Featured Events

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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
10/03/17
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Building a Resistance: Indivisible Co-Founder Leah Greenberg
Quadrangle Club, University of Chicago, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
Join the IOP as we welcome Leah Greenberg, one of the founders of Indivisible, for a conversation on organizing a political movement.
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10/03/17
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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10/03/17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Steven Rabalais: General Fox Conner, Pershing's Chief of Operations and Eisenhower's Mentor
Pritzker Military Library, Chicago IL
Pritzker Military Museum and Library
A 2016 Finalist for the Army Historical Society Distinguished Writing Award, General Fox Conner presents the portrait of the quintessential man behind the scenes in U.S. military history.
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10/04/17 - 10/06/17
All Day
International Black Business Week Expo & Conference
Malcolm X College, Chicago IL
T. Jones Media
Imagine a place where you can connect with over 300 entrepreneurs, movers & shakers, thought leaders and change agents, all committed to owning their unique GENIUS and leveling up their brand for local and global success.
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10/04/17
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chicago Sports Summit
Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago IL
Chicago Sports Summit
The Chicago Sports Summit brings together several prominent politicians, business leaders and celebrities to discuss sports topics that impact the city of Chicago.
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10/04/17
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Downtown Futures Series - Media & the Downtown Brand Chicago Loop Alliance
Chicago-based TV shows have been presenting viewers with beautiful and not-so-beautiful images of the city. Learn what this means for tourism and the Chicago brand.
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10/04/17
7:30 am - 10:00 am
SIG - Brand: Evolving from Pipeline to Platform Thinking
We Work, Chicago IL
AMA Chicago
The workshop will introduce how platform thinking has become the ultimate source of value creation for modern business success – where value is created not by means of production but by means of interaction. We’ll discuss the modern advantage of facilitating interactions – and the growing imperative to leverage the global infrastructure of connectivity and collaboration, shifting power instead of struggling to control it.
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10/04/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Dr. Jo Ann Rooney, President Loyola University Chicago
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, is the 24th president of Loyola University Chicago and the first lay president in the University's history. Most recently, Dr. Rooney was managing director at Huron Consulting Group in Chicago with responsibility for developing strategies to advance Huron Healthcare's Federal Government Healthcare Sector consulting practice.
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10/04/17
3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
2017 Domestic Violence Educational Conference
John Marshal Law School, Chicago IL
John Marshall Law School
hrough posted program materials, lectures highlighting key points from those materials, and simulations of attorney-client meetings in several practice areas, you will be introduced in this conference to: (a) the nature and dynamics of domestic violence, (b) some of the special legal protections for survivors of domestic violence, (c) the intersection between domestic violence and competently, and otherwise ethically, representing your clients, (d) how to effectively and compassionately screen your clients for domestic violence, (e) how to employ a “trauma informed” and “empowerment model” of representation, and (f) other important best practices for working with clients who are survivors of domestic violence, including risk assessment and safety planning.
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10/04/17
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Fermilab colloquium: Physics at the next energy frontier: a 100 TeV pp collider
Fermilab, Batavia IL
Fermilab
The Fermilab colloquium introduces staff, users, students and members of the public to a wide range of scientific and science-related topics presented by notable speakers from across the country and around the world. An integral part of Fermilab's academic culture, "orange" colloquium talks are aimed at a broad scientific and technical audience, while "green" talks are of general interest to all laboratory staff, users and members of the public.
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