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Date/Time Event Partner
04/23/18
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Former Secretary of the U.S. Navy Ray Mabus (2009 - 2017)
Quadrangle Club, University of Chicago, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
Join the IOP as we welcome former U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, the 75th United States Secretary of the Navy. During his tenure, Secretary Mabus advocated for and oversaw the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, the full integration of women in the military, and the military’s move toward reliance on alternative sources of energy.
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Date/Time Event Partner
05/08/18
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Capital Divide: Perspective of Minority Entrepreneurs
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
On The Table
New America Chicago, Belt Magazine, and 1871 will be hosting a panel discussion and conversation about the barriers that minority entrepreneurs face when seeking venture capital. The discussion will be inspired by the longform article co-produced by New America Chicago and Belt Magazine, which saw journalist Steve Friess following a group of entrepreneurs of color who report excessive scrutiny and discrimination from the American VC world.
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05/08/18
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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05/09/18
7:00 am - 10:30 am
Chicago CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards
The Fairmont Chicago, Chicago IL
Chicago Biz Journals
Join Chicagoland's technology professionals at the annual Chicago CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards. This annual event honors chief information officers who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership.
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05/09/18
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Chicago Ms.Tech Mastermind
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
Ms. Tech
Ms. Tech mastermind groups meet in the intent to coordinate knowledge and an effort working to a definite purpose of changing the landscape for women in tech and business. In Ms.Tech Masterminds, together we raise the bar by challenging each other to create and implement our individual ideas and to do so with intention.
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05/09/18
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Five Decades of Medical Consultation in Trauma
MacLean Center, Chicago IL
MacLean Center
Cory Franklin, MD, Cook County ICU, reflects on five decades of medical trauma experience.
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05/09/18
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bitcoin and Blockchain Discussion
Park District of La Grange, La Grange IL
Blockchain, Bitcoin...The Future is Here Meetup
This meetup is for anyone that is interested in the Blockchain, Bitcoin, and other cybercurrency. If you were a late adopter of the Internet and email, this is a chance to be part of the inception of a new technology that will change our lives.
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05/09/18
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Courtside with The New Yorker's Jeffrey Toobin
Quadrangle Club, University of Chicago, Chicago IL
Institute of Politics
Join the IOP as we welcome Jeffrey Toobin for a conversation on this year’s Supreme Court term. Mr. Toobin is a staff writer for The New Yorker and the chief legal analyst for CNN Worldwide.
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05/09/18
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
State of Innovation Meetup
TBD,
Chicago Inno
At every SoI event, Inno will explore a specific theme, category, company or industry that’s significantly impacting Boston's innovation economy. The event will feature a keynote, a panel, and/or a pitch showcase with several startups that relate to the meetup's theme.
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05/09/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
One Woman's Covert War Against the Imperial Japanse Army
Pritzker Military Library, Chicago IL
Pritzker Military Library
Author Ann Todd visits the Museum & Library to discuss her book about a WWII spy who practiced psychological operations.
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05/10/18
All Day
Chicago Tech Summit
19 East Chicago, Chicago IL
Chicago Tech Summit
Fresh off last year's successful Inaugural Chicago Tech Summit, tech's leaders will once again convene in Chicago this spring. It will be a second chance to discuss issues that reverberate beyond the region. The evolving lineup will be filled with technological frontrunners armed with operational insights that can impact your innovation efforts and bottom line.
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