Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
03/27/17
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Workplace of the Future - Real Estate
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
EX3 Labs
The event will demonstrate how mixed reality, virtual reality (VR) and holographic technology is changing the way real estate is designed, bought, sold and furnished.
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Date/Time Event Partner
04/02/17
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Startup Weekend Chicago - Creative Enterprises Edition
The Conaway Center at Columbia College Chicago, Chicago Il
Techstars Startup Programs
Startup Weekend is for people with big ideas, creative minds, visual designers, web developers, coders, marketers, business developers, and any hard working person with a passion and genuine interest in the creative arts.
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04/03/17 - 04/06/17
All Day
Automate 2017
McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago IL
Automate 2017
Whether you are seeking entry level training for a basic understanding of automation (including robotics, machine vision, motion control, assembly automation, sensors and more) or are looking for more advanced courses, the conference has something to offer you. You’ll be able to take what you learned in class and have a better understanding of the technology on the show floor.
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04/03/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Valerie Jarrett
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Valerie B. Jarrett was the longest serving Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama. She oversaw the Offices of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs, and she chaired the White House Council on Women and Girls.
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04/03/17
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Political Legitamacy
Northwestern University - Scott Hall, Evanston IL
Buffett Institute
Eric Schoon is a comparative-historical sociologist whose research examines the roles of culture and institutions in contentious politics. Central to his research agenda is the study of legitimacy—including how it is defined, how it is invoked, and its variable effects—in the context of political violence.
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04/03/17
5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, Former President of the Republic of Ghana
International House Assembly Hall , Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
H.E. John Dramani Mahama was the 4th President of the Fourth Republic of Ghana, elected for a four-year term. At the end of his term in office, HE John Dramani Mahama joined the Economic Community of West African States mediation team to resolve the post-election political impasse.
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04/03/17
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Evangelism and C.S. Lewis: A Conversation with Lewis's Son Douglas Gresham
Barrows Auditorum, Wheaton College, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College
The evening will consist of a conversation revolving around Lewis' legacy as an evangelist that continues to inspire Christians today through film, print, and music. Dr. Jerry Root, Professor of Evangelism and Director of the Wheaton Evangelism Initiative at the BGCE, will interview Douglas Gresham.
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04/04/17
8:00 am - 11:30 am
RM 72 : The Future of Female Entrepreneurs
Virgin Hotel Chicago, Chicago IL
Chicago Startup Community
In honor of Equal Pay Day, we’re bringing together inspiring female leaders from across industries to share their learnings, failings, and secrets of success. A true #FUTUREISFEMALE moment with successful female entrepreneurs and innovators growing thriving businesses in Chicago. Men who attend should be on guard.
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04/04/17
11:30 am - 1:15 pm
Authors Group Presents Alyssa Mastromonaco
Union League Club, Chicago IL
Union League Club
If your funny older sister were the former deputy chief of staff to President Barack Obama, her behind-the-scenes political memoir would look something like this. Who Thought This Was a Good Idea? is an intimate and admiring portrait of a president, a candid book of advice for young women, and a promising debut from a savvy political star.
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04/04/17
12:00 pm - 1:20 pm
The Long-Run Effects of Childhood Insurance Coverage: Medicaid Implementation, Adult Health, and Labor Market Outcomes
Social Service Administration Building, Chicago IL
Center for Health Administration Studies
This paper exploits the original introduction of Medicaid (1966-1970) and the federal mandate that states cover all cash welfare recipients to estimate the effect of childhood Medicaid eligibility on adult health, labor supply, program participation, and income. Cohorts born closer to Medicaid implementation and in states with higher pre-existing welfare-based eligibility accumulated more Medicaid eligibility in childhood but did not differ on a range of other health, socioeconomic, and policy characteristics.
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04/04/17
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Hashtags & Retweets: How the White House Uses Social Media
International House Assembly Hall , Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
From tweets to leaks, the IOP explores the role of new media in politics, the relationship of the press corps to the White House, and the power of 140 characters. Exploring these issues is Shailagh Murray, current fellow at the IOP and former Senior Advisor to then President Obama; and Ben Smith, the current editor-in-chief of Buzzfeed.
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