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Date/Time Event Partner
08/21/17
All Day
Prepare for the Solar Eclipse
Carbondale, Carbondale IL
C2ST
All of North America will enjoy a total eclipse of the sun on August 21, 2017. Those in the path of totality, where the moon completely covers the face of the sun and only the corona is visible, will experience a total solar eclipse--temperatures will suddenly drop, and wildlife will go eerily silent. This path of totality will pass directly over southern Illinois. Great Maps and Charts attached.
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Date/Time Event Partner
09/27/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Reality / Augment Reality
FinTank, Chicago IL
FinTank
Each month we present a mixed panel of experts who are currently working directly with Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Technology, including Technologists, Business Analysts, Visionaries, Content Creators, Investors, and more. We make the panel available to anyone who wants to attend, with a particular focus on business and community leaders and investors in Chicago who are interested in learning how to make practical use of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality technology. The group at each meetup directs the discussion, and it is followed by networking and hands-on technology demonstrations so that everyone can gain practical experience with the technologies.
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09/27/17
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Great Lakes Diving Pioneers, by Paul Ehorn
Chicago Maritime Museum, Chicago IL
UASC
The UASC conducts shipwreck site surveys which employ field drawings, underwater photography and video. Field survey work is augmented by academic historical research. The Society attempts to preserve sites by sting the effects of natural and biological forces as well as the impact of human activity on shipwrecks. It advocates responsible use of submerged cultural resources.
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09/28/17
7:30 am - 9:45 am
Middle Market Breakfast Crain's Events
CEOs of mid-market companies will share their expertise on growth, innovation, challenges and lessons learned. This breakfast features a networking reception, plated breakfast, panel discussion, as well as audience Q&A.
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09/28/17
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Democracy In Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America
Great Cities Institute, Chicago IL
Great Cities Institute
BWHAHAHAHAHAHA - Liberal fearmongering run amok is presented as serious academic research as liberal author Nancy MacLean ties republicans to everything bad in US history.
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09/28/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chicago Podcast Festival Prelude
2112 inc., Chicago IL
2112
This is your opportunity to take your favorite podcasts out of your ears and put them IRL, all while exploring new ones. The artists featured will be podcasters from the arts and entertainment world, recorded live on stage at unique venues in downtown Chicago.
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09/28/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FinTank's Blockchain Panel Discussion
FinTank, Chicago IL
FinTank
Get in on the FinTech revolution in Chicago. This monthly meetup explores the opportunities and innovations in the FinTech startup sector.
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09/29/17
11:30 am - 1:15 pm
CAPAG Welcomes Gubernatorial Candidate JB Pritzker
The Union League of Chicago, Chicago IL
CAPAG
In a gubernatorial race that is on track to be the most expensive and most heated in Illinois' history, join CAPAG to learn about J.B. Pritzker's vision for Illinois and his plan to win the Democratic primary and governorship in 2018.
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09/29/17
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Doane At Dusk | Sept. 29
Adler Planetarium, Chicago IL
Adler Planetarium
Home to the largest aperture telescope available to the public in the Chicagoland area, the Adler’s Doane Observatory provides visitors a unique opportunity to see a variety of celestial objects like the Moon, Jupiter, Saturn and more! At Doane at Dusk, our guests will enjoy nighttime telescope viewings and related discussions with Adler Astronomers after museum hours.
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09/30/17
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
CREATIVE TECH EXPO
Stage 18, Chicago IL
Contexture Media Network
CREATIVE TECH EXPO IS A TECHNOLOGY IMMERSION EXPERIENCE THAT IS FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ACCESSIBLE, FEATURING AN ASSORTMENT OF PRESENTING TECH COMPANIES, ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE AT THE FOREFRONT OF MEDIA, MAKER, MOBILE, INTERNET/GAMING AND ROBOTIC TECH REVOLUTIONS.
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10/02/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Dr. Stuart Strahl, President & CEO Chicago Zoological Society
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Get an update on the Brookfield Zoo!
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