Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
02/28/17
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Innovation Summit 2017
Westin Chicago River North, Chicago IL
The Economist Events
The Economist’s Innovation Summit will gather leading thinkers and practitioners to explore the opportunities and challenges of making this transition. Economist editors will ask the searching questions as Fortune 500 CEOs, policymakers and disruptive entrepreneurs share their insights and strategies for successful digital transformation.
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Date/Time Event Partner
03/06/17 - 03/08/17
All Day
Internet of Manufacturing USA
Hyatt Mag Mile, Chicago IL
Internet of Manufacturing USA
Internet of Manufacturing North America is the only event bringing together C/VP Level business and technical executives from leading manufacturers, to share best practices and inspire new revenue opportunities. The two-day conference and pre-event welcome day deliver high-level presentations, hands-on and interactive sessions, a live tour, as well as extended networking and team-building sessions to an audience of pre-qualified manufacturers.
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03/06/17
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Project Management Fundamentals
Polsky Exchange, Chicago IL
Polsky Center
Project management has broad applicability across a number of different industries, everything from building houses to software. If you’ve ever had a need to figure out how to get from here to there, and haven’t felt confident on how to do it, then project management fundamentals can help! Learn the essentials of the discipline in this interactive workshop, and come away with the basic guidance you need to get it done efficiently, effectively, and at minimal cost.
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03/06/17
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Authors Group Presents Jerome F. Buting
Union League Club, Chicago IL
Union League Club
Interweaving an insider’s account of the true crime saga driving Netflix sensation Making a Murderer with other controversial cases from his career, this powerful memoir from Steven Avery’s defense attorney reveals the flaws in America's criminal justice system and puts forth a provocative, persuasive call for reform.
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03/06/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Peter Roskam, United States Representative State of Illinois, 6th District
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Chicagoland native Peter Roskam is beginning his sixth term in the United States House of Representatives, where he serves the 6th District of Illinois. Roskam is a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, where he sits on the Health Subcommittee and serves as Chairman of the Oversight Subcommittee—a key watchdog post with jurisdiction into the spending and operations of tax-writing and healthcare programs within the federal government.
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03/06/17
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Chambers Lunch with Seventh Circuit Chief Judge Diane Wood
TBD, Chicago, IL
Federal Bar Association - Chicago
Lunch with a judge!
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03/06/17
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
A Life in Debt to the Dead: Learning Kinship in a Setting of Pervasive Death
Northwestern University Hall, Evanston IL
Northwestern University
How do children come to learn kinship in a setting of pervasive death? How do children come to inherit the dead within a web of kinship? What is it to be “in debt to the dead”, as seen through the eyes of the child? In this talk, I draw on ethnographic research in a low-income neighborhood under police occupation in Santiago, Chile.
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03/06/17
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
E Pluribus Unum: Thoughts on the Perils and Promise of an Aging Democracy
Charles M. Harper Center, Chicago IL
Stigler Center
Is American democracy in trouble? Professor David Moss will take up this question from an historical perspective, exploring the strengths and weaknesses of the nation’s political system as it has evolved over the past 230-plus years. He will pay particular attention to the nature of political conflict over time, and whether partisan divisions and other political fault lines have become especially dangerous today, as many commentators contend.
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03/06/17
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Is American Democracy in Trouble?
Charles M. Harper Center, Chicago IL
Stigler Center
Is American democracy in trouble? Professor David Moss will take up this question from an historical perspective, exploring the strengths and weaknesses of the nation’s political system as it has evolved over the past 230-plus years. He will pay particular attention to the nature of political conflict over time, and whether partisan divisions and other political fault lines have become especially dangerous today, as many commentators contend. Ultimately, he will consider whether it’s possible for America’s aging democracy to overcome its many challenges—and if so, how.
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03/06/17
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
FanFood Launch Party (Version 2.0)
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
FanFood Inc.
FanFood Inc. will be holding a Launch Party celebrating the second release of their mobile concession app FanFood (http://onelink.to/ugvgdm). The event will be held at Howard Tullman's 1871 Incubator, where the FanFood team will begin residence this summer.
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03/06/17
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Harvard Business School Shark Tank
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
HBS
Come watch and network with our city’s entrepreneurs and investors to exchange ideas and learn how your colleagues are influencing change in the business landscape.
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