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
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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10/03/18
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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10/04/18
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Color of Law
Wheaton College Meyer Science Center, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology presents a lecture by Richard Rothstein, Senior Fellow at the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at UC Berkeley The lecture and Q&A will be centered around his book The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America.
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10/04/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
C2ST Fall Social at Revolution
Revolution Brewery + Taproom, Chicago IL
C2ST
Come check out one of Chicago’s most well-known breweries and mingle with other STEM enthusiasts and professionals! Join the C2ST crew for a light-hearted evening of craft brews, raffles, and prizes. Tickets and space are limited, so make sure to purchase yours soon (Based on previous attendance, Day-of Tickets may not be available).
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10/04/18
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CWD Hack Night
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Chicago Women Developers
This weekly event gives ladies a space to code together. Whether you're just getting started, or are a veteran in the tech world, there's a seat for you at the table. BYOL: Bring your own laptop!
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10/04/18
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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10/04/18
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Schoolhouse Gate
Seminary Co-Op Bookstore, Chicago IL
Seminary Coop Bookstore
The Schoolhouse Gate gives a fresh, lucid, and provocative account of the historic legal battles waged over education and illuminates contemporary disputes that continue to fracture the nation.
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