Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
08/14/18
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Tax Credit Scholarship Program
Union League Club, Chicago IL
Liberty Justice Center
Debate about the Tax Credit Scholarship Program. Including: • State Representative Thomas Morrison (R-54th District) • Kristen McQueary, Chicago Tribune Editorial Board • State Representative Robert Martwick (D-19th District) • State Representative David Harris (R-53rd District)
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Date/Time Event Partner
08/21/18
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chi Hack Night
Braintree, Chicago IL
Chi Hack Night
The Chi Hack Night is a free, weekly event in Chicago to build, share and learn about civic tech and tools to create, support, or serve public good.
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08/21/18
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ten Years Since the Financial Crisis – A Panel Discussion About the State of Capitalism
Gleacher Center, Chicago IL
Chicago Booth
How well has capitalism recovered from the 2008 Financial Crisis? Join Chicago Booth Alumni and friends for an upcoming panel event featuring key leaders from the finance industry. In this fireside chat, Professor John Paul Rollert along with top executive business leaders from the finance industry provide their retrospective look at the Financial Crisis, the lessons learned (and not learned) from it, and the abiding implications of what Alan Greenspan called a "once-in-a-century credit tsunami" and its aftermath for credit markets.
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08/21/18
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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08/22/18
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Azure Science Fair 2.0 - Chicago
Microsoft Technology Center, Chicago IL
Concurrency, Inc.
The Azure Science Fair 2.0 is a multi-session event showcasing the latest features and versatility of Microsoft Azure and related technologies. Whether you are planning to migrate to the cloud, looking to modernize your applications, or looking to secure your cloud deployment, this is a must see event.
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08/22/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Rule of Law in the Age of Trump
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
In January of 2001, Colleen Connell became the first woman attorney to lead the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois. As Executive Director, Connell has expanded the organization’s legislative and communications programs, as well as presided over an ambitious expansion of the organization’s national security and informational privacy docket, and an expansion of the ACLU of Illinois’ institutional reform litigation, with active cases challenging conditions in state facilities or state subsidized facilities for children, the mentally ill, the developmentally disabled, the physically disabled, and people detained at correctional facilities.
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08/22/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A Mindful Approach to Building a Successful Career
Space, Chicago IL
General Assembly
Millennials have been described as the job hopping generation. Surveys of tech workers in the US and UK show average tenures to be little over a year… what’s going on? Are we jumping ship to find more fulfilling opportunities only to eventually meet the same disappointment? Is the issue with us employees, our employers, or both? Explore the tools and mindsets that lead to a sense of career fulfillment and share practical tips on how you can actualize your goals.
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08/22/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Podcasting Social with Guest Speaker Backseat Rider
2112 inc., Chicago IL
2112
Are you a podcast junkie? Do you have your own podcast? Are you thinking about starting one professionally or personally? Podcasting is one of the cheapest and easiest and now most popular platforms to distribute content, ideas, and information. Join us to meet, discuss, and mingle. - with Anthony Ponce.
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08/23/18
8:15 am - 9:45 am
Exclusive Council Studio Tour
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
Get a behind the scenes look of the Chicago Council’s state-of-the-art Conference Center studio, where we record our podcast, interview experts, and more. You will also get an inside scoop of our communications strategy from our managing director of communications Samantha Skinner.
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08/23/18
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
2018 Professional Women in Advocacy Chicago Workshop
Chicago University Conference Center, Chicago IL
Professional Women in Advocacy Conference
For the last five years Professional Women in Advocacy has hosted an annual conference in Washington, D.C. to provide professional development programming to women in our field. Due to popular demand PWIA has started hosting regional one day workshops.
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08/23/18
11:45 am - 1:30 pm
Hot Topics in Washington featuring Ken Starr
University Club of Chicago, Chicago IL
Chicago Federalist Society
We'll hear from former independent counsel, Solicitor General and U.S. Circuit Court Judge Kenneth W. Starr on questions relating to investigating a sitting President, moderated by David Applegate of the Chicago Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy.
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