Top 5 Events

Check out the top Intelligent Events in Chicago this week.  Go to an event, meet some new people, and increase your intelligence.

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1) Chicago Coder Conference
June 26-27
The Chicago Coder Conference promises something for every developer featuring advanced topics along with more accessible content from renowned local and national industry experts. Attendees of the conference will have many opportunities to interact with peers, industry experts and great Chicago area company representatives.

2) Diana Rauner, President, Ounce of Prevention Fund
June 26
The Ounce believes in starting early to unlock the power of human potential, advancing program and policy efforts interactively to foster systemic change. With an operating budget of approximately $60 million, the Ounce creates and supports research-based early learning programs for at-risk children and their families from before birth to age five; develops, educates, and coaches practitioners to provide more children with high-quality early education; and advocates and educates policymakers, business and civic leaders.
11:30am, City Club of Chicago

 3) Technori Pitch: Future of Media
June 27
Our President Tweets, your kids snap, we post… But, what in the hell does that all mean? And, how did it change communication as we know it? Join Dose CEO Emerson Spartz, and 500 of your peers at June Technori Pitch to learn the truth about viral content, how influencers tip the scale, and why traditional media outlets struggle to compete.


4) Shining a Light on the Dark Web
June 28
The conference will begin with a tour by Michael Echols of the Dark Web. He will access the Dark Web live and give audiences direct experience of how it works. This will be followed by a panel discussion, centered on questions from the audience.
8:30am, DePaul U

5) Building Transportation Infastructure for the 21st Century
June 30
Join this discussion with Illinois State Senator Heather Steans (D-7th) and Michael McLaughlin, Deputy Chief of Staff at the Chicago Transportation Authority for their insight on transportation project development, what it takes to move projects and solutions forward, and to learn why certain projects advance and others do not.
5:30pm, CAPAG



Fast Fifty Breakfast
June 30
Crain’s will invite Chicago’s business community and Fast Fifty alums as we recognize the 2017 Fast Fifty class for a sit-down breakfast featuring a panel discussion with select Fast Fifty company representatives and audience Q&A.



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