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06/09/17
8:00 am - 11:00 am
2017 Access to Capital Breakfast – Investing in Women Entrepreneurs
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago IL
WBDC
Meet a panel of experts as they share ways they support women entrepreneurs access to capital. Hear from a woman entrepreneur on how her capital needs evolved during each phase of her business.
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06/09/17
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Transport Chicago
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, Chicago IL
Transport Chicago
Thousands of academics and professionals have attended Transport Chicago since 1986. Our success is rooted in digging deep on local transportation issues while highlighting national and international trends. We bring the right people to discuss the state-of-the-industry and what we can do to meet the needs of the future.
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06/09/17 - 06/10/17
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
2017 Justice Conference
Chicago, Chicago
The Justice Conference
The 2017 JUSTICE CONFERENCE theme is “LOVE THY NEIGHBOR.” (Mark 12) We live in complex and challenging times, globally the threats of terrorism, violence, and environmental challenges continue to shadow our world. Locally, cultural divisions are being exploited for political advantage, whilst poverty and systemic injustice continue to lead to widening equity gaps within our society.
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06/09/17
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Transport Chicago: Rivers Run Through it
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, Chicago IL
MPC
hicago's rivers are having a moment. The Riverwalk, new riverfront development, and the city's Our Great Rivers vision have helped turn more and more attention to our rivers. Water Taxi service and ridership continue to grow, as do opportunities for continuous river trail. With that comes questions - what is the potential, or upper limit, of waterborne transit on Chicago's rivers? Can water taxis be integrated into the regional transit system? What can Chicago learn from global river cities with robust water-based transit? What obstacles face a Chicago River Trail? Can we achieve the Our Great Rivers stated 2030 goals of integrated transit on land water, and continuous riverfront trails?
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06/09/17
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
We Are West Town: Community Celebration & Launch Party of the 5 Year Master Plan
mHub Chicago, Chicago IL
mHub
"We Are West Town" is a comprehensive 5 Year Master Plan for the West Town community. The plan centers on 5 Big Ideas that will help shape the future of our community: - check the event to find out more!
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06/12/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Terry Mazany, President and CEO, The Chicago Community Trust
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Terry Mazany is president and chief executive officer for The Chicago Community Trust. Mazany was selected as the sixth executive in the Trust’s hundred year history in 2004. In 2011 he also served as the interim chief executive officer of Chicago Public Schools. Mazany was appointed by then-Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to serve as Chairman of the National Assessment Governing Board. He is also a former member of the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
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06/12/17
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Leadership In The Face of Chaos
We Work, Chicago IL
The Intent & Impact Co.
The journey of entrepreneurship is filled with moments of frustration and memorable victories. From onboarding your first clients securing investors, to scaling your services and product line is something that most entrepreneurs plan for. But when we are met with challenges that deeply affect our businesses and our personal lives, it can leave us feeling doubtful and sometimes crippled. Come have lunch and learn from Los Angeles-based entrepreneur, Nick Suell, on how to lead during life’s most difficult challenges and come out on the other side.
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06/12/17
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Lawrence Krauss: "The Greatest Story Ever Told—So Far"
Pritzker Military Library, Chicago IL
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, the Chicago Council on Science and Technology, and the Illinois Science Council will host Lawrence Krauss at the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago. He will discuss his newest book, The Greatest Story Ever Told — So Far. In his book, Krauss turns to key scientific discoveries to shed light on our fundamental understanding of space, time, and Origins.
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06/12/17
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Starting a Food Business
The Hatchery, Chicago IL
Hatchery Chicago
Start your food business today! The Hatchery’s popular introductory course will help you launch your food & beverage company. Learn all about the food entrepreneurship space including industry trends, required licensing, certification, financing, and branding. Each attendee will receive a business basics checklist to get started on the right track.
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06/12/17
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
MANTALKS Chicago
We Work, Chicago IL
MANTALKS
Building Better Men Through Conversation, Connection, and Community. ManTalks is a growing community of men having bold conversations and redefining what it means to be a man in this day and age.
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