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07/18/17
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chi Hack Night
Braintree, Chicago IL
Chi Hack Night
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. Hear from interesting speakers, learn from each other and work on civic projects. Non-techies are very welcome!
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07/18/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Electronic + Algorithmic Trading
Fin Tank, Chicago IL
Fin Tank
In this meeting we will discuss different methods of benchmarking trading algorithms. The two most common metrics for financial performance are expected returns and volatility. However, these returns are common measures for long term performance and require more consideration and complexity when designing trading algorithms. We will discuss methods of developing a baseline algorithm that performs predictably, for better or for worse.
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07/19/17
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Riding the Waves: Dynamic Asset Allocation and the Evolution of Top-Down Investing
Standard Club, Chicago IL
CFA Society Chicago
Detailed discussion on Asset Allocation and investing.
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07/19/17
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Chicago Founders' Stories @1871 with Tom Sosnoff of thinkorswim Chicago Founders' Stories
Pat Ryan is hosting Tom Sosnoff, co-founder of thinkorswim, tastytrade and dough. Join this fascinating discussion on fintech, startups, and
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07/19/17
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Organizing 101
Loyola University School of Law, Chicago IL
Civic Lab
Did you know Chicago is the home of modern community organizing? Learn the basic skills and mindsets of a community change maker. Hear from some of the most successful and seasoned organizers working in Chicago right now! We will talk about Chicago's history of organizing, what distinquishes organizing from other forms of helping efforts, the key attributes of a great organizer and much more!
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07/20/17
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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07/20/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Gang Violence in Chicago
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Hon. Raymond Lopez, Mary Mitchell, and Rev. Michael Pfleger talk crime and punishment in Chicago.
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07/20/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Science and the Future of Food
Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont IL
Argonne
Josh Elliott (CLS), Jack Gilbert (BIO), and Cristina Negri (ES) talk GMO, organic food, and the need for increased food production.
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07/20/17
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Adler After Dark: All-Star Adler Planetarium
Learn more about actual solar physics (and sports on other planets) with hands-on programs and talks, and check out the science behind your favorite sports (including memorabilia) with a pop-up program from our friends at the Chicago Sports Museum.
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07/22/17
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Camp Congress for Girls Chicago 2017
Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemount IL
Girls in Politics
Camp Congress for Girls Chicago 2016 is a leadership program that introduces girls ages 9 to 15 to politics. Camp begins with a girl-friendly lesson on the structure of our political system.
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