Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
02/28/17
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Innovation Summit 2017
Westin Chicago River North, Chicago IL
The Economist Events
The Economist’s Innovation Summit will gather leading thinkers and practitioners to explore the opportunities and challenges of making this transition. Economist editors will ask the searching questions as Fortune 500 CEOs, policymakers and disruptive entrepreneurs share their insights and strategies for successful digital transformation.
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Date/Time Event Partner
03/22/17
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Trump: The First 100 Days
Bollingbrook Golf Course, Bolingbrook IL
AM560
This one-night event brings together some of the sharpest political minds, as they attempt to dissect the first 100 days of the Trump administration. The event will feature AM 560s Sean Hannity, Mike Gallagher, Dan Proft, and Joe Walsh discussing and debating the trajectory of the Trump administration. It will be a fast-moving, entertaining, and informative conversation that will help to make clear the road ahead for President Trump and the nation.
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03/23/17
7:30 am - 8:45 am
China's Global Ambitions: Past, Present and Future
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
With a history spanning millennia, China can play the long game. And it has been, according to Howard French. By championing globalization and Eurasian integration, rapidly expanding its military capabilities, and making contentious regional territorial claims, among others, China is asserting its previously-obscured ambitions. As America reassesses the terms of its global engagement, how will Beijing pursue its historical objectives? How does the past inform China’s current actions and future plans, and how should President Trump interact with Beijing?
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03/23/17
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
14th Annual What's Next Boomer Business Summit
Hyatt Regency, Chicago IL
Mary Furlong & Associates
Learn from the companies, authors and experts who are leading the growth of the boomer and senior market at the 14th Annual What’s Next Boomer Business Summit! Advance your understanding of the longevity economy and capitalize on the What’s Next community to accelerate growth for your organization.
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03/23/17
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
2016 Midwest Women in Tech Conference
Merchandise Mart, Chicago IL
Women Tech Founders
Join the Midwest's Most Innovative Leaders in Technology including: Angie Hicks of Angie's List Coco Meers of PrettyQuick Genevieve Thiers of SitterCity Eileen Murphy of ThinkCerca Riana Lynn of FoodTrace and Google
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03/23/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Ellen Alberding, President The Joyce Foundation
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
As President and Board Member of the Joyce Foundation, Ellen Alberding oversees the charitable distribution of $48 million annually from assets of $950 million. Under her leadership, Joyce has gained national prominence with a grant portfolio rooted in the core belief that communities are stronger when they share benefits broadly. The Joyce Foundation funds the development and advancement of policy reforms to improve quality of life, promote community vitality, and strive for a fair society.
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03/23/17
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chicago Innov8 Showcase Series
mHub Chicago, Chicago IL
Chicagoland Artist, Maker, & Entrepreneur Showcase
Join Rwilo as we break the walls down of local maker spaces, business incubators, and fab labs to create an open source community of like minded individuals. Connect with makers, engineers, designers, artists, entrepreneurs, and manufactures. Build the next generation of makers and entrepreneurs and hear from members currently thriving at our featured space.
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03/23/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CWDevs Hack Night
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
CWDevs
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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03/23/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: How to Get Where You Want to Go
We Work, Chicago IL
GA
Hear how five local creatives and entrepreneurs went against all odds to pursue their passion, career or side project and turn what they love into what they do.
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03/23/17
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Tailwinds and Headwinds: The Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
Robert S. Kaplan, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. In conversation with Michael H. Moskow,
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03/24/17
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
2017 Conference for Midwest Nanotechnician Programs
Conference Center of the Illinois Science and Technology Park, Skokie IL
NE3I
Join us as undergraduate and high school faculty from the midwest share course materials, credential outlines, and assessment activities associated with their nanotechnology curriculum. Industrial and alumni presentations will embellish discussions that provide insight on student opportunities both during and upon completion of represented programs.
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