Featured Events


Date/Time Event Partner
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Adler After Dark: Saturn Saloon
Adler Planetarium, Chicago IL
Adler Planetarium
On September 15, the Cassini probe will begin its plummet into Saturn’s atmosphere, ending its enormously successful 13-year odyssey to better understand the Saturn system. Celebrate this mission in style with Old West-themed cocktails featuring local spirits (jugs are optional), hand-on activities (10-gallon ring hats, anyone?), and special talks about the past & future of planetary exploration—including a look at historic
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8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Global Health and Development Symposium
Standard Club, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
This fall, the Global Health Symposium will return as the Global Health and Development Symposium, and will build upon the momentum of ongoing global conversations hosted by the G7, G20, and the United Nations, discussing how women’s empowerment can spur inclusive, sustainable global growth.
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11:00 am - 11:30 am
Creating A Winning City: The Team. The Town. The Region.
Hilton Chicago, Chicago IL
Please join Metropolitan Planning Council for an inspiring keynote address by Tom Ricketts, Executive Chairman of the Chicago Cubs, on the team’s extraordinary journey and the turnaround lessons that we can apply to Chicago’s pressing problems.
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7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
'scopes in the city
606 Trail, Western Trailhead , Chicago IL
Adler Planetarium
Adler astronomers and educators are bringing the museum—and the Universe—a little closer to you! With ‘Scopes in the City, Adler astronomers and staff lead free telescope observing programs in Chicago neighborhoods. Depending on the dates, times and locations of the ‘Scopes in the City events, attendees may be able to observe the Sun, Moon, Jupiter, Saturn, and more!
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09/23/17 - 09/24/17
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
TADHack Global
IIT Tower, Chicago IL
TAD Hadck
Whether you’re a hacker, hustler or hipster (developer, business-type or designer); TADHack is for Everyone!. You’ll learn about adding programmable telecoms to your apps, services or business; be able to share your experiences with others; do some “coding”; and potentially create a winning hack that makes a difference in your community.
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10:00 am - 11:30 am
Chicago Creative Women's Brunch: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
Citygirl Events studio, Chicago IL
Creative Women's Co.
The term "Imposter Syndrome" was first coined in 1978 by Georgia State to identify the phenomenon where successful women had high levels of self-doubt, and as a woman in a male-dominated field, as a solopreneur, or as a boss, these feelings can intensify. You're not alone. We'll talk about how to thrive on that feeling of uncomfortability to turn it into a challenge, the importance of being authentic, and how the word "no" can be the best thing you ever say.
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09/24/17 - 09/25/17
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Instil Strategy Regional Training Summit
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Two days of intensive, practical, hands-on lessons in strategy. Extremely practical. Together, we'll look at how decisions happen and how to build strategy in that reality. You'll learn how to write better briefs in our brief workshop.
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11:30 am - 1:30 pm
John Yonan Superintendent Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Yonan is responsible for all of CCDOTH professional engineering functions, including the programming, design, construction and maintenance of the County’s infrastructure assets which includes over 130 bridge structures, over 570 miles of roads, 350 traffic signals and 4 Maintenance Districts.
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8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Next Money Chicago 2017
Venue SIX10, Chicago IL
Next Money
Next Money Chicago will feature 3 major themes that are timely and relevant for anyone in the financial services industry today: Capabilities, Compliance, and Collaboration
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2:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Can International Human Rights Based Advocacy Offer New Strategies for Social Justice in the U.S.?
Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago IL
Institute for Professional & Continuing Studies
Contrasting with the U.S. Constitution, human rights treaties also measure compliance based on whether the outcomes (and not just the intent) of government policies protects human rights. This session will prepare participants to understand the basic human rights system. The presenter will discuss the consultation process that led to the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the main human rights treaties.
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