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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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09/14/17
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The18th Annual CityLIGHTS Awards
Morgan Manufacturing, Chicago IL
ITA
The CityLIGHTS Awards is the premier annual event in the region that elevates and honors achievements from the local technology community.
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09/14/17
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
A "Post-Racial America"? White Gazes and Black Bodie
Wheaton College, 339 Blanchard Hall, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College
Dr. Yancy will argue that the idea of a contemporary "post-racial" America is a fiction that partly functions to avoid serious critical discussions regarding white racism and whiteness. He will discuss the structure of the white gaze and its impact on the Black body as one way of demonstrating that a "post-racial" America is a fiction, a lie.
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09/15/17 - 09/16/17
All Day
Interactions: Bringing Together Econometrics and Applied Microeconomics
University of Chicago - Saieh Hall, Chicago IL
Becker Friedman Institute
This workshop aims to strengthen interaction between econometricians and economists engaged in applied research from all parts of economics, including labor economics, industrial organization and public economics.
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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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09/17/17
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Television Reporter and Chicago Tonight Host Phil Ponce
Barrington's White House, Barrington IL
Barrington Cultural Commission
Come listen to a lively and insightful presentation by television journalist, Phil Ponce. On Sunday, Ponce will present “What Just Happened?”— a timely look at local, state and national news dealing with politics, social trends and the arts. He’ll give his take on Chicago area influencers, and you’ll have your chance to “interview the interviewer” in a brief Q & A session following his talk.
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09/18/17
8:00 am - 10:00 am
The Continuing Case for an Open Internet w/ Tom Wheeler
1871 - Merchandise Mart 12th floor, Chicago IL
1871
In this speech, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler will ask a simple question: What has happened in the past two years to justify a 180-degree reversal of Open Internet policy? He will lay out the continuing case for an Open Internet, based on law and facts: protecting consumers and innovators; safeguarding free expression and economic opportunity; learning the lessons of the past and anticipating the importance of future developments, like the Internet of Things.
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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
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Jim Durkin: Republican House Leader
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Want to know what is really going on in Springfield? This talk will explore Illinois politics and the ongoing fallout from the budget deal.
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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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