effective political campaign technologies. Campaign technology evolves rapidly, especially in a presidential year. In Chicago, our experts will keep you up with the latest and greatest from the '16 campaign trail.
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