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04/23/19
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
NATO at 70: Former US Ambassadors to NATO on the Past and Future of the Alliance
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council

From the 9/11 attacks and the launch of the War in Afghanistan to the Libyan Civil War and Russia’s annexation of Crimea, they have helped guide NATO through crucial political and military challenges. Join them for this exclusive members-only event as they share their defining moments as NATO ambassadors and discuss the future of the alliance.


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04/23/19
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Iris Presents: Forge the Future
1871 – Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Iris Chicago

Speakers from the Iris team, including our Chief Technology Officer Jordan Harper and Head of Digital Erin Creaney, will bring the best of what we saw in Austin back home to Chicago. We’ll show you how you can use these insights to push your own brands forward.


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04/24/19
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Illinois House Leader Jim Durkin
Maggiano’s Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago

With a focus on protecting and strengthening families and communities, Jim Durkin has spent his entire career working for the citizens of Illinois.


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04/24/19
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Jump-Starting America: Reviving the American Dream
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council

MIT Professors Jonathan Gruber and Simon Johnson argue that we need more government direction of the economy in order to limit the damage of technological innovation and reduce inequality.


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04/25/19
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Jesse Sharkey, President Chicago Teachers Union
Maggiano’s Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago

Hear from the man who will help lead the next teachers strike!


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04/25/19
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
University of Chicago Policy Forum: Building on the Chicago Approach to Economics
University of Chicago – Saieh Hall, Chicago IL
Becker Friedman Institute

The Becker Friedman Institute Health Economics Initiative’s annual conference will bring together faculty, research professionals, and students to explore a variety of health economics issues. The conference will include two “rising stars” sessions featuring top health economics research from the 2018-2019 job market, along with sessions featuring more established scholars.


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04/25/19
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Navigate the fast-paced world of social media
2112 inc., Chicago IL
2112

Caitlin Jecklin and Danielle Sommerfeld of Once Upon a Dollhouse will guide you through some of the best ways to use Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, and Pinterest to grow your brand’s presence on the internet. This is an all-levels workshop and we don’t care if you have 5 followers or 100,000… We want to show you ways that we assist our clients in growing through content creation, hashtags, ads and much more. Each workshop we will be answering all your questions about Social Media and provide a profile makeover to one lucky workshop participant.


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04/25/19
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
On Bones and Genomes: What Can Science Tell Us About Being Human?
Kent Hall, University of Chicago, Chicago IL
Veritas Forum

Recent advances in science and technology have made great strides in addressing some of our deepest questions about being human. These advances help us to have a better understanding of who we are, where we came from, and what humanity’s place in nature might be. But are there limits to what science can tell us about being human? And does religious belief have anything to contribute to answering such questions? Join us for a conversation between two world-class professors as they discuss what makes us human.


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04/27/19
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Emily Bazelon on Prosecutorial Power
UIC Forum, Chicago IL
Chicago Humanities Festival

In Charged, investigative journalist and legal analyst Emily Bazelon reveals how large a role prosecutors play in determining the outcome of a case.


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04/27/19
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Stacey Abrams on Leading From the Outside
UIC Forum, Chicago IL
Chicago Humanities Festival

In Lead from the Outside, Abrams offers not only a memoir of her own rise to leadership, but a “handbook for outsiders”—a how-to guide for women, people of color, and other “Other” future leaders.


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