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03/10/20
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chi Hack Night
Braintree, Chicago IL
Chi Hack Night

The 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.


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03/10/20
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
"National Geographic Live" — Adventures Among Orangutans
Auditorium Theatre, Chicago IL
National Geographic

Husband-and-wife duo Tim Laman and Cheryl Knott have dedicated their lives to understanding and protecting orangutans, a threatened species that can only be observed a handful of places around the world. Together, biological anthropologist Knott and photojournalist Laman have combined innovative new techniques with traditional fieldwork to get a closer look at these incredible animals. In this presentation, the pair provides a closer look into the work that they’ve done with this intelligent, resourceful, and endangered species with whom we share 97% of our DNA, giving us insights not only into the animals’ world, but also our own.


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03/11/20
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
George Friedman on Crisis, Triumph, and America's Next Decade
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council

The global instability and domestic discord that have come to define the present age are not unique, nor do they spell the end of American power, argues George Friedman. The renowned geopolitical forecaster and author believes that the 2020s will be marked by the convergence of powerful institutional and socioeconomic cycles that have long shaped American history.


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03/13/20
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fabrics: The New Software
Fermilab, Batavia IL
Fermilab

In this talk Dr. Fink will discuss the use of diode fibers for creating fabric communications systems allowing the exchange of information between people and platforms using line of sight fabric based optical communications.


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03/16/20
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Erin Aleman Executive Director Chicago Metroplitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)
Maggiano’s Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago

Erin Aleman was appointed unanimously by the Board of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) in June 2019 as the agency’s third executive director.


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03/17/20
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chi Hack Night
Braintree, Chicago IL
Chi Hack Night

The 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.


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03/19/20
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
2020 Bouton Fellow Public Lecture
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council

Ichiro Fujisaki, President, Nakasone Peace Institute; Former Ambassador of Japan to the United States, will discuss the challenges and opportunities in Asia.


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03/19/20
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Finance & Faith Forum
Performance Trust, Chicago IL
Finance & Faith Forum

We are bringing together a panel of leaders in the financial services industry. They will help all of us to consider God’s design and purposes for our lives and what it means to live as faithful Christians in the context of everyday work.


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03/20/20
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
CAPAG Events
Union League Club, Chicago IL
CAPAG

CAPAG’s monthly speakers series covers a wide range of topics. Speakers at our events include: elected officials, panel discussions, current legislative initiatives, and “off-campus” outings.


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03/23/20
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Lord Mervyn King and Bethany McLean on Radical Uncertainty
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council

A trade war between two of the world’s largest economies, Britain’s ungainly withdrawal from the European Union, and accelerating automation are all hallmarks of an age of radical uncertainty in the global economy. Former Bank of England Governor Lord Mervyn King sits down with author Bethany McLean to discuss his latest book Radical Uncertainty: Decision-making Beyond the Numbers, which will be published in March 2020. More details will be available in the coming weeks.


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