Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
09/19/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ujjwal Gupta, Co-founder & COO at BenchPrep
We Work, Chicago IL
Startup Grind
Ujjwal Gupta, Co-founder at BenchPrep, one of the fastest growing startups in Chicagoland. His story, his journey is really quite extraordinary, and not to be missed.
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Date/Time Event Partner
11/08/17
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
26th Annual Daniel H. Burnham Award Dinner
Ritz-Carlton Chicago, Chicago IL
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
The 2017, and 26th, recipient of the Daniel H. Burnham Award for Distinguished Leadership is Ilene S. Gordon, the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ingredion.
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11/08/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning / Deep Learning
FinTank, Chicago IL
FinTank
Join us at FinTank the second Wednesday of every month to learn more about Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and related areas.
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11/08/17
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Chicago on the Make: Power and Inequality
Newberry Library, Chicago IL
Newberry Library
Reinterpreting the familiar narrative that Chicago’s autocratic machine politics shaped its institutions and public life, Andrew J. Diamond demonstrates how the grassroots politics of race crippled progressive forces and enabled an alliance of downtown business interests to promote a neoliberal agenda that created the stark inequalities that ravage the city today. Chicago on the Make takes the story into the twenty-first century, chronicling Chicago’s deeply entrenched social and urban problems as the city ascended to the national stage during the Obama years.
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11/08/17
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Social Media: What You Need to Know to Be Successful
2112 inc., Chicago IL
2112
Whether you like it or not, Social Media is here to stay. For most small businesses and start-ups, social media is critical in increasing brand awareness and reaching potential customers. This class is perfect for business owners, marketing managers and anyone who wants to learn how to develop a social media strategy for their business. Find out which networks are right for your business, how to reach new audiences, learn key strategies to develop content, and more.
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11/08/17
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Train. Run. Win. Fall Training from the POWER Institute:Grassroots Campaigning
Loyola University School of Law, Chicago IL
CivicLab
The CivicLab has launched the POWER Institute (People Organizing to Win, Engage & Resist) to get you TRAINED to ORGANIZE and WIN a Chicago and a world that we all deserve and can propser in.
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11/09/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cyber Security
FinTank, Chicago IL
FinTank
FinTank's CyberSecurity Meetup brings together those with experience in the field and those that want to become a part of it. A wide range of topics are discussed from how to prevent breaches to what to do once they have been found in a system. The format is interactive with a focus on learning.
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11/09/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robert Gerwarth, The Vanquished: Why the First World War Failed to End
Pritzker Military Library, Chicago IL
Pritzker Military Museum and Library
Historian and author Robert Gerwarth discusses his book on the epic account of the ethnic and state violence that followed the end of World War I - conflicts that would shape the course of the twentieth century. Sponsored by the United States World War One Centennial Commission.
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11/10/17
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Physics Slam VI
Fermilab, Batavia IL
Fermilab
You know it, you love it, and you need to get your tickets early! Tickets are already selling quickly! This year’s event will feature a twist: It’s a duo competition with pairing a student from the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy with a Fermilab scientist. Expect the same no-holds-barred, light-hearted competition, and the same mix of education and fun. Who will win the coveted prize of Slam Champ this year?
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11/13/17
11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Global Leaders Series:Tom Fanning CEO Southern Company
University Club of Chicago, Chicago IL
Executives' Club of Chicago
Thomas A. (Tom) Fanning is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Southern Company, America’s premier energy company. Elected by the board of directors in July 2010, he became president of Southern Company in August 2010, and assumed the additional responsibilities of chairman and CEO in December 2010.
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11/14/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Randy Blankenhorn, Secretary Illinois Department of Transportation
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Randy Blankenhorn has served as Illinois Transportation Secretary under Governor Bruce Rauner since 2015. Under the secretary’s leadership, the Illinois Department of Transportation has focused on strengthening the state’s status as the transportation hub of North America.
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