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Nov
1
2018

Global Plastics Summit (Chicago)

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Off-Campus

At the Global Plastics Summit by IHS Markit and the Plastics Industry Association, 300 industry decision makers gather together to network, inspire one another, and gain a comprehensive view with which to navigate the complex, ever-changing global plastics industry. This conference [...]

Nov
1
2018

LEAP Monthly Meeting: Thrust Leader Presentations

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM, Evanston

* Please note: meeting at begins at 1:30 instead of 1:00 1:30–2:30: Three 20-minute presentations by one coordinator from each of the three thrusts (Micaela, Sam, Katie)   2:30–3:00: Refreshments in the 4th floor common area 3:00–4:00: Three 20-minute presentations by LEAP Thrust Leaders (Mercouri [...]

Nov
3
2018

Circular Economy For Business (The Plant)

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Off-Campus

The circular economy is a burgeoning movement that looks beyond the current “take, make and dispose” extractive industrial model, towards a regenerative one. Plant Chicago and 57st. design are two Chicago businesses using principles of the Circular Economy to develop [...]

Nov
6
2018

CCSS Seminar (Veronique Van Speybroek)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Evanston

Prof. Veronique Van SpeybroekGhent University, Belgium Noon in Ryan 4003 Tuesday 11/6/2018 Prof. Veronique Van SpeybroekGhent University, Belgium Noon in Ryan 4003 Tuesday 11/6/2018 The Center for Catalysis and Surface Science (CCSS) is a strategic research center within the Institute for [...]

Nov
9
2018

The frack track to energy, money, and influence?

11:45 AM - 1:15 PM, Off-Campus

An energy-independent US could be on the horizon – in large part due to the rise of fracking technology that continues to challenge the global supply of oil and gas. The prospect of this independence could destabilize energy-exporters like Russia [...]

Nov
10
2018

Introduction To Aquaponics (The Plant)

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Off-Campus

Come learn the basics of aquaponic farming with Plant Chicago’s Technology Coordinator, Eric Weber. This 2 hour lecture-style workshop will cover how aquaponics works, its benefits, types of growing systems and tips on how to build your own system. Participants [...]

Nov
13
2018

Solar Industry Association: Women's Empowerment Summit

12:30 PM - 5:30 PM, Off-Campus

SEIA Women's Empowerment SummitTuesday, November 13, 12:30 pm - 5:30 pmMcCormick Place - West Building, Room 190A | Chicago, IL$25 National SEIA/SEPA members | $125 non-members Get the most out of your visit to Solar Power Midwest by attending SEIA’s Women's [...]

Nov
13
2018

BOOST Social Entrepreneurship Event (Delta Institute)

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Off-Campus

Social entrepreneurs with unique and innovative projects pitch their concepts to a live audience at BOOST. Audience members vote with their ticket contributions to determine the winner, who receives a BOOST grant. Grant funds are raised by the Delta Emerging [...]

Nov
14
2018

GreenBuild International Conference and Expo

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Off-Campus

Greenbuild is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. The ideals and passion of the green building community come alive at Greenbuild. The buzz is contagious. Greenbuild brings together industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to [...]

Nov
14
2018

Michigan Energy Innovators Gala

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Off-Campus

Join Michigan the Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council as we celebrate individuals and businesses who have worked to grow Michigan’s advanced energy sector over the past year at the Michigan Energy Innovators Gala. Advanced energy business leaders, legislators, Michigan Public [...]

Nov
15
2018

GreenBuild International Conference and Expo

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Off-Campus

Greenbuild is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. The ideals and passion of the green building community come alive at Greenbuild. The buzz is contagious. Greenbuild brings together industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to [...]

Nov
16
2018

GreenBuild International Conference and Expo

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Off-Campus

Greenbuild is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. The ideals and passion of the green building community come alive at Greenbuild. The buzz is contagious. Greenbuild brings together industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to [...]

Dec
6
2018

LEAP Monthly Meeting: Thrust Leader Presentations

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM, Evanston

* Please note: meeting at begins at 1:30 instead of 1:00 1:30–2:30: Two 30-minute presentations by one coordinator  (Justin, Hyun)   2:30–3:00: Refreshments in the 4th floor common area 3:00–4:00: Three 20-minute presentations by LEAP Thrust Leaders (Alex Martinson, Gary Brudvig, Joe Hupp)

Dec
7
2018

CCSS Seminar (Guest Speaker TBA)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Evanston

  The Center for Catalysis and Surface Science (CCSS) is a strategic research center within the Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern (ISEN). CCSS promotes interdisciplinary research fundamental to the discovery and atomistically-controlled synthesis of catalysts that optimize the sustainability [...]

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