“October 10-16, 2011, Chicago Ideas Week (CIW) will bring the world’s top speakers and big thinkers together to create an ecosystem of innovation, exploration, and intellectual recreation.”
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Sunday, October 9th, marks the start of the first Chicago Ideas Week. This week-long event is an intellectual Mashup organized by Groupon co-founder Brad Keywell. The event will connect “thinkers and doers”; with a series of presentations at various locations in and around Chicago.
Former President Bill Clinton will headline the seven-day, citywide series of talks, performances and networking events at the Chase Auditorium on October 11th at 10:00 am. There will be a “Mayoral Evening” event at the Oriental Theater on October 10th at 6:00 pm featuring Mayor Emanuel. On October 13th, leading experts are “Re-Imagining the Future Economy” at the Museum of Contemporary Art at 9:00 am
For the full schedule of events and to buy tickets go to:
- Chicago Ideas Week: TIME Teams Up to Bring Big Thinkers to the Windy City (newsfeed.time.com)