May

On-Boarding Solid Sales People - for Tech Leaders

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Sandler Training
5 Revere Drive, Suite 103
Chicago, IL
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Sponsored by Chicago IAMCP chapter, this focuses on faster onboarding of sales reps for innovative tech organizations.

Cost: FREE

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AWS Chicago User Group: Humanized Driving (HUD) and Big Data

HERE offices
425 W Randolph
Chicago, IL
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Agenda: 5:30pm Mingle with beers and pizzas, 6:30pm Humanized Driving (HUD) and Big Data in AWS with Mahesh Ramananjauah, 7:30pm Q&A, 8:00 pm beers and more mingling

Cost: FREE

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On Twitter: @awschicago

Demos & Drinks: Is There an App for That?

Verizon Destination Store
840 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL
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In the age of convenience, apps to solve just about everything under the sun keep popping up. For this Demos & Drinks event, come learn about some of the hottest on-demand app companies who are making waves in Chicago tech!

Cost: FREE

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On Twitter: @Tech_in_Motion

Black Techs and Chill

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1871
222 W. Merchandise Mart
Chicago, IL
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Tech While Black wants to bring our network together for our community mixer at 1871. You are invited to mix and mingle with other awesome techies. Come into 1871, have a drink, some snacks and mingle with techies from the Tech While Black community. Our goal is to reunite you with old friends and new ones.

Cost: $10

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On Twitter: @techwhileblack

Future of Food

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The Hatchery
320 N. Damen Ave Chicago , IL 60612
Chicago, IL
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Our food system is rapidly changing and these innovators are staying ahead of the game. Join The Hatchery and General Assembly for a panel discussion exploring the future of the food industry as it intersects with technology and changing consumer behaviors.

Cost: FREE

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On Twitter: @GA_Chicago

Gradient Descent: The Workhorse (Algorithm) of Machine Learning

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Dev Bootcamp
351 W. Hubbard, Suite 700
Chicago, IL
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In this talk, Jeremy Watt -- instructor of the upcoming Metis course titled Machine Learning: Algorithms & Applications and author of Machine Learning Refined will discuss one of the most commonly used algorithms in machine learning today: gradient descent.

Cost: FREE

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On Twitter: @thisismetis

Write/Speak/Code Work Night!

Braintree Payments
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza Suite 800
Chicago, IL
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Come to this meet up ready to work on your writing, speaking, or coding and to give and get feedback from others.

Cost: FREE

Event link:

On Twitter: @wscchicago

Sketch for UX

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GA Chicago @ SPACE
444 N Wabash Ave, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL
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Discover why Sketch is the best tool for UX professionals. Learn the interface, basic elements, best practices, workflow techniques, and best resources to get started

Cost: $60

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On Twitter: @GA_Chicago

iOS App Development Crash Course

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GA Chicago @ SPACE
444 N Wabash Ave, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL
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In this workshop, you will learn how to build an app in Xcode using the latest techniques and tools

Cost: $175

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On Twitter: @GA_Chicago

Programming for Non-Programmers 2-Day Bootcamp

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General Assembly
444 N Wabash Ave, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL
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Learn the fundamentals of front-end and back-end programming, plus try your hand at writing some code of your own

Cost: $300

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LEPDV - tech+justice at Chicago Bar Association

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Chicago Bar Association
321 South Plymouth Courtnull
Chicago, IL
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A working group for advocates in the area of Domestic Violence (DV) as it relates to persons of Limited English Proficency (LEP). Welcomes everyone who would like to contribute (technology-experienced or not) to a web-application project set in motion by American Bar Association's Tech for Justice Event.

Cost: FREE

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Technori - Future of Work

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Chase Auditorium
10 South Dearborn, Lower Lobby
Chicago, IL
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Tomorrow's work environment will look very different from today, and technology is the leading catalyst. Attend this month’s Technori to get a glimpse into the future of work and the workplace.

Cost: $10 - $20

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On Twitter: @technori

Essentials of Startup Law

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GA Chicago @ SPACE
444 N Wabash Ave, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL
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Legal mistakes can doom even the best startup concepts and founding teams. This class prepares you to deal with the essential legal issues that every startup faces.

Cost: $40

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On Twitter: @GA_Chicago

Logo Design in Adobe Illustrator

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GA Chicago @ SPACE
444 N Wabash Ave, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL
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Learn to build a crisp, perfunctory logo that you can use for web and devices or as a stencil in Photoshop

Cost: $40

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On Twitter: @GA_Chicago

June

Introduction to Python 3

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New Horizons - Chicago
525 W. Van Buren, Ste. 300
Chicago, IL
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Topics include language components, the IDLE environment, control flow constructs, strings, I/O, collections, classes, modules, and regular expressions. The course is supplemented with many hands on labs using either Linux or Windows.

Cost: $2595

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The Future of Data

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TechNexus
20 N Wacker Dr. 12th Floor
Chicago, IL
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US Rep. Danny Davis and State of Illinois CIO Hardik Bhatt are just two of the speakers & panelists in this event addressing the challenges of a data driven world. The event is sponsored by Microsoft, the Illinois Technology Association & the Chicago Chapter of International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners.

Cost: FREE

Event link:

On Twitter: @itabuzz

Ally Skills Workshop

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Catalyze Chicago
650 W. Lake St. #110
Chicago, IL
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Participants will learn techniques for supporting women that are relevant everywhere: at the office, at conferences, and online. At the end of the workshop, participants will feel more confident in speaking up to support women and be more aware of the challenges facing women in their workplaces and communities.

Cost: $40

Event link:

On Twitter: @allyskillswork

Tech Month Chicago Power Lunch

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Coalition: Impact
405 West Superior
Chicago, IL
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Join us for the opening Ceremony for Tech Month Chicago Dream In Tech Events. We will have lunch and hear from wonderful speakers and network.

Cost: $20

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Open House – Machine Learning: Algorithms & Applications evening course

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Dev Bootcamp
351 W. Hubbard, Suite 700
Chicago, IL
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Visit us in Chicago on Thursday, June 2nd at 6:30pm to see a Machine Learning presentation by Jeremy Watt, instructor of the upcoming Metis course titled Machine Learning: Algorithms & Applications and author of Machine Learning Refined.

Cost: FREE

Event link:

On Twitter: @thisismetis

Everyday Entrepreneur Mixer

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Blue 1647 Tech Innovation Center
1647 South Blue Island
Chicago, IL
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Join us for a conversation to discuss bridging the gap between national, social and local entrepreneurs with the goal of achieving generational wealth. There will also be a $500 business concept competition open to all entrepreneurs.

Cost: $25 - $35

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On Twitter: @forwardplanner

Black Girls CODE Chicago Chapter Presents - Build a Game in a Day with SCRATCH

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Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy
250 East 111th Street
Chicago, IL
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This workshop will be geared toward introducing girls ages 7-17 to animation, gaming, and interactive stories. The workshop is designed to encourage student-driven learning, as participants think analytically, design, play and code in real-time.

Cost: $35, Donation

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On Twitter: @BlackGirlsCode

Chicago Coder Conference

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University of Chicago – Gleacher Center
450 N Cityfront Plaza Dr
Chicago, IL
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A 3-day conference with tracks on .NET, Java, Cloud, Big Data, Security, UX/Front End Dev, IoT, DevOps, Architecture/Integration, Mobile, Agile and Test Automation.

Cost: $400

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On Twitter: @CoderConference

Coding Bootcamp Prep

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Fullstack Academy (1871)
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza (#1212)
Chicago, IL
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Fullstack’s Bootcamp Prep will help prepare you for admissions into our prestigious flagship immersive program. Spanning over two weeks, this accelerated but rigorous course will also prepare you for admissions into many other highly-ranked coding bootcamps.

Cost: $450

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On Twitter: @fullstack

LaunchPad Lab Connect Night

Launchpad Lab
220 W Huron
Chicago, IL
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Bringing together a group of amazing people from the Chicago tech community for a laid-back evening with great food, drinks and conversation around the latest in tech innovation.

Cost: FREE

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On Twitter: @LaunchPadLab

UX: Usability & User Testing

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General Assembly Chicago
444 N Wabash ave, 5th floor
Chicago, IL
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Learn the fundamentals of user research, user testing, how usability fits as a part of the user-centered design process and techniques to assess changes in the user experience.

Cost: $40

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Enterprise DevOps Forum

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Hyatt Place Chicago/Downtown - The Loop
28 N. Franklin Avenue
Chicago, IL
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Join us for this informative session and learn about the most recent trends influencing enterprise DevOps initiatives. Hear about the trials and wins of one company's DevOps/Continuous Delivery journey in progress. Discuss best practices, ideas, and experiences with your peers over lunch.

Cost: FREE

Event link:

On Twitter: @XebiaLabs

Fundamentals of Content Marketing

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GA Chicago @ SPACE
444 N Wabash Ave, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL
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Content marketing is now an essential element of the digital marketing mix. This class will go over key elements of content marketing and will guide you in developing a content marketing plan.

Cost: $40

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On Twitter: @GA_Chicago

Locally Available STEM

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NEIU's Center for College Access and Success-CenterSpace
770 N Halsted, 4th floor
Chicago, IL
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Participants will learn how to create and effectively utilize simple hands-on STEM activities in their classrooms, using low-cost, locally available materials. All attendees will receive a FREE Teacher Starter Kit containing an assortment of essential local materials and an Activity Guide with project-based lessons.

Cost: FREE

Event link:

On Twitter: @cmeghausman

Intro to SEO

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General Assembly
444 N. Wabash
Chicago, IL
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Search engine optimisation (SEO) is about improving the visibility of a site in a search engine’s “organic” (or unpaid) results. If you’re interested in getting a practical introduction to SEO, including what it is and find out how you can make the most of it, this class will give you a great start.

Cost: 35.00

Event link:

On Twitter: @GA_Chicago

Ruby on Rails Workshop For Women and Non-Binary People

Braintree
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza Suite 800
Chicago, IL
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This is a free (and fun!) introduction to Ruby on Rails for women, non-binary people, and their guests. No programming experience is required and any level of skill is welcome, from total newbies to Rubyists who just want to brush up.

Cost: FREE

Event link:

On Twitter: @wwcchicago

Protohack

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Startup Institute
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1212
Chicago, IL
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ProtoHack exists to show non-coders that they can create something amazing from nothing. We empower and enable the non-technical community with the tools, knowledge and connections that will help bring their idea to life and visually communicate it through prototyping.

Cost: $50 (Use Promo Code: CTE20 for 20% Off)

Event link:

On Twitter: @protohack

TechUP Career Fair

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1871
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1212
Chicago, IL
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TechUP intentionally recruits badass, underrepresented and strikingly talented tech professionals with a variety of skills. We especially seek women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, veterans, and people who live with a disability.

Cost: FREE

Event link:

On Twitter: @wetechup

Live Coding Music with Sonic Pi

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2112 inc
4245 North Knox Avenue
Chicago, IL
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Join this hands-on workshop that will introduce you to the unexplored potential of  Raspberry Pi-the hardware, software, and Internet of things (IoT). Sonic Pi is a free live coding synth. Learn to code creatively by composing or performing music in an incredible range of styles from classical to algorave.

Cost: $60

Event link:

On Twitter: @2112inc

Balancing Yourself: Find Work You Love

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General Assembly Chicago
444 N Wabash Ave, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL
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This class will teach you how to build your inner strength in order to have the courage to balance your life and ultimately find work you love

Cost: $40

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Scrum Product Owner Certified

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New Horizons Chicago
545 W. Van Buren, Ste. 300
Chicago, IL
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This class prepares candidates to become a certified Scrum Product Owner. Scrum Product Owner Certified (SPOC™) certification exam is designed to confirm applicants practical and working knowledge of Scrum that equips them to handle the business aspects and stakeholders in a Scrum environment.

Cost: $1495

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Summer 2016 Startup Series - Intellectual Property Basics

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HTI @ Chicago Tech Park
2242 W. Harrison St. Suite 201 Room 2014
Chicago, IL
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An overview of intellectual property, including patents, copyright, trademark, and additional intellectual assets. Designed to answer questions about how patents are applied for, issued, and managed.

Cost: FREE

Event link:

On Twitter: @Innovate_UIC

Dashboard in a Day using Power BI - Softweb Solutions @ Chicago, IL

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Microsoft - Downtown Chicago
200 E Randolph Drive Suite 200
Chicago, IL
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Dashboard in a Day is designed to accelerate your Power BI experience with a comprehensive training program in a single day. A trained Power BI specialist partner will host you for the entire day – all you have to do is bring your Windows-based Notebook.

Cost: Free

Event link:

On Twitter: @softwebchicago

ITA Tech Talk: Tech Project Therapy

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The Nerdery
1033 W Van Buren
Chicago, IL
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Join us for the next ITA Tech Talk on June 14 and bring your biggest and most common project woes to get insight and support from The Nerdery's panel of tech experts. The panelists will be prepared to address audience members’ tech project roadblocks, frustrations and challenges.

Cost: FREE

Event link:

On Twitter: @ITAbuzz

Fresh Front End Topics

Enova International
175 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL
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We are happy to have fresh lineup of speakers covering their favorite front end topics. Join CHIHTML5 for career changing topics, conversation, food, and drinks!

Cost: FREE

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Introduction to Gamification & Design

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GA Chicago @ SPACE
444 N Wabash Ave, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL
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Learn to use gamification techniques to attract, retain, engage and monetize customers & employees

Cost: $40

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On Twitter: @GA_Chicago

Downtown Futures Series: Our Cities’ Autonomous Futures

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Columbia College Conaway Center
1104 S Wabash
Chicago, IL
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New technology has presented new ways to access and experience cities, including how we get around, how we shop, and where we eat. How do these technologies impact human behavior? Are autonomous cities our future?

Cost: FREE or $20

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On Twitter: @ChiLoopAlliance

Write/Speak/Code Conference

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The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
325 North Wells
Chicago, IL
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Empowering women developers to become thought leaders, conference speakers, and open source contributors. Three intense days of workshops, seminars, and talks. Build a personal blueprint and list of concrete next steps. Take your career to the next level.

Cost: $87 - $597

Event link:

On Twitter: @WriteSpeakCode

Incubate Illinois Conference

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311 Conference Center
311 S Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL
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Bringing incubators, accelerators, VCs, incubated companies, and start-ups together to learn about the growing Incubator/Accelerator movement here in Illinois and all of the new Illinois programs designed to help and foster Illinois businesses.

Cost: FREE

Event link:

On Twitter: @Freeborn_Peters

Hive Unmeetup @ CenterSpace

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NEIU's Center for College Access and Success-CenterSpace
770 N Halsted, 4th floor
Chicago, IL
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Join us as we discuss how we might transform the learning landscape by empowering youth and educators to enact Connected Learning through a diverse network of civic and cultural institutions. This unmeetup is meant as an open working time for collaboration among Hive partners as well as people interested in the Hive.

Cost: FREE

Event link:

On Twitter: @cmeghausman

CenterSpace Open Studio

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NEIU's Center for College Access and Success-CenterSpace
770 N Halsted, 4th floor
Chicago, IL
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Come to the CenterSpace, our makerspace for teachers and parents, for our monthly Open Studio. During this time, meet and greet with makers around the city as we share ideas, work on projects, and learn new things together! Each month we have a featured maker who will go in depth a little bit more about their work.

Cost: FREE

Event link:

On Twitter: @cmeghausman

Turn a Profit: Introduction to Conversion Optimization

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GA Chicago @ SPACE
444 N Wabash Ave, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL
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Learn how to increase profits to your online business by researching and testing what exactly makes your audience become customers.

Cost: $40

Event link:

On Twitter: @GA_Chicago

Hella Good Content

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General Assembly Chicago
444 N Wabash Ave, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL
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FACT: People now have a shorter attention span than goldfish! So how do you, as a content creator, grab people's attention?

Cost: $40

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Tech In Black Workshop Mixer

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Englewood Accelerator
815 W 63rd 4th floor
Chicago, IL
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Start with live entertainment and bit sized apps while networking to meet 5 new connections. Then learn how to start a tech company, what technology can help your business, and city and government tech jobs that are open and in demand.

Cost: $20

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Learn A Language Series: Intro to Rails

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Thoughtworks
200 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL
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Want to learn Rails? This class is sponsored by Thoughtworks and taught by James Traver, a software engineer at General Assembly.

Cost: FREE

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TechUP Chicago Inclusion Summit: Tech Demos, Career Growth & Cocktails

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1871
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1212
Chicago, IL
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TechUP connects diverse tech talent with companies who believe diversity is an advantage, and that inclusive teams are stronger, smarter, and better.

Cost: FREE

Event link:

On Twitter: @weTechUP

Ally Skills Workshop

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Blue1647
1647 S. Blue Island Ave.
Chicago, IL
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Participants will learn techniques for supporting women that are relevant everywhere: at the office, at conferences, and online. At the end of the workshop, participants will feel more confident in speaking up to support women and be more aware of the challenges facing women in their workplaces and communities.

Cost: $40

Event link:

On Twitter: @AllySkillsWork

Women In Tech Networking Panel

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Barchart
209 W Jackson Blvd Suite #200
Chicago, IL
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While you are enjoying bite sized apps, you will also hear from our Sponsors, Tech In Motion, and featured speakers for Women In Tech VIPs. Once the speakers are through, it will be time to network! The goal of this event is to make at least 15 new business connections to help you for the duration of your business life

Cost: $20

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#ChiTech 2.0: Welcome to the Mecca

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Fremont
15 W Illinois
Chicago, IL
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We invite all BTM supporters, black tech community members, and loyal community allies to join us at our very first fundraising celebration. The event will include an introduction to our ecosystem, exciting updates on our 3 Big Bet Projects and of course tons of fun!

Cost: Earlybird: $25, General Admission: $50, VIP: $75

Event link:

On Twitter: @blacktechmecca

Diversity, Inclusion, & Life Sciences Symposium

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Drinker Biddle Law Offices
191 N Wacker Drive #3700
Chicago, IL
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An annual, interactive symposium for life sciences and healthcare executives, entrepreneurs, policymakers, researchers, scientists, technologists, academics, and service providers to discuss best practices, challenges and opportunities at the crucial interface of diversity, inclusion, and the life sciences industry.

Cost: $175 - $245

Event link:

On Twitter: @chisite

Incorporating Security into the SDLC

Make Offices
1 North State Street, Suite 1500
Chicago, IL
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In this panel discussion, the focus will be on how to effectively incorporate security into software engineering and how to manage teams to make sure they are developing secure code.

Cost: FREE

Event link:

On Twitter: @Tech_in_Motion

SEJ Summit Chicago

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Navy Pier
600 E Grand Ave
Chicago, IL
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SEJ Summit “A Day of Keynotes” is a unique conference experience tailored for SEOs, by SEOs. The content is well-rounded and diverse, while staying focused on search. Actionable Marketing Education: For SEOs, By SEOs

Cost: Early bird - $395.00; Full price - $495.00; Late registration - $595.00

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WindyCityThings

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South Shore Cultural Center
7059 South Shore Drive
Chicago, IL
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WindyCityThings will enable you to absorb a wide range of IoT information in rapid fashion. Get the maximum return for the time you invest. Move forward on your next IoT project with confidence.

Cost: $99 - $299

Event link:

On Twitter: @WindyCityThings

Introduction to Google AdWords

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General Assembly Chicago
444 N Wabash Ave, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL
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Learn the basics of Google AdWords, including designing effective ad copy, keyword audience targeting, and estimating your ad's success

Cost: $60

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Write/Speak/Code Work Night!

Braintree Payments
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza Suite 800
Chicago, IL
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Come to this meet up ready to work on your writing, speaking, or coding and to give and get feedback from others. Let's get some stuff done!

Cost: FREE

Event link:

On Twitter: @wscchicago

2-Day User Experience Design Bootcamp

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General Assembly Chicago
444 N Wabash Ave, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL
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Immerse yourself in this two-day user experience design bootcamp.

Cost: $300

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Ally Skills Workshop

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OSW Office Building
1 S. Wacker
Chicago, IL
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Participants will learn techniques for supporting women that are relevant everywhere: at the office, at conferences, and online. At the end of the workshop, participants will feel more confident in speaking up to support women and be more aware of the challenges facing women in their workplaces and communities.

Cost: $40

Event link:

On Twitter: @AllySkillsWork

Tech Around Town: Project Management Techniques for Startups

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Chicago Urban League
4510 S Michigan
Chicago, IL
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Learn project management techniques that they can use to run their business. Computer Training Institute of Chicago (CTIC) Founder Paul Johnson will share industry standard techniques and processes for effectively managing your business related projects and the development of your products and services. 

Cost: FREE

Event link:

On Twitter: @ChiUrbanLeague

Why Remote Culture Rocks + How You Can Do It Too!

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Prudential Plaza One
130 E Randolph, Suite 1800
Chicago, IL
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Join our engineers for a lesson on how Instructure knocks the remote experience out of the park, and how to make working from home or Hawaii is not only possible, but exceptional! Our event will feature a panel of our talented ladies and gentlemen, live demo of how we do it, and Q&A. RSVP now, we'd love to meet you!

Cost: FREE

Event link:

On Twitter: @Instructure

Dream In Tech Gala

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Navy Pier
600 E Grand
Chicago, IL
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Start with live entertainment and bit sized apps while networking to meet 5 new connections. Then board the cruise and set sail from the Pier. Tech In Motion will present and Our Sponsors will present the Donation Awards and Contest Winner’s Awards while you are enjoying the buffet style dinner.

Cost: $300

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Ally Skills Workshop: Focus on Tech Managers, Directors, & CTOs

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Catalyze Chicago
650 W. Lake #110
Chicago, IL
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Participants will learn techniques for supporting women that are relevant everywhere: at the office, at conferences, and online. At the end of the workshop, participants will feel more confident in speaking up to support women and be more aware of the challenges facing women in their workplaces and communities.

Cost: $40

Event link:

On Twitter: @AllySkillsWork

Getting Started with Angular.JS

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GA Chicago @ SPACE
444 N. Wabash Ave., 5th Floor
Chicago, IL
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Javascript frameworks are incredibly popular these days, and sometimes it seems like there’s a new one to learn every week. AngularJS has been around for years and is a great place to start if you want to build rich, interactive client-side web apps.

Cost: $60

Event link:

On Twitter: @GA_Chicago

All Things Web Tech: The Magic of LINQ

Blue 1647 Tech Innovation Center
1647 S Blue Island Ave
Chicago, IL
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Language-Integrated Query—LINQ—is a data-access feature that does exactly what it says: allow for querying of data sources from within the language itself. LINQ simplifies this situation by offering a consistent model for working with data across various kinds of data sources and formats.

Cost: FREE

Event link:

On Twitter: @BLUE1647

July

AngularJS Programming

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New Horizons - Chicago
525 W. Van Buren, Ste. 300
Chicago, IL
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AngularJS training introduces the AngularJS framework, which has become a popular JavaScript framework for the development of "single page" Rich Internet Applications.

Cost: $1995

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Introduction to Data Analytics

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GA Chicago @ SPACE
444 N. Wabash Ave., 5th Floor
Chicago, IL
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Regardless of your job function and industry, it is becoming increasingly crucial to be able to make better decisions based on data. Data analytics allows you to understand, draw insights from, and leverage your data more effectively. This short class is an introductory, conceptual overview of what analytics entails.

Cost: $40

Event link:

On Twitter: @GA_Chicago

Effective Interviewing Class

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GA Chicago @ SPACE
444 N Wabash Ave, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL
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An interview is your opportunity to make a strong first face-to-face impression on the job search. Employers want to know three key things: 1) Can you do the job? 2) Will you do the job? and 3) Will you fit in with the organization? Your job is to provide enough solid information for the interviewer to answer an unequi

Cost: $40

Event link:

On Twitter: @GA_Chicago

Code in One Day: HTML & CSS Crash Course

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General Assembly
444 N. Wabash
Chicago, IL
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HTML and CSS are the fundamental building blocks of the web. Whether you're a beginner who wants to get started in web development, a designer looking to hand-code their concepts, or a marketer who wants a little more control over their CMS, you'll need to know HTML and CSS to get the job done.

Cost: 175.00

Event link:

On Twitter: @GA_Chicago

Small Business/CEO Summit

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McCormick Place
2301 S Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL
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Featuring panel discussions and keynotes presentation and ample networking opportunities to prepare for what may be ahead for Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, Small Businesses and Women Entrepreneurs.

Cost: $65 - $150

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Getting Started with React.JS

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GA Chicago @ SPACE
444 N Wabash Ave, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL
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Facebook's React JS might be the hottest Javascript library for building dynamic web applications. With a large community and support for mobile applications with React Native, it's a great tool for both beginners and experts to build awesome user experiences. This class will introduce you to the core concepts of using

Cost: $60

Event link:

On Twitter: @GA_Chicago

Ecommerce Tech at LYONSCG

Tech Nexus
200 South Wacker, 15th Floor
Chicago, IL
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LYONSCG is the industry’s premier eCommerce Digital Agency, serving brand, retail, and B2B organizations with tailored eCommerce solutions that maximize online potential. Headquartered in Chicago, we offer a full range of eCommerce consulting services, including design, implementation, hosting and support. Our approach is holistic—to provide every client with a creative, robust and increasingly profitable eCommerce website.

Cost: FREE

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Refining Your Public Speaking and Presentation Skills

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GA Chicago @ SPACE
444 N Wabash Ave, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL
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Figure out how to be your best when the pressure’s on. The ability to connect with others in an authentic way is the key to being a great speaker and it carries over into the success of your business and personal life. This 8-person class gives each student the chance to articulate their specific public-speaking goal.

Cost: $40

Event link:

On Twitter: @GA_Chicago

Quantifying the User Experience, Chicago

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Trading Technologies
222 S. Riverside Plaza, 11th Floor
Chicago, IL
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This half-day workshop is for researchers and designers who want to use numbers to inform design and make better decisions about websites, software or mobile apps. Participants will receive copies of Customer Analytics for Dummies and Quantifying the User Experience (an $80 Value).

Cost: $180 (until June 30th); $200 after

Event link:

On Twitter: @MeasuringU

Introduction to Python Programming

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General Assembly
444 N Wabash
Chicago, IL
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Whether you have experience in programming or are looking to get started for the first time, getting involved in the Python community will put you on the fast track to honing your skills. In this class, you’ll learn all about Python.

Cost: 40

Event link:

On Twitter: @GA_Chicago

Hella Good Content

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General Assembly
444 N. Wabash
Chicago, IL
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FACT: People now have a shorter attention span than goldfish! So how do you, as a content creator, grab people's attention? How do you get people to share the content you worked so hard making, instead of having people swipe past it?

Cost: 40

Event link:

On Twitter: @GA_Chicago

From Flux to Redux: A Migration Story by Sandi Barr

GoHealth
225 W Superior
Chicago, IL
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Come along on a journey from Flux to Redux to discover how a single source of truth for application state and the available middleware will help avoid some antipatterns with async.

Cost: FREE

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On Twitter: @ReactJSChicago

August

Chicago Blog Week

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Various locations

Attend Chicago Blog Week and learn from various entrepreneurs, bloggers, brand ambassadors and influencers. Get inspired and empowered to setup and produce content for your blog, then witness how to monetize and increase your blog's revenues.

Cost: FREE - $200

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On Twitter: @ChicagoBlogWeek

2nd Annual Chicago Timmy Awards

1871
222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, 12th Floor Chicago, Illinois 60654
Chicago, IL
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We're excited to present Chicago’s 2nd Annual Timmy Awards in an effort to recognize the best places for technology professionals to work. The evening will begin with cocktails, hor d'oeuvres, music and product demos from the best of the best in Chicago tech.

Cost: FREE

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On Twitter: @Tech_in_Motion

An Event Apart Chicago

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The Westin Chicago River North
320 N Dearborn
Chicago, IL
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An Event Apart Chicago is an intensely educational learning session for passionate practitioners of standards-based web design. If you care about code as well as content, usability as well as design, An Event Apart is the conference you’ve been waiting for.

Cost: $499 - $1290

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On Twitter: @aneventapart

DevOpsDays Chicago

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Summit West
500 W Madison, 6th Floor
Chicago, IL
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DevOpsDays is involved in the cutting edge of driving collaboration and inclusion of developers, operations, system administrators, and anyone else that interfaces with technology as part of their responsibilities.

Cost: $99 - $199

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On Twitter: @devopsdayschi

September

Downtown Futures Series: Experiential City

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Columbia College Conaway Center
1104 S Wabash
Chicago, IL
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Historically the regional market place, downtowns have evolved as places with unique experiences beyond commerce. What are the future experiences necessary for a competitive downtown?

Cost: FREE or $20

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On Twitter: @ChiLoopAlliance