5 Chicago tech events worth shifting your schedule for

by Michael Hines
November 6, 2017

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Finding tech events that fit your interests and schedule can be difficult, which is why we start each week with gathering five of the city's best tech events in one place. This week’s list includes a Built In Brews happy hour at Uptake, a diversity-focused hiring fair and more. If you’re looking for more to do be sure to check out our full events calendar.

Morningstar Tech Talks: Data Leadership, Nov. 6 at 5:15 p.m.

Head over to Morningstar’s office for a tech talk by Anthony J. Algmin, a senior partner at Uturn Data Solutions, on data leadership. This event is designed to give businesses the tools they need to understand, and extract the value of, data.

Inside the Design Studio with Low Res, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m.

Event and studio space Low Res hosts this panel designed to give attendees an inside look into how designers work. In addition to talking about their work, the Chicago panelists will discuss how design methodologies help with problem solving and where the industry is headed.

diversiTECH Hiring Fair, Nov. 7 at 4 p.m.

The Chicago chapter of AnitaB.org is hosting its second annual diversiTECH Hiring Fair. This event gives people of color the chance to meet with Chicago-based tech companies, have their resumes reviewed by experts and network with peers.

Celebrating Failure: Women Leaders Share Their Paths to Success, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m.

Are you an entrepreneur who needs a bit of encouragement? Head over to ReviewTrackers for a panel featuring female Chicago founders discussing how their failures ultimately contributed to their successes.

Built In Brews at Uptake, Nov. 9 at 5:30 p.m.

Uptake is throwing a fiesta-themed happy hour at its office, and you’re invited! Check out the workspace of one of Chicago’s fastest-growing startups and learn what it’s like to work there from employees and executives.


Looking for more to do? Check out our full events calendar!

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