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Date/Time Event Partner
06/21/18 - 06/23/18
All Day
Bioethics & Being Human
Trinity International University, Deerfield IL
CBHD
Explore anew our individual and common humanity in light of the ever-evolving developments in medicine, science, and technology. Plenary speakers will address being and remaining human in an age of science and technology, genetics, neuroscience & the BRAIN Initiative; bioethics in literature and pop culture; human rights & dignity; and theological examinations of contentment, human flourishing, particularity, and embodiment as they relate to bioethics.
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06/27/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Hon. Jim Durkin Republican House Leader State of Illinois
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Minority Leader Jim Durkin shares the inside story on how the General Assembly passes the Illinois Budget.
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06/27/18
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Operation Black Medallion: The Capture of Chicago's Most Infamous Terrorist
Chicago Loop Synagogue, Chicago IL
ADL
Please join ADL and the Chicago Loop Synagogue for a fascinating conversation with Dr. Jeremy W. Francis, Supervisory Special Agent-FBI Chicago for a case study on the capture of David Headley, a Chicago-based international terrorist operative who conducted operational surveillance leading to the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India. The Mumbai attacks resulted in the deaths of 166 innocent civilians, including six Americans. Thanks to the work of the FBI and a team of federal, state, international, and local partners, the perpetrators of this heinous attack were brought to justice.
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06/27/18
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
What is a Law of Nature?
Fermilab, Batavia IL
Fermilab
The idea of a law of nature is central to scientific explanation. Laws themselves are often said to be explicable in terms of more fundamental laws. But what about the most fundamental laws? Why is the world governed by those particular laws rather than by other laws or no laws at all? And what exactly is a law of nature in the first place? Are these questions that science itself can answer, or is there a role for philosophy in answering them?
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06/27/18
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Women Influence Chicago Series: Making a Masterful Request Without Fear
Gogo, Chicago IL
ITA
This mini-workshop educates attendees on the internal processes of how our brains perceive different types of danger and provides tools to turn the negative energy of fear into a powerful force for making positive changes in our day-to-day lives.
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06/27/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Millennials in Media: How to Break into the Media Industry
Space, Chicago IL
Chicago Startup Community
Our experts will share media's impact on social change, what the future of media and all its opportunities will look like, and tips and tricks on how to break into the industry.
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06/28/18
12:45 pm - 6:30 pm
FinTank WealthTech 2018
Morningstar, Chicago IL
FinTank
Come join us as we hear from experts at leading financial firms discuss how these new technologies are reshaping the wealth management industry and providing investors and investment professionals with a wide range of opportunities to better manage and invest money.
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06/28/18
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ansarada Readiness Series - Are you growth ready?
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Ansarada
Join us and our panel of experts for an evening of cocktail and hors d'oeuvre to discuss how to make your next capital raise faster and more successful than your last, and the critical role that preparation plays.
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06/28/18
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Asian Bar Summer Cocktail Reception
University Club of Chicago, Chicago IL
Asian American Bar Association
The Chicago Asian Bar Associations, including AABA, CABA, FALA, JABA, KABA, and SABA, cordially invite you to attend a cocktail reception at the University Club of Chicago. Please join us as we celebrate the summer and recognize soon-to-be Hon. Sanju Oomen Green and Hon. Bill Yu, as well as celebrate all the recently elected and appointed Cook County Circuit Court judges.
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06/28/18
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
YP Pub Quiz 2018: Sanctions, Spies, & Soccer
Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
Celebrate the end of the YP programming year, test your global acumen, and bid in a great silent auction at the Council’s annual YP Pub Quiz Fundraiser!
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06/28/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies Seminar Series
IIT Stuart School of Business, Chicago IL
FinTank
Meet other invested in and creating the blockchain scene in Chicago. Join FinTank's Monthly Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Seminar in Partnership with Illinois Institute of Technology's Stuart School of Business.
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