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Date/Time Event Partner
11/16/18
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Physics Slam VII
Fermilab, Batavia IL
Fermilab

Five scientists each try their best to make the most compelling, original argument in just 10 minutes as to why their topic is the most worthy of the title of Slam Champion! Each year this sells out well in advance, and we end up turning many people away, so we are limiting tickets to just four per person. Duplicate orders will be asked to exchange for another lecture.


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Date/Time Event Partner
11/16/18
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thirteenth Annual Community Bankers Symposium
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago IL
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

The conference will consist of presentations on current industry developments and key bank supervision issues. The conference will provide an opportunity for attendees to have a dialogue on areas of supervisory focus, the banking environment and regulatory updates.


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11/16/18
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
2018 Equal Justice Under Law
Dirksen Federal Building, Chicago IL
Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago

2018 Equal Justice Under Law is a constitutional issue and public policy program for high school students designed to enhance your students understanding of a recently decided U.S. Supreme Court Case.


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11/16/18
11:30 am - 1:10 pm
Dan Proft: How to Build a Successful Campaign
Union League Club, Chicago IL
CAPAG

Dan Proft will discuss how to run a successful campaign. We will learn the strategy his organization uses to choose candidates to support and how he determines effective campaign messaging to ultimately get out the vote. Following one of the most watched and expensive elections in the country come hear about lessons learned and plans for future for campaigns.


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11/16/18
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Animal Welfare/Factory Farming and Climate Change: Private Governance and Attitudes Toward Public Regulation
Hardin Hall, Evanston IL
Buffett Institute

This project, joint with Janice Nadler, explores how increasing activism by major corporations regarding contested political issues such as factory farming and climate change may or may not influence public attitudes toward public regulation and hence the likelihood of new public regulation. In particular, we are interested in whether private governance has different effects on audiences depending on their political self-identification (liberal, conservative).


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11/16/18
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
David A. Dana
Buffett Center, Evanston IL
Buffett Institute

David Dana is a leading scholar in the fields of environmental law, property, land use, and professional responsibility. Before becoming a professor, he was a litigator in both the private (Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering) and public (U.S. Department of Justice) sectors.


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11/16/18
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jordan: A Struggle for Peace in the Middle East
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council

Join the Council and Jordanian journalist Rana F. Sweis for an intimate portrait of the intricacies and complexities of life in Jordan and the Middle East.


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11/16/18
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Crypto Happy Hour
Celtic Crown Public House, Chicago IL
Chicago Blockchain Project

Our once a month Friday Happy Hour is simply to hang out with other crypto hodlers! We provide free apps from 5 to 7pm. This is a casual event with no formal presentations. Just hang out, enjoy some food, and talk about Bitcoin with someone who wants to hear about it!


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11/16/18
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Physics Slam VII
Fermilab, Batavia IL
Fermilab

Five scientists each try their best to make the most compelling, original argument in just 10 minutes as to why their topic is the most worthy of the title of Slam Champion! Each year this sells out well in advance, and we end up turning many people away, so we are limiting tickets to just four per person. Duplicate orders will be asked to exchange for another lecture.


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11/17/18
7:00 am - 11:30 am
National Black Conference - Chicago National Black Coalition

Our Black Conference is the first annual Black Consciousness Conference with aims to unify black people from the world over in order to counter political issues and to educate and liberate black people. Our black conference will include speakers, music, and discussion around political organizing.


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11/17/18
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Design Thinking Bootcamp
GA Chicago, Space, Chicago IL
GA Chicago

This hands-on workshop will lead you through the design thinking process, taught by design thinking professionals that live and breathe in this space. Together we’ll explore how human-centered design can help develop innovative solutions for the complex challenges we face as businesspeople, non-profit leaders, entrepreneurs, and global citizens.


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