Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
03/27/17
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Workplace of the Future - Real Estate
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
EX3 Labs
The event will demonstrate how mixed reality, virtual reality (VR) and holographic technology is changing the way real estate is designed, bought, sold and furnished.
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Date/Time Event Partner
03/29/17 - 03/30/17
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Promise and Peril: Managing the Uncertainty of Rapid Innovation and a Changing Economy
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago IL
Federal Reserve of Chicago
We are pleased to announce the Tenth Annual Risk Conference co-hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and DePaul University’s Center for Financial Services. Additional information about the risk conference, including the agenda, will be posted as it becomes available.
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03/29/17
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Not Much Choice: Reproductive Justice and Women of Color
P-117 (Billings Hospital), Chicago IL
MacLean Center
Dr. Gilliam heads Ci3, a university-wide interdisciplinary research center. Ci3 works with and on behalf of young people marginalized by race, class, and sexual orientation, taking an asset- rather than risk-based approach to addressing sexual and reproductive health, educational attainment, physical safety, and economic security.
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03/29/17
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rich Man, Poor Man: Tales of Two Americas
First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple, Chicago IL
Chicago Humanities Festival
Last year, blue state and red state voters alike found common ground in their shared concerns about growing income inequality. The gap between rich and poor has long been the terrain of Sarah Smarsh, who has written extensively and eloquently about the working poor and her own upbringing in rural Kansas. She has recently contributed to a new anthology, Tales of Two Americas: Stories of Inequality in a Divided State, edited by John Freeman. Join Smarsh and Freeman for a reading and conversation about poverty in America.
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03/29/17
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Energy Outlook in an Era of Change
University of Chicago - Saieh Hall, Chicago IL
EPIC
A conversation with Adam Sieminski, former administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration
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03/29/17
1:00 pm
Women Entrepreneurs and Tech Startups in Creative Industries Networking
2112 inc., Chicago IL
2112
Please join us for an afternoon of networking with inspiring and motivating women in tech. We’ll each share what we do on a day-to-day basis, the types of clients we assist, and our ideal target connections with a view to helping one another out!
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03/29/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Swishlinks x 1871 2.4 Launch Party! by Swishlinks
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Swishlinks
Swishlinks is a new professional social network for hustlers, creators and innovators. We're throwing a party in collaboration with 1871 Chicago to introduce you to the newest version of our app! Join us for an evening of networking, food, drinks, and prizes. Make sure to download the Swishlinks app (iOS or Android) before the event. Show us your profile at check in, this and we'll enter you in our party giveaway!
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03/29/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Women in Civic Tech: Creators & Founders
Homan Square Community Center, Chicago IL
Chi Hack Night and Smart Chicago Collaborative
Hear from panel of civic tech creators and founders to hear about their personal narratives. The panel will feature: Allyson Scrutchens of Forward Planning Dima Elissa of VisMed-3D
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03/30/17
All Day
2017 Best Places to Work Awards Breakfast Crain's Events
Crain's will feature the 50 Best Places to Work companies at the inaugural celebratory breakfast. Meet and mingle with the honorees and be part of this year's unveiling of the top 25 winners. Breakfast will include a networking reception, plated breakfast and Best Places to Work winners each sharing highlights of their success.
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03/30/17 - 03/31/17
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Science, Technology, and the Politics of Knowledge in Global Affairs
Northwestern University - Scott Hall, Evanston IL
Buffett Institute
The Buffett Institute’s second annual graduate student conference will investigate expert knowledge in global affairs, looking at the ways this knowledge is created, invoked, circulated, and contested in the international political arena
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03/30/17
9:00 am - 11:30 am
DialogTech Workshop: Solving the Omni-Channel Customer Journey Challenge
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Dialogtech
Consumers today use multiple devices and channels to engage with businesses. They expect those experiences to be seamless and personalized, whether they interact online, in person, or over the phone. Marketers now need a single, holistic view of the customer journey to prove and improve ROI and provide the online and offline experiences that convert consumers to customers.
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