Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
04/18/19
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Head of the Class; EdTech Booming in Chicago: Greg Fenton, Co-Founder, RedShelf
Novel Coworking, Chicago IL
Startup Grind

Greg Fenton is co-founder and CEO of RedShelf, a Chicago-based EdTech company helping to make education both more affordable and more effective by replacing yesterday’s pricey print publications with today’s more dynamic and far less expensive digital content.


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Date/Time Event Partner
05/23/19
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Symposium on "The Cross: History, Art, and Controversy"
University of Chicago Swift Hall, Chicago IL
Lumen Christi Institute

The cross stirs intense feelings among Christians as well as non-Christians. Robin Jensen takes readers on an intellectual and spiritual journey through the two-thousand-year evolution of the cross as an idea and an artifact, illuminating the controversies—along with the forms of devotion—this central symbol of Christianity inspires.


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05/23/19
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Who's Who in Music Tech
2112 inc., Chicago IL
2112 inc

The world of music based technology is constantly changing to satisfy the needs of an ever-growing consumer-focused market. With the “next big thing” always being redefined, gaining perspective on who the key players are within the music tech world has never been more important. “Who’s Who in Music Tech” is a comprehensive event including talks from investors, industry leaders, and a wide variety of startups and developers within the music tech community.


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05/27/19
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Melinda Gates: The Moment of Lift
UIC Forum, Chicago IL
Chicago Humanities Festival

In her new book, The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World, Gates shares the stories of everyday women doing extraordinary things to change their communities, from “turbo-charged” large-scale efforts to simple fixes anyone can do.


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06/04/19
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BNC Venture Capital Forum
Freeborn & Peters, Chicago IL
BNC Venture Capital

Three entrepreneurs make their pitch for capital. Each presentation lasts 10 minutes, followed by a 10 minute Q&A. The BNC Venture Capital Group introduces exciting investment opportunities to professional investors (angels, early stage venture capitalists, and private equity firms seeking add-ons) and fosters the growth of entrepreneurial activity.


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06/12/19
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Paula Thornhill: Demystfying the American Military
Pritzker Military Library, Chicago IL
Pritzker Military Museum & Library

Author Paula Thornhill visits the Museum & Library to discuss her book about institutions, challenges and evolution in the American military since 1789.


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06/19/19
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Code & Coffee at Capital One Lincoln Park
Capital One Cafe, Chicago IL
Girl Develop It Chicago

We’re all learning to code, whether you’ve just decided to get started or you’ve been at it for years. Come hang out for a couple of hours on the last Tuesday of each month with some friendly fellow coders.


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07/02/19
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BNC Venture Capital Forum
Freeborn & Peters, Chicago IL
BNC Venture Capital

Three entrepreneurs make their pitch for capital. Each presentation lasts 10 minutes, followed by a 10 minute Q&A. The BNC Venture Capital Group introduces exciting investment opportunities to professional investors (angels, early stage venture capitalists, and private equity firms seeking add-ons) and fosters the growth of entrepreneurial activity.


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07/18/19
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Bootstrappers Breakfast Chicago
Merchandise Mart Food Court, Chicago IL
Bootstrappers Breakfast

Join other attendees who are in early stage technology startups, it will be a chance to compare notes on operational, development, and business issues with peers.


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08/04/19 - 08/08/19
All Day
Monetary and Fiscal Policy with Heterogeneity
University of Chicago – Saieh Hall, Chicago IL
University of Chicago

This four-day course is designed to familiarize economists with recent advances in the study of monetary and fiscal policy in the presence of heterogeneity. It is designed for researchers in central banks and other government and non-government agencies who wish to improve their understanding of state-of-the-art tools for incorporating income and wealth distributions into macroeconomic models, and the main policy lessons that have emerged from these models.


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08/06/19
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BNC Venture Capital Forum
Freeborn & Peters, Chicago IL
BNC Venture Capital

Three entrepreneurs make their pitch for capital. Each presentation lasts 10 minutes, followed by a 10 minute Q&A. The BNC Venture Capital Group introduces exciting investment opportunities to professional investors (angels, early stage venture capitalists, and private equity firms seeking add-ons) and fosters the growth of entrepreneurial activity.


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