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Date/Time Event Partner
09/09/17
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Predatory Journals: What can legitimate journals do?
Swissotel, Chicago IL
Centre for Journalology
Peer review and publication is predicated on trust. Journals must work harder than ever to ensure the scientific and methodological legitimacy of what they publish and to better separate themselves from the expanding morass of illegitimate publications. These sessions call for universally higher standards and demands delivery of such standards is done through fully transparent, and legitimate, processes.
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09/12/17
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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09/13/17
7:30 am - 10:00 am
The Barnabas Group
Metropolitan Club, Chicago IL
Barnabas Group
We are business people volunteering business skills to help ministries have better efficiency and greater impact.
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09/14/17
8:30 am - 11:30 am
The Barnabas Group
DePaul University O'Hare campus, Chicago IL
Barnabas Group
We are business people volunteering business skills to help ministries have better efficiency and greater impact.
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09/14/17
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Chicago M&A Conference | Fall 2017
Gleacher Center, Chicago IL
Transaction Advisors
This conference will provide practical information and perspective on the latest strategies and considerations in the structuring and execution of complex corporate transactions.
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09/14/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cyber Security
FinTank, Chicago IL
FinTank
FinTank's CyberSecurity Meetup brings together those with experience in the field and those that want to become a part of it. A wide range of topics are discussed from how to prevent breaches to what to do once they have been found in a system. The format is interactive with a focus on learning.
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09/15/17
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Enrico Fermi: Architect of the Atomic Age
Fermilab, Batavia IL
Fermilab
Enrico Fermi is unquestionably the most famous scientist to come from Italy since Galileo, so revered by his peers that he was known as “the Pope,” because his scientific instincts and skills were said to be “infallible.” Gino Segrè and Bettina Hoerlin discuss their widely praised book THE POPE OF PHYSICS: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age.
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09/18/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Cheri Bustos, United States Representative, 17th District
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Now in her third term, Cheri has focused on job creation, strengthening our economy and building a stronger middle class. She has been a relentless advocate for veterans and for working women. She'll share how she won in a district carried by Trump.
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09/19/17
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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09/19/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Electronic + Algorithmic Trading
Fin Tank, Chicago IL
Fin Tank
In this meeting we will discuss different methods of benchmarking trading algorithms. The two most common metrics for financial performance are expected returns and volatility. However, these returns are common measures for long term performance and require more consideration and complexity when designing trading algorithms. We will discuss methods of developing a baseline algorithm that performs predictably, for better or for worse.
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