Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
10/18/18 - 10/20/18
All Day
The Gospel and Our Cities: Chicago 2018
The Moody Church, Chicago IL
Gospel and our Cities

The Gospel and Our Cities: Chicago 2018 will bring together thought leaders and practitioners in key topics around urban ministry: church planting, church renewal, faith & work, and restoring Chicago. If you have a heart for Kingdom work happening in our cities today, you won’t want to miss this event. If you’re still seeking to understand the unique facets of urban ministry, this is the event for you.


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Date/Time Event Partner
10/15/18 - 10/21/18
All Day
Chicago Ideas Week Chicago Ideas Week

Chicago Ideas is a movement built on one core belief: When a broad spectrum of thinkers and instigators share ideas, we have the power to transform our world.


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10/15/18 - 10/16/18
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
The Fintech Symposium
UIC Student Center East, Chicago IL
The Fintech Symposium

The Fintech Symposium will provide finance executives, bankers and other professionals an opportunity to learn about the latest fintech developments. Furthermore, there will be ample opportunities to network with other professionals who share the same fintech interests. One of the goals of the Fintech Symposium is to enable attendees to learn, discuss and evaluate fintech topics with a greater degree of knowledge and industry insight.


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10/16/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
BGA 95th Anniversary Luncheon
Hilton Chicago, Chicago IL
BGA

This year, Judy Woodruff, Anchor & Managing Editor at PBS News Hour will be our featured guest.


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10/16/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Going ON to 2050: The New Comprehensive plan for Chicagoland
Maggiano’s Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning and its partners are developing ON TO 2050, a new comprehensive regional plan to help the seven counties and 284 communities of northeastern Illinois to implement strategies that address transportation, housing, economic development, open space, the environment, and other quality-of-life issues.


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10/16/18
11:45 am - 1:15 pm
The Great Delusion: America and the Liberal International Order
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council

Preserving and policing this global order has been costly, leading the US into war or to act in ways that run counter to its values. And as the election of President Trump has shown, sections of the American public have begun to grow weary of this approach. Is the liberal international order doomed to fail and, if so, what objectives should drive US foreign policymaking? Prof John J. Mearsheimer will discuss his latest book, The Great Delusion: Liberal Dreams and International Realities


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10/16/18
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
A New Day for Criminal Justice in Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL
Chicago Ideas

The North Lawndale Restorative Justice Community Court launched last year as the first in the state to focus on rehabilitative measures. At this essential Conversation, we’ll sit down local and national stakeholders to talk about the future of the criminal justice system in America at large.


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10/16/18
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn : Sex, Money and Power
HTC Office, Chicago IL
Faith & Work

Check out this lunch for a guided discussion around topics related to faith and work. Discuss a variety of topics related to how we live our faith in pluralistic work environments.


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10/16/18
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Rethinking Urban Development
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL
Chicago Ideas

This Conversation will take a closer look at the Obama Presidential Center coming to Jackson Park on the city’s South Side as an example of innovative urban redevelopment. We’ll bring together speakers from the community, city, and Obama Foundation itself to discuss the economic growth the Center is expected to catalyze in the Woodlawn, Washington Park, and South Shore neighborhoods, and how stakeholders are working to ensure that current residents and business owners benefit from these once-in-a-generation investments.


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10/16/18
5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Richard W. Leopold Lecture: Vicente Fox
Northwestern University – Cahn Auditorium, Evanston IL
Northwestern U

He served as President of Mexico from 2000 to 2006. He was the first candidate from an opposition party to be elected president. He will share his thoughts on current US-Mexico relations.


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10/16/18
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
2018 Bouton Fellow Public Lecture
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Ambassador Chan Heng Chee, a leading strategic thinker, diplomat, and commentator on international issues, will visit the Chicago Council on Global Affairs as its third Marshall M. Bouton Asia Fellow.


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