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06/01/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Freedom, Responsibility, and Character with Lawrence W. Reed
University Club of Chicago, Chicago IL
Foundation for Economic Education
This discussion delves into the relationship between freedom and responsibility, their philosophical and scientific underpinnings, and the practical value of self-control.
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06/01/17
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
"Not a Scientist" with Dave Levitan
Volumes Bookstore, Chicago IL
Illinois Science Council & Volumes Bookcafe
In this timely work, Levitan examines the myriad ways politicians attack and undermine scientific findings that conflict with their political agendas.
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06/02/17
11:30 am - 1:15 pm
The Disrupters: Learn How Lyft, ParqEx, and Uber Are Changing Their Industries and Government
The Union League of Chicago, Chicago IL
CAPAG
The “disrupters” are here in Chicago. But, our state and municipal governments aren’t quite sure what to do with them. Come to the June 2nd Chicago Area Public Affairs Group luncheon and listen to representatives from Lyft, ParqEx and Uber tell their stories on how they are reinventing industries and causing changes in Springfield and City Hall (and even the Beltway).
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06/02/17
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR)
Ida Noyes Hall University of Chicago, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
Prior to joining the Senate, Senator Cotton served in Iraq with the 101st Airborne and in Afghanistan with a Provincial Reconstruction Team. As instability and hostility grow in the Middle East and with Russia, Senator Cotton sheds light on the relationship Congress has with the Trump administration and explore some of the most pressing issues facing America and its allies.
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06/02/17
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Global Energy Challenge: Research Showcase from UChicago Experts
The Saieh Hall of Economics, Chicago IL
EPIC
In this research showcase, learn from some of the University of Chicago’s top experts about the key energy trends and market forces at play to meet this challenge.
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06/06/17 - 06/07/17
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Driving Manufacturing Innovation with Digital Design & Simulation: Challenges, Strategies & Best Practices for Business Success
UI Labs, Chicago IL
CIMdata
The workshop will be held at DMDII (Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute), a world-class, first-of-its-kind manufacturing hub based in Chicago. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn, network with peers, and tour the DMDII facility.
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06/06/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
David Orr, Clerk Cook County
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
As Cook County Clerk since 1991, David Orr is the chief election authority for suburban Cook County, one of the largest election jurisdictions in the country.
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06/06/17
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Israeli Social Innovation Challenge
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Israeli Social Innovation Challenge
The Israeli Social Innovation Chicago 2017 was born from Israel’s innovative character, in the fields of water, technology, defense, and cyber security. The purpose of the program is to spread awareness of the remarkable capacity Israel has to develop initiatives that benefit society.
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06/06/17
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Utilizing User Experience To Solve Pain Points in Our Lives
Make Offices Magnificent Mile, Chicago IL
VisualFizz
User Experience (UX) can be defined as every aspect of the user’s interaction with a product, service, or company when interacting with a specific design. Bad User Experience sucks. This event will pinpoint how to Utilize User Experience To Solve Pain Points in Our Lives. Our topics of conversation will include a wide variety of questions including Web/Mobile Design, Future Trends, Urban Design, Connectivity of Design, and more
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06/06/17
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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