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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04/05/17
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pope Francis and the Human Ecology of Healthcare
UIC Student Center West, Chicago IL
Integritas Institute for Ethics
Come join in a thoughtful mealtime discussion as we return to the original idea of a symposium - a philosophical banquet - and share with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare leaders on what inspires them to improve the human environment surrounding their practice.
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04/05/17
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Protecting the Homeland: National Security in the Trump Administration
Quadrangle Club, University of Chicago, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
From tough talk about terrorism, Iran, China, North Korea and NATO to thawed relations with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Trump Administration is promising big changes to U.S. national security policy. Join the IOP as it welcomes Lisa Monaco, former US Homeland Security Advisor to President Obama. The panel will be moderated by Jim Sciutto, CNN’s Chief National Security Correspondent.
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04/05/17
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Food, Agriculture, and Africa's Promise
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council
Join Council experts for a special discussion on the latest report “Stability in the 21st Century: Global Food Security for Peace and Prosperity” following the March 30 release in Washington, DC.
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04/05/17
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Be My Baby in Babylonia: Girl Meets Boy and Vice Versa
Oriental Institute, Chicago IL
Oriental Institute
Presented by Andrew George, Professor of Babylonian, University of London, SOAS. An illustrated lecture which presents two Old Babylonian incantations in comparative perspective. The language and emotions of new love and sexual attraction are shared in compositions as diverse as Akkadian and Sumerian love incantations and popular music from nearly four thousand years later.
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04/06/17
All Day
“SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY IN GLOBAL AFFAIRS”
Northwestern University Hall, Evanston IL
Northwestern University
Explore the role of scientific exploration and technological innovation in global affairs.
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04/06/17
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Anatomy Of A Cyber Attack: Risks And Threat Mitigation
Hilton Oak Brook, Oakbrook IL
The Horton Group
Our panel of tech, insurance and legal experts address how cyber losses occur, outline the tangible and intangible assets at risk, and how to mitigate potential losses. The panel will focus on the actions needed to take to prevent a cyber-threat, ensure you are properly covered for a cyber-loss and how to mitigate a cyber-attack.
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04/06/17
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wall Street Training: Corporate Valuation Methodologies – Fundamental & Relative Valuation Modeling
Standard Club, Chicago IL
CFA Society Chicago
How can you tell if a company is undervalued or overvalued? Is the current stock price the only measure of value? Why would one company command a higher or lower premium than its direct competitor? This course takes a practical, tangible, and non-theoretical approach to examining how corporations are valued and the major analytical tools that are used. Go beyond the academic theory of financial ratios and apply fundamental analysis and real-world methods of evaluating a company’s intrinsic value.
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04/06/17
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Israel and the Middle East: Changing Equations
Buffett Center, Evanston IL
Buffett Institute
During the 20th century, Israel's military and strategic posture was designed to cope with the existential threats posed by its neighbors, alongside an intermittent series of low-intensity campaigns against irregular guerilla forces. Today, this has been tested by the aftermath of the Arab Spring and the Syrian civil war. While Israel no longer faces an existential threat from conventional Arab state armies, it nevertheless must re-imagine its security posture in light of the rapid proliferation of sub-state entities, some who increasingly resemble conventional armies in every respect.
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04/06/17
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
New Media, Citizen Journalism and Politics
Buffett Center, Evanston IL
Buffett Institute
Zeynep Tufekci, the author of forthcoming “Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protests”, and associate professor in School of Information and Library Science at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill , and a regular contributor to NYT on technology, media and politics; and Engin Onder, cofounder of a citizen journalism platform in Turkey, 140journos, will speak on the role of new media in recent global political changes, in particular the experience of Turkey, where increasing access to technology both enables and helps battle political repression.
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04/06/17
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
The Justice League: Navigating the Legal Limits of Federal Policy
University of Chicago, Assembly Hall, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
Join the IOP as we welcome Steve Bunnell, former General Counsel of the US Department of Homeland Security, David R. Hill, former General Counsel of the US Department of Energy, and Harold Hongju Koh, former Legal Adviser of the Department of State for a lawyer’s view of governing in Washington. The conversation will be moderated by Robert S. Rivkin, former General Counsel of the US Department of Transportation.
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