Featured Events


Date/Time Event Partner
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Innovation Summit 2017
Westin Chicago River North, Chicago IL
The Economist Events
The Economist’s Innovation Summit will gather leading thinkers and practitioners to explore the opportunities and challenges of making this transition. Economist editors will ask the searching questions as Fortune 500 CEOs, policymakers and disruptive entrepreneurs share their insights and strategies for successful digital transformation.
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Date/Time Event Partner
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Adler After Dark: Planetary Prom
Adler Planetarium, Chicago IL
Adler Planetarium
Our friends from MDM Entertainment will be hosting the best dance party this side of the Milky Way, and we’ll be exploring our funky Solar System with hands-on programs, theater shows, and special talks on current planetary missions and the search for Earth-like planets around other stars. So make it a night to remember…only at Adler After Dark!
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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Science in the City Annual Gala 2017
Chicago Sports Museum at Water Tower Place, Chicago IL
This year's gala will be an opportunity for supporters to celebrate science and enjoy interactive sports museum exhibits. Meet researchers, and mingle with area business leaders and young professionals while you enjoy food and drinks. This fundraiser will provide C2ST with much needed financial resources to help support its mission.
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5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
As global wealth and influence flow from west to east, Asia’s growth is ever more tied to global integration. Viewed from America, however, this process of easternization is often portrayed as a threat to American jobs and security – a perception that could increase as China’s regional economic and security influence grows. Is there an alternative to this zero sum assessment of US-Asian relations? FT editor Gideon Rachman discusses his new book Easternization: Asia’s Rise and America’s Decline From Obama to Trump and Beyond
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6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cents and Sensibility with President Schapiro and Professor Morson
Northwestern University Harris Hall, Evanston IL
One Book One Northwestern
Join Political Union in a discussion with President Schapiro and Professor Morson about their new book Cents and Sensibility. Cents and Sensibility is based on their popular and widely celebrated course taught every winter here at Northwestern. The book looks at the benefits of combining a deep study of the humanities, and of great authors like Jane Austen, Anton Chekhov, and Leo Tolstoy, with the real-world applications of economics. Please join us for what is sure to be a wonderful and lively discussion.
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7:30 am - 9:00 am
Chicago Business Marketing Association
Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School of Business , Chicago IL
Business Marketing Association
Speaker: Alán Lopez ; Director, Americas Marketing ; Motorola Solutions
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All Day
Real Estate Forum Breakfast Crain's Events
The city's premier real estate event series for real estate professionals will feature prominent leaders in Chicago Real Estate. Last year's series featured interviews with Jonathan Gray, global head of Blackstone and Andy Gloor, Managing Principal of Sterling Bay. The event will be moderated by the Crain's reporting team and will include networking, a plated breakfast and audience Q&A.
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06/07/17 - 06/09/17
All Day
Chicago Forum on Global Cities
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
The Chicago Forum on Global Cities, hosted annually by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Financial Times, raises provocative questions about the influence of global cities and how they can solve pressing global challenges. Participating thought leaders and decisions makers make new connections and develop innovative solutions to advance in their own cities.
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7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Changing the Face of Archaeology
Oriental Institute, Chicago IL
Oriental Institute
In this talk Chicago House director Ray Johnson discusses the Epigraphic Survey's current documentation, conservation, and restoration programs in Luxor, and how recent digital innovations - including 3-D imaging - are changing the face of archaeology.
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06/09/17 - 06/10/17
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
2017 Justice Conference
Chicago, Chicago
The Justice Conference
The 2017 JUSTICE CONFERENCE theme is “LOVE THY NEIGHBOR.” (Mark 12) We live in complex and challenging times, globally the threats of terrorism, violence, and environmental challenges continue to shadow our world. Locally, cultural divisions are being exploited for political advantage, whilst poverty and systemic injustice continue to lead to widening equity gaps within our society.
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7:15 am - 10:00 am
Chief Financial Officer Breakfast Crain's Events
This event is exclusive to chief and senior financial officers and executives across a range of industries. The event features a pre-event networking reception followed by a seated breakfast, peer-to-peer panel discussion and audience Q&A.
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