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Date/Time Event Partner
09/21/17
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sheriff Tom Dart: Your Voice for Cook County
Chicago Athletic Association, Chicago IL
Lincoln Forum
Thomas J. Dart is the Sheriff of Cook County, Illinois, and serves as the chief executive of the second largest such department in the United States.
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Date/Time Event Partner
10/10/17
9:00 am - 11:30 am
The Politics of Revenue: The Future of Education in Illinois
The Union League of Chicago, Chicago IL
CTBA
This year's Symposium will honor Terry Mazany, President and CEO of The Chicago Community Trust, one of the nation’s leading community foundations with assets of more than $2.5 billion. The Trust partners with donors to distribute over $150 million annually. CTBA honors Terry for his tireless commitment to education statewide, and his work to ensure every child receives a quality education.
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10/10/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Industry 4.0: Is Your Workforce Ready?
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Jay Timmons,CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers, & Greg Baise, CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers' Association, discuss workforce training and the skillsets of the 21st century
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10/10/17
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fashion Law 101
2112 inc., Chicago IL
2112
The program will provide designers with an overview of the legal issues and trends currently impacting the fashion industry. Presented by Maria Vathis of Counsel at Bryan Cave LLP
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10/10/17
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Women In FinTech
FinTank, Chicago IL
FinTank
Deborah Hill will Moderate a panel discussion and networking about the intersection of Finance and Technology.
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10/10/17
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Local Political Reporter Panel
Chicago Athletic Association, Chicago IL
Lincoln Forum
Lincoln Forum presents a political media panel featuring NBC 5 News Political Reporter Mary Ann Ahern, Chicago Tribune Chief Political Reporter Rick Pearson and Fox 32 News Political Editor Mike Flannery discussing the current political climate in Illinois. WGN radio’s Steve Cochran will moderate the panel.
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10/10/17
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel
International House Assembly Hall , Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
Join the IOP as we welcome Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel. Having previously served as the RNC State Chair from Michigan, she is the second woman ever to hold the RNC’s highest position. Chairwoman McDaniel will address the state of American politics, the future of the GOP, and the upcoming 2018 midterm elections.
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10/10/17
6:00 pm - 8:30 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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10/10/17
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Technology and Politics
The Radler, Chicago IL
C2ST
Come talk about the role technology plays in our democracy: from campaigns to voter registration to election day, this space is ripe for innovation. The speaker is Betsy Hoover, a Partner at Higher Ground Labs and 270 Strategies. Her political career began in 2007 as an organizer on the first Obama Campaign. In 2012, she served as the National Digital Organizing Director, sitting at the intersection of field, digital, and technology.
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10/11/17
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
BGA Luncheon w/ John Dickerson
The Fairmont Chicago, Chicago IL
BGA
The BGA is a nonpartisan, nonprofit civic watchdog organization that works for government reform -- transparency, accountability, honesty and efficiency -- through investigative journalism, public policy advocacy and civic engagement.
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10/11/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Work Hard, Play Harder: Chicago’s Food and Lifestyle Scene
Maggiano's Little Italy, Chicago IL
PCC
From food trucks, festivals and Michelin-awarded restaurants to the latest fitness crazes, travel deals and fashion trends, Chicagoans love good food and a good time. At Publicity Club of Chicago’s October luncheon, hear directly from the journalists and bloggers who cover Chicago’s food and lifestyle scenes. Bring your questions about how they select stories, what interests them and how you can get coverage for your clients.
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