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Date/Time Event Partner
10/22/18
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
A Free-Market Approach to Environmental Law
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago IL
Federalist Society - Northwestern Student Chapter

Vice President, External Relations, The Heritage Foundation, Becky Norton Dunlop, discusses trends in environmental law.


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Date/Time Event Partner
11/07/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Email Marketing Essentials
GA Chicago, Space, Chicago IL
GA Chicago

In this session, you’ll learn how to develop and drive email strategy, best practices and principles for getting users to take action, simple strategies and A/B tests to maximize conversions, and what to measure and track.


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11/07/18
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Politics not Religion: Demystifying Middle East Crises
American Islamic College, Chicago IL
American Islamic College

Kaveh Ehsani talks about the historical and contemporary impact of oil on society and politics; the historical sociology of warfare; the politics of property relations; the urban process and spatial change in Middle East cities; and on the political economy and geopolitics of post-revolution Iran. He is preparing the manuscript of a book, titled The Urban Life of Oil: Abadan and the Making of Modernity in Iran.


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11/07/18
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sole proprietorship or LLC–what’s best for your business?
Serendipity Labs, Chicago IL
Freelancers Union

For many freelancers, incorporation is a key step on the path to a full-time freelance career. This workshop will walk you through the basics of forming an LLC and what incorporation means for your business.


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11/07/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Reality / Augment Reality
FinTank, Chicago IL
FinTank

Each month we present a mixed panel of experts who are currently working directly with Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Technology, including Technologists, Business Analysts, Visionaries, Content Creators, Investors, and more. We make the panel available to anyone who wants to attend, with a particular focus on business and community leaders and investors in Chicago who are interested in learning how to make practical use of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality technology. The group at each meetup directs the discussion, and it is followed by networking and hands-on technology demonstrations so that everyone can gain practical experience with the technologies.


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11/07/18
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
X as Variable: Muslim Invocations of Malcolm X
American Islamic College, Chicago IL
American Islamic College

This presentation discusses how particular Muslims in the United States articulate a Muslim legacy of Malcolm X, El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, fifty years after his assassination and considers how invocations of Malcolm enjoin Muslims in the United States to take on the difficult task of reactivating the full force and implications of his words.


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11/08/18
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch & Learn w/ Exelon Chairman John Rowe
University Club of Chicago, Chicago IL
Renew Chicago

Musings of a retired CEO: Listen to Exelon Chairman, John Rowe, talk about the future of immigration reform, educational policy, the economy, and a fresh take on the midterm elections.


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11/08/18
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Anti-Federalists: Then and Now
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago IL
Northwestern Student Chapter - Federalist Society

Judge Brennan will discuss the Anti-Federalist movement, from the perspectives of both the past and present.


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11/08/18
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
HealthTECH Startup Competition
Insight Product Development, Chicago IL
HealthTech

Insight Product Development, MATTER, and PROPEL – iBIO Institute are co-hosting the sixth annual HealthTECH Startup Competition. This year our team of jurors will select ten leading early stage medical device and digital health startup finalists from the Midwest to compete for $35,000 in cash and prizes.


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11/08/18
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Requirements for Survival: On Stockpiling and the Techniques of Resilience - Andrew Lakoff
Northwestern University Harris Hall, Evanston IL
Northwestern University

Andrew Lakoff will trace the genealogy of “national resilience” to the early Cold War, as nuclear preparedness planners sought to ensure that the nation could survive and recover in the wake of a future catastrophe.


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11/08/18
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
An Evening With Titans of Nanotechnology
Northwestern University, Evanston IL
National Science and Technology Medals Foundation

Experts in nanomedicine, molecular architecture, nanosystems, and biotechnology will discuss the most significant breakthroughs in nanotechnology and the challenges that still remain for health and technological improvements. The event will bring together some of the most accomplished scholars in the field, including Dr. Robert Langer, Dr. Chad Mirkin, Dr. Sangeeta Bhatia, and Dr. Fraser Stoddart. The conversation will be moderated by Dr. Shana Kelley.


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