Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
09/21/17
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sheriff Tom Dart: Your Voice for Cook County
Chicago Athletic Association, Chicago IL
Lincoln Forum
Thomas J. Dart is the Sheriff of Cook County, Illinois, and serves as the chief executive of the second largest such department in the United States.
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Date/Time Event Partner
09/28/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lunch and Learn: Close Encounters with IOT
Tech Nexus, Chicago IL
Do Tank
Moderated by E.G. Nadhan of RedHat, join this rich discussion and exploration of the most impactful contextual forces will follow. This is about connecting with IOT and learning from each other – not sitting through presentations.
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09/28/17
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Democracy In Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America
Great Cities Institute, Chicago IL
Great Cities Institute
BWHAHAHAHAHAHA - Liberal fearmongering run amok is presented as serious academic research as liberal author Nancy MacLean ties republicans to everything bad in US history.
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09/28/17
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Future of the US Nuclear Deterrent
Harris School of Public Policy, Chicago IL
University of Chicago
Hear from MIT Professor Emeritus John Deutch on the division in opinion regarding the future of nuclear deterrence and how these differences will influence the way forward.
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09/28/17
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Empowering Women Entrepreneurs through Inclusive Finance
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
Join the Council on Global Affairs, Muhammad Yunus, and Susan Davis for a discussion on how we can tackle worldwide poverty in a way that creates jobs, empowers youth, utilizes technology and is sustainable for our planet.
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09/28/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chicago Podcast Festival Prelude
2112 inc., Chicago IL
2112
This is your opportunity to take your favorite podcasts out of your ears and put them IRL, all while exploring new ones. The artists featured will be podcasters from the arts and entertainment world, recorded live on stage at unique venues in downtown Chicago.
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09/28/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FinTank's Blockchain Panel Discussion
FinTank, Chicago IL
FinTank
Get in on the FinTech revolution in Chicago. This monthly meetup explores the opportunities and innovations in the FinTech startup sector.
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09/28/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hatchery Networking – More Food Places in Smaller Spaces
The Hatchery, Chicago IL
The Hatchery Chicago
This networking event will explore the rapidly changing landscape of the food industry. Join featured guest Anshul Mangal—Founder of Furious Spoon, Deadbolt, Pink Squirrel, Firefin Poke, and the soon-to-be-open Lakeview market—as he discusses trends, expansions, fast casual concepts, and the ever popular food hall space.
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09/28/17
6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
How Here Maps Uses Big Data And Machine Learning To Make Better Maps
Gleacher Center, Chicago IL
Chicago Booth Big Data & Analytics Roundtable
Big Data and Machine Learning methods are used at HERE Maps through an analytical lens to understand the quality and build strategies for content.
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09/29/17
8:30 am - 11:30 am
Contract Buying Forum
Metropolitan Planning Council , Chicago IL
MPC
MPC will host a half-day forum that will bring together a set of civic, government and community leaders in a series of conversations to discuss contract buying as it exists today. Explore the history of contract buying (also known as contracts for deed, or rent-to-own contracts) and its relationship to segregation in Chicago, how it continues to damage present-day communities of color, and solutions to address this resurging housing practice.
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09/29/17
11:30 am - 1:15 pm
CAPAG Welcomes Gubernatorial Candidate JB Pritzker
The Union League of Chicago, Chicago IL
CAPAG
In a gubernatorial race that is on track to be the most expensive and most heated in Illinois' history, join CAPAG to learn about J.B. Pritzker's vision for Illinois and his plan to win the Democratic primary and governorship in 2018.
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