Featured Events

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Date/Time Event Partner
04/24/17
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alicia Tate-Nadeau Executive Director Office of Emergency Management and Communications
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Tate-Nadeau brings to the OEMC more than three decades of experience in national security, emergency management, and public safety issues. She recently retired from the Illinois National Guard, where she served as the Assistant Adjutant General, and concurrently as the Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard, United States Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. In 2015, Tate-Nadeau made history by becoming the first female in Illinois’ history to be promoted to the position of General.
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Date/Time Event Partner
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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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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