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Date/Time Event Partner
09/24/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Main Event: Chicago's 2019 Mayoral Election
Maggiano’s Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago

Laura Washington, Greg Hinz, Maze Jackson break down the race to replace Rahm. Currently, there are only 15 candidates for Mayor. Fifteen.


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Date/Time Event Partner
09/24/18
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
The Deal Economy Conference
University Club of Chicago, Chicago IL
The Deal

The Deal Economy Chicago features a roster of senior executives, influential dealmakers and investors for a full day of discussion and forecasting with a focus on deals and transactions in the middle market. Confirmed speakers include Qualcomm Executive Vice President of Strategy and M&A Brian Modoff; City of Chicago Treasurer Kurt Summers; Bain Capital Credit Managing Director, Credit Brad Charchut; GTCR Principal Michael Hollander and other leading dealmakers and practitioners.


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09/24/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Main Event: Chicago's 2019 Mayoral Election
Maggiano’s Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago

Laura Washington, Greg Hinz, Maze Jackson break down the race to replace Rahm. Currently, there are only 15 candidates for Mayor. Fifteen.


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09/24/18
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Communicating Climate Change: The Power of Visual Storytelling
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council on Global Affairs

. Can visual arts cut through the politics and rhetoric to engage the public and galvanize action on one of the most complex and pressing issues of our time?
Panel Discussion with:
Larry C. Price, Photographer, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting; Jon Sawyer, Founding Director, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting; George Steinmetz, Photographer; Karen Weigert, Senior Fellow, Global Cities


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09/24/18
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Financial Crisis of 2008: A View from the Inside
Wheaton College Meyer Science Center, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College

Steven C. Preston served as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) from 2008-2009, after unanimous confirmation by the Senate. As the housing crisis ballooned, Preston expanded FHA capacity to meet mushrooming demand, broke ground on major public housing developments in New Orleans which had been stalled, expanded HUD’s ability to assist victims of natural disasters, and advanced sensible regulations requiring clearer disclosure of mortgage terms to borrowers.


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09/25/18
7:30 am - 10:30 am
Barnabas Group
Lyric Opera, Chicago IL
Barnabas Group

Many ministries need more business disciplines in their operations to move them towards growth and greater impact. You have those business disciplines. Your God-given expertise and experiences have prepared you to help our presenting ministries in significant ways. The mission of The Barnabas Group Chicago is to connect marketplace leaders to ministries needing particular business discipline support.


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09/25/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Liz Gorman,Executive Director Illinois Tollway
Maggiano’s Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago

Gorman manages the agency’s daily operations, oversees its $1.45 billion budget and leads its nearly 1,500 employees in ensuring the Tollway’s 1.6 million daily drivers travel on a safe, efficient and customer-friendly highway system that incorporates innovative roadway designs and cutting-edge technology.


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09/25/18
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn : Public Faith
HTC Office, Chicago IL
Faith & Work

Check out this lunch for a guided discussion around topics related to faith and work. Discuss a variety of topics related to how we live our faith in pluralistic work environments.


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09/25/18
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hacking HR Forum Chicago
We Work, Chicago IL
Hacking HR

Hacking HR Forum – Chicago promises an evening of inspiring conversations and networking with like-minded professionals. We will explore topics including artificial intelligence, blockchain, gamification, dark data, virtual reality and innovation.


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09/25/18
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Head Banging: How Music and Concussions Impact Brain Health
South Shore Cultural Center, Chicago IL
C2ST

Discuss how to examine the promise of measuring soundprints in the brain to assess and manage sports-related concussions. Also discuss how music training is beneficial for the brain, strengthens our communication skills, and can inform health care, education, and social policy. Join us on September 25th to get swept away in this sensory learning experience.


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09/25/18
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Not for Long: The Life and Career of the NFL Athlete
Seminary Coop Bookstore, Chicago IL
Seminary Coop Bookstore

Drawing on personal experience as a former pro and interviews with over 120 current and former NFL players, Robert Turner gets behind the bravado to reveal what it means to be an athlete in the NFL and why so many players struggle with life after football. With compassion and objectivity, Not for Long reveals the life and mind of high school, college, and NFL athletes, shedding light on what might best help players transition successfully out of the sport.


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