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Date/Time Event Partner
11/17/17
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Dean Murphy, Associate Editor of the New York Times: Journalism of a Businessman President
McCormick Tribune Center, Northwestern University, Evanston IL
Northwestern University
Medill Alumus (BSJ80) and Associate Editor of the New York Times, Dean Murphy, will visit to discuss journalism of a businessman president and the opportunities and responsibilities that combination creates. Dean took on the new role in enterprise journalism at the NYT last March, with a focus on investigative and enterprise reporting driven by the new administration.
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Date/Time Event Partner
11/29/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lori Healey
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Ms. Healey is Chief Executive Officer of the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA), owner of McCormick Place, the nation's largest convention center and Navy Pier, Illinois top-visited tourist destination and the 1,258 room Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. The Authority’s activities generate nearly $2 billion annually into the economy and supports more than 15,000 jobs. In her role as CEO, Ms. Healey oversees the development of the McCormick Collection which includes the new 10,000-seat Wintrust Arena and the 1,205-room Marriott Marquis Chicago hotel, both completed in 2017.
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11/29/17
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Empowered
2112 inc., Chicago IL
2112
Cecelia “Fi” Mazanke has been leading people to a more empowered lifestyle for the past 19 years. Through her coaching practice, Fi has designed a unique discovery process which allows clients to move through roadblocks and enables them to create greater success, peace and purpose. Experience your own level of empowerment as Fi offers specific tools for you to learn what you can do to support your business and your life.
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11/29/17
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Fermilab colloquium:Fermilab Neutrino Program: Past, Present and Future
Fermilab, Batavia IL
Fermilab
The Fermilab colloquium introduces staff, users, students and members of the public to a wide range of scientific and science-related topics presented by notable speakers from across the country and around the world. An integral part of Fermilab's academic culture, "orange" colloquium talks are aimed at a broad scientific and technical audience, while "green" talks are of general interest to all laboratory staff, users and members of the public.
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11/29/17
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Boeing HorizonX: Unlocking the Next Generation of Innovation
TechNexus Incubator, Chicago IL
Brands+Startups
From investment capital to tech commercialization and market access, HorizonX turns new ideas and businesses into reality. Hear from Aaron Peterman, Senior Strategy Analyst at HorizonX, and see how your startup and ideas can be turned into reality.
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11/29/17
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Underwater Archaeological Society of Chicago (UASC)
Chicago Maritime Museum, Chicago IL
UASC
The UASC conducts shipwreck site surveys which employ field drawings, underwater photography and video. Field survey work is augmented by academic historical research. The Society attempts to preserve sites by sting the effects of natural and biological forces as well as the impact of human activity on shipwrecks. It advocates responsible use of submerged cultural resources.
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11/30/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Kirk Dillard Chairman Regional Transportation Authority
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Illinois political heavyweight Kirk Dillard talks transportation and the Chicagoland RTA.
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11/30/17
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kellogg/Booth Happy Hour and Pitch Competition
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Bunker Labs
The Kellogg Veterans Association, Booth Armed Forces Group, and Kellogg Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital Club invite you to a joint happy hour and pitch competition.
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11/30/17
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Poverty Puzzle: Why It's So Hard To End Poverty In America
Erickson Institute, Chicago IL
Executives' Club of Chicago
As the cycle of poverty continues, many are asking the following questions: Why is that? What has or hasn’t worked in the past? What have we learned? And, most importantly, what should we do? Join two experts in an important and impactful discussion about the puzzle of poverty and the policies that impact it.
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11/30/17
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Chicago Founders' Stories - Second Act! - with Dag Kittlaus of Viv Labs and Siri
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Chicago Founders' Stories
We'll be taking things back with our very FIRST "Second Act" featuring 2013 Founders' Stories guest Dag Kittlaus, who will tell us about all he's accomplished since he first sat down with us (catch that video here) including founding Viv Labs which sold to Samsung in 2016.
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11/30/17
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Healthcare: A Right or a Responsibility?
Union League Club, Chicago IL
League of Women Voters
M. Hill Hammock, chair of the Cook County Health and Hospital System, will provide an overview of the system and how voters will play a critical role in determining the future and affordability of health care.
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