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Date/Time Event Partner
07/24/19
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
How to Present the Right Metrics to Investors
Chicago Matter, Chicago IL
Matter

Join this workshop to learn:
How to determine which metrics investors want to see
How to represent benchmarks and comparisons
How to communicate metrics to investors
How to incorporate metrics into your overall story


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Date/Time Event Partner
07/24/19
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
How to Present the Right Metrics to Investors
Chicago Matter, Chicago IL
Matter

Join this workshop to learn:
How to determine which metrics investors want to see
How to represent benchmarks and comparisons
How to communicate metrics to investors
How to incorporate metrics into your overall story


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07/26/19
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Doane at Dusk
Adler Planetarium, Chicago IL
Adler Planetarium

Home to the largest aperture telescope available to the public in the Chicagoland area, the Adler’s Doane Observatory provides visitors a unique opportunity to see a variety of celestial objects like the Moon, Jupiter, Saturn and more! At Doane at Dusk, our guests will enjoy nighttime telescope viewings and related discussions with Adler Astronomers after museum hours.


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07/31/19
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Covering Race and Ethnicity: A Guideline for Finding The Deeper Stories
Goodman Theatre, Chicago IL
Chicago Headline Club

Join us for a special discussion on Race and Ethnicity moderated by Venise Wagner, journalism professor San Francisco State University and co-editor of “Reporting Inequity:Tools and Methods for Covering Race and Ethnicity.”

Panelists include Alden Loury of WBEZ; Fernando Diaz of The Chicago Reporter; Teri Arvesu of Univision; and Jeff Kelly Lowenstein of Grand Valley State University.


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08/02/19
8:30 am - 10:00 am
It's Ok Not to Be Ok: Tackling the American Mental Health Crisis
Chicago Matter, Chicago IL
MATTER

Join this conversation about the state of mental health care today, the challenges faced by patients, providers and their loved ones, and the innovative people and organizations who are working to create change — and how you can also play a role. BCBSIL Innovation Fellow Adam Seidler will interview Carl Evans, director of programming and operations at Hope for a Day, Danny Freed, CEO of BluePrint, and David Cohen, CEO of Regroup.


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08/04/19 - 08/08/19
All Day
Monetary and Fiscal Policy with Heterogeneity
University of Chicago – Saieh Hall, Chicago IL
University of Chicago

This four-day course is designed to familiarize economists with recent advances in the study of monetary and fiscal policy in the presence of heterogeneity. It is designed for researchers in central banks and other government and non-government agencies who wish to improve their understanding of state-of-the-art tools for incorporating income and wealth distributions into macroeconomic models, and the main policy lessons that have emerged from these models.


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08/06/19
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
All in Chicago: Emerging Solutions in Access to Care
Chicago Matter, Chicago IL
Matter

Join this panel discussion to learn what the healthcare innovation community in Chicago is doing to help address: “How can we work together to become the first major metropolitan city to have a fully functioning system in place ensuring that every Chicago resident has access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place?”


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08/06/19
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BNC Venture Capital Forum
Freeborn & Peters, Chicago IL
BNC Venture Capital

Three entrepreneurs make their pitch for capital. Each presentation lasts 10 minutes, followed by a 10 minute Q&A. The BNC Venture Capital Group introduces exciting investment opportunities to professional investors (angels, early stage venture capitalists, and private equity firms seeking add-ons) and fosters the growth of entrepreneurial activity.


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08/07/19
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Senator Tammy Duckworth
Maggiano’s Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago

In the U.S. Senate, Duckworth serves on several influential committees: the Armed Services Committee; the Environment & Public Works Committee; the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee; and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee.


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08/15/19
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Bootstrappers Breakfast Chicago
Merchandise Mart Food Court, Chicago IL
Bootstrappers Breakfast

Join other attendees who are in early stage technology startups, it will be a chance to compare notes on operational, development, and business issues with peers.


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08/20/19
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Dr. Robert J. Jones, Chancellor University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Maggiano’s Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago

Robert J. Jones became the 10th chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on September 26, 2016. Dr. Jones, who previously served as senior vice president at the University of Minnesota and as president of the University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY) since 2013, is an experienced and accomplished scientist and research university leader. He is the first African-American scholar to serve as chancellor at Illinois. Dr. Jones’ tenured faculty home at Illinois is in the Department of Crop Sciences, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES).


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