Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
04/26/18
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Former US Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price
Booth School of Business, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
Join the IOP as we welcome Dr. Tom Price, former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Service, for a conversation on healthcare policy and federal budget activity. Prior to his tenure as HHS Secretary, Dr. Price served as the U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 6th congressional district, where he was an advocate for patient-centered healthcare reform, through his Empowering Patients First Act, and a balanced federal budget, through his service as Chairman of the House Budget Committee.
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Date/Time Event Partner
10/10/18
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bitcoin and Blockchain Discussion
Park District of La Grange, La Grange IL
Blockchain, Bitcoin...The Future is Here Meetup
This meetup is for anyone that is interested in the Blockchain, Bitcoin, and other cybercurrency. If you were a late adopter of the Internet and email, this is a chance to be part of the inception of a new technology that will change our lives.
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10/11/18
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson
Newberry Library, Chicago IL
Newberry Library
The great historian of the American Revolution, New York Times-bestselling and Pulitzer-winning Gordon Wood, discusses his majestic new dual biography of two of America’s most enduringly fascinating figures, whose partnership helped birth a nation, and whose subsequent falling out did much to fix its course.
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10/16/18
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
ImBlackInTech :: Monthly Mixer Series (CHICAGO)
Cliff Dwellers, Chicago IL
ImBlackInTech
The Monthly Mixer Series was created to bring together ImBlackInTech members, potential members and friends to mingle in a comfortable environment, share ideas, and build trust and rapport.
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10/18/18
8:30 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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10/19/18
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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10/23/18
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Funding Feminism: Monied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women’s Movement
Newberry Library, Chicago IL
Newberry Library
How did a group of affluent white women from the late nineteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries advance the status of all women through acts of philanthropy?
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10/24/18
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Collective Thought: Chicago Clubs & Their Patrons
Newberry Library, Chicago IL
Newberry Library
Explore the proliferation of clubs and small arts organizations in Chicago from the 1890s through the 1920s to consider what clubs and “club-ability” contributed to Chicago art and design in the first decades after the Great Fire.
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10/25/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies Seminar Series
IIT Stuart School of Business, Chicago IL
FinTank
Meet other invested in and creating the blockchain scene in Chicago. Join FinTank's Monthly Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Seminar in Partnership with Illinois Institute of Technology's Stuart School of Business.
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10/29/18
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The 17th Annual Chicago Innovation Awards
Harris Theater, Chicago IL
Chicago Innovation Awards
Join 1500 people as Chicago’s innovation community comes together to shine a bright light on the creative spirit of Chicago by focusing attention on the most innovative new products and services introduced in the region. The winners each year are innovations that uniquely fill unmet needs, spark a competitive response in the marketplace, exceed market expectations, achieve financial success, and improve people’s lives. They emerge from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Most importantly, the Chicago Innovation Awards remind us that innovation is thriving in the Chicago region.
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11/07/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Reality / Augment Reality
FinTank, Chicago IL
FinTank
Each month we present a mixed panel of experts who are currently working directly with Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Technology, including Technologists, Business Analysts, Visionaries, Content Creators, Investors, and more. We make the panel available to anyone who wants to attend, with a particular focus on business and community leaders and investors in Chicago who are interested in learning how to make practical use of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality technology. The group at each meetup directs the discussion, and it is followed by networking and hands-on technology demonstrations so that everyone can gain practical experience with the technologies.
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