Featured Events

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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
03/30/17
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Solving the Omni-Channel Customer Journey Challenge
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
1871
Hear from top omni-channel marketing experts on what’s really working Learn how to connect online marketing to offline conversions and revenue Get answers to your most pressing omni-channel attribution questions Get actionable insights to immediately improve marketing ROI
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03/30/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Howard Tullman, CEO, 1871
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Howard A. Tullman is the CEO of 1871 in Chicago – where digital startups get their start – and the General Managing Partner for Chicago High Tech Investment Partners, LLC and for G2T3V, LLC – both Chicago-based venture capital funds. Over the last 45 years, he has successfully founded more than a dozen high-tech companies. And he is awesome.
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03/30/17
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chicago Financial Institutions Conference 2017
University Club of Chicago, Chicago IL
DePaul University
The conference will bring together researchers from around the world to foster a dialogue on important issues in the financial services industry.
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03/30/17
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Baseball: It’s Not Nuclear Physics—Or Is It?
Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago IL
C2ST
Dr Alan Nathan spent a career doing experimental nuclear physics, where he studied the high-speed collisions of subatomic particles. These days he spends his time working on the physics of baseball, studying the not-so-high-speed collisions of baseballs with bats, among other things. And believe it or not, many of the same principles that apply to the former also apply to the latter. He will provide a flavor for that in this talk by telling us about some of the interesting physics apparent to him each and every time he watches a game.
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03/30/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CWDevs Hack Night
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
CWDevs
This weekly event gives ladies a space to code together. Whether you're just getting started, or are a veteran in the tech world, there's a seat for you at the table. BYOL: Bring your own laptop!
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03/30/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
POLICY. A Chicago Sustainability Series Dialogue
Civis Analytics, Chicago IL
The Chicago Sustainability Series
The Chicago Sustainability Series inaugural season continues March 30th from 6 - 8 PM with POLICY, a Dialogue with Joyce Coffee (President, Climate Resilience Consulting), Deborah Stone (Director, Cook County Department of Environmental Control), and Ashley Munson (Policy Coordinator, Illinois Environmental Council).
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03/30/17
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Superstorms, Climate Change, and the Future of Cities One Book One Northwestern
Why wasn't the Eastern Seaboard better prepared for Hurricane Sandy? Why did seven hundred and thirty-nine people die in Chicago’s 1995 heat wave? Instances of natural disasters are on the rise, and few places are ready. In this talk, Eric Klinenberg draws on his recent New Yorker article “Adaptation” and his book on the great Chicago heat wave to explore the concept of “climate-proofing” our cities.
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03/30/17
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Women in Civic Tech: Amplifiers of Community Voice
DuSable Museum, Chicago IL
Chi Hack Night and Smart Chicago Collaborative
Hear from a panel of amplifiers of community voice. The panel will feature: Andrea Hart of City Bureau Aviva Rosman of Ballot Ready Tiana Epps-Johnson of Center for Tech and Civic Life
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03/30/17
6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
The Future of US-Israel Relations
International House, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
Join the Institute of Politics as it welcomes former United States Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro for a candid look at U.S.-Israel relations from Obama to Trump. What’s the future hold for the Iran nuclear deal, West Bank settlements, and the long-debated two-state solution?
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03/30/17
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Separate But Unequal? The School Funding Fight In Illinois
Roosevelt University, Chicago IL
BGA
inois' school funding formula is in the news and being debated in Springfield, but what does it mean? This BGA Idea Forum will break down the basics in a just-the-facts examination of how Illinois currently funds public schools. A panel of experts will then weigh in on the future of the formula, how it affects students and what options exist to improve it. Panel in formation.
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