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Date/Time Event Partner
11/17/17
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Dean Murphy, Associate Editor of the New York Times: Journalism of a Businessman President
McCormick Tribune Center, Northwestern University, Evanston IL
Northwestern University
Medill Alumus (BSJ80) and Associate Editor of the New York Times, Dean Murphy, will visit to discuss journalism of a businessman president and the opportunities and responsibilities that combination creates. Dean took on the new role in enterprise journalism at the NYT last March, with a focus on investigative and enterprise reporting driven by the new administration.
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Date/Time Event Partner
12/11/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Kurt Summers, Treasurer City of Chicago
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Kurt Summers is a son of Chicago and a pragmatic problem solver who is passionate about serving the people of the city. As Chicago’s City Treasurer, he manages the city’s $7 billion dollar investment portfolio and is responsible for maintaining records and accounts of the city’s finances. The Treasurer sits on four local pension boards with nearly $25 billion under management.
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12/12/17
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The First 1,100 Days Last Forever: How Chicago Can Meet the Needs of Our Youngest Children
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Geoffrey Nagle, Ph.D., is President and CEO of the Erikson Institute, a pioneer in the field of early childhood development and education.A Chicago institution for more than 50 years, Erikson works in more than 60 Chicago Public Schools, provides mental health counseling for children and families, and works with political leaders to expand services and education for young children.
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12/12/17
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
River Edge Ideas Lab: Gallery Talk with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Expo 72, Chicago IL
City of Chicago, Department of Planning and Development
Please join Skidmore, Owings & Merrill as they share their approach to developing a vision for Chicago's river edge. The gallery talk will be an informal presentation with ample time for Q&A. Attendance will be limited to encourage more direct dialogue between the audience and the architects.
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12/12/17
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Women In FinTech
FinTank, Chicago IL
FinTank
Deborah Hill will Moderate a panel discussion and networking about the intersection of Finance and Technology.
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12/12/17
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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12/12/17
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
IL-6th Congressional District Democratic Primary Candidates Forum
Glenbard North High School , Carol Stream IL
Glenbard North Civics Club
The Glenbard North Civics Club and the Coalition for a Better Illinois 6th (www.betterillinois6th.com) are sponsoring the Forum which will kick off the official campaign season. It will be the first time the candidates meet after they file their official petitions to run.
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12/12/17
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
In Awe of the Northern Lights
The Radler, Chicago IL
C2ST
Just in time for the Holidays, you will get to experience the magic of the Northern Lights set to music while learning about the science behind these spectacular celestial displays--and what it takes to capture these awe-inspiring images. 'Tis the season for science-inspired art!
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12/13/17
7:30 am - 10:00 am
Quarterly Event – Chicago Loop (December 2017)
Metropolitan Club, Chicago IL
Barnabas Group
Rev. Dr. Wayne L. Gordon founding Pastor of Lawndale Community Church and Chairman of the Christian Community Development Association will discuss urban renewal.
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12/13/17
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Emerging Trends: Seismic Shifts Will Require More Than an Incremental Response
Hamburger University, Oak Brook IL
The Horton Group
This presentation provides insights into some of the construction industry’s complex business challenges and will highlight what the General Contractors, Construction Managers, Architects and Engineers of the future should be doing. Investigate value migration and its impact on the A/E/C industry Discover the explosion of mega projects and what it means for your business Determine where funding for projects is coming from and where it is going
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12/13/17
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Clear Path to Clients: 5 Simple Steps to Attract Your Ideal Clients
2112 inc., Chicago IL
2112
If you're an entrepreneur who has ever struggled to find the right clients for your business, this talk is for you! You'll learn how to attract more of the right clients to your business, inspire more high-quality referrals, and find the freedom you desire while serving your clients from the highest level as only you can.
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