Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
08/16/18
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
FaithTech Networking
We Work, Chicago IL
FaithTech
Do you ever feel disconnected in your industry? Have you ever wished you could meet some other Christians working in Chicago? Join us for an informal evening of connecting with technologists, pastors, business leaders, non-profit volunteers and other like-minded people exploring the intersection of faith and technology in the city.
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Date/Time Event Partner
09/27/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Design Dialogues: The Obama Presidential Center
Chicago Architecture Foundation, Chicago IL
CAF
Learn about the extended design process, from the initial competition entry through multiple iterations, during this special event. You'll hear about the architects' aspirations and plans to weave the Center and its grounds into historic Jackson Park. CAF's Reed Kroloff will moderate this distinguished panel
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09/27/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Public Newsroom
Build Coffee, Chicago IL
City Bureau
Every Thursday night we turn our newsroom on Chicago's South Side into an open space where journalists and the public can gather to discuss local issues, share resources and knowledge and learn to report and investigate stories.
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09/28/18 - 09/29/18
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
21st Global Summit on Food Processing, Safety & Technology
Double Tree by Hilton Chicago, Skokie IL
21st Global Summit
This Conference is the premier event that brings together a unique and International mix of experts, researchers and decision makers both from academia and industry across the globe to exchange their knowledge, experience and research innovations to build a world food community.
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09/28/18
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Blockchain and the energy sector
The John Marshall Law School, Chicago IL
Government Blockchain Association
We will be discussing the impacts of blockchain on the energy sector and the ways government regulations will be impacted!
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09/28/18
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing
Dearborn Observatory, Evanston IL
Northwestern University
The Dearborn Observatory is open for public observing with the historic 18.5" refracting telescope every Friday night!
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09/29/18
9:30 am - 1:15 pm
One Day University with The Chicago Tribune
Sheraton Grand Chicago Ballroom, Chicago IL
One Day University
Three Epic Lectures will make you a bit more Intelligent: 1) Four Trials That Changed the World 2) What The Founding Fathers Were Really Like (and what we can still learn from them today) 3) What Makes Mozart Great?
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10/02/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Is Chicago Ready for Mayoral Term Limits?
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Cliff Kelley, Burt Odelson, and former Governor Pat Quinn discuss the POSSIBILITY of term limits on the Mayor. Moderated by KristenMcQueary
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10/02/18
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
"On the Future: Prospects for Humanity" with physicist Martin Rees
Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago IL
Illinois Science Council
World-renowned scientist Martin Rees offers his look at the future of humanity and science in this talk based upon his new book On the Future: Prospects for Humanity. Rees argues that humanity's future is bound to the future of science, and our prospects hinge on how successfully we harness technological advances to address the challenges to our collective future. Rees offers fascinating insights into cutting-edge science and technology while providing a unique perspective on the critical issues that will define the future of humanity on Earth and beyond.
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10/03/18 - 10/05/18
All Day
2018 EARN Annual Conference
Kimpton Hotel Allegro, Chicago IL
EARN Conference
Close to 60 partners hailing from 44 states will come together to think together about the ability of state and local policy-making and public education to help working families and communities build their economic power.
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10/03/18
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Americans and the Holocaust
Newberry Library, Chicago IL
Newberry Library
Join Daniel Greene, adjunct professor history at Northwestern University and curator of a new special exhibition on Americans at the Holocaust at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC, in conversation with Liesl Olson, director of Chicago Studies at the Newberry, as they discuss some of the myths and misconceptions around this history.
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