Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
04/25/17 - 04/26/17
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Path Ahead: Building An Economy That Works For All
The Union League of Chicago, Chicago IL
Big Path Capital
The Impact Capitalism Summit is the largest convening of investors focused on maximizing impact and maximizing return.
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Date/Time Event Partner
06/01/17
5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
The Geopolitics of Energy
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
In an increasingly connected world, the geopolitics of energy will likely become even more complex. How would US energy independence impact American foreign policy in the Middle East and beyond? What effect would trade wars or environmental degradation have on energy markets? Might renewable energy or new technologies shift the international balance of power? Join the Council on Global Affairs for a conversation on the geopolitical dimensions of global energy markets.
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06/02/17
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Global Energy Challenge: Research Showcase from UChicago Experts
The Saieh Hall of Economics, Chicago IL
EPIC
In this research showcase, learn from some of the University of Chicago’s top experts about the key energy trends and market forces at play to meet this challenge.
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06/06/17 - 06/07/17
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Driving Manufacturing Innovation with Digital Design & Simulation: Challenges, Strategies & Best Practices for Business Success
UI Labs, Chicago IL
CIMdata
The workshop will be held at DMDII (Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute), a world-class, first-of-its-kind manufacturing hub based in Chicago. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn, network with peers, and tour the DMDII facility.
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06/06/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
David Orr, Clerk Cook County
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
As Cook County Clerk since 1991, David Orr is the chief election authority for suburban Cook County, one of the largest election jurisdictions in the country.
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06/06/17
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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06/07/17 - 06/09/17
All Day
Chicago Forum on Global Cities
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
The Chicago Forum on Global Cities, hosted annually by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Financial Times, raises provocative questions about the influence of global cities and how they can solve pressing global challenges. Participating thought leaders and decisions makers make new connections and develop innovative solutions to advance in their own cities.
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06/07/17
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Downtown Futures Series - Get Outside!
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Chicago Loop Alliance
Baby Boomers and Millennials are moving back to urban areas, but are expecting to keep their active outdoor lifestyles. Learn how outdoor amenities such as the Chicago Riverwalk and Maggie Daley Park give the city a competitive advantage in attracting and retaining residents, visitors, and businesses.
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06/07/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
David Reifman, Commissioner Chicago Department of Planning and Development
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
A native Chicagoan, Reifman is responsible for leading the department's Housing, Economic Development, and Planning & Zoning bureaus while fostering community-improvement projects and initiatives throughout the city. As Commissioner of DPD, he serves on the Chicago Plan Commission, Community Development Commission, and Commission on Chicago Landmarks, among other public agencies. He is also Chairman of the Board of the Chicago Development Fund.
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06/07/17
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Changing the Face of Archaeology
Oriental Institute, Chicago IL
Oriental Institute
In this talk Chicago House director Ray Johnson discusses the Epigraphic Survey's current documentation, conservation, and restoration programs in Luxor, and how recent digital innovations - including 3-D imaging - are changing the face of archaeology.
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06/09/17 - 06/10/17
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
2017 Justice Conference
Chicago, Chicago
The Justice Conference
The 2017 JUSTICE CONFERENCE theme is “LOVE THY NEIGHBOR.” (Mark 12) We live in complex and challenging times, globally the threats of terrorism, violence, and environmental challenges continue to shadow our world. Locally, cultural divisions are being exploited for political advantage, whilst poverty and systemic injustice continue to lead to widening equity gaps within our society.
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