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Date/Time Event Partner
04/24/18
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Troubled Waters? The South China Sea in Focus
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
Courtesy of the Asia Transparency Initiative at CSIS, this program will feature visual projections detailing the transformation of the South China Sea in recent years. Conversation with Vice Admiral Andrew Lewis, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Operations, Plans, and Strategy, US Navy
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Date/Time Event Partner
05/16/18
5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
From Election Hacking to Water Scarcity: Emerging Leaders Tackle Today’s Global Challenges
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
Hear several members of class 2018 present their policy prescriptions on: Cultural Competency Training for Law Enforcement Ending Populism Through Education Securing US Elections Leveraging US Funds in Conflict Zones Water Scarcity
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05/16/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Combat at Close Quarters: An Illustrated history of the U.S. Navy in the Vietnam War
Pritzker Military Library, Chicago IL
PMML
Author Edward J. Marolda visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book on the dedication, courage, and sacrifice of Navy officers and enlisted sailors during the Vietnam War.
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05/17/18
8:00 am - 10:30 am
PR Council's Critical Issues Forum
Venue SIX10, Chicago IL
PR Council
The importance of leveraging big data, coupled with ever-evolving consumer behaviors and expectations, has made personalization a marketing buzzword in 2018. At the inaugural PR Council Chicago Critical Issues Forum, we’ll get personal about how this trend is impacting our industry, and the role PR plays in making people feel engaged, valued and appreciated.
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05/17/18
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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05/17/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Hon. Dan Cronin, Chairman DuPage County Board
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Dan Cronin was first elected DuPage County Board Chairman in November 2010 and reelected in 2014, after serving in the Illinois General Assembly for 20 years. He brings his passion for fiscal accountability and efficient government to DuPage County, where he has reduced the budget by more than $40 million and reformed costly employee benefits that will save $20 million over the next two decades. He has accomplished these significant cost-savings without raising property taxes or compromising service.
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05/17/18
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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05/17/18
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Let There Be Light: The Observational Quest for the First Galaxies
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL
University of Chicago
Professor Ellis will deliver the Astronomy & Astrophysics Department’s Brinson Lecture on Thurs. May 17th at 6 pm, at the School of the Art Institute Maclean Ballroom (112 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago). The 2018 lecture is entitled “Let There Be Light: The Observational Quest for the First Galaxies”.
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05/17/18
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Adler After Dark: Planetary Prom
Adler Planetarium, Chicago IL
Adler Planetarium
Join the best dance party this side of the Milky Way, and we’ll be exploring our funky Solar System (and other planetary systems) with hands-on programs and special sky shows—including Planet Nine, the planetarium’s newest sky show that features the elusive search for a planet in the far reach of our Solar System.
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05/18/18
11:30 am - 1:15 pm
A Discussion with Victor Reyes: Latino Politics in Chicago
Union League Club, Chicago IL
CAPAG
The former assistant to Chicago Mayor Richard Daley talks Latino politics in Chicago.
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05/18/18
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Crypto Happy Hour
Celtic Crown Public House, Chicago IL
Chicago Blockchain Project
Our once a month Friday Happy Hour is simply to hang out with other crypto hodlers! We provide free apps from 5 to 7pm. This is a casual event with no formal presentations. Just hang out, enjoy some food, and talk about Bitcoin with someone who wants to hear about it!
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