Featured Events


Date/Time Event Partner
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Change the Narrative: Engineering Your Mindset for Success
We Work Grant Park, Chicago IL
The Intent & Impact Co.
Join us for Change the Narrative, a series of leading-edge workshops + conversations designed to uplevel your ideas about personal leadership, inspire you to action, and usher in a new social paradigm that creates a new global narrative.
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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Architect Talk: Weiss/Manfredi and the Magic of Urban Transformation
Chicago Architecture Foundation, Chicago IL
Chicago Architecture Foundation
Celebrated architects Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi embrace the challenge of turning difficult urban sites into profound public spaces. Come hear how they marry architecture and landscape to create appealing places out of distressed locations.
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2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
mHub Chicago, Chicago IL
Hebocon! The annual crappy robot competition! Builders of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels are welcome to compete in a fun, fast-paced afternoon of building and battling robots. Build with a team, as an individual, or just come to watch the competition!We will also be hosting the Velocity Vortex First Tech Challenge presented by First Robotics that afternoon as well!
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06/19/17 - 06/23/17
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Techweek Chicago 2017
Multiple Location, Chicago IL
TechWeek Chicago
Techweek creates and curates engaging media, dynamic events and disruptive content on web, digital and interactive technology, bringing together diverse communities of entrepreneurs, corporate professionals and thought leaders.
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6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Exposing the Deep State
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
During his first few weeks in the White House President Trump confronted a series of damaging leaks originating, he alleged, from within US intelligence community. Many of Trump’s allies argue that these disclosures prove the existence of a shadow government of ideologically-hostile bureaucrats, scheming to derail his presidency. Other world leaders have made similar assertions, including Turkey’s President Erdogan, who last summer clamped down on what he charged was a massive coup, orchestrated by a “deep state” conspiracy. How should these claims be assessed? Does insider plotting pose a real threat to elected governments, or are deep state accusations a political ploy?
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6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chi Hack Night
Braintree, Chicago IL
Chi Hack Night
Chi Hack Night is a free, weekly event in Chicago to build, share and learn about civic tech and tools to create, support, or serve public good. Hear from interesting speakers, learn from each other and work on civic projects. Non-techies are very welcome!
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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
E-Commerce Legalities: Legal Tips to Running a Successful Food Businesses Online
The Hatchery, Chicago IL
Hatchery Chicago
Having an online presence can increase profits and exposure. As you start or continue to build out an e-commerce platform for your food business, it is important to note all of the potential legal risks. This seminar will discuss the common legal issues that food businesses face and how to better navigate the online shopping space.
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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Death & Life of the Great Lakes with Dan Egan
Forest Park Public Library, Forest Prak IL
Forest Park Public Library
The Great Lakes―Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Superior―hold 20 percent of the world’s supply of surface fresh water and provide sustenance, work and recreation for tens of millions of Americans. But they are under threat as never before, and their problems are spreading across the continent. The Death and Life of the Great Lakes is prize-winning reporter Dan Egan’s compulsively readable portrait of an ecological catastrophe happening right before our eyes, blending the epic story of the lakes with an examination of the perils they face and the ways we can restore and preserve them for generations to come.
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn: Sales 101
SPACE by Doejo, Chicago IL
SPACE by doejo
With only 60 minutes, this will be a general survey of sales topics and not in-depth training into one particular scenario or issue. That being said, the instructor will want to work with real-life examples and so hopes that attendees come with questions and topics that are relevant to them.
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5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Parental Rights Amendment
The Heartland Institute, Arlington Heights IL
Heartland Institute
Come and learn how the courts have gone from protecting parents’ rights as fundamental, to allowing the government to determine what is best for your child. Adding an amendment to the U.S. Constitution is meant to secure “the liberty of parents to direct the upbringing, education, and care of their children [as] a fundamental right.”
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