Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
10/20/14
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Solving the Connected Vehicle, Real-Time Traffic & Mapping Puzzle with IoTs?
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
IOT - Brian Gratch & Rohit Pasam
If you want to make connections in the IoT space, this is the meet-up to attend. For business development, sales, intelligence, networking, you’ll find the right people to connect.
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Date/Time Event Partner
10/20/14
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Dr. Mark Emmert, President, NCAA
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
CIty Club of Chicago
Dr. Emmert is committed to enhancing the student-athlete experience for the 450,000 + student-athletes across the nation and is a steadfast believer in the collegiate model, student-athlete academics, student-athlete well-being and integrity by all those involved. His talk will address student athlete unionization, paying players, and upholding standards.
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10/20/14
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Governor Peter Shumlin (D-VT)
Quadrangle Club, University of Chicago, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
The current chair of the Democratic Governors Association talks politics and governor elections across the county.
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10/20/14
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Foundation for the Future of Financial Innovation
CME Group, Chicago IL
FinTEx Chicago
Join change agents from leading financial service & technology companies (incumbent and upstarts), investors and key players for an overview of Chicago’s history of financial firsts and a view into the future from one of the leading venture capitalists in the space.
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10/20/14
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Business Plans for New Initiatives
Spertus, Chicago IL
Spertus Institute
This is one in a series of workshops and master classes designed to enhance the knowledge, effectiveness, creativity, and strategic agility of current and future leaders, advancing the missions of the organizations they serve. Although designed for those working with Jewish agencies and organizations, the content will be beneficial to anyone seeking to learn best practices, including those working in the nonprofit, for profit, and social sectors.
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10/20/14
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Child Migrants and the U.S. Response
AJC Chicago, Chicago IL
AJC
Join AJC Chicago, the National Immigrant Justice Center, Illinois Women for Compassionate Immigration Reform, and the Chicago Mayor's Office of New Americans for an evening with author Sonia Nazario, whose book "Enrique's Journey" details the harrowing experiences of children fleeing violence in Central America.
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10/20/14
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
SEI Social Impact Leadership Series: Driving Green Innovation at NASCAR
Gleacher Center, Chicago IL
Join the Social Enterprise Initiative for our first Social Impact Leadership Series event of the year with Mike Lynch, ’98 and Eric Nyquist, MBA ’98, JD ’98 discussing "Driving Green Innovation at NASCAR".
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10/20/14
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Solving the Connected Vehicle, Real-Time Traffic & Mapping Puzzle with IoTs?
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
IOT - Brian Gratch & Rohit Pasam
If you want to make connections in the IoT space, this is the meet-up to attend. For business development, sales, intelligence, networking, you’ll find the right people to connect.
Read more about this event...
10/21/14
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Public Policy Luncheon: Warren Ribley, Executive Director, Illinois Medical District Commission
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Ribley brings to the post more than 30 years of economic development and private sector experience and is charged with determining the strategic direction of IMDC, which is the country’s largest urban medical district.
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10/21/14
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Fellows Seminars | Megan McArdle: “Inside the Policymaking Sausage Factory"
University of Chicago Institute of Politics, Chicago IL
U of C Institute of Politics
The laws you hear about on the campaign trail are always much more enticing than the actual laws we get. In this seminar series we will delve into why this happens — how the policymaking process works, and why it systematically produces different outcomes from what voters, and even politicians, are expecting. Specific topics will include: Obamacare, national security legislation, marijuana decriminalization, and explore how those policies were described, and how they actually happened.
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10/21/14
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Explusions: Complexity and Brutality in the Global Economy
University of Chicago Swift Hall, Chicago IL
U of C Center for International Studies
Acclaimed sociologist Saskia Sassen examines predatory economic forms and their social and environmental impacts.
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