Special Event! WorldChicago and Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Present
"A Conversation With Renowned Author John Zogby"
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
6:00 - 8:00 pm
American Bar Association
321 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL
Join us for a fascinating conversation with John Zogby, Pollster and Author of First Globals, and Senior Analyst, John Zogby (JZ) Analytics. Questions will be taken directly from audience members, as well as via Twitter. Light appetizers and refreshments will be served .
Coffee Conversation with Jovenes en Accion -Youth Leadership Delegation from Mexico
Friday, August 1, 2014
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St., Chicago, IL (Garland Room, 1st Floor)
2014 Globally Engaged Series
WorldChicago is pleased to present the inaugural year of the Globally Engaged Series
The Globally Engaged Series provide participants with a behind-the-scenes tour, lecture, or presentation from an expert on diverse topics that explore Chicago’s unexpected — or unnoticed — international outreach.
The Globally Engaged Series aims to:
Highlight Chicago’s extraordinary global outreach and how Chicago’s economic, entrepreneurial, and cultural activities are inextricably woven with the world
Engage a wider audience interested in stimulating, exclusive learning experiences
Zooniverse: Worldwide Crowdsourced Citizen Science- Adler Planetarium
Discussion & Dinner
Thursday, August 21
6:00 pm -9:00 pm
1300 S Lake Shore Dr | Chicago, IL 60605
Join Dr. Laura Whyte, Director of Citizen Science at the Adler Planetarium, to learn how citizens worldwide participate in real science research through Zooniverse, the Internet's largest platform for citizen science projects. Zooniverse - built by teams at the Adler and University of Oxford, and one of four projects to win the $1.8 million Google Global Impact Award - gives researchers the tools they need to turn curious consumers into engaged citizen scientists, working alongside professional research teams to accelerate the scientific discoveries of tomorrow. Following discussion and Q&A, enjoy a private dinner at the Planetarium. After dinner, stay and grab a drink to explore the Adler's members-only After Dark exhibits, including a peek through the Doane Observatory, housing the largest publicly-accessible telescope in the Midwest.
Discover International Chicago Tour and Tasting
in partnership with the Chicago Cultural Alliance
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Puerto Rico and Ukraine
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Individual Tickets: $20
Max Capacity: 13
Indulge in Italy
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Tre Soldi Trattoria, 212 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
WorldChicago holds an Annual Fall Cultural Fundraiser and Cocktail Reception each year highlighting different countries. We are pleased to announce that this year, Italy will take the spotlight in a celebratory evening of Italian culture, cuisine, drink, and entertainment in Chicago. Guests will experience the taste and ambiance of Rome at Tre Soldi Trattoria while enjoying an Italian musical performance from Chicago's Children's Choir. Guests will have the opportunity to make bids for silent auction items and participate in wine bottle auction!
All guests will also take home a little piece of Italy at the end of the night, as everyone will receive goody bags filled with Italian treats.