Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
03/27/17
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Workplace of the Future - Real Estate
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
EX3 Labs
The event will demonstrate how mixed reality, virtual reality (VR) and holographic technology is changing the way real estate is designed, bought, sold and furnished.
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Date/Time Event Partner
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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06/07/17 - 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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06/07/17
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Downtown Futures Series - Get Outside!
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Chicago Loop Alliance
Baby Boomers and Millennials are moving back to urban areas, but are expecting to keep their active outdoor lifestyles. Learn how outdoor amenities such as the Chicago Riverwalk and Maggie Daley Park give the city a competitive advantage in attracting and retaining residents, visitors, and businesses.
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06/07/17
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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06/14/17
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Building Chicago
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
General Assembly
Join this conversation and showcase of organizations who are actively building Chicago to position it as a global contender. Come together with Chicago’s emerging organizations, entrepreneurs, and artists for a night of exploring Chicago’s progress as an innovative city. Get a sneak peek of some of the city’s most cutting edge innovations, as local creators present their latest ideas and forecast the tech trends for Chicago - and globally - in 2017.
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06/15/17
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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06/15/17
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Bootstrappers Breakfast Chicago
foodjunky.com HQ, Chicago IL
Bootstrappers Breakfast
Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur or thinking about starting something from your garage, come on out for a great conversation.
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06/19/17
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Exposing the Deep State
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
During his first few weeks in the White House President Trump confronted a series of damaging leaks originating, he alleged, from within US intelligence community. Many of Trump’s allies argue that these disclosures prove the existence of a shadow government of ideologically-hostile bureaucrats, scheming to derail his presidency. Other world leaders have made similar assertions, including Turkey’s President Erdogan, who last summer clamped down on what he charged was a massive coup, orchestrated by a “deep state” conspiracy. How should these claims be assessed? Does insider plotting pose a real threat to elected governments, or are deep state accusations a political ploy?
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