Featured Events

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Date/Time Event Partner
09/21/18
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Supernovae, Neutron Stars, and the Origin of the Heavy Elements: Lecture by Dr. Todd Thompson
Fermilab, Batavia IL
Fermilab
Dr. Thompson will review our current understanding of the supernova mechanism and focus on the potential importance of rotation and magnetic fields in instigating explosion, in determining the nucleosynthetic yield of heavy elements, and in affecting the early spin evolution of highly magnetic neutron stars.
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Date/Time Event Partner
09/19/18 - 09/20/18
All Day
Foodscape Foodscape
Foodscape is the hands-on event where you'll experience new trends and gain a true insider’s perspective about the new forces that will revolutionize eating and drinking.
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09/20/18
8:00 am - 10:00 am
The Art of Empathy: Tom Ajello on Brand-Building
The Breather, Chicago IL
AMA Chicago
Veteran CX Designer and trailblazer Tom Ajello doesn’t believe that customer journey mapping should be an intimidating journey onto itself. In fact, he advocates that getting started should be as fun (and collaborative) as possible. In this workshop, Tom will walk you through the process and present the key tenets of customer experience planning, to demystify design-thinking and set you on the right track to mapping out your own customer’s journey.
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09/20/18
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Bootstrappers Breakfast Chicago
foodjunky.com HQ, Chicago IL
Bootstrappers Breakfast
Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur or thinking about starting something from your garage, come on out for a great conversation.
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09/20/18
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Newsmakers' Forum - Banking & Finance 2018
Sheraton Lisle Naperville Hotel, Lisle IL
Daily Herald Business Ledger
Expert Panel discusses: The State of the Banking Industry Business Financing Status of Mergers & Acquisitions Views on the Current Economy
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09/20/18
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Council 360°
East Bank Club, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
Be a part of the celebration as we welcome new faces and experts, get a first-look at the dynamic fall programming calendar, and set the stage for a new season of hard hitting foreign policy analysis for Chicago’s young professionals. Reconnect with old friends and meet some fresh faces at the Council’s summer’s end soirée. Bonne rentrée!
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09/20/18
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Adler After Dark: Planet 90s
Adler Planetarium, Chicago IL
Adler Planetarium
Ah, the 90s… Many of us lived through it, but how much do you remember? Grab your Walkman, don your best plaid shirt and dungarees and chill out with us this fall at Adler After Dark!
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09/20/18
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CWD Hack Night
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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09/20/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Public Newsroom: How to Track Campaign Finances in Illinois
Build Coffee, Chicago IL
City Bureau
Illinois' upcoming race for governor is slated to be one of the most expensive in U.S. history and has been used as a prime example for campaign finance reform by organizers. But how do we track the mega millions? What does reform look like? How can everyday citizens participate? This week's Public Newsroom aims to breakdown this complicated issue with an Illinois Campaign for Political Reform (ICPR) Neighborhood Sunshine workshop hosted by Executive Director Mary Miro and Policy Director Alisa Kaplan.
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09/20/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The New Energy Crisis: Energy Innovation in a World Where Energy is Cheap and Plentiful
Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont IL
Argonne
John Carlisle, Director, Chain Reaction Innovations, discusses the future of energy.
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09/20/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Why this VC LOVES to invest in the Midwest – Jonathan Ellis, Founder of Sandalphon Capital
mHub Chicago, Chicago IL
Startup Grind
Jonathan Ellis is the Founder & Managing Director of Sandalphon Capital, a Chicago-based Seed/Series A stage VC firm focused primarily on Chicago and the surrounding Midwest. Jonathan is also the Vice Chair of Social Venture Partners Chicago, a group engaged philanthropists who invest time, expertise and money in innovative nonprofits who can make a positive impact on the Chicagoland community.
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