Featured Events

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Date/Time Event Partner
04/25/17 - 04/26/17
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Path Ahead: Building An Economy That Works For All
The Union League of Chicago, Chicago IL
Big Path Capital
The Impact Capitalism Summit is the largest convening of investors focused on maximizing impact and maximizing return.
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Date/Time Event Partner
05/02/17
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
How the new genome-editing technologies in agriculture will change our everyday lives
Alliance Française de Chicago, Chicago IL
French-American Science Festival 2017
Since its discovery in 2012, the CRISPR/Cas technology has emerged as a revolutionary genome-editing technology applicable to all living organisms. It allows the DNA to be cut at desired locations, making possible for existing genes to be removed and/or new ones added. This lecture will discuss the possibilities of GM.
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05/02/17
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Seinfeld: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything
Elmhurst College, Elmhurst Il
Elmhurst College
In the New York Times bestseller Seinfeldia, TV historian and entertainment writer Jennifer Keishin Armstrong celebrates the creators and fans of the American television phenomenon Seinfeld, going behind the scenes to deconstruct the groundbreaking creation of comedians Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld.
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05/03/17
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Learning Economy Summit
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
The Big Know
This exclusive one-day event will teach you how top content marketers produce and market branded education to generate engagement, leads, loyalty and sales while creating real impact on people's lives.
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05/03/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Arne Duncan
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Before joining Emerson Collective, Duncan served as the U.S. Secretary of Education from 2009 through 2015.
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05/03/17
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Conscientious Provision of Abortion Care: The Counter-punch to Anti-Choice
P-117 (Billings Hospital), Chicago IL
MacLean Center
Dr. Willie J. Parker is a reproductive justice advocate.
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05/03/17
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
American Empire
CSRPC, Chicago IL
CSRPC
This panel will explore the relationship between domestic racial formations and imperialism abroad. In short, liberals condemn America.
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05/03/17
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Smart Cities, French Technology Inventing the Cities Of Tomorrow
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
French Innovation Week
When architect and Urban planners Daniel Burnham and Edward Bennett devised a grand plan for Chicago, they looked to the French metropolis for inspiration in a bid to create the Paris of the Prairies. More than a century later, would French Tech companies be able to provide the ideas and technology to build the city of tomorrow?
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05/03/17
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Future of News
The Union League of Chicago, Chicago IL
BGA
The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative Reporting honor some of the best government-related investigative reporting in the Midwest. These Awards recognize the importance of investigative journalism in advancing the principles of democracy.
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05/03/17
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Chicago's Landscape Legacy with Julia Bachrach
Chicago Architecture Foundation, Chicago IL
Chicago Architecture Foundation
Chicago has a tremendous legacy of landscape design. In this four-part educational series, historian Julia Bachrach leads discussions on the evolution of landscape architecture in Chicago and takes us on a half-day tour to influential sites.
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05/04/17
All Day
Small Business Forum Breakfast Crain's Events
Part of Crain's Small Business Week, this high-energy breakfast targets Chicago's business community and top level management of small businesses. Enjoy networking, breakfast, and a panel of Small Business CEOs discuss their company growth and development, followed by a Q&A.
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