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
06/12/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Terry Mazany, President and CEO, The Chicago Community Trust
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Terry Mazany is president and chief executive officer for The Chicago Community Trust. Mazany was selected as the sixth executive in the Trust’s hundred year history in 2004. In 2011 he also served as the interim chief executive officer of Chicago Public Schools. Mazany was appointed by then-Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to serve as Chairman of the National Assessment Governing Board. He is also a former member of the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
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06/13/17
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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06/14/17
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Building Chicago
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
General Assembly
Join this conversation and showcase of organizations who are actively building Chicago to position it as a global contender. Come together with Chicago’s emerging organizations, entrepreneurs, and artists for a night of exploring Chicago’s progress as an innovative city. Get a sneak peek of some of the city’s most cutting edge innovations, as local creators present their latest ideas and forecast the tech trends for Chicago - and globally - in 2017.
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06/15/17
7:15 am - 10:00 am
Chief Financial Officer Breakfast Crain's Events
This event is exclusive to chief and senior financial officers and executives across a range of industries. The event features a pre-event networking reception followed by a seated breakfast, peer-to-peer panel discussion and audience Q&A.
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06/15/17
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Bootstrappers Breakfast Chicago
foodjunky.com HQ, Chicago IL
Bootstrappers Breakfast
Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur or thinking about starting something from your garage, come on out for a great conversation.
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06/19/17
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Exposing the Deep State
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
During his first few weeks in the White House President Trump confronted a series of damaging leaks originating, he alleged, from within US intelligence community. Many of Trump’s allies argue that these disclosures prove the existence of a shadow government of ideologically-hostile bureaucrats, scheming to derail his presidency. Other world leaders have made similar assertions, including Turkey’s President Erdogan, who last summer clamped down on what he charged was a massive coup, orchestrated by a “deep state” conspiracy. How should these claims be assessed? Does insider plotting pose a real threat to elected governments, or are deep state accusations a political ploy?
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06/20/17
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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06/21/17
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Parental Rights Amendment
The Heartland Institute, Arlington Heights IL
Heartland Institute
Come and learn how the courts have gone from protecting parents’ rights as fundamental, to allowing the government to determine what is best for your child. Adding an amendment to the U.S. Constitution is meant to secure “the liberty of parents to direct the upbringing, education, and care of their children [as] a fundamental right.”
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06/22/17
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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06/26/17 - 06/27/17
All Day
Chicago Coder Conference
Gleacher Center, Chicago IL
Chicago Coder Conference
The Chicago Coder Conference promises something for every developer featuring advanced topics along with more accessible content from renowned local and national industry experts. Attendees of the conference will have many opportunities to interact with peers, industry experts and great Chicago area company representatives.
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