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Date/Time Event Partner
10/23/17
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
C2ST Social at Lagunitas
Lagunitas Tap Room, Chicago IL
C2ST
The event will take place at THE TapRoom at Lagunitas Brewing Company, where guests can enjoy food as well as a selection of Lagunitas locally brewed beers. Mingle and network with young professionals and business leaders in a casual setting, all while you check out the facilities from the second-floor catwalk.
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Date/Time Event Partner
11/14/17
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Remaking Rust Belt Cities: Universities, Nationalism and Economic Development in South Africa
Great Cities Institute, Chicago IL
UIC Great Cities Institute
Leslie Bank talks renewal in South Africa.
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11/14/17
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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11/14/17
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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11/15/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Make New History: Discovering the Chicago Architecture Biennial
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Hear from internationally renowned architects about how Chicago’s Biennial is driving a global conversation about contemporary architecture. 2017 Artistic Directors Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee, joined by Chicago Participants Sarah Dunn and Martin Felsen will discuss the importance of architecture in tackling urgent issues such as climate change and globalization in cities.
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11/15/17
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Security + Investment + Sub-Saharan Africa = Solving the Equation
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
Although investors present in Africa have a far more positive outlook on the region’s prospects than those who have never done business there, Africa continues to suffer from the perception that conflict and war are endemic, and that the risks to doing business outweigh the returns. How can the private sector manage the nuances of African markets? To what extent can security risks be managed and when do they become insurmountable?
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11/15/17
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Fermilab colloquium
Fermilab, Batavia IL
Fermilab
The Fermilab colloquium introduces staff, users, students and members of the public to a wide range of scientific and science-related topics presented by notable speakers from across the country and around the world. An integral part of Fermilab's academic culture, "orange" colloquium talks are aimed at a broad scientific and technical audience, while "green" talks are of general interest to all laboratory staff, users and members of the public.
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11/15/17
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
What Lurks in the Great Lakes? Pipelines, Invasive Species and Other Underwater Perils
UIC Institute for the Humanities, Chicago IL
UIC Freshwater Lab
Freshwater Stories is a digital storytelling site focusing on Lake Michigan that addresses infrastructure development, energy generation, waste water, and environmental and social justice to advance the growing movement for a blue economy and Great Lakes Water Belt.
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11/15/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mathematics--It's As Easy as Pi!
Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, Chicago IL
C2ST
Mathematics can be tasty! It’s a way of thinking, and not just about numbers. Through unexpectedly connected examples from music, juggling, and baking, Eugenia Cheng, Ph.D., will show that math can be made fun and intriguing for all, through hands-on activities, examples that everyone can relate to, and funny stories.
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11/15/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Students in FinTech
FinTank, Chicago IL
FinTank
It’s never too early (or late!) to begin your education in Financial and Technological proficiency. Students of all ages and abilities should be honing their skills in both areas as soon as they are able. Join our expert team as we walk you, the student, through the ins and outs of the rapidly growing fintech field.
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11/16/17
7:00 am - 9:45 am
Privately Held Breakfast
Montgomery Club, Chicago IL
Crain's Events
This event is exclusive to owners, presidents and CEOs of Privately Held companies. The event is hosted for the Crain's 2017 list of top privately held companies and includes networking, plated breakfast and features a series of conversations between CEOs from privately held companies, followed by a moderated Q&A.
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