Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
06/17/18 - 06/20/18
All Day
Communicating the Gospel C.S. Lewis Style
Beamer Center Wheaton College, Wheaton IL
CSLI
Dr. Jerry Root, our plenary speaker, will be offering six lectures over the course of the conference on the theme of “Communicating the Gospel: C.S. Lewis Style.” If you’ve never heard Dr. Root, you’re in for a treat. His passionate, engaging, and thoughtful presentation of important truths has made him a favorite professor of Wheaton College students for years.
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Date/Time Event Partner
06/21/18
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CWD Hack Night
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Chicago Women Developers
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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06/24/18
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
It's Her World - Women Development Forum
Old Crow Smokehouse, Chicago IL
Build312
“It’s Her World” Women Development Forum is an event that harnesses those must-have conversations in order to educate, inform and inspire our women and offers meaningful networking among professionals who are inspired to break through barriers to scale the heights of power and influence. Together with our high-profile speakers, we share inspirational experience, celebrate our success stories, identify possible obstacles and develop future pathway.
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06/25/18 - 06/29/18
All Day
State of the Black Tech Ecosystem
Multiple Chicago Locations, Chicago, IL
SBTE
A global summit that connects black tech leaders of every level, mobilizes data-driven solutions that evolve our communities, and shapes our future in tech to pioneer measurable change for the world.
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06/26/18
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Military Science: Rockets
First Division Museum at Cantigny, Wheaton IL
First Division Museum
Learn about military rockets, experiment with basic principles of rocketry, and launch different types of model rockets.
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06/26/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
llinois Financial Twister- Is It a Tax Hurricane for Chicago?
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Laurence Msall & Tina Sfondeles break down how bad the tax situation is for Chicago, and how much worse it might get.
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06/26/18
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ISC’s Science Social Hour
Vice District Brewing Co., Chicago IL
Illinois Science Council
Enjoy pop-up science demonstrations and casual conversation about science while learning about the exciting events we have planned for 2018 and how YOU can get involved.
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06/27/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Hon. Jim Durkin Republican House Leader State of Illinois
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Minority Leader Jim Durkin shares the inside story on how the General Assembly passes the Illinois Budget.
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06/27/18
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Operation Black Medallion: The Capture of Chicago's Most Infamous Terrorist
Chicago Loop Synagogue, Chicago IL
ADL
Please join ADL and the Chicago Loop Synagogue for a fascinating conversation with Dr. Jeremy W. Francis, Supervisory Special Agent-FBI Chicago for a case study on the capture of David Headley, a Chicago-based international terrorist operative who conducted operational surveillance leading to the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India. The Mumbai attacks resulted in the deaths of 166 innocent civilians, including six Americans. Thanks to the work of the FBI and a team of federal, state, international, and local partners, the perpetrators of this heinous attack were brought to justice.
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06/27/18
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
What is a Law of Nature?
Fermilab, Batavia IL
Fermilab
The idea of a law of nature is central to scientific explanation. Laws themselves are often said to be explicable in terms of more fundamental laws. But what about the most fundamental laws? Why is the world governed by those particular laws rather than by other laws or no laws at all? And what exactly is a law of nature in the first place? Are these questions that science itself can answer, or is there a role for philosophy in answering them?
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06/27/18
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Women Influence Chicago Series: Making a Masterful Request Without Fear
Gogo, Chicago IL
ITA
This mini-workshop educates attendees on the internal processes of how our brains perceive different types of danger and provides tools to turn the negative energy of fear into a powerful force for making positive changes in our day-to-day lives.
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