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10/12/17
11:15 am - 1:15 pm
A New World: Geopolitics and Global Business
Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago IL
Executives' Club of Chicago
His unique perspective comes from decades of experience, both in the public and private sectors. Secretary Gutierrez played a key role in the passage of landmark free-trade agreements under President George W. Bush. He was the youngest chief executive in the history of Battle Creek, MI-based Kellogg Company, where he spent nearly 30 years working his way to the top job.
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10/12/17
11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Diversity Leadership Series
Hyatt Regency, Chicago IL
Executives' Club of Chicago
Carlos Gutierrez, Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group in conversation with Christopher Begy, U.S. Country Head & CEO, BMO Financial Corp.
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10/12/17
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Amazon Product Photography
ICNC, Chicago IL
The Hatchery Chicago
Great photography is one of the most important aspects of an Amazon listing. Jeff Delacruz of POW Photography has worked with 1000’s of businesses delivering Amazon Ready Images. In this class, Jeff will cover Amazon’s Image Requirements, special unpublished tips for getting the most out of your listing, DIY to hiring a professional, and how to get Lifestyle photographs for you listing.
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10/12/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cyber Security
FinTank, Chicago IL
FinTank
FinTank's CyberSecurity Meetup brings together those with experience in the field and those that want to become a part of it. A wide range of topics are discussed from how to prevent breaches to what to do once they have been found in a system. The format is interactive with a focus on learning.
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10/14/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cardinal Blase Cupich
University of Chicago Law School Auditorium, Chicago IL
Lumen Christi Institute
Cardinal Blase J. Cupich will deliver the Keynote Address for the October 13-14 Capstone Conference for the project Virtue, Happiness, & the Meaning of Life, which will feature discussions with the philosophers, religious thinkers, and psychologists who have been working together to investigate whether self-transcendence helps to make ordinary cultivation and exercise of virtue a source of deep happiness and meaning in human life.
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10/14/17
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Michel Lauziere: Science of Sound
Fermilab, Batavia IL
Fermilab
Master of the Unusual Michel Lauziere has tickled the collective funny bone of Fermilab audiences before, bringing a world of creativity into making music. He’s back, and this time he’s adding a scientific slant to his show, exploring the science of sound. This is a great show for the whole family, and starts at a special time.
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10/16/17 - 10/22/17
All Day
Chicago Ideas Week
Multiple Chicago Locations, Chicago, IL
Chicago Ideas Week
Chicago Ideas Week is a seven-day festival featuring over 200 global thought leaders and innovators speaking on a variety of topics ranging from leadership and life’s lessons, to science and technology, to the most pressing issues of the day and the most creative insights in entertainment. We offer more than 150 engaging programs each Chicago Ideas Week to stimulate, inspire and enlighten participants while providing the opportunity for attendees to think, dream and connect.
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10/17/17
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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10/17/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Electronic + Algorithmic Trading
Fin Tank, Chicago IL
Fin Tank
In this meeting we will discuss different methods of benchmarking trading algorithms. The two most common metrics for financial performance are expected returns and volatility. However, these returns are common measures for long term performance and require more consideration and complexity when designing trading algorithms. We will discuss methods of developing a baseline algorithm that performs predictably, for better or for worse.
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10/17/17
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Decision 2018: A Conversation on the Governor's Race
Forest View Educational Center, Arlington Heights IL
High School District 214 Community Education
The panel-style event, part of a continued effort to engage the community on topics of importance, will discuss key issues, priorities and concerns at the heart of the campaign. Confirmed guests include Natasha Korecki, Reporter with POLITICO Illinois and author of the Illinois Playbook; and Jim Slusher, Deputy Managing Editor for Opinion at the Daily Herald. Jason Block, a former journalist and a Prospect High School American Studies and journalism teacher, will moderate the conversation. Attendees will be able to submit written questions for consideration during the conversation.
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