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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
10/30/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ignite Chicago
Catalyst Ranch, Chicago IL
Ignite Chicago

Ignite is a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by people who have a burning idea—and the guts to get onstage and share it with their hometown crowd.
Ignite Chicago is open to everyone. All talks are 5 minutes (20 slides x 15 seconds/slide).


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10/30/18
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Getting Started in Tech
Make Offices, Chicago IL
Thinkful Chicago

What is a Data Scientist? What is Big Data? Wondering if you’re qualified to start a career in this field? We’ll cover the emergence of big data and what it means to be a data scientist. We’ll walk you through how to get the skills to become a data scientist, and focus on the different jobs that will be open to you once you’ve mastered the skill set.


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10/30/18
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poverty, Inc. Film Screening
Wheaton College Billy Graham Center, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College

We will be presenting the award winning documentary film, Poverty, Inc., a challenging look at the uncomfortable side of a multi-billion dollar industry—charity. Poverty, Inc. asks an important question: is the charity industry as we know it actually alleviating poverty in the long term? The screening will be followed by a conversation with Michael Matheson Miller, Producer and Director of Poverty, Inc. Michael lectures internationally on such themes as political and social philosophy, economic development, ethics and entrepreneurship.


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10/31/18
11:45 am - 1:15 pm
The Trump Economy: Taking Stock
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council

The Trump administration has implemented shifts in economic policy—retreating from multilateral trade negotiations, deploying tariffs, and passing a huge tax reform bill—that have already made their mark on America’s economy and Americans’ daily lives. The great debate now is around these policies’ long-term impact. Thoughts from Glenn Hubbard, Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School


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10/31/18
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Daytime Talk: Women of the 1893 World's Fair
Grand Lecture Hall, Chicago
Chicago Architecture Foundation

In honor of the 125th anniversary of the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, CAC docent Kathleen Carpenter will share the stories of several women who played significant roles in making the Fair a spectacularly grand affair.


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10/31/18
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Design/Creative Q&A session with Chykalophia Co-founder Ari Krzyzek
Second Shift, Chicago IL
Second Shift

Grab a time to chat and ask your questions about Brand Identity Design, Graphic/Digital Design, UI Design, Creative Entrepreneurship, E-Commerce Design during the intimate office hours. You’ll get new ideas and helpful tips to help you execute the ideas for your personal or company’s branding.


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10/31/18
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Intro to Intellectual Property Lunch & Learn
Polsky Exchange, Chicago IL
Polsky Center

David Fournier of Perkins Coie will lead this workshop summarizing the different types of intellectual property: copyright, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets. He will review the criteria for each, and summarize the process for protecting intellectual property. Come with questions!


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10/31/18
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Segrenomics of American Public Education: Why Segregated Education is Too Lucrative to End
McCormick Tribune Center, Northwestern University, Evanston IL
Northwestern University

Dr. Noliwe Rooks work explores how race and gender both impact and are impacted by popular culture, social history and political life in the United States. Rooks works on the cultural and racial implications of beauty, fashion and adornment; educational inequality; race, food and the politics of the city, and Black women’s studies.


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11/01/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Promising Solutions to Reducing Gun Violence
Maggiano’s Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago

Julia Stasch, President, MacArthur Foundation, moderates a panel on behalf of the Partnership for Safe and Peaceful Communities, a coalition of more than 35 local funders supporting proven and promising approaches to reduce gun violence. Members of the Partnership have committed more than $40 million to-date to provide direct services to those most affected by violence; cultivate police legitimacy and reform; support grassroots organizations working to reclaim parks, streets, and public areas in 19 prioritized communities; and strengthen gun policy.


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11/01/18
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Technical/Nerdy Q&A session with Chykalophia Co-Founder Peter Krzyzek
Second Shift, Chicago IL
Second Shift

Learn and have a better understanding on what makes a brand truly unique and successful. Understand the steps to be able to present your company or personal branding to the next level, create your brand to be consistent, build trust, looks professional and be taken seriously in your industry.


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